Data Management Senior Assistant


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:

Data Management Senior Assistant

Job Number:



Duty Station:

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 Data Management Assistant is the Men Engagement in Maternal and Child Health Care  (MEMCH) project team member who will closely work with the field supervisors and Counsellors to ensure accurate data collection and record in accordance with the project need and objective.

She/he will work with cooperation of the project management team to keep the project data base updated. Analyze the data and generated report out of it when required. She/he will be closely workin with Health Facility’s as well as other Health (Sehatmandi) and MEMCH Staff.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Graduated from recognized University (faculty of computer science or economics).

At least 2 years’ Experience in field of data management with an NGO, UN agencies or similar organization.

Familiarity with trainings/ Mentoring and data collection/management.

Diploma and experience in Ms Office  package  (particularly in Microsoft office).

Effective team player and familiarity with the context.

Familiarity with trainings/ Mentoring and data management of the trainings.

Knowledgeable skills in English, able to speak and write Dari and Pashto, strong reporting writing skill.

Interpersonal and communication skills

Supervisory, team worker, analytical, and troubleshooting skills

Experience of planning and reporting.

Ability and willingness to travel to the project sites and adjust to SCA environment.

Honest proactive and well mannered.

Main Responsibilities:

To enter project data into the new developed database system.

Assist team in data collection and compilation of district level Local Government advocacy coordination members meeting & HFs staff working groups activities.

Collect, compile & analyze project data for quarterly bases. support counselling sessions on monthly and quarterly basis.

Support the District counsellors, CHWs.

support the (District LGAs meeting) in the implementation of their responsibilities as per the database.

Assist in Providing the IEC on men engagement and disseminate to the HFs and CHW.

help CHS and CHWs for supporting referral system of Pregnant women and with children under – 2 years, to the HFs through CHWs.

Support any of the Surveys in accurate data collection as and when needed.

Ensure effective record keeping and inventory of all amenity’s activities and office level as well.

Act according to the policy and regulation of SCA.

Keep updated with MEMCH Project activities and the environment where SCA operates.

Promote an environment of team spirit and to focus strongly on quality of men engagement in Maternal and child health care.

Working in co-operational manner with Health Facility staff and authorities.

Doing any other tasks assigned by Project manager and Project officer.

Conduction of on the job trainings during each supervision for staff for proper data collection and repotting.

Participate as facilitator in Men engagement trainings in close coordination with project officer.

Application Procedures:

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 (    Data Management Senior Assistant  HRM/WRMO  43/020). 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.

Application and CV receive after closing date of vacancy announcement will not be considered


Job number:


Duty station:

Maidan Wardak Province

Application deadline:

18 October 2020