Procurement Assistant

  National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA)
Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 937
Date Posted:Jun 28, 2020
Closing Date:Jul 16, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management,Business Administration
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:1 Year
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA):


The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Ministry of Energy & Water has received a grant from the International Development Association toward the cost of Irrigation Restoration and Development Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this “grant” to payments for hiring the services of following qualified national individual consultants.

Job Summary:

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA)

Request for “Expressions of Interest” for National Individual Consultants

Organization: Program Coordination Unit (PCU)

Project: Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP)

Reference No.: NWARA/PCU/REOI/321

Announcement Date: 28- June-2020 Closing Date: 16-July-2020

Nationality: Afghanistan

Duration: End of December 2020

Duties & Responsibilities:

i.  Preparation/Updating of Procurement Plan as and when required.

ii.  Preparation of Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for consultancy Services and arranging their publication.

iii.  Preparation of EOI Evaluation/Short listing Reports in close coordination/guidance of the international procurement specialist.

iv.  Preparation of Request for Proposal(RFP), Bidding Documents for Goods and Works (under NCB and Shopping procedures as per Standard Bidding documents and Guidelines of World Bank) including their dispatches and coordination for providing required clarifications in close coordination/guidance of the international procurement specialist

v.  Preparation of Invitation for Bid (IFB), Invitation to Quote (ITQ) etc. and arranging their publication.

vi.  Arranging pre-bid/ pre-proposal conferences and preparing and circulating their minutes.

vii.  Opening of Technical/financial proposals and Bids by following World Bank procedures and preparing Minutes of opening.

viii.  Convening Evaluation Committee Meetings for evaluation of various proposals and Bids

And Preparation of draft Proposal/Bid Evaluation Reports and processing for obtaining approvals of competent authority.

ix.  Preparation of various types of contracts/Agreements/Purchase Orders in close coordination/guidance of the international procurement specialist and coordinating for their signing by the competent Authorities.

x.  Helping in handling variations in contracts, preparing and issuing Contract Amendments/Extensions etc.

xi.  Coordinating/Assisting for attending various procurement complaints and resolving of various contract disputes.

xii.  Coordinating/Assisting in obtaining no objection/approvals of competent Authorities including World Bank and SPC.

xiii.  Any other procurement related function assigned by Director, PCU

Job Requirement:

1-At least Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Management/Business Administration/Civil (or Irrigation) Engineering from a recognized University with 2 years relevant experience or baccalaureate with 4 years relevant experience.

2-Proficiency in MS Office software (particularly MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook).

3-Working knowledge of procurement procedures.

4-Good Working knowledge of English Language to comfortably work with Standard procurement.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul

Submission Guideline:

The Program Coordination Unit (PCU) of Project: Irrigation Restoration and Development Project (IRDP) under National Water Affairs Regulation Authority (NWARA) now invites National eligible consultants to indicate their interest. Interested eligible candidates must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services and are invited to submit their CV (Curriculum Vitae), including employment records, description of similar assignments carried out, experience in similar conditions, availability of appropriate skills etc.

The covering application letter should indicate that he meets all the required qualifications and experience (as mentioned above) quoting references to various paragraphs of CV to demonstrate this.

A consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V Selection of Individual Consultants procedures set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers (May 2004 as revised in October 2006 and May 2010).

Interested eligible consultants may obtain further information from the address below during the office hours 08:00 am to 16:30 pm from Saturday to Thursday or by e-mail.

Expressions of interest must be delivered or sent by e-mail to the address below no later than 


Eng. Najeeb Ahmad Sherzad 

Acting Director of Program Coordination Unit PCU

National Water Affairs Regulation Authority

Phone: 0711066528

Emil address: 

CVs send to ,

Abdull Hadi Salehzai

HR Officer for PCU.

Phone: 0708341012 

Submission Email: ,