Project Officer job at CARE in Kabul

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 17791
  • Salary As per organization salary scale
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Qualification Associate
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration Dec 31, 2023
  • Vacancy No. CARE-AF-0456
  • Organization CARE AFGHANISTAN
  • Location Kabul

Job Description

Job Description:

The position is needed for the DEC Phase 2 project to support the project manager in day-to-day operation of the project activities in Kandahar. The main areas of focus for the Project Officer will be to follow up and assist the Project Manager in achieving the following key activities and report the findings, update and progress made to Project Manager. The position holder will follow up, assist, and help to provide administrative, logistics and operation support in the following areas:

  1. Provision of waste management equipment to health facilities
  2. Space management and renovation of the building of health facilities,
  3. Provision of solar energy systems to ensure continued availability of the electricity in health facilities,
  4. Rehabilitation of the WASH system as well as to ensure the effective waste management system.
  5. Provision of medical and non-medical equipment and outbreak response kit to health facilities.
  6. Duties and responsibilities
  • Assist Project manager in developing inputs for budget, concept, proposal, etc… at central level.
  • Assist to coordinate the project implementation as per the instruction of the project manager.
  • follow up day to day operation of the project, including leading on coordination with the provincial project team.
  • Follow up to ensure that all activities are implemented on timely manner.
  • Help M&E in monitoring project operation which is implemented by direct CARE staff in targeted province/districts and communities.
  • Raise and process PRs, follow up with procurement & logistic and make sure timely payment to vendors.
  • Follow up procurement plan to ensure timely proposing and delivery of goods/services and project needed equipment or materials.
  • Arrange project related files in soft and hard.
  • Follow up with Project and other field staff and ensuring they receive all essential support from Kabul.
  • Effective follow up of day-to-day project activities by providing timely essential support to the project provincial staff.
  • Establish/Maintain good relationship with other departments and stakeholder.
  • Assist the project manager to prepare all required reports timely and accurately.
  • Perform any other administrative, procurement and logistical task as assigned by her direct supervisor.
  1. Key relations  
  • Reports to the Project Manager.
  • Collaborate with project team, including field engineer, medical doctor and other project staff as well and staff from other projects.
  • Ensure coordination of project activities with at central and provincial level.
  • Contribute to all new initiatives, data collection, gathering the relevant data and information.
  1. Key Results Expected 

The Project Officer works directly with Project Manager and provincial team for project implementation. Travel to province when required.


  • Enthusiasm to the job;
  • Very good analytical skills;
  • Good understanding of community development issues.
  • Gender sensitivity;
  • Willingness to work in the tough security situation;
  • Willingness to travel as per the project requirements;
  • CARE emphasizes on the appointment of suitably qualified, skilled staff that have the right value, attitudes and approaches to the protection of children and safety and any contact should be positive and appropriate to keep children safe.

Skills and Experience:

  • Good command of written and spoken English, Pashto and Dari and proficiency in MS Office package.


  • University graduate in Economics, management, BBA, public administration, law, and other closely related field in social science.

Work Experience:

  • At least three years of working experience in the same or similar position with national and/or International organizations.

Languages Skills:

Very good in written and spoken Dari/Pashto and English languages.

How to Apply:

  • Applications after the closing date (12:00 AM) and without CARE Application form will not be accepted.
  • Please Indicate the position title, Vacancy Number in the Subject Line
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted with and call for Interview.
  • The successful applicant will be expected to undergo a Background Check, Bridger check & Reference check and be compliant and sign up to Care Afghanistan’s Code of Conduct, PSHA (Prevention from Sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) and other Care Afghanistan policies prior to a final offer being made.
  • People with Physical Disabilities and Women are highly encourage to apply.

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