Field Officer

Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 16393
Date Posted:Jul 9, 2018
Closing Date:Jul 28, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:777 - 777 USD monthly
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66


We are a non-political, non-governmental, non-profit humanitarian and developmental organization working to improve the lives of the Afghan people since 1984. We address the acute needs of the most vulnerable and support early recovery and sustainable development for all Afghans. We align our work to the specific needs and priorities of the Afghan communities.

Job Summary:

The field officer is responsible for ROI - WASH (O&M) project implementation, supervision of its activities, coordination to work closely with humanitarian actors working in similar project sites and sectors on district and provincial levels to ensure the sustainability of implemented activities.
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

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Strong Communication Skill and proper planning skill and Community mobilization.

Duties & Responsibilities:


Prepare action plan and make sure that all interventions and achievements within the target area are on a right track towards sustainable O&M of project objectives and goal.

Supervise daily assignments of, O&M Supervisor, and other relevant staff of the team.

Coordinate the project activities with regional Manager/field coordinator and district authorities and liaise with local authorities, local shuras, NGOs and donor’s representatives within the working area.

Solve the problems, if any, of project staff with community and authorities

Check the quality of work and local materials procured for sustainable O&M of implemented WASH project interventions;

Oversee the correct use of DACAAR assets including vehicles/equipment and supervise regularly.

Oversee proper use of DACAAR money and closely monitor the cash flow and expenditure of the project.

Mobilize communities to contribute their part to sustainable O&M of WASH projects to enable the user groups to repair the water points in future.

Make sure taking of photos of the water points before and after repair.

Make sure required materials of the water points for repairing are supplied on time.

Make sure chlorination of water sources during repairing.

Strengthen O&M system of water points convincing hand pump mechanics and user groups to do according to agreed terms and condition.

Observe community based maintenance system of WASH projects in target area.

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 Manger and Field coordinator about the issue.

Conducting the village survey and site selection of water points for rehabilitation in the target beneficiaries.

Purchas and authorize the local activities materials.

Prepare monthly expenses vouchers of the project.

Prepare monthly progress report, stock report and attendance report.

Prepare completion reports and send to regional office.

Prepare non expendable stock report at the end of project.

Ensure a suitable community based mechanic/volvement is selected, trained and input

Ensure that safety procedure is followed.

Authorizing leave for site staff

Any other tasks given by supervisor

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Balkh, Nangarhar


Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits

Education: University degree, Bachelor of Civil Engineering is required.

Experience: Three years relevant experience in WASH related projects (Pipe scheme, Operation & Maintenance and Tube well).

Other qualifications’ an advantage: Strong Communication Skill and proper planning skill and Community mobilization.

Languages: Pashto, Pashto 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

Job Keywords:

Field Officer
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