Carpet Graphing Officer/Trainer

High School   Afghanistan, Jawzjan Full Time 140
Date Posted:Jun 14, 2022
Closing Date:Jun 28, 2022
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:10 month(s)
Possibility of Contract Extension: Maybe
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English



Turquoise Mountain is a non-profit, non-governmental organization specializing in urban regeneration, business development, and education in traditional arts and architecture. We seek to provide education, skills and livelihoods to Afghan men and women. Since 2006 Turquoise Mountain has cleared 36,000 cubic meters of rubbish from the streets, restored or built 150 historic and community buildings, created a primary school and a clinic, and installed water, electricity, and sanitation through the historic traditional craft neighborhood of Murad Khani in the old city of Kabul. It has created the internationally accredited Institute for Afghan Arts & Architecture, training the next generation of craftsmen and women in woodwork, jewelry and gem cutting, calligraphy and miniature painting, and ceramics. Finally, it has sold over US$ 15,000,000 of Afghan artisan products internationally.

Job Summary:

The Carpet Graphing Officer/Trainer will work closely with Turquoise Mountain’s carpet Technical Experts as well as carpet producing companies supported under the project. They will support the Technical Experts with the training and capacity building of producer companies supported under this program as well as developing graphs of carpets to support customer orders. The Carpet Graphing Officer/Trainer will be based in Aqcha with some domestic travel.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for providing technical training and support for new and established graphers who work for the carpet producer companies.
  • Be responsible for developing all types of graphs for client’s carpets within a short timeframe (48 hours). The graphs will need to specify the % of wool and silk in the carpet as well as the exact coloration.

Job Requirement:

  • High school degree with at least 5 years of experience in graphing carpets, Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Fully understanding of Boria Software
  • Computer knowledge
  • Ability to communicate in the English Language is preferred
  • Training skills
  • Ability to complete graphs accurately and within a short time frame
  • A fast-acting and proactive attitude.
  • A good disposition towards collaboration and teamwork.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Jawzjan

Submission Guideline:

  • Candidates should submit their CVs with Cover Letter to:  by no later than 28 June 2022. In the subject line of the e-mail, please mention VA# “0622-03” only.
  • Kindly combine CV and Cover Letter as one pdf document and avoid sending us certificates and other heavy sized documents.

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