Legal Officer

  Ministry of Public Health
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 335
Date Posted:Oct 28, 2019
Closing Date:Nov 11, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:General
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Ministry of Public Health:


The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is tasked with a critical mandate; to deliver and promote sustainable and accessible health care services to the people of Afghanistan. Social and economic advancement can only be realized in a thriving and healthy society. The success of the MoPH is heavily driven in its ability to plan and use allocated resources effectively. Effective financial management is therefore critical for sustainable development and is the primary tool that translates the MoPH development strategies into noticeable outcomes or service delivery. Good governance and democratic accountability relies on transparent management of the MoPH budget. Therefore, ineffective financial management undermines the effectiveness and efficiency of development interventions and hinders the country’s progress towards improved and sustainable health care. MoPH finance directorate is going through a reform process and after reviewing the structure of finance directorates of other line ministries such as MRRD, MoE and MAIL, has proposed a new and standard structure that is approved by MoPH leadership, for this purpose MoPH needs a qualified staff as head of coordination and reporting unite, to take the responsibility of overall coordination and financial reporting of MoPH.

Job Summary:

We are looking for an objective Internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. The Internal Audit legal officer is responsible for internal auditing activities of the project under the supervision of MoPH internal audit directorate. The officer will be responsible for the overall oversights of administration, finance and procurement documents. The Internal auditor will insure that the administration, Finance and procurement activities are implemented in line with the rules and regulation of the government of Afghanistan and the donor.

Skills Required:


Skills Description:

·       Working knowledge of English, Dari and Pashto

·       Competent in the use of key computer software skills

·       Very good Communication and interpersonal skills

·       Must be willing to travel throughout Afghanistan

Duties & Responsibilities:

1.     Maintain open communication with management and audit committee

2.     Guidance & Cooperate the activities with internal audit department of MoPH.

3.     Assist in legal implementation of auditors for financial & economical activities under direct supervision of MoPH and partner organizations with internal auditors.

4.     Methodic & Practically cooperate with Internal auditors and Units under the supervision of MoPH.

5.     Prepare the complete list of organizations and units under the supervision of MoPH for preparing the regular plan and assist with internal auditors for effective & economic observation in international level of internal auditing using of risk base auditing.

6.     Guidance the internal audit directorate in legal decisions for preventing illegally decisions of departments and organizations during auditing of internal auditors.

7.     Analysis the crime and legal violations and send to General Attorney office.

8.     Careful study of approvals and decisions of competent authorities and advise of administration directorate.

9.     Search and find the new places where needed to be audited.

10.  Support the public funds in effective cooperation for internal auditors during the audit course and control the admin activities under direct supervision.

11.  Any other related tasks assigned by Internal audit directorate.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


·       Graduate from Law and Political Science faculty, having Bachelor degree from recognized university.

·       At least four years relevant working experience is required in the field of auditing with Afghan Government system, national/international NGOs.

·       Should be familiar with Afghanistan Constitutional Law

·       Computer skills (Ms. Word, Excel) is a must.

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