Cablegate: Request for Elections Support for Embassy Kabul's
DE RUEHBUL #0174 0190547
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
P 190547Z JAN 10
FM AMEMBASSY KABUL
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 4807
UNCLAS KABUL 000174
E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: APER AMGT PGOV AF
SUBJECT: REQUEST FOR ELECTIONS SUPPORT FOR EMBASSY KABUL'S
1. (U) Embassy Kabul requests the services of S/CRS in
support of the upcoming Provincial Elections May 2010. The
Political Section is creating an interagency team and would
like to request that up too three positions be created and
filled by S/CRS for the period March-September 2010.
2. (U) The positions in priority order are:
A. Elections Policy Expert and Coordinator - This is a FS-01
equivalent position. The officer would be the lead organizer
of the Political Section's elections team and be under the
supervision of the Political Counselor.
B. Knowledge Management Officer - This is a FS-04 equivalent
position. The officer would manage the classified and
unclassified materials and communications with Washington
concerning the elections.
C. Elections Logistics Coordinator - This is a FS-03
equivalent position. The officer would manage logistical
aspects of the electoral process and be under the supevision
of the Policy Expert and Coordinator.