Project Officer

Sat, Oct 19 2019 9:20 AM

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Job Location:

Kabul City:  
Nationality: Afghan Organization: Ru-WatSIP/MRRD
Category: Program Years of Experience: 4 years relevant experience
Employment Type: Full Time Contract Duration: 1 year + extendable
Salary: As per NTA Salary Scale Gender: Male/Female
Vacancy Number: 1323/019/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD Education: The Project Support Officer should have bachelor degree in civil/water engineering
No. Of Jobs: 1 Close date: 02, November, 2019

About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD:

Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme (Ru-WatSIP) is working in the structure of Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development MRRD as one of the national program. The main responsibility of this Program is provision of safe potable water and sanitation facilities as a basic need for allover rural inhabitants in the country.

In this programme donors such as UNICEF, MoF and SAARC are providing financial assistance to MRRD for capacity building and implementation of water supply projects.

Recently Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development/ Rural Water Supply, Sanitation and Irrigation Programme, through MOF funding launched National large scale project as construction of Qadis Khordak Water storage Dam for the purpose of water resources management, flood control, land irrigation and environment protection in Qadis district of Badghis province. The implementation will be carried out by construction company (CC) where the daily supervision and regular monitoring is being done by Ru-WatSIP/RRD technical Team.

For ensuring the objectives set in the project document are being achieved through the planned activities in provinces, there is need for hiring Project Officer.

Job Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Receive, Review and compile contracted companies progress, interim and final reports for donor’s submission.
Assist the project manager in preparing programme plan, updates and reports
Prepare bidding document and technical specification for water supply and sanitation activities
Assist the project manager in preparing of programme planning, financial reports and tracking of budgets and payments
Verify progress reports sent by provincial RRDs and prepare the payments/installments of water supply and sanitation projects
Draft guidelines and formats for project implementation, monitoring and supervision of water supply projects in coordination with monitoring section
Liaise with monitoring section, RRDs and other stakeholders on effective projects implementation.
Assist the Project Manager in overall project management such as budget control and liaison with Doner (MoF)
Assist the Project Manager in day to day business of the project activities.
Assist Project Manager to track down the monitoring reports  and take corrective action in case of any drawback  in view points of the quality of civil works and project timeframe
Follow up on project progress to achieve set objectives in a given time frame.
Be informed on Project business and be able in the absence of Project Manager to answer inter-departmental quarries.
Attend at the meetings and other ad hoc sessions and events in the absence of Project Manager
Carry out any other assignment as advised by Project Manager or (Ru-WatSIP) leadership.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications/ Experience, Skills & Abilities Required:

The Project Support Officer should have bachelor degree in civil/water engineering and at least 4 years relevant experience in water supply and sanitation activities with work preferably in rural areas in Afghanistan.
Ability to negotiate with construction companies or implementing partners in amendments of contracts and variation order in scope of works
Must be computer literate and familiar with basic computer software including MS Office.
Must be able to communicate well in Pashto, Dari and English.
Ability to evaluate the competencies of the contractors, their tools and experts.


Reporting to:                          

The Project Officer will report to Project Manager.


Submission Guideline:

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position , whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf, shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (1323/019/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted. 

The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increase women’s participation in government sector therefore women are highly encouraged to apply.


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