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:


Job Number:

HRM/MRMO 06-20

Duty Station:

Mazar Regional Management Office (MRMO)

Number of Positions:

One (Male)


The position is Open-Ended


Salary and Benefits are according to Internal SCA salary scale                                         

Non-monetary Benefits for Women:

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:

15-Jan- 2020

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 Driver of the Project Office is responsible to ensure proper preparation of vehicles prior to any tip. He is required to handle and drive the vehicle in a responsible and careful way, ensuring adherence to SCA rules and the traffic law of the country. As carrier of SCA staff and goods the driver is also required to take security considerations seriously; arriving to destinations before darkness, avoiding potential danger spots such as unused roads (mines), crowds, military convoys, etc. The Driver reports to the Head Driver/Logistic Officer of the RMO.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Minimum class 6 and graduate (12) is preferred
At least 2 or 3 years in a similar position, preferably with an NGO
Honest, active, well-mannered and Punctual
Ready to work, live and travel in an intricate and strenuous environment
Being an Afghan citizen, local candidates are preferred

Main Responsibilities:

Promote an attitude of team spirit.
Develop good co-operation with SCA units, wash the vehicle and keep clean it all the time.
To fill in the vehicle logbook properly and do related job as delegated by the Head Driver/Logistic Officer.
To take care of assigned vehicle; prepare it for field trips (ensuring sufficient vehicle maintenance prior to trip, availability of spare tires, first-aid kits, snow-chains, etc), maintain it during trip (including secure parking) and clean the vehicle on completion of trip
To report to the Head Driver any accidents or malfunctions of the vehicle
To undertake long and short trips as required
To bring and take back the SCA staff before and after the office hours daily
To properly check oils and fuels of his vehicle during trip and when necessary undertake smaller repairs
To know and obey traffic rules and know the special rules of SCA (e.g. avoiding military convoys, not driving after dark, avoid potential mines [off-road driving], etc
To sign all the related document of his trip by related colleagues
To be helpful to the passenger within the limit of Transport/logistics rules and SCA Security Manual
To supply goods/cash to the project site with the help of suppliers
To report his arrival and departure from any regional offices or (KMO) to the Logistic Officer/Head Driver

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               
Subject line must be: (Driver HRM / MRMO 06-20) otherwise your application may not have 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/MRMO 06-20

Duty station:

Mazar Regional Management Office

Application deadline:

28 January 2020