Admin And Finance Officer

  Ministry of Education (MoE)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1864
Date Posted:Jul 12, 2017
Closing Date:Jul 20, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Account/Finance
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Ministry of Education (MoE):


The aim of the EQRA Project is “to increase equitable access to primary and secondary education, particularly girls, in selected lagging provinces, and to improve learning conditions in Afghanistan.” EQRA introduces a shift from monitoring only the enrollment of students (which also includes attention to students designated as ‘permanently absent’) to focusing on bringing children into school as well as student attendance. The Education Quality Reform for Afghanistan (EQRA) is fully aligned with the goals of the Afghanistan National Strategic Plan (NESP III). The project is designed to (A) increase equitable access in disadvantaged districts especially for girls; (B) improve quality of instruction/education service delivery and (C) enhance MoE governance and management capacity. The project focuses on the construction and expansion of schools, provide community-based education to out of school children, reform curriculum for all grades, improve and ensure textbooks delivery to schools, enhance academic supervision, strengthen teacher & TTC quality, improve execution of budget, strengthen and increase use of EMIS, implement capacity building reform, and reform recruitment process for civil service.

Job Summary:

The Admin and finance Officer will work closely with the General Education Directorate team to coordinate the inclusion of all administrative and finance activities of the program for the smoother implementation with focus on the achievement of the following results;

Duties & Responsibilities:

Overall administrative activities of the GPE program in General Education Directorate: To implement the Ministry of Education’s policies and procedures for the solid implementation of the program which lead it to the transparency and accountability?

Develop and maintain effective filing system for the program documents, reports, administrative documents and other materials, according to office protocols of the program,

Organize all logistical support needed for the solid implementation of the program related events, meetings and workshops

Manage GPE documents and correspondence: Logging in of correspondence received and tracking submission of the program activities and reports, including the quarterly reports and other reporting; Proper distribution of correspondence, both internally and externally,

Photocopying of documents as required,

Coordinate delivery of documents and the maintenance of delivery confirmation, follow-up on delivery,

Identify new needs for administrative support, and recommends improvements to existing systems. Where appropriate (with direction from supervisor) make improvements to existing systems,

Ensure that the office equipment (photocopier, printers, etc) and all other equipment and furniture is maintained in operational and good condition

Booking of conference halls and meeting rooms for meetings, workshops, seminars and other related arrangements inside and outside of the office ,

Arrangement of refreshments for workshops and meetings,

Facilitate the provision of relevant logistic support to the program,

Maintain office inventory records and oversee the registration of all office equipment which is in custody of staff members.

Job Requirement:

Advanced university degree in economics , business administration , or related technical field;

Candidate should be citizen of Afghanistan,

At least three years of progressively responsible work experience at the national levels in finance ,program management and reporting and related field,

At least two years of progressively responsible work experience at the national levels in program management, in a related field,
Strong mentoring and leadership skills,
Previous experience of providing training, coaching and mentoring to local counterpart staff a plus,
Fluency in English a plus,

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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