Logistic 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:

Logistic Assistant

Job Number:

HRM/MRMO 41-19

Duty Station:

Mazar Regional Management Office (MRMO) TIQRA Project

Number of Positions:

One (Male)


The position is Project Based


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:

25-November 2019  

Closing Date:

08-December 2019

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 Logistic Assistant is based at one of the Regional Management Offices of SCA. He procures demanded and approved material and goods for the Regional Management Offices and the TIQRA projects. he will be required to updated on available procurement possibilities in the region of the RMO and make wise decision to obtain goods to a good price with a good quality. This requires a good liaison with the project units of the RMO.

The Logistic Assistant reports to the Admin finance officer of DP-TIQRA.

Qualifications & Requirements:

BA from a reputable university or equivalent institution
At least 3 years in a similar position, preferably with an NGO/academic institute
Minimum 2 years of Experience from working as a Logistics Assistant or similar role in a humanitarian/recovery context with in-NGOs
Knowledge of documentation, asset management, warehousing,
Good computer skills - MS Office & database.
Good communication skills

Main Responsibilities:

Keep updated with issues related to SCA and the environment where SCA operates
Promote an attitude of team spirit and a strong focus on quality
Develop good co-operation with SCA units, authorities, institutions and other NGOs
Do related job as delegated by the Admin Finance Officer
To keep updated on the development of wholesalers and material of the local market
To ensure timely procurement of demanded approved goods
To ensure best quality of goods and when needed negotiate for additional service and installation of procured material/equipment   
To ensure transparent obtaining of quoted prices
To ensure proper handling of goods from time of purchase to store
To report immediately to the Logistic Officer or RMO Admin Manager any market supplier who offer unfair soliciting of contracts (kickbacks, bribes, gifts, etc.)
To assist the Admin Finance Officer in upholding regulations of procurement and financial regulations
To participate in meeting and responsible to take all minutes of meetings
To assist and maintaining and keep record Students personal files
To process the official letter with Balkh IHS.
To check and following the stock report, registration of generator logbook.
To support the Admin Finance Officer and Course Coordinator in training center.
To do any task which will assigned by Course Coordinator and Admin Finance Officer

To prepare and process dement request for purchasing necessary material and goods
To keep record store material and well organized
To maintain office and hostels assets and do inventory assets check when needed.
To keep record staff, leave and do filing logistic and admiration files.
Ensure electricity bills of Hostels and office are paid on time.
Ensure adherence with SCA policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
When needed to repair the hostels equipment on time.


Application Procedures:

Interested qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum three 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 vacancies.nrmo@sca.org.af               
Subject line must be: (Logistic Assistant, HRM / MRMO 41-19) 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 41-19

Duty station:

Mazar Regional Management Office

Application deadline:

8 December 2019