Position Title: Admin Assistant

Activation Date: 18 October, 2021   Announced Date: 18 October, 2021   Expire Date: 31 October, 2021

Job Location: Kabul
Nationality: National
Category: Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As Per Organization Salary scale
Vacancy Number: 210007P5
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kabul
Organization: Save the Children
Years of Experience: 3-4 years in a relevant position with international NGOs
Contract Duration:
Gender: Male/Female
Education: Bachelor Degree is preferred
Close date: 2021-10-31

About Save the Children:

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realize the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

•             No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday

•             All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

•             Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

SCI - Afghanistan

 Save the Children has been working in Afghanistan since 1976. Our way of working close to people and on their own terms has enabled us to deliver lasting change to tens of thousands of children in the country. The UN Convention of the Rights of the Child is the basis of our work.

We are helping children get a better education, we make it possible for more boys and girls to attend school, we help children protect themselves and influence their own conditions. We work with families, communities and health workers in homes, clinics and hospitals to promote basic health in order to save lives of children and mothers


Job Description:

“Save the Children strongly encourages applications from women. Minimum country requirements for potential female applicants will be followed”


Performs a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled building maintenance and facilities, repairs and maintenance of electrical system and the physical state of the buildings to ensure that all SCI properties, utilities/services and assets are well maintained.



  1. Ensure proper systems and manage office facilities – including lease maintenance, plumbing, electricity, ACs repairing and office supplies – ensuring the most environmental friendly approaches are used.
  2. Ensure compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
  3. Ensure that internal and external communications systems function effectively and efficiently
  4. Provides administrative support to guests, visitors including partner organisations involved in SCI activities.
  5. Check all properties weekly for necessary repairs (through checklists) and trouble shooting technical / facility problems and ensure proper system is in place for timely repair of damaged and broken equipment
  6. Attend to Administration filing system and help the team to have proper documentation – update contents and label of each folder.
  7. Ensuring that all documents are scanned and archived in good manner before submitting to finance for payment purposes
  8. Ensure that all data trackers (Flight, accommodation, maintenance, stock ledger, lease contracts and etc.) are up to date and make sure that one copy of updated version must exist in share drive.
  9. Assist Admin Officer in terms of stock management – being able to issue stationary/consumable items as per approved SRF.
  10. Any official duty which are assigned by his line manager.



BEHAVIOURS (Values in Practice)


  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same
  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters
  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
  • willing to take disciplined risks.


  • honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity



Job Requirements:


Bachelor Degree is preferred.




        • Total experience 3-4 years in a relevant position with international NGOs or UN
  • Sector experience 2-3 years
  • Knowledge of electrical systems, generator workings, plumbing



  • Computer skills (word processing and Excel)
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good communication Skills
  • Multi-tasking/organizing


Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities as set out above are not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to carry out additional duties within reasonableness of their level of skills and experience.

Equal Opportunities

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Child Safeguarding:

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Safeguarding our Staff:

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI anti-harassment policy.

Health and Safety

The role holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with SCI Health and Safety policies and procedures.


Submission Guideline:

Qualified applicants are highly encouraged to apply for the position by filling in the online application form. In addition to the online application form, they can also attach their CV and cover letter in the online system. Please note that only the applications received through the online portal will be considered for this position.

Applicants can login to the online application system by copying and pasting the following link intro their web browser. Returning users will need to enter their username and password, first time users will need to create a user account.

It is recommended that you save your username and password for future job applications through the online system.



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