Office Manager

  American University of Afghanistan
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 2366
Date Posted:Jul 16, 2017
Reference:NA
Closing Date:Aug 14, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Any
Functional Area:Administrative
Nationality:Afghan
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About American University of Afghanistan:

Founded:  

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is a private, non-profit university offering an American-style liberal arts education. We opened our doors in 2005 and currently offer 4 undergraduate academic majors and a new MBA program. We follow a strict non-discriminatory policy, and applicants from all ethnic, religious and economic backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are a young, dynamic university with a student population of nearly 950 students and we hope to reach 1,100 students by the spring 2013 academic semester. Construction has recently begun on a new 75 acre international campus.

Job Summary:

Job Summary:
The International Center for Afghan Women's Economic Development (ICAWED) at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is seeking through innovative training, education, and hand-on-experience in various emerging industries to bolster the role of women in business across the Afghan economy. Through career training and internships with emerging Afghan industries, ICAWED, Intends to nurture talent and bolster small business initiatives.In order to smooth the administrative and financial processes, The International Center for Afghan Women’s Economic Development (ICAWED) at the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is seeking applicants to hire an Office manager to assist in following areas:

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Office Manager Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Perform as a focal point/liaison between AUAF department and ICAWED

Proven budgeting and financial management, grants management, and event management skills

Write letter and documents to government ministries on behalf of ICAWED (in dari language) as directed by the ICAWED Director

Assist in overall Administrative activities of the ICAWED

Process and follow up financial , Procurement, and administrative documentation of the ICAWED with relevant department within AUAF;

Follow up with relevant department for booking flights and accommodation for staff of women center for travels and guests/visitors and advised;

Maintain a proper electronic and hard copy file tracking system of all documents (in/out) of the ICAWED;

Assist and facilitate networking and coordination among afghan business women for meeting and/or events at the ICAWED;

Assist in ensuring timely information exchange with relevant partners and other stakeholders as necessary;

Prepare minutes and discussion notes of the meeting and discussion with ministries;

Arrange transport for ICAWED meetings

Take active part in arranging logistic and administrative issues of events at the ICAWED;

Report to director of ICAWED on regular basis;

Travel to provinces for official purpose when required;

Keep track of movement schedule of the Executive Director of ICAWED

Perform any other assigned task by Director of ICAWED

Job Requirement:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


A Bachelor’s degree in management or any relevant field. Master degree will be preferred.

A strong Dari communication is required in both written and spoken

At least four years of administrative, liaison and program budgeting experience

Good networking and interpersonal skills in Dari and English languages

Strong conflict resolution skill

Willingness to travel nationally

Great knowledge of computer skills (word, Excel, Power point)

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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