Exam Content Research and Development Specialist (Agriculture Expert)

  Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 258
Date Posted:Oct 31, 2019
Reference:TAGHIR
Closing Date:Nov 14, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Government
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:NTA, Grade B
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration: Unspecified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission :

Founded:  

Background

The Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Service Commission

The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission was established under the Bonn Agreement, Article 50 of the Constitution, and in accordance with Decree No. 257 dated 23-3-1381 of the Provisional Administration of Afghanistan, to lead the administrative reform, policy plans and oversee their implementation.


The Tackling Afghanistan Government’s HRM and Institutional Reform (TAGHIR)

TAGHIR directly responds to the Afghanistan National Peace and Development Framework (ANPDF) – including its development priority on “Building a responsive and effective public administration system”. The overall objective of TAGHIR is to strengthen the capacity of selected line ministries and agencies through merit-based recruitment of key positions, improved personnel management, and better HR planning.

TAGHIR is being co-financed by the Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) and the International Development Association (IDA) of the World Bank Group. The Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC) will implement the project on behalf of the GoIRA.


Job Summary:

Job Summary


·        Lead the process of developing a competency framework for the civil service examinations in agriculture

·        Conduct research and produce exam content in agriculture based on the above stated framework in order to enhance the effectiveness and transparency of the civil service examination.


Skills Required:

General

Requires travel to provinces:

No

Skills Description:

Duties & Responsibilities:

Main duties and responsibilities:

1.   Active participate in research to identify the current labor market situations in other to improve the status quo

2.   Create and develop competency framework of the civil service examination for professional corps in agriculture sector

3.   Active role in the process of reviewing competency framework of the specialized corps in agriculture

4.   Conduct research and advise on information resources related to specialized agricultural competencies

5.   Discussion and dialogue with expert and participate in the promotion of methods to improve the quality of the exam content

6.   Providing technical and professional advice about the design and content of the examination to specialists

7.   Explore, analyze descriptions of the vacant engineering positions and construct exam content relevant to the job description

8.   Designing and formulating exam content based on the framework of specialized agricultural competencies in order to identify the capabilities of potential candidates in public administration.

9.   Active role and participation in the process of exam content - that is construct, correction review and finalization

10. Establish a framework of specialized agricultural competencies relevant to the nature of the job

11. Support and solve technical problem during the examination when necessary

12. Monitor the protection and confidentiality the content of civil service exams

Executive and Administrative Responsibilities;

13. Designing planning monthly, quarterly and annual tasks relevant to general plans and objectives of the administration

14. When required provision of quarterly and annual report on activities and achievements of the relevant department to the leadership.

15. Performing other duties in accordance with the laws, regulations and objectives of the Office


Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Qualifications:

Qualification and Experience;

1.   Having a Master’s Degree with (5) years of relevant experience in the field of Agriculture or any other related field;

2.   Bachelor degree in the above-mentioned field with at least 7 years relevant working experience; priority will be given to higher degree in relevant field

3.   Command over official languages (Pashto or Dari) and English language

4.   Computer skills relevant to the job requirements

5.   S/He should have good knowledge in organization development and human resources development


Job Keywords:

Directer

Submission Guideline:

How to Apply:

Interested qualified applicant are requested to send their application along curriculum vitae to the following email addresses no later than the closing date indicated above.

Note: It is imperative to write the position title at the subject line of your emails and your applications must be enclosed with attested educational documents as well as certified working certificates/contracts to be considered for the post in view.

To: taghirproject@iarcsc.gov.af

CC: mayan@iarcsc.gov.af


Submission Email:

  taghirproject@iarcsc.gov.af