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 29-21

Duty Station:

Mazar Regional Management Office (MRMO)

Number of Positions:

One (Male/Female)


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:

03-October 2021

Closing Date:

16-October 2021

SCA Background:

The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982, presently managing development Programme 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. S/he procures demanded and approved material and goods for the Regional Management Offices and the projects. S/he will be required to be 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 Logistic Officer of the Admin Unit of the RMO.

Qualifications & Job Requirements:

Bachler Degree

At least 2 or 3 years in a similar position, preferably with an NGO

Fluent in Dari, Pashto, written and spoken, basic English is an advantage

Honest, active, and well mannered


Ready to work, live and travel in an intricate and strenuous environment

Being an Afghan citizen

Main Responsibilities:

Act according to the policy and regulations of SCA

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 Logistic 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 site/field/construction project

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 Logistic Officer in upholding regulations of procurement and financial regulations

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 vacancies.nrmo@sca.org.af               

Subject line must be: (Logistic Assistant HRM / MRMO 29-21) 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 29-21

Duty station:

Mazar Regional Management Office ( MRMO )

Application deadline:

16 October 2021