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Sr. Procurement Assistant


About MPW-NRAP inc

The Government of Afghanistan has received a grant from the World Bank toward the cost of the proposed Afghanistan Rural Access Project (ARAP) under National Rural Access Program (NRAP). NRAP is a priority program of Government of Afghanistan. Ministry of Public Works (MPW) is the implementing agency for secondary roads under the proposed project.

The proposed project will provide access to rural communities throughout the country and will quickly restore economic activities though employment generation and access to markets, business opportunities and access to other social services. The Project comprises of different activities e.g. Improvement of rural secondary roads, construction of bridges, rural roads maintenance and institutional strengthening.

ARAP aims to enhance human security and promote equitable economic growth by ensuring year round access to basic services and facilities in rural Afghanistan by promoting local productive capacity, through a private sector led development of physical rural access infrastructure and employment creation for the poor. In doing so ARAP seeks to rehabilitate, reconstruct and maintain essential rural access infrastructure using appropriate labor based approaches thereby creating short term employment opportunities for the rural poor, nation-wide.

The National Rural Access program has been being substantially supported by International Development Association IDA, Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) through the WB in Afghanistan and several other contributing donors.

The Afghanistan Rural Access Project (ARAP) is follow-on project to the series of Bank’s supports made in the last ten years to the government through National Rural Access program. The collective estimated cost of the project is US$ 332 million contributed by both IDA US$125 million and ARTF US$ 207 million

Job Summary

The Sr. Procurement Assistant works under the overall guidance and supervision of the Sr. Procurement Specialist. He/she is responsible to effectively and proactively manage the procurement of goods non-works and services for the portfolio of NRAP/MPW programs, ensuring compliance and adherence to NRAP rules and regulations.

Job Details

Date Posted: 02 Apr 2018 Reference: ARAP/MOPW/KBL 25
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Procurement Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Contractor Years of Experience: 3 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: Yes
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for goods and services in the preparation of procurement documentations such as bidding documents, advertising of Bids, opening of bids, bid evaluations, drafting the bid evaluation reports, reports to the WB and drafting the award of contracts
Advice Jr. Procurement staff how to do market research in local, regional and online markets and
Assist the Snr.Procurement Specialist in his daily tasks.
Responsible for coordination with the Technical Section for the compilation of Market Unit Rates for Works/Goods/Services activities and material from local markets and certifying their authenticity
Participate in the bid Evaluation Committee as a member or observer, conduct activities in accordance with the World Bank/NRAP rules and regulations
Responsible to check/Draft correspondences related to the procurement matters.
Actively work with clients to exchange information on a variety of procurement process and transaction issues to deliver correct and timely services
Responsible for maintaining up to date Manuals and Policy documents relating to the Procurement matters Supervise the Jr. Procurement staff to Maintain an accurate and complete filing system for all procurement activities, to ensure transparency and accountability
Evaluating the NCB/ICB/ITB/RFP cases Check and supervise the Jr. Procurement staff to keep up to date the (PMS) Procurement trucking sheet
Evaluating the EOI consultancy cases Office management during absent of Sr. Procurement Specialist
Any other tasks assigned by Head of Procurement and High Management with the related tasks of Procurement.


• Ability to manage multiple work to ensure achievement of PDOs related to procurement Unit.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Advanced verbal and written English skills, both verbal and written.
• Intermediate computer skills (MS Office, Windows XP pro, Access, networking).


Bachelor Degree In Business Management is required

At least 3 years’ experience in the related field (Procurement).
Over all 6 years’ experience

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul: PROVINCIAL CENTER (KABUL)
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Business Administration

Submission Guideline

Qualified and interested candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest plus CV, via Email Address below. Application without subject of job title (Sr. Procurement Assistant) and vacancy No will not concerned, only short listed candidates will call for test and interview.
Only those applicants who meet the minimum criteria should apply.
Office Add:
4th floor, NRAP office, UNOPS Building, Behind Ministry of Public Works, old Macroryan, Kabul Afghanistan

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