Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1393
Date Posted:Jun 12, 2018
Reference:NTA 036
Closing Date:Jun 23, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About National Statistics and Information Authority:

Background National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) was established in year 1351 as an independent governmental administration to create an integrated scientific system for statistics, ensuring harmonization and coordination of all statistical and information management activities of Afghanistan. Since its establishment, NSIA conducts population census and national statistical surveys and coordinates with partners including government institutions, international development partners, non-governmental organizations, research institutions and agencies other than state to prevent duplication of information and statistics. NSIA collaborates with national government agencies in collection, compilation and publication of statistical information including data and statistics derived from their activities. Also NSIA independently collects, compiles, analyses and publishes national commercial, financial, social, economic, environmental, information technology and in general the living condition of Afghan nation. National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) supports and promotes the development of integrated social and economic statistics nationwide. NSIA also provides technical support to other agencies and facilitates standard procedures for conducting research such as sampling frames. To fulfil the requirement and need of modern statistical demands, NSIA is mandated to introduce reforms in the area of organizational development. NSIA coordinates and collaborates with partner agencies to establish standards and framework for unified data and information management. Currently on-going efforts are underway to further strengthen NSIAs institutional capacity to adapt and utilize organizational development best-practices to adapt to fast-changing and required growth of NSIA. The National Geo-Informatics Center in Afghanistan is responsible for national level of Geo-Spatial activities, developing policies, Geo-Spatial standards, and the sustainable use of its extensive natural resources. In order to make informed decisions, the policy makers, technicians, scientists and others need timely and authoritative data and the means to analyze and understand this information and the conditions, trends and other insights it can Bring. Most of the Geo spatial data that exists in Afghanistan is scattered across many organizations within the government, United Nations agencies and many other government, non-government and international organizations. The government has recognized the need to address this issue and has established a National Geo-Informatics Centre (NGIC) program within the Central Statistical Organization. Based on the decree No (656), 2018 of His Excellency President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the GIS Coordination Deputy President General office was established. Currently the GIS is one of the important departments of NSIA. The National Statistics and Information Authority (NSIA) is the leading national geo spatial science organization with a focus on both public good science for government and geo-scientific research to understand earth and environmental processes. To have harmonize, consistent and fair pay framework for all NTA in the country, to assure fiscal sustainability up to possible extend, to increase government control over deliverables of National Technical Assistance (NTA) including but not limited to strengthening the government ability to hire national contractors though the national budget of the country and to avoid competition with CBR and assuring transparency and accountability; NSIA is committed to hire below position based on NTA salary scale.

Job Summary:

Summary of the Position:
CSO is searching for a Liaison Officer who can assist the General Director of the Organization in tracking the assigned tasks to the relevant staff of the organization to improve productivity.
We are seeking an organized, efficient, and communicative liaison officer to coordinate the tasks within the organization and between our organization and other entities to streamline operations, improve communications, and generally ensure that the relationship is as beneficial as possible

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Commitment to CSO values/guiding principles;

Ability to perform work of confidential nature and handle a large volume of work

Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations.

Ability to exhibit strong commitment in the relevant disciplines;

Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and working knowledge of national languages i.e. Dari and Pashto;

Ability to work with and be a partner of a team of diverse backgrounds;

Ability to work efficiently and to meet deadlines;

Ability to function effectively in a team environment inspiring trust and cooperation of other team member; and

Strong communication, negotiating skills and good interpersonal relations.

Strong IT Skills and be familiar with Office package and usage of internet.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Main Duties and Responsibility:
 Prepare the technical meetings schedule of the general director day to day.
 Coordinate the instructions of the general director of the organization with the relevant deputies and directorates, other agencies outside the organization.
 Track/ Follow up the action points made in leadership meetings of the organization or any other separate technical meetings.
 Keep the working day in order. Scheduling meetings with the terrific organizational skills.
 Writing professional emails, transcribing notes and creating spreadsheets.
 Provide technical and administrative Support the general director in meetings, workshops, and conferences with national and international partners; take minutes of the meetings; and assist in interpretation when necessary.
 Provide necessary support in translation of documents, reports.
 Arrange hospitality and documents for international meetings as requested;
 Administer and execute administrative and logistic processes and transactions.
 Extract, interpret, analyze data, identify and resolve operational problems.
 Training and transferring knowledge, skills and experience to the staff of relevant department.
 Andy other tasks assigned by supervisor.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Liaison Officer would have the following qualification and work experience:

A bachelor degree in Business Administration, Law, Political Science, Social Science, psychology, Economics, literature or any other relevant faculty

At least three years of relevant experience is required.

Job Keywords:

Liaison Officer
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