Senior Liaison and Communication Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 977
Date Posted:Oct 3, 2018
Closing Date:Oct 15, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Communication
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:96,90,66

About DABS:

Founded: 2002

د افغانستان برشنا شرکت یک شرکت خود کفا و مستقل است که طبق قانون شرکت های سهامی و محدود المسولیت جمهوری اسلامی افغانستان ایجاد گردیده است. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت با تمام اسهام سرمایه خود یک شرکت محدود المسئولیت بوده که به دولت افغانستان تعلق دارد. شرکت مذکور به تاریخ 15 ثور 1387 مطابق 4 می 2008 به د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تغییر شخصیت نمود و بحیث یک شرکت ملی برق جایگزین د افغانستان برشنا موسسه گردید. د افغانستان برشنا شرکت تولید، تورید، انتقال و توزیع برق را بگونه تجارتی در سراسر افغانستان تنظیم و اداره می نماید.

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of Liaison and Communication Officer, the Officer is responsible to provide effective and efficient support to Edit/Publish contents related to projects progress, status and situation. Specific duties will include:

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

Work independently and assist with multiple projects, priorities, and locations.

Must demonstrate creativity and good design skills for different publications.

Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

Strong organizational skills

An efficient working manner

The ability to write press releases and news reports

Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of professionals towards common goals


Close attention to detail

The ability to cope with criticism

A friendly, approachable and confident manner

A flexible and committed approach to the job

Duties & Responsibilities:

a. Assist in collecting information and data from PMO Programs and Projects are captured, document, analyzed, reported and published in a timely manner.
b. Answering enquiries from the press or other media representatives on behalf of DABS / PMO.
c. Writing press release and news reports about the work of all PMO Programs and Projects.
d. Developing media contacts
e. Monitoring media coverage
f. Attending press conferences and media interviews.
g. Information members of the public about events and initiatives
h. Performs a wide range of office support and operational functions.
i. Responds or drafts responses to routine correspondence and other communications; uses standard word processing package to produce a wide variety of large, complex documents and reports.
j. Monitors processes and schedules related the unit’s outputs, products, tasks, etc.; where applicable, assists in the verification of receipt and accuracy of requisite documents, approvals, signatures, etc. to ensure compliance with relevant legal, financial and other requirements.
k. Researches, compiles and organizes information and reference materials from various sources for reports, work plans, studies, briefings, meetings/conferences, etc.
l. Generates a variety of standard statistical and other reports, work orders, etc., using various databases.
m. Proofreads documents and edits texts for accuracy, grammar, punctuation and style, and for adherence to established standards for format
n. Screens phone calls and visitors; responds to moderately complex information requests and inquiries (e.g. answers requests requiring file search, etc.), and as necessary, refers inquiries to appropriate personnel for handling.
o. Reviews, records, distributes and/or processes mail and other documents; follows-up on impending actions.
p. Updates and maintains large distribution lists; monitors, prepares and distributes various materials, reports, where possible using electronic formats; handles arrangement for printing and translation as necessary; coordinates shipment arrangements, courier services, etc.
q. Maintains files (both paper and electronic) and databases for PMO activities.
r. Assists in providing software and office equipment support.
s. Provides guidance to less experienced staff on general office processes and procedures, computer applications, etc.
t. Support M&E/communication and reporting Head of Departments in organizing and managing seminars, workshops, press conferences, taking photos during events and field visits as required;
u. Assist in preparing and editing press releases, success stories, program-related progress reports and documents;
v. Ensure the maintenance of sound filing system and appropriate use and recording of all M&E/communication and reporting unit documentation;
w. Other related tasks by Communication, Reporting and M&E Departments

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


University Degree in a relevant field such as journalism, public awareness or media relations

At least three years of work experience in similar position

Proficiency in English, particularly Business English

An excellent working knowledge of IT and all applications relating to the media & Communication

Job Keywords:

Senior Liaison and Communication Officer
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