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HR/Admin Assistant (only open for Afghan nationality) - Location: Kuner - Afghanistan


The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization specialized in assisting and advocating for the rights of refugees, returnees and internally displaced people (IDPs).

Job description

  • Proper Office Management on daily basis
  • Carries out Admin-related operational/control tasks including correspondence to Government and other agencies as required;
  • Prepares recurring reports as scheduled to governmental authorities
  • Assisting staff in the area of flight bookings
  • Takes minutes of meetings and distributing it to relevant staff
  • Provides translation of documents when needed
  • Drafts correspondence on routine matters
  • Proper supervision of office cleaners and cook
  • Proper management of NRC guest houses in the field and accommodation arrangements for staff
  • Preparing and ensure accurate job descriptions are in place for all staff
  • To act as an administrator on the written tests of applicants and to participate in the interviews
  • Conduct reference checks for job candidates
  • Proper record keeping of recruitment files
  • Maintaining the training and leave records of each employee as per the NRC format.
  • To maintain and ensure HR Database are updated and information related to staff are collected properly on time from Field Offices
  • To maintain and update employee Personal Files regularly and ensure Personal File requirements are met properly
  • To ensure that recruitment files, staff attendance, timesheets, and payrolls on monthly basis prepared, checked, and filed properly
  • Support and ensuring that Field Office staff has obtained Tax Identification Numbers and National Work Permits
  • Monthly reporting to Support Office related to Administration and HR activities and when required


  • At least 2 years previous work relevant experience with UN or INGO
  • University degree in Administration/HR/Management or relevant
  • Excellent understanding of the Admin/HR issues
  • Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Good knowledge of English and Local Languages (Dari & Pashto) both verbal and written
  • Ability to work additional hours if and when required;
  • Ability to commence work as soon as possible

Education field

  • Education title: University degree in Management or related

Personal qualities

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results


  • Dari
  • Pashto
  • English

We offer

  • Monthly Salary based on NRC Afghanistan Salary Scale
  • Top up Credit card on monthly basis
  • Leave and Holidays accordingly Afghanistan Labow Law

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: NRC - Norwegian Refugee Council
  • Location: Kuner
  • Grade: Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Emergency Aid and Response
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2017-08-24

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