The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GoIRA), through its 2006 Afghanistan National Development Strategy (ANDS) set out ambitious three to five year goals for increasing access to electricity. The aim was for electricity supply to reach at least 65 percent of households and 90 percent of non-residential establishments in major urban areas and at least 25 percent of households in rural areas. This would have represented a considerable increase over the rate of electrification – which had last been reliably estimated at six percent nationwide in 2003. More recent estimates suggest that some 25-30 percent of households have access to grid electricity. There appears to be no reliable estimate for the number of people with access to off-grid electricity although there is some 134MW of small hydro, diesel generators and solar power installed.
In 2002, when the new government came into being, donors started to finance rehabilitation and construction of the power system, partly to ensure essential services could be provided and partly because it was one of the things most frequently demanded by people to improve their lives. The North East Power System (NEPS) which serves several of the Northern provinces as well as Kabul has seen significant growth. Most notable are the interconnection with the Uzbekistan power system which allows the import of 150MW and enables provision of 24 hour power to parts of Kabul, and a connection with Tajikistan which allows the import of a further 300MW during the summer time when there is surplus hydropower capacity. Other parts of the country also benefit from imported power, including in the North West and west, which are supplied from the grids of Turkmenistan and Iran. Afghanistan’s current heavy dependence on imports, at about 80 percent of its electricity needs in 2012, is likely to continue to do so for some time.
Responsibility for management and operation of the electricity system rests with Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the national electricity utility. Until 2009, DABS was a department of the Ministry of Energy and Water. DABS’s corporatization has been accompanied by a strong program of commercialization supported in the early years by the World Bank and more recently by USAID.
Propose of internship is to train and familiarize the youth females to work in official environment and they build their confidence level.
Engineer- Inter will work within different departments, committed to gain job / scope of work related trainings. Committed to enhance her required skills and competences to meet the criteria of Afghan Labor Market and meet the requirement of open positions within World Bank, Government, National & International NGOs and private sector.
|Date Posted:||09 Oct 2017||Reference:||VA-DABS-HQs/96-0152|
|Closing Date:||18 Oct 2017||Work Type:||Full Time|
|Number of Vacancies:||6||Gender:||Female|
|Functional Area:||Engineering||Open Ended:||NO|
|Nationality:||Afghan||Salary Range:||As per company salary scale|
|Contract Type:||Internship||Years of Experience:||0 Year(s)|
|Contract Duration:||0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s)||Extension Possibility:||No|
|Probation Period:||6 Months|
Duties and Responsibilities
• Be oriented to World Bank and Government rules, regulations, polices, protocols and organizational structure.
• Receive training on the mechanics of personnel and job filling systems in accordance to the policy.
• Become familiar with the basic office packages that required for day to day office practice and data management.
• Receive training on documents management, procedures, reporting, recording and managing.
• Receive training on communication methods and techniques with stakeholders and other relevant entities.
• Trains on meetings and workshops management and keeping confidential discussion/ information in regard.
• Trains on data entry into the data base.
• Trains on staff monthly report.
• Trains on project management main concepts and theoretical background information.
• Trains on administrative work such as writing and processing of formal requests, official letters and etc.
• Other duties and tasks assigned by project Manager.
• The candidate must know English Language at level to solve day to day conversational problems and fluently in Dari or Pashto,
• Basic Computer Skills in office packages (Word, Excel, Power Point & etc).
• Intern must be Engineering University student or a fresh graduate.
Afghanistan - Kabul
Bachelors Degree, Engineering
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