Exam Content Research and Development Specialist (IT Expert)

  Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 491
Date Posted:Oct 31, 2019
Closing Date:Nov 14, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Government
Salary Range:NTA, Grade B
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission :



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 Information Technology (IT)

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

Duties & Responsibilities:

Main duties and responsibilities;

1.   Actively 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 IT sector

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

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 content developing specialists of ECRDC

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 IT competencies in order to identify the capabilities of potential candidates in public administration.

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

10. Establish a framework of specialized IT competencies relevant to the nature of the jobs announced in this field.

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

12. Monitor the protection and confidentiality of content of the 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 Requirement:

Qualification and Experience;

1.   Having a Master’s Degree with (5) years of relevant experience in the field of Information Technology 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 Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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