External – Vacancy Announcement



The Citizens Charter is a National Priority Program (NPP) of the National Unity Government (NUG) that was officially launched on September 25, 2016.

The Citizens Charter is an inter-ministerial, multi-sectorial NPP, where Ministries have collaborated to provide basic services to rural communities. The key service delivery ministries involved are: Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Ministry of Education (MoE), Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL), with oversight by Ministry of Finance (MoF). MRRD has a key role and will be responsible for infrastructural development and strengthening CDCs and Cluster CDCs. The Community Development Councils (CDCs) will be linked to sub-national government to improve communication and coordination from the community to the district, provincial and national levels - increasing Government visibility and accountability. The Citizens’ Charter is an important foundation for the Government’s reform agenda, contributing to a number of priority areas including: Ensuring Citizens’ Development Rights; Building Better Governance; Reforming Development Planning & Management and Developing Partnerships.

The Citizens Charter intends to improve service delivery by ensuring minimum service standards, provide greater responsiveness by the Government to the people and increase the level of public satisfaction with services. The Charter commits to deliver the following core services across the country over a 10-year period:

  • Basic health services
  • Basic education access
  • Safe drinking water and sanitation
  • Improved farming technologies and the delivery of extension services
  • Rural connectivity with tertiary roads
  • Rural renewable energy



Title:                                         Carpenter

Vacancy Announcement No:  228/ HRMD/CCNNP/MRRD

No. of Post:                              1

Gender:                                    Male/Female

          Duty Station:                           Kabul HQ

          Duration:                                 1 Year (Extendable)

          Salary:                                      As per NTA Salary Scale

         Announcing Date:                     4 - December 2018

         Closing Date:                            20 - December 2018


Key roles and Responsibilities:

Job Summary:

The employee will be directly responsible for all CCNPP offices to paint, varnish related materials and made furniture or equipment. Repairs all table, cupboard, maintains walls, ceilings and clean equipment, making partition for offices.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Applies protective and decorative coats of paint, varnish and other related materials to interior and exterior surfaces of buildings, furniture and equipment.
  • Washes, scrapes, sands, torch, and smoothes interior and exterior surfaces prior to painting. 
  • Repairs, and maintains walls, ceilings and clean equipment, paint mixing and working area.  
  • Prepares and implements line striping layouts for parking lots and fields according to the requirements.
  • Requisite the required material for the construction work.
  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction, maintenance and carpentry of structures, facilities, and furniture’s.
  • Constructs, repairs, restores and installs structures such as floors, doors, walls, windows, stairways, furniture, cabinets, shelves, and roofs.
  • Operates and performs preventative maintenance on hand and power saws, planers, lathes, joiners, shapers, drills, sanders and a variety of hand tools.  
  • Installs locks, knobs, hinges, closures, and other fixtures to structures.
  • Making various adjustments to fittings
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor.




Minimum Specialized Qualifications:


Required Work Experience & Qualification:

  • Basic education is required and a 12-class certificate will be an asset.
  • Basic English skills
  •  2-3 years –experience in related fields.



Core Objectives & Competencies:


Core Objectives: (Minimum 3 and Maximum 5)

  1. Painting and Varnish
  2. Repairing Walls, ceiling and Furniture equipment
  3. Making Partition, Table, cupboard and shelf


Core Competencies:

  1. Job knowledge
  2. Communication
  3. Motivation/Self Reliance
  4. Team Work Ability
  5. Planning and organization

Required Knowledge & Skills:

NOTE: The level and scope of the following knowledge and skills are related to duties listed under the “Job Responsibilities” section of this ToR.


Knowledge of:

  • Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned.
  • Carpentry knowledge



  • Any other task assigned by supervisor. 
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills
  • Constructs, and installs structures doors, windows, stairways, furniture, cabinets, shelves,


How to Apply:

Please send your up-to-date CV with covering letter telling us why you are applying and how you met the required competencies before closing date, Interested Afghan Nationals should submit their applications in writing (clearly indicating on the subject line the title of the position and Vacancy Announcement Number e.g. Carpenter 228/HRMD/CCNNP/MRRD to:

Important Note: any/all application without the mentioned subject line will not be consider.

The MRRD/CCNPP strongly encourages woman candidates to apply. It applies a pro-active and positive discrimination policy towards woman candidates as follows:

  • Women candidates with slightly lower than the stated required educational qualifications will also be considered.
  • If offered this position, the woman position holder will be allowed an adult male or female relative as a Mahrram for official travel, if/when required.
  • The MRRD and its CCNPP will promote a women-friendly environment with clear anti-harassment policies enforced.


The Rural Development Directorate

Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program

Helmand, Afghanistan