Recruitment Specialist (National)- 4th Batch

  Afghanistan Capacity Building for Results Facility (CBR)
Bachelor's Degree   Afghanistan, Kabul Full Time 1380
Date Posted:Jun 7, 2017
Reference:CBR- 96-007
Closing Date:Jun 19, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:5
Functional Area:Consulting
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:7 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Consultant
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66

About Afghanistan Capacity Building for Results Facility (CBR):


CBR is a new project under development that intends to increase the capacity of government to deliver essential services.

Job Summary:

The Recruitment Specialist will be based in the HR Directorate’s Recruitment Section of each ministry and will be responsible for assisting Director (HR) in overall merit based recruitment activities in the Ministry for Tashkeel as well as Contracted staff positions. His/ her activities will be instrumental in attracting, appropriately placing and retaining the needed numbers of meritorious employees in line ministry through the merit based recruitment process viz. vacancy notice, screening, short listing, selection/ interview and appointment. S/he will have the overall responsibility of coordinating the effective operation of recruitment section, ensuring capacity development of staff in merit based recruitment process and HR Management issues and preparation by the staff of their work plans and deliverables. At the same time, S/ he will be responsible for coordination of recruitment issues with all stakeholders, including the central and provincial Directors of the Ministry and, the IARCSC.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The individual would be responsible for the following activities:

To assist Director General (HR) in overall merit based recruitment activities in the Ministry for Tashkeel as well as Contracted staff positions.

To support the recruitment section in preparing comprehensive recruitment plan for the line ministry central and provincial directorates.

To coordinate with IARCSC and MOF the recruitment of all the CBR supported positions.

To prepare a strategic plan for the recruitment of the Grades 1-4 Grade 3 and 4 CBR supported positions of the ministry

To facilitate drafting TORs for all the CBR supported positions with consultation of the relevant departments

To support recruitment section in drafting proposals for appointment of finally selected candidate for approval of appointing authority;

To analyze and explain Independent Administrative Reforms and Civil Service Commission’s (IARCSC) policies, rules, regulations and procedures to the recruitment staff and monitor their implementation in line ministry

To assess capacity development needs of recruitment staff and to design, implement, coordinate and evaluate capacity development programs for them on issues relating to recruitment and HR management;

To monitor implementation of merit based recruitment procedure and standard forms in line ministry, in accordance with new IARCSC’s guidelines;

Advise recruitment section on managing redundancy of surplus staff in accordance with GOA regulations;

To reconcile recruitments against relevant Tashkeel, maintain up to date statistics and advise recruitment section on aligned implementation;

Support recruitment section to ensure integrity of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in accordance with the section’s work plan;

To play a lead consulting role in coordination between Director (HR) and the central and provincial Directors on recruitment issues in line ministry

To review recruitment practices to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.

To adhere to the monitoring, reporting and complaints handling mechanisms imbedded in the new recruitment procedure.

Any other duty or, responsibility assigned by the Director (HR) from time to time.


Developing comprehensive recruitment plan for line ministry which includes one plan for CBR supported position and one for Tashkeel Civil Servants

Developing question bank and written test mechanism for line ministry in accordance with new Civil Service Guidelines and in of cooperation central and provincial directorate

Develop exit interview, reference and background check format and mechanism for Recruitment section at central and provincial level

Developing reporting format on different aspect of HR management and employee records

Job Requirement:

The Recruitment Specialist would have the following:

Shall have a bachelor’s degree from a reputed institution in Human Resource Management or, in a related discipline, master degree in HRM or public administration is a plus;

Shall have 5 years’ work experience in Human Resource Management (recruitment) or, in a related field. Familiarity with IARCSC’s rules, regulations and procedures is highly desirable;

Shall be fluent in communicating in English, Dari and Pashto;

Shall be proficient in computer applications;

Shall be able to plan, organize, lead and monitor a large section;

Shall be competent and have aptitude in managing operations;

Shall have excellent inter-personal skills;

Shall have ability to deal with a variety of people and situations;

Shall have flexibility and ability to work under stress and within limited time frames.

Reporting & Supervision: The Recruitment Specialist will report to HR Director.
Duration: The duration of the position(s) would be for one year with possibility of extension depending upon performance with a 3 month probationary period.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul
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