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Senior National Training center Officer


About DABS

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 USAID.

Job Summary

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Dabs Planning and capacity support project (DPCSP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds for hiring of training specialist. The engagement of the Senior National Training center Officer is to assist DABS in carrying out training needs assessment, and the planned training programs for DABS staffs.

Job Details

Date Posted: 08 May 2018 Reference: VA-DABS-HQs/97-0050
Closing Date: 22 May 2018 Work Type: Full Time
Number of Vacancies: 1 Gender: Any
Functional Area: Training Open Ended: NO
Nationality: Afghan Salary Range: As per NTA Salary Scale Policy10000.0
Contract Type: Contractor Years of Experience: 5 Year(s)
Contract Duration: 0 Year(s) & 0 Month(s) Extension Possibility: No
Probation Period: 3 Months

Duties and Responsibilities

 The first part of the scope for service of the Senior National Training Center Officer, s/ he will undertake the following tasks but not limited to:
1. The consultant will be work as counterpart in DABS for the capacity consultancy firm and provide the support required in DABS for smooth day to day implementation of the trainings.
2. The consultant will be work with company, which will be hired for development of curriculums for training center.
3. Manage the day to day operation of the temporary training center, and be accountable for the assets procured under the TA project for the training center.

4. Assist in identifying group of personnel to be trained.
5. Assist in preparing modules for the local trainings to be carried out
6. Assist in identifying the best available resources person under the modules to carry out the training.

 The second part of the scope for service of the Senior National Training Center Officer, s/ he will undertake the following tasks but not limited to:
1. Help on the Operationalizing of the new training center
2. Able to including putting the administrative operational policies and procedures which will be developed by selected firm in to effect.
3. Manage or assist in day to day operation of new training center
4. The consultant be accountable for the assets procured under the DPCSP for the new training center, till a handed over, if when required.
5. Assist in developing training modules, training materials, and presentations.
6. Assist in of developing of training plan, and maintain training calendar.
7. Design, organize and assist training programs and providing of the logistical support i.e arrange venue, transport, training materials etc.
8. Evaluation/assessment of training effectiveness/impact.
9. Carry out any other assignments prescribed by the World Bank funded project director and TA project Manager.
10. Assist in developing the cost capacity building workshops for participating group.
11. Identify and cost appropriate training materials for target groups.
12. Undertake any other function directly related to the efficient execution of the DABS as directed by the World Bank funded project Director and DPCSP Manager.


• Fluent oral and written English and Dari or Pashto.
• Proficient in PC based applications such as Word, Excel and Power Points Outlook etc.


• The consultant must have minimum Bachelor in business administration, public administration or management
from a reputable university, with at least five years of professional experience in conducting training programs,
Master degree is preferable.
• Experience in development of training modules, and some knowledge of electric engineering would an asset
• The consultant he/she should has experience in running a training/academic entity
• Diploma /certificate course on Human Resource Management will be preferred

Job Location

Afghanistan - Kabul
AF AF 12


Bachelors Degree, Training

Submission Guideline

Dear Applicant,
It is your responsibility to verify that information entered in your Resume / CV that are uploaded are received and are accurate. Documents must be uploaded as the correct document type Word Format) or they will not be considered. Example: Resume must be submitted as a Resume. Recruitment Team will not modify, change or contact you regarding the completeness or accuracy of your application. If a document is not legible, you will not be able to attend the interview and you must again upload it by the close date.
NOTE: DO NOT upload performance appraisals, letters of recommendations, miscellaneous certificates, training plans or position descriptions. These documents will not be used qualify you.
Resume / CV: A Resume / CV in English is required. It must contain your full legal name, address, phone number, a detailed description of your law enforcement duties and the dates you performed those duties (DD/MM/YY). Upload as 'Resume' / ‘CV’

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