Capacity Building Senior Officer

Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) invites all qualified candidates to apply for the following position. SCA actively promotes and encourages Women and People with Disabilities to apply

Title of Position:

Capacity Building Senior Officer

Job Number:


Duty Station:

Wardak   Regional Management Office (WRMO) Maidan Wardak Province

Number of Positions:

 One (Male/Female)


The position is Project Based  


Salary and benefits according to internal SCA rules                                                               

Non-monetary Benefits for Females:

Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building

Announcement Date:


Closing Date:


SCA Background

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982, presently managing development programmes concerning Health, Education, Rural Livelihoods and Community Governance, with a total annual budget of roughly USD 40 million. The total number of staff is around 5,500. During the last 10 years SCA has undertaken a change process moving from a primarily humanitarian service delivery approach towards more of a developmental role, putting increasing emphasis on capacity development, rights-based programming and outcome orientation. The mission of SCA is to empower individuals, communities and local organizations, primarily in rural areas and with particular focus on women, girls, boys and vulnerable groups such as people with disabilities, so that they may participate fully in society and influence their own development. SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age (18-65 years), ethnicity, religion, marital status, gender, or physical disability.

Scope of work:

The Capacity Building Sr Officer will be mainly responsible for Conducting Training Need Assessment (TNA), develop, implement and follow up training plans for Health Facilities, office and Provincial Health Officers jointly wit organization plan, manage training centres, ensure availability of updating training tools, curricula, guidelines, teaching aides and stationary

Qualifications & Requirements:

He/she must be graduated from recognized university of Medical as (MD) or equivalent certified by relevant higher education authority in Afghanistan or other countries.
He/she must have at least 3-5 years of working experience in the field of Training and Capacity Development
Training on ETS/ToT and experience of working as a trainer/supervisor in BPHS/EPHS    
He/she must be a good team player and be able to work in under pressure conditions/circumstances
Experience in team leading and building
He/she must have good communication skills
Can write and speak local languages (Pashto, Dari) and English

Main Responsibilities:

To conduct supervisory visits to health facilities to ensure the implementation of health care services according to the MoPH guideline and procedures
To apply national monitoring check lists while visiting the health facilities and provide written feedback to health facility staff.
To conduct on the job trainings to health facility staff during the supervisory visits.
To manage the conducting of trainings to health facility and office staff on the bases of training need assessment.
To conduct training need assessment (TNA) of all Health Facility staff working in Laghman HFs and provincial Hospital.
To write up the final narrative report of TNA
To develop annual training plan on the bases of TNA analysis.
To carry out the post training follow up services of all staff attained the relevant trainings.
To conduct training workshops to all health facility staff on Malaria, Nutrition, Diarrhea and Pneumonia and other components of BPHS
To assist project manager and Deputy Project Manager (Technical) in writing of monthly, quarterly and annual technical reports.

To conduct the training workshops to health facility staff and office staff on various component of BPHS as well as on the management components of health system.
To enter the record of training into the Training Management Information System database developed by the MoPH and reporting to MoPH on quarterly bases.
To ensure all trainings are conducted in accordance to the SCA and MoPH rules and regulations.
To maintain the quality of trainings via supervision of trainers for on time attendance, technical knowledge and required technical methodologies.
To support training budgeting, and process training financial documents

Application Procedures:

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience;
To apply online please send your application / CV to   and clearly write the vacancy number and job title in the subject line (Capacity  building Senior Officer, HRM/WRMO 27/019). Otherwise your application will not be considered.
Candidates may also submit applications by letter (hard copy) directly to the SCA HRM Unit in either Kabul, Ghazni, Kunduz, Wardak, Taloqan, Mazar-e-Sharif, Laghman or Jalalabad;
Academic certificates or references need not to be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for interview.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.

Job number:

HRM/WRMO 27/019

Duty station:


Application deadline:

22 March 2019