Supervisor (Data Quality GIS/MIS Data)

Afghanistan, Kabul
Posted 12 months ago

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Supervisor (Data Quality GIS/MIS Data)
Vacancy Number: PS-006/2017
Nationality: Afghan 
Department: Programme  / Technical Unit    
Duty station: Kabul –  Programme (with travel to rural areas in Afghanistan)
Required number: One (1)
Gender: Male/Female
Contract: Fixed Term till end of December 2017 (Extendable )  


PS-B1, USD (445) including Government Tax, negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Opening Date: 14/06/2017
Closing Date: 14/07/2017
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 maintain, reviewing Hydro geological data digitally and in hard copy (physically), including Geophysical and Hydro chemical data, and to ensure quality and reliability
  • Reviewing softcopy and hardcopies of Hydro geological, Geophysical and Hydro chemical data to ensure quality and reliability within existence data. This includes Errors, missing fields, inappropriate answers to questions etc
  • Conduct regular and routine Hydro geological, Geophysical and Hydro chemical data quality checks to ensure data are accurately recorded according to the database functionality (QC/QA).
  • Cross checking of received all the Hydro geological, Geophysical and Hydro chemical data
  • Supervise database assistants according to the daily plan

·         Take care about the safety of supervised data and take daily backup from reviewed data to external hard desk

  • Inform the supervisor to contact with relevant department regarding data issues, when the data are incomplete wrong and any other problems.
  • Managing of filing system hard copy and soft copy
  • Take care of the hardware-software assets
  • Timely inform the supervisor about any unusual or abnormal software-hardware

·         Any other tasks given by the supervisor

Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits                                               
Education: Bachelor Degree in Computer science (Information Technology) Master degree is preferred.
Experience: Five (5) 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, AfghanistanPostal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site:

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