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Job Announcement

DACAAR invites applications from suitable candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Field Officer
Vacancy Number: PB-008/2021   
Nationality: Afghan 
Department: Programme / Operation Sub Department 
Duty station: (Centeral- Kabul, East-Jalalabad, West- Hirat, South, Kandahar, North, Kunduz, North West- Faryab) Regional Offices with travel to provinces.   
Required number: ten (10)
Gender: Male / Female
Contract: Project Based till end of March 2022 (Extendable)   
Salary: PB-A1, USD (777) including food allowance & Government Tax
Opening Date: 18/11/2021
Closing Date: 27/11/2021
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 organization employs around 900 staff of whom 05 are expatriates. Core thematic areas are: Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Natural Resource Management; Small Scale Enterprise Development; Women’s Empowerment.
Position Description:
The WASH Field Officer/ Team leader is responsible for project implementation, supervision of activities and coordination with district authorities and relevant NGOs within field office area. She/he will conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DACAAR and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
Responsibilities:
  • Prepare action plan and make sure that all interventions and achievements within the target area are on the right track towards project objectives and goal.
  • Supervise daily assignments of field engineer, agronomist, social organizer and other staff of the field office.
  • Coordinate the project activities with regional office and district authorities and liaise with the local authorities, local shuras, NGOs and donor’s representatives within the field office area.
  • Solve the problems, if any, of project staff with community and authorities
  • Check the quality of work and local materials of different project interventions;
  • Oversee the correct use of DACAAR assets including vehicles/equipment and supervise regularly.
  • Oversee proper use of the cash and closely monitor the cash flow and expenditure of the project.
  • Mobilize communities to contribute their part to the project so that the communities are functioning well and participating in relevant project activities.
  • Observe the community contribution amount and keep track of figures and keep the CDCs informed through the relevant staff.
  • Inform project staff of decisions made by Regional/Program/DACAAR Senior Management.
  • Control/authorize leave for project staff.
  • Facilitate human resources allocation to project in relevant locations and consulates with Regional Manager about the issue.
  • Conducting the assessment, where IDP & affected people are settled.
  • Conducting the village survey for WASH projects on district/ provincial level.
  • Site selection of well, stand post, latrine, bath, hand Washing facility and small-scale irrigation structures.
  • Preparing the assessment report together with other concerned NGOs, and sending on time assessment report to Field Coordinator, Regional Manager and Emergency WASH Manager.
  • Purchas and authorize the local construction materials.
  • Prepare monthly expenses vouchers of the project.
  • Prepare monthly progress reports, stock reports, Time sheet and attendance reports.
  • Prepare completion reports and send it to the main office to enter into the WASH database.
  • Prepare a non-expendable stock report at the end of the project.
  • Ensure a suitable community-based mechanic/involvement is selected, trained and tools are given.
  • Ensure security of the camp and relevant staff.
  • Ensure that safety procedure is followed.
  • Ensure engineering work complies with design and standards.
  • Authorizing leave of the project staff.
  • The holder of this position must strictly follow the organization existing security policies, procedures, and daily instructions of the safety personnel.
  • Any other tasks given by the supervisor
Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits:

           

Education: University degree, BSc in civil Engineering is required.
Experience: Three years relevant experience in implementation and supervision of WASH related projects.
Other qualifications’ an advantage: Strong Communication Skill and proper planning skill and Community mobilization.
Languages: Pashto, Dari and English.
Employment benefits:
  • Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills
  • Eid bonus on both Eids (after the completion of three months 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 jobs@dacaar.org or a Hard copy to HR Department in DACAAR main office Kabul.
Important Note:
  • Applications without DACAAR Job Application Form will not be considered.
  • Application without Indicating the Vacancy Announcement number and the title of the post applied for in the subject line will not be considered.
  • DACAAR job application form can be obtained from; DACAAR website dacaar.org/, acbar website www.acbar.org/; jobs.af website www.jobs.af / and DACAAR Main Office kabul.
  • Applications submitted as .RAR file or the size exceeds 2MB, will not be accepted by the system
  • Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted and called for the written test/ interview.
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, Afghanistan

Postal address: Central P.O. Box 208, Kabul, Afghanistan
Phone: (+93) 0202230752/ (+93) 0202230753
E-mail: jobs@dacaar.org
Web site: www.dacaar.org