Assistant Database (GIS/MIS Data)

Afghanistan, Kabul
Posted 2 months ago

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Assistant Database (GIS/MIS Data)
Vacancy Number: PS-007/2017
Nationality: Afghan 
Department: Programme  / Technical Unit    
Duty station: Kabul –  Programme (with travel to rural areas in Afghanistan)
Required number: Three (3)
Gender: Male/Female
Contract: Fixed Term till end of June 2017 (Extendable )  


PS-C1, USD (348) including Government Tax,
Opening Date: 28/03/2017
Closing Date: 26/04/2017
Organization Background:
DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 600 staff of whom 5 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.
Position Description:
To review, record and maintain the Hydro geological data both digital and manual, provide reports monthly, quarterly or whenever required and take care about hardware and software
  • Ensure Speed, Sensitivity and Correctness of the Database.
  • Ensure that all hydro geological field data recorded in database & excel sheet,
  • Reviewing hardcopies of field data to ensure quality and reliability. This includes Errors, missing fields, inappropriate answers to questions and required follow-ups etc
  • Managing of filing system hard copy and soft copy
  • Cross checking of recorded data and Update direct supervisor regarding in/accuracy (QC/QA) of the data
  • Conduct regular and routine data quality checks to ensure data are accurately recorded according to the database or excel sheet functionality (QC/QA).
  • Ensure recording hydro geological data in database and verifying them with hard copies
  • Prepare reports monthly, quarterly or whenever required.

·         Ensure take daily backup from database to external hard desk

  • Routine trouble-shooting when you are facing with any problem in database or excel sheet
  • Update supervisor  about functionality and non-functionality database system
  • Inform the supervisor to contact with relevant department regarding data issues, when the data are incomplete / wrong and any other problems.

·         Able to query data and generate required report

  • Take care of the hardware-software assets provided

·         Any other tasks given by the supervisor

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                               
Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer science (Information Technology).
Experience: three (3) years of relevant experience.
Other qualifications’ an advantage:

·         Good communicator, both in writing and orally (in Afghan Native and English).

·         Committed to good working relationships with trainee and employers and have the ability to motivate others.

·         Practiced experience.

  • Ability to plan, organize and work under pressure.
Languages: Pashto/Dari & English
Employment benefits:
·         Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

·         Severance pay: one month salary per year of service

·         24 days of paid annual leave per year

·         10 days of paid sick leave per year

·         2 days weekend

·         30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

·         90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

·         5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

·         15 days of public holidays per year

·         Transportation allowance AFN (1500)/ month.

Procedure for submission of applications:
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
·   Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.

·    DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.

·   Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.

·   The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site:

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