Research and Development Officer

  Ghazanfar Bank
Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 346
Date Posted:Jan 14, 2020
Closing Date:Jan 30, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Research/Survey
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 - 3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Ghazanfar Bank:


Ghazanfar Bank, a full-fledged licensed commercial Bank, commenced its operations in March 2009. The Share Holders of the Bank belongs to one of the leading business groups of Afghanistan. As a leading business house Ghazanfar Group is involved in various key businesses sectors as a front runner such as import and distribution of Petroleum/Gas and other various important industrial sectors. Ghazanfar Bank started off its operation from Kabul, Afghanistan and is offering key financial services both under conventional and Islamic Banking. The Bank has since opened up its Branches at various key locations such as Mazar Sharif, Hairatan, Kunduz, Takhar, Pule- Khumri, Jalalabad, Herat besides opening another five branches at Kabul in Sarai Shahzada, Shar-e-Naw, Karte Naw, Kute Sangi and Lese Maryam. In due course of time the Bank intends to expand its Branch Network in Kabul as well as at other key locations of the Country.

The Management Team of the Bank is comprised of highly experienced and qualified Bankers, Financial Experts, Accountants and Risk Managers with considerable expertise in all aspects of Banking. With the help of such a dynamic team the Bank is in a position to offer specialized skills in a traditional way in all related spheres such as counseling and advising on any financial matter, handling of foreign exchange transactions, handling of investments in a Depository Account, Islamic Banking transactions, Lending/Corporate Banking transactions, SME Lending transactions, Money Transfer transactions, Retail Banking transactions and International Trade related transactions.  and is looking for qualified professionals for the advertised position.

Job Summary:

Develops banking strategies in order to sell products and services to prospective clients in the business community. Accountable for relatively smaller business objectives. Sources leads and develops prospects and new clients to sell business banking services and products. Initiates relationships with prospects and works closely with Business Development Head. Develops sales strategies, and maintains and expands referral sources. Typically reports to Business Development Head of a department. 

Skills Required:

Research & Management skills

Skills Description:

1.     Excellent Business communication and interpersonal skill.

2.     Excellent Data collection and analysis (Expert)

3.     Having excellent statistical computer skill

4.     Having excellent Microsoft office package skill

5..     Having excellent qualitative date research

6..     Having excellent quantitative data sets

7.     Having excellent to work hard and work under pressure

Duties & Responsibilities:

a)     Carrying out quantitative data analysis of existing secondary data sets and primary quantitative data, using Excel and SPSS.

b)     Organizing, designing and carrying out qualitative fieldwork, often with marginalized or vulnerable people, in different locations and contexts across the country.

c)     Conducting qualitative analysis of data conducted through interviews, focus groups, workshops or other methods.

d)    Carrying out desktop research, using a range of methods and sources of data, related to inequality and social innovation practice globally. Working closely with others as part of a team and with external stakeholders to manage relationships and deliver work.

e)     Producing high quality and varied research outputs for a range of audiences including analysis, report writing and presentations where necessary.

f)      Making sure our work is participatory, including working with peer researchers and valuing the importance of communicating with different audiences.

g)     Taking responsibility for data and project management and administration as it relates to delivering work.

h)     Delivery of particular work strands relating to our research. This will include taking personal responsibility for key elements of work as well as supporting others in the team.

i)       Carry different research as and when required by the key departments and business committee of the bank.

j)       Preparing SWOT Analysis of organization.

k)     Portfolio Analysis (BCG, PLC) and other methods.

Some other responsibilities

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


1.     Master Degree in Business Administration with minimum of 3 years relevant working experience.

2.     Having excellent communication both oral and written in English and local languages (Dari and Pashtoo)

3.     Excellent Data collection and analysis (Expert)

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