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/WRMO 16/019

Duty Station:


Number of Positions:

 (Male / Female)


This is a three (3) months internship position


Afs 5,000/months

Non-monetary Benefits for Females:

Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips

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:

This is a three months on-the-job training programme only for those Afghan youth who have no experience of office management. The main purpose of this programme is to provide an opportunity and enhance the capabilities of Afghan youth particularly Fresh graduates to apply knowledge and skills in practical working environment and gain experience in their field of study and interest. In this internship programme of SCA, the trainees to a maximum extent can benefit from the experience and guidance of SCA staff as well as doing the job themselves. During the training, the trainees are getting extensive knowledge about activities of the various departments and units of SCA. Beside of valuable knowledge, daily transportation (pick & drop if applicable), lunch, monthly cash allowance and a training completion certificate will also be provided to the Interns.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • To be Afghan citizen
  • To be no older than 30 years
  • To be graduate student from a recognized university in (BBA in Human Resource or  relevant field ) or   on 2nd last semester or a graduate student that no longer than 24 months ago graduated, but yet not found employment
  • To have had no formal work experience
  • Preference to female candidates (SCA aim that 2/3 of interns are female)
  • No preference or favours are given to students who have relatives working in SCA

Main Responsibilities:

  • Practically downloading/Receiving and log CVs for vacant positions including maintenance the CVs databank in appropriate order.
  • Practically assisting in Screening all Applications and contributing to its shortlisting/recruitment process along with coordination of Employment Committee.
  • Assisting in ensuring on time coordination of shortlisted candidates’ scheduling/Invitation for written test and/or interviews for all type of employment categories at RMO level.
  • Practically assisting in preparing Staff Attendance Sheets and its daily check-up.
  • Assist staff in their day to day leave process and closely follow up their leave plan and record.
  • Generate/prepare staff time sheet on monthly basis.
  • Assisting in maintaining, updating, personnel files and other related records, maintaining all HR forms and getting these accurately filled-out by the new employees
  • Assist HR Senior Officer in a proper onboarding of new arrival with complete induction procedures and ensuring exit formalities have taken place upon staff leaving.
  • Assist HR Senior Officer in day to day tracking system e.g. renewal of staff contracts, probation period evaluation/confirmation, recruitment tracker and other HRIS record system.
  • Assist HR Senior Officer in performance reviews, and disciplinary actions in compliance with SCA rules and regulations.

Application Procedures:

  • Interested qualified candidates should submit a CV (maximum two pages) with a motivation letter of no more than 500 words in English explaining their motivation and how this internship will build on their present education and career dreams;
  • To apply online please send your application / CV and motivation letter to
  • 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 16/019

Duty station:


Application deadline:

12 February 2019