SME Operation Officer/BDSP

شناسه پست:967/018/HRCSD/WEE-RDP/MRRD
عنوان: SME Operation Officer/BDSP
دسته بندی:Business Development
مدت:One Year with possibility of extension
تاریخ ختم:2018-12-18-(7 ماه پیش)
تعداد نفر:1
معاش:As per NTA Salary Scale
جنسیت:مرد یا زن


کارفرما:WEE-RDP/MRRD |درباره WEE-RDP/MRRD


تحصیلات:Bachelors degree in business administration economics commerce or social sciences
تجربه کاری:4 of relevant work experience سال


Bachelors  degree  in  business  administration economics commerce or social sciences with 4 years of relevant work experience

The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated interest in rural development and should possess a sound understanding of   development organizations’ general procedures

Management  skills:  planning   organizing   prioritizing   time  management   conflict management  and  a  proven  ability  to  manage  staff  and  to  contribute to  their skills  and capacity development.

Communication skills: good communication skills with fluency in Dari and English are required. The candidate should be able to draft reports and the write e-mails and letters in English. Pashto would be a further asset.

Computer/Technology  skills:  The  applicant  should  be  computer  literate and  should  be well  acquainted  with  MS  Word   MS  Excel   MS  Power  Point  and  MS  Outlook.  The applicant should also be able to browse and surf the internet and to use instant messaging.



Professional appearance;

Teamwork  and  good  interpersonal  skills:  the  candidate  should  be  able  to  establish positive  relations  with  people  in  a  multi-cultural  multi-ethnic  environment  with sensitivity and respect for diversity and gender-balance;

Ability to determine and to review priorities and to meet deadlines;

Ability to multi-task and to work under pressure;

Ability to work without direct supervision;

Willingness  to  travel  to  AREDP  targeted  provinces  in  Afghanistan  contingent  upon normal security considerations.



Report to SME development manager and subject to unavailability of SME development manager the AREDP Senior Management team.



Act as a  desk officer for the SME  component in two of the provinces where AREDP is operating;

Mentor and supervise the Business Development Officers in the assigned provinces;

On a daily basis liaise with the BDSOs to receive updates and reports from the provincial BDSOs and to share/coordinate them with the SME component;

Communicate  any  constraint  that  the  SME  component  might  face  to  the  respective provincial office assigned to;

Follow up on any concern or constraint that has been raised in the respective province;

Coordinate the delivery of up-to-date technical services provided by consultants to ensure best project implementation practices with the SME component;

Support  SME  and  M&E  components  in  planning  and  ensuring  regular  and  accurate monitoring and evaluation of the program;

Work to ensure that the program incorporates M&E results and lessons learnt from field operations to improve and to develop program implementation strategies methodologies and results;

Work  with  BDSOs  and  SME  Development  Officers  to  establish  possible  backward  and forward linkages for the targeted SMEs in the respective province;

Produce  bimonthly  reports  for  the  SME  component  on  the  respective  provinces    for which the SME operations officer will be assigned to;

In conjunction with the Training and Access to Finance components address the concerns and constraints raised regarding access to finance and training requests;

If necessary provide technical inputs on the SME development to the SME  component particularly to the BDSOs consultant;

Arrange facilitate or conduct exposure visits for the targeted entrepreneurs domestically and internationally;

Undertake frequent travels to the assigned provinces;

Coordinate  the  administrative  issues  of  the  provincial  BDSOs  with  the  program  support section;

Undertake any other assignment which falls under SME development component as per guidance and direction of the SME development component manager;

طریقه ارسال درخواستی

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through [email protected]
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (967/018/HRCSD/WEE-RDP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.


The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increase women’s participation in government sector therefore women are highly encouraged to apply.

ایمیل:[email protected]