Information Officer
Title Information Officer Gender Female Number of Vacancy 2
Category Admin Posted Date 8/5/1396 (30//7/2017)
Expiration Date 19/5/1396 (10/8/2017) Salary As per Karwan University’s salary scale

Position Title:                    Information Officer

Vacancy Number:           HR06 - KU/MKT FT-1396

Position:                             2            

Organization:                    Main Campus, Karwan University

Reports to:                        Marketing Manager/Marketing Director



Karwan University is an institution established in 2007 and registered with the Ministry of Higher Education of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The establishment of KU is coinciding with the intense need of contribution to the rehabilitation and rebuilding process of Afghanistan in the higher and professional education sector.

Afghanistan, with the international community is on the road of development and the provision of sustainable solutions to the decade’s long problems that have left impacts on both the national and international reputation of Afghanistan as a nation as well as a country in this globe era.

Karwan University, as an institution provides quality and standard higher education in Computer Science, Business Administration, Law and Political sciences and is committed to play a positive role in contributing to the education sector by pursuing specific goals with education programs that meet the contemporary requirements to practically and realistically achieve its goals and a difference in the lives of the young generation.

The title of Information Officer is most commonly used in a governmental setting but also in non-governmental setting. Though these professionals may also be referred to as public relations specialists. Information officers have a variety of job duties, but written & verbal communication is the basis for all they do. They liaise between their employer and the public, may also be responsible for mass communication, answering queries, telephones and emails and they may arrange official meetings with both governmental & non-governmental sectors and executives. Information officer is often to provide information to students, officials and overall to the public as required by law and according to the standards of their profession. They often acquire, organize and distribute information both in printed and non-printed form. They perform a multitude of duties to provide information services internally to the organization, externally to the public or to both.

The role varies greatly depending on the sector, size of the employer and levels of responsibility. Most work involves both written and oral communication, word processing and typing, and requires relevant skills such as organizational and administrative, as well as the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. Karwan University is located in one of the best location of the capital city Kabul. The campus offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation. For more information about Karwan University please visit


Review of applications will begin after closing date. Each application should contain: a cover letter and CV.



Information Officer

Vacancy Number

HR06 - KU/MKT FT-1396

Work Type

Full time

Announcement Date

8/5/1396 (30//7/2017)

Closing Date

19/5/1396 (10/8/2017)

Reporting to

Marketing Manager/Marketing Director

Number of Vacancies






Qualification Required


Qualification Preferred

Business, Public Administration, Communication, Marketing or relevant field

Experience Required

1 – 2 years

Contract Type

Fixed Term

Contract Duration

1 year & extendable

Salary Range

As per Karwan University’s salary scale


Main Responsibilities:

The main responsibilities are as following but are not limited to:

  • Use a variety of software packages including MS. Word, MS. Excel & PowerPoint to manage data and produce documents.
  • To promote most positive publicity for Karwan University.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains an effective public information program and coordinate.
  • Taking follow ups and email communication if required.
  • Liaise with staff in other departments and external contacts
  • Generating various reports as and when required.
  • Obtains client information by answering telephone calls; email enquiries, using an email system, interviewing clients; verifying information.
  • Determines eligibility by comparing client information to requirements.
  • Establishes policies by entering client information; confirming pricing.
  • Informs clients by explaining procedures; answering questions; providing information.
  • Maintains communication equipment by reporting problems.
  • Maintains and improves quality results by adhering to standards and guidelines; recommending improved procedures.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes sales and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Updates job knowledge by studying new product descriptions; participating in educational opportunities.
  • Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills, team works, management and leadership
  • Capable of working independently with minimum of resources
  • Collaborating and coordinating skill with other staffs and partners
  • Working as part of a team with marketing department.




  • Bachelor degree in Business, Management, Communication, Public Administration, Marketing or relevant field.
  •  At least have 1 - 2 years practical experience in related field.
  • Pashto, Dari and English languages fluency.
  • The applicant must have the pre-planning skills and capabilities. Proactivity is key of success in this job.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent administration skills and Experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Pashto, Dari and English.
  • Sensitivity to religious and cultural differences
  • Should be able to work under intense situation
  • Must be able to handle the pressure of work
  • A team-oriented individual interested in helping participants achieve result


Submission Guideline:

All interested and qualified candidates should submit their CVs along application letter to no later than (Asad 19th, 1396 or August 10th, 2017), please mention position title and Vacancy number clearly in the subject line of your email.

Applications are accepted in English and shortlisted candidates will be contacted only. Submission after the deadline will not be considered.

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