Field Coordinator

  World Vision International Afghanistan
  Afghanistan Unspecified 399
Date Posted:Aug 2, 2010
Reference:WVI017
Closing Date:Aug 13, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Gender:Male
Functional Area:Security/Safety
Nationality:International
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Permanent
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About World Vision International Afghanistan:

 

Job Summary:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Responsible to liaise between WV and the community to ensure the WV projects are with the consent of the community. Ensure that WV operational areas are safe and there is no threat against WV staff and its operational areas. The person reports to the zone manager.

Duties & Responsibilities:


ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION End Results Expected TIME SPENT
Liaise between WV, government and the community. Ensure that WV is well known by the people of the community and WV project activities are well clarified to the people of community. 20 %
Conduct assessment to ensure the safety of WV staff while out in the field.
Ensure proper risk assessment is conducted from the operational areas to ensure it is safe for WV to operate in the area.
15%
Communicate with the Operation Director • Ensure to communicate with the zone office daily. Ensure to maintain his presence in the office once a week.
• Ensure to update the Operation Director about overall situation in his area of work.
• Ensure to update the Operation Director and Security Manager if a security incident or threat arises in the area. 20 %
Frequent travel to the field Ensure to travel frequently to the areas where WV operates to ensure WV operational areas are functioning properly and report immediately if there are security issues or other issues that can cause trouble for the WV in the area. A motorbike will be provided for the Field Officer, to travel to the field. Ensure the good usage of the motorbike and the motorbike is maintained properly. 20%
Ensure the WV project activities are beneficial for the people of community. Always check with the people of community to ensure they are okay with WV activities and the type of projects WV offers to them. 10%
Preparation for evacuation of WV staff in the field Ensure to identify a safe place for WV staff to stay during emergency if happens in the area. 5%
Written agreement about WV project activities Ensure that written agreement is made between WV, government and the community elders, to ensure safety of WV staff, assets, premises and operations. 5%
Weekly report to the Operation Director Prepare weekly situation report and submit it to the zone manager. Ensure to brief him about the situation in his area. 5%
100%
Major Challenges:
Challenge Possible Approaches/Solutions
Ability to work in a high risk environment with a constantly changing context in security Ensuring the environment in which one must work remains controlled to the best possible level.
Ability to travel with Motorbike The person must know how to use motorbike.
Frequent travel to the field The person must have no problem in going to the field and staying overnight in the villages.

Job Requirement:

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Education MUST BE ABLE TO READ AND WRITE
PREFERRED
Knowledge and Skills COMMITMENT TO WVI CORE VALUES AND MISSION GOALS DESIRED
HAVING GOOD UNDERSTANDING OF THE SITUATION IN THE AREA OF HIS WORK DESIRED
BEING A WELL KNOWN AND PROMINENT PERSON IN HIS AREA PREFERED
Experience
EXPERIENCE OF LEADING A GROUP OF PEOPLE OR COMMUNITY IN A GOOD MANNER PREFERRED
Work Environment The person will constantly be in the field and reporting to the Operation Director through Mobile phone.

Job Location:

Afghanistan
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