Field Coordinator

Posted 8 months ago

Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Field Coordinator
Vacancy Number: PS-014/2017 
Nationality: Afghan 
Department: Programme/ Operation Sub Department 
Duty station: West – RO / Herat Regional Office
Required number: One (1)
Gender: Male / Female
Contract: Permanent     
Salary: PS-A1, USD (859) including Government Tax, negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
Opening Date: 02/07/2017
Closing Date: 10/08/2017
Position Description:
To deliver quality field services in support of Regional Manager, Monitoring and supervision of projects on regular basis to make sure the implementation is in accordance with established planning schedule, and in compliance with.
Organization Background:
DACAAR is a non governmental, humanitarian organization that supports sustainable development in Afghanistan through promoting the ability of local communities to decide upon and manage their own development process. The organisation employs around 600 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:
·         With coordination of Regional Manager prepare comprehensive action plan and follow the target achievement.

·         Coordinate the region activities between the field offices and the regional office.

·         Solve the problems, if any, of project staff with community and district authority.

·         Check the quality of work of different project interventions;

·         Make sure that relevant staff understand the objectives of DACAAR-Program strategy and all interventions and activities carried out accordingly;

·         Correspond to Regional/Program Management upon need or request;

·         Supervise and make sure that the activities in field office are running smoothly and there is close internal co-operation and coordination among field staff.

·         Make sure that the output and target of the project is achieved according to the approved proposal.

·         Ensure that the relevant communities are functioning well and participating in all project activities;

·         Ensure that enough vehicles and equipment to field offices are available.

·         Maintain regular contact with all stake holders in district level.

·         Ensure that project implementation including cost control, staff attendance and use of supplies and equipment through field staff in the region;

·         Ensure the quality of materials purchased in the region are according to the standards before supplying;

·         Ensure processing of renting vehicles, equipment and house in the field are according to the procedure.

·         Provide the General Coordination with security-related feedback and systematically report in writing any security incident involving the teams

·         Ensure that accommodation facility to the field staff is provided according to the standard list of camp accommodation and medical boxes with necessary supply are available in each field office.

·         Represent functions towards partners and local authorities

·         Any other tasks given by the Regional Manager.

Education, Qualifications and Employment Benefits
Education: Bachelor degree in Civil engineering (Master Degree is preferable)

Experience: 5 years of relevant experience in WASH related projects.

Languages: Pashto / Dari and English

Other qualifications’ an advantage:

Ability in team working, Management skills and ability to properly  planning, Organizing and implementing

Employment benefits:

·         Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

·         Severance pay: one month salary per year of service

·         36 days of paid annual leave per year

·         10 days of paid sick leave per year

·         30 days of paid Hajj leave (after the completion of one year service)

·         90 days of paid maternity leave for female employees(after the completion of three months service)

·         5 days of paid paternity leave for male employees(after the completion of three months service)

·         15 days of public holidays per year

Procedure for submission of applications:                                                                                      
Interested and qualified candidates should submit a DACAAR Job Application Form along with introduction letter and CV online to or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
·   Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.

·    DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website, acbar website; website / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.

·   Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.

·   The salary would be paid in AFN according to the actual exchange rate.

DACAAR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all sections of the society. While all applicants will be strictly assessed on their individual merit, qualified women, people with disabilities and members of minority communities are especially encouraged to apply.
Kabul Office Address:
DACAAR, Main Office, Paikob-e-Naswar, Wazirabad, Kabul, AfghanistanPostal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
Web site:

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