|Date Posted:||Feb 28, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Mar 5, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||3|
|Salary Range:||As per NTA salary scale policyUSD|
|Years of Experience:||5 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Open Ended|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
|Probation Period:||1 month|
The Junior Utility Management Advisor will perform professional service activities and will report to and under the guidance of the ICMA Provincial Team Leader and Utility Management Advisors based in the water utility in the provincial capital or the Senior Utility Management Advisor based in ICMA CAWSA Kabul office.
Provinces to travel:
Duties & Responsibilities:
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Junior Utility Management Advisor will be responsible for providing technical advisory support and guidance to Satellite Water supply departmentâ€™s employees in the area of management, Human resource management, financial accounting, computer literacy in the province to which s/he is assigned. S/he will perform the following tasks:
â€¢Provide quality advisory services and detailed assistance
to Administrative, Finance, warehouse and technical
Officers and WSD engineers in all areas of administration,
financial management, human resources, asset management,
systems support, inventory control, contract management,
and procurement, including assessing current practices and
proposing improved practices and procedures.
â€¢Closely coordinate administrative and finance activities
with technical operations and maintenance to ensure capture
of estimated versus actual costs.
â€¢Develop and Implement Financial and admistrative systems to
facilitate improved financial and administrative reporting
and controls within the utility and for the administration
of contracted services.
â€¢Serve as mentor and trainer for local water utility
administrative and financial officers and their support
staff, providing formal and on-the-job training as
â€¢Develop mechanism for evaluation of administrative and
finance personnel and assist the senior utility management
advisor in establishing and enforcing performance
â€¢Act as the coordinating staff between Technical
departments, finance and administration.
1.Diploma/Bachelor in Business Administration, Public
administration, or Economics.
2.At least 3 years of related Finance, Accounting or
3.Strong organization skills and ability to evaluate quality
of work performed by others.
4.Ability to multi-task and record work performance
5.Strong communication skills
6.Ability to work as part of team and foster development and
7.Ability to gather information form a variety of sources
and produce clear, concise well documented written reports as required.
8.Thorough knowledge of duties and ability to develop
performance standards appropriate to those duties
9.Experience working on USAID or other international donor
funded projects in Afghanistan is highly desirable
10.Proficiency in MS Office suite programs
11.Experience in accounting and financial management and
human resource management techniques and software
12.Excellent English Dari and/or Pashto (spoken and
written), Depending on location of assignment
13.Functional English speaking ability is preferred.