Position details

Vacancy id VAC-8656
Job title VAC-8656 Project Assistant
Location Jalalabad
Apply by 24-Nov-2022
Start date 01-Dec-2022
Duration 6 months
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification High Schooling Certificate in diploma (essential).
Bachelor Degree or equivalent in BCA (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 1 year/s of demonstrable relevant Reporting experience (essential).
Minimum of 1 year/s of demonstrable relevant Communication experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 10 year/s of experience in afghanistan (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

Functional Title: Project Assistant


Area Based Approach for Development Emergency Initiatives (ABADEI)

Number of Positions:


Duty Station:


Contract Duration:

6 Months

Level of Contract:

CTG  5 (Project Assistant)

Start date:

From:    1/December/2022

    To:  31/May/2023

Role objectives

·       Contribute to the development and dissemination of project updates and project progress reports including illustrative tools like tables, graphs, flow charts, maps, etc;

·       Organize project team meetings and other events as required;

·       Translate project documents and other materials as and when required;

·       Prepare and disseminate all official project-related memos, formatted sheets, templates, etc;

·       Interpretation during meetings, seminars, workshops, and other events as and when required;

·       Prepare and process all logistics and procurement documents;

·       Keep official records of all project documents including prodoc, logframes, workplans, agreements, contracts, etc in both hard and soft copy;

·       Keep track of project updates, progress reports, project budget, etc;

·       Follow up and ensure that project reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Mid-term and Final report) are prepared and submitted to the STFA TRMU as required;

·       Carry out any other tasks as assigned by the National Program Manager/Provincial Team Leader.

Project reporting

Provincial Team Leader 

Key competencies



Professionalism: Ability to identify and resolve budgetary problems and identify sources for data collection. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.


Teamwork:Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position; shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for team shortcomings.

Client Orientation: Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.


Team management


Further information

Qualifications & Experience


·                A High School diploma with 5 years of relevant work experience or Bachelor degree with 2 years of relevant work experience is required;

·                 Ability to understand the project concept and strategy and assist in developing an appropriate recording and reporting system for the project is required;

·                Proficiency in the use of computer packages and internet for project work and communication is required;




English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the advertised post, fluency in oral and written English is required. In addition, fluency in a local language is required.

· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.