Social Integration Officer

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:

Social Integration Officer

Job Number:

HRM/MRMO 19-19

Duty Station:

Mazar Regional Management Office (MRMO)

Number of Positions:

One (Men/Women)


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:

07-March -2019

Closing Date:

20- March 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:

He/she is the direct line manager of field supervisors and through will be overall responsible for all Disability Project CBR staff working in the field. Furthermore, s/he is also responsible for the record-keeping, follow-up and reporting on activities of social integration unit.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in social science, inclusive development or equivalent in the related field, literature, teacher training institute, law, or bachelor’s degree.
3-4 years’ relevant experience, especially within an NGO, UN agencies or similar organization. Specially team leading in community mobilization, Experience in disability or disability organization is advantaged.
Computer skill at operator level, especially with MS Office packages.
Fluency in English and Dari and/or Pashto, both written and spoken
Interpersonal and communication skills
Team worker, analytical, and troubleshooting skills
Experience of planning, reporting and budgeting
Ability and willingness to travel to the project sites within Afghanistan and adjust to SCA environment.
Honest, proactive and well mannered.
To be Afghan National.

Main Responsibilities:

To overall supervise all staff in the social integration unit
To oversee and guide the implementation of social integration daily activities in the project
To monitor, supervise, support and advise the Field Supervisors, CBR-workers, Inclusive Supervise and monitor DISABILITY PUBLICAITON “ABILIYT” and Wall Magazine within the covered villages/area
To assist the senior supervisor CBR and Disability Project Manager providing and developing various reports (monthly/quarterly/annual), work plan and budget
To ensure statistical records are kept updated and compiled for the social integration unit
To assess and plan for the needed mobilization and awareness activities at the district level
To ensure quality of all aspects of the social integration activities
To link the Disability project to various Community Development Councils (CDCs)
To promote knowledge and awareness of people about disability and encourage stakeholders outside Disability Project to give focus on PwDs
Have presentation in various institutions regarding disability, rights of person with disabilities and providing equal opportunities for inclusion of PwDs.
To assist the senior supervisor CBR and Disability Project Manager in the budget preparations, follow up, revisions and to secure accountable practices according to financial regulations
To check bills of purchased materials for social integration unit
To facilitate appropriate training for relevant staff members
To transfer his/her knowledge and experience to the relevant colleagues through on job training and other form of training.
To collect requests and suggestions of the section’s personnel regarding refresher training courses on different topics and submit it to the senior supervisor CBR and RAD Project Manager

Promote gender equality, non-discrimination with regard to ethnic, political and religious background
To participate actively in workshops, seminars & conference organized by the SCA management
Promotes good coordination with other SCA projects, all RMOs units and other units/departments at RMOs and KMO especially Disability MU with regard to project planning, budgeting and other related issues.
Promotes good coordination with other SCA projects Finance and Support units.

Maintain good cooperative relation with the national and provincial authorities, UN agencies, NGOs and other stakeholders, Local councils and civil society
To participate actively in ensuring broad understanding and acceptance by local communities of the Disability projects and SCA in general
To actively ensure community participation in DISABILITY PROGRAMME projects

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: (Social Integration Officer, HRM / MRMO 19-19) 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 19-19

Duty station:

Balkh ( Mazar-e-Sharif )

Application deadline:

20 March 2019