Project Assistant (Female)


Job Information

Job Category: Program
Education: Diploma on any relevant field
Vacancy Number: HiH-Af 005/18
Position Title: Project Assistant
Organization: Hand in Hand Afghanistan
Duty Station: Kabul
Duration: Project Base (24 months)
Gender: Female
Salary Range: Based on the organization salary scale
Announcing Date: Nov 19, 2018
Closing Date: Nov 25, 2018
Nationality: Afghan
Number of Position: One
Job Status: Interviewing
Job Type: Full Time (07:30 AM – 04:30 PM)
Experience: Two years of work experience


Hand in Hand Afghanistan (HiH Af) is a not-for-profit organization based in Afghanistan. It started operations in 2007. HiH Af is part of the international Hand in Hand (HiH) network of independent organizations, working together towards a shared vision to alleviate poverty through job creation. The overall Hand in Hand mission is to promote the economic and social empowerment of women, by supporting the creation of sustainable enterprises, improved livelihoods and jobs.

Hand in Hand Afghanistan has implemented projects funded by DFID, European Commission, CAFOD, WFP, GIZ, USAID, Sida and Hand in Hand International through its main office in Kabul and regional office in Mazar-e-Sharif.
Hand in Hand Afghanistan would like to implement its Business Development model in the selected communities of Bagrami, Mirbachakoot districts of Kabul, Jabalusaraj and Bagram districts of Parwan, and Khulm Districts of Balkh Provinces where the Every Voice Count (EVC) project is being implemented by Care Afghanistan.

HiH Af will closely coordinate with CARE Every Voice Count project in the identification of the relevant communities and the subsequent provision of technical assistance.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The Project Assistant will work under direct supervision of the project manager and assists the project manager in daily management of the project operations.

  • Collect, compile, analyze and enter all group and members data into the Management Information System (MIS) including Member’s Bio-data and group’s regular meeting records and annual review according to specified MIS procedures.
  • Maintain confidential filling system for the data and reports related to the project.
  • Assist and train Village Enterprise Facilitators on using of MIS forms for data collection
  • Ensure that all MIS data is accurately entered in to the system and ensure that reports are available any time.
  • Taking care of any Admin/Logistic/Finance issues related to the project with cooperation of the project manager.
  • Preparing required documents such as (requisition forms, bill, vouchers,) for any expenses related to the project.
  • Maintain close communication and liaison with relative staff in Head and Regional offices (Admin/HR/logistic/finance/M&E).
  • Maintain inventory of assets being used by the project.
  • Translation, interpretation, prepare and share meeting minutes.
  • Perform any other task deemed necessary by the supervisor.

Job Requirement:

  • Diploma on any related field, university degree on Business Administration is an advantage.
  • 2 years work experience, experience in community development will be preferred.
  • Fluency in Dari, Pashto and English.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Good computer skills specially Microsoft Office package, knowledge of IT would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and proven ability to follow procedures, complete tasks, meet deadlines and work well under pressure in a cooperative, team-oriented environment.
  • Knowledge of office administration and bookkeeping procedures.
  • Ability to travel to project site in Jabulseraj and Bagram districts of Parwan province and Mirbacha kot and Bagrami districts of Kabul province.

Submission Guidelines:

Interested applicant should submit his/her application comprises of one page cover letter explaining his/her interest and suitability for the position along with updated CV.

The application should send via email to: and, please note that, applications received after the closing date (Nov 25, 2018) will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates whose application meets the above criteria will be contacted for interview.

Note: Please clearly indicate the vacancy announcement number in subject line of your email.

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