Procurement Assistant

Afghanistan, Kabul
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Procurement Assistant
Vacancy Number: PS-007/2018 
Nationality: Afghan 
Department: HR & A Department / Logistics Unit
Duty station: Kabul Main Office
Required number: One (1)
Gender: Male / Female
Contract: Fixed Term till end of December 2018  
Salary: PS-C1, USD (387) including Government Tax,
Opening Date: 08/03/2018
Closing Date: 24/03/2018
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 900 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.
Position Description:
To assist the Procurement & Contracting Officer and other staff of the Unit with all administrative tasks related to the unit, to be focal point between procurement staff, units/sections & programs regarding all daily matters concerning procurement.
·         Daily purchasing based on Procurement Plan.

·         Preparing of vouchers and Follow up of expenses voucher & payment to suppliers in according to the rules and final entry of payment voucher number to Database.

·         Entry of PRFs to Procurement Database.

·         Maintain a well record of documents in their related files.

·         Prepared the required reports.

·         Surveying / collecting quotations & making analysis of prices for a final recommendation to the Procurement & Contracting Officer and Head of Logistics.

·         Custom clearance for the concerned goods/services from the relevant departments.

·         Preparing of RFQ and ITB when needed.

·         Complete data entry of purchased items to Procurement Database on regular basis.

·         Inspection & checking of quality of purchased items before and after delivery to DACAAR stock/store and getting quality approval from the related departments.

·         Direct handover or delivery of purchased items to stock/store of DACAAR against proper receipt from the in-charge of stock.

·         Make sure all taxes are paid to the government on time.

·         On time submission of monthly Time Sheet Head of Logistics.

  • Traveling to any parts of the country for survey, quality inspection and procurement
  • Any other responsibilities and tasks as required and decided by Procurement & Contracting Officer or Head of Logistics.
Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                               
Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration (BBA) is required.
Experience: At least 3 years of relevant experience is required.
Other qualifications’ an advantage:

Computer (Ms Office package), Negotiation and  Interpersonal Skills

Languages: Pashto, Dari and 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)

·         Free Lunch

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

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