Field Coordinator (Emergency WASH)

Bachelor's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 1732
Date Posted:May 24, 2018
Closing Date:Jun 13, 2018
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:859 - 859 USD monthly
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Permanent
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 Position holder will be part of the Middle Management Team in DACAAR, assisting ERM Project Manager in managing DACAAR's ERM WASH on a day-to-day basis. The position holder reports to the ERM Project Manager and works closely together with this position, as well as the Head of Programme & Operations Manager. The Position holder will assist in leading 10 ERM Team Leaders working across 27 provinces where DACAAR’s ERM Project operates. S/he has the responsibility to ensure that ERM Project managed DACAAR is implemented according to ERM Common Rationale and in line with donor standard and requirements.
The Position holder is broadly engaged with ERM Project Manager to assist in day-to-day programme management, team management, strategy and design. Further, the s/he plays a vital coordinating role in providing on-time oversight and support to the field offices especially DACAAR ERM Field Team. In the time of acute and big scale emergency, s/he may be deployed to the province in order to support assessment and/or response implemented by DACAAR ERM Field Team

Skills Required:

Not available

Requires travel to provinces:


Skills Description:

Good training opportunities to enhance employees’ skills

Severance pay: one month salary per year of service

24 days of paid annual leave per year

10 days of paid sick leave per year

2 days weekend

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

Transportation allowance AFN (1500)/ month.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

The Position holder will assist Emergency WASH Manager to fulfill the following

Specific responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Emergency WASH Manager, Field Coordinator will assist in the implementation of the emergency programs and the achievement of DACAAR’s objectives.

Review UNHCR, OCHA and WASH Cluster report and research documents and coordinate with Regional Managers to stay alert on emergency cases.

Assist Emergency WASH Advisor and Emergency WASH Manager to prepare DACAAR Emergency WASH Intervention Guidelines.

Under the guidance of Emergency WASH Manager, participate and involve in training delivery and relevant coaching to ERM Field Team in order to improve ERM Project implemented by DACAAR.

In coordination with Emergency WASH Manager, Emergency WASH Adviser, Operations Manager and/or Head of Programme, provide a punctual support to ERM Field Team, this including guidance and solution for bottleneck issues.

In the situation of acute and/or big emergency, Field Coordinator should be ready to prepare her/his prompt support, this include availability to be deployed in short notice.

Provide active support in ensuring that all emergency response items are ready and stored in strategic located warehouses.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager in planning project implementation including technical activity, financial and procurement planning as well as preparation, implementation and coordination of monitoring and evaluation activities including logistical, HR and financial aspects.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager in managing and monitoring project implementation to ensure that activities are implemented on timely manner and according to DACAAR’s standard and donor’s requirements.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager to develop timely quality project reports according to donor requirements and DACAAR’s guidelines.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager in coordinating all emergency WASH projects activities carried out in all field locations ensuring that activities are in accordance to strategy and being implemented on schedule and according to the approved plans.

Update all Emergency WASH related regional level meeting minutes for the records and reference to prepare a new action plan.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager in making sure that the emergency WASH materials are procured with good quality in coordination with Technical Unit and Logistic Unit.

Conduct regular supervision of emergency WASH activities in the targeted areas where DACAAR’s ERM Project is implemented.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager to manage and monitor all DACAAR WASH related warehouses to ensure that our materials stocks are safe and sufficient. Monitor the inventory and report to the PM and Emergency WASH Advisor on existing situation and request on time if needs to top up.Cooperate with the Regional Managers and other relevant partners and local authorities on emergency issues.

Assist Emergency WASH Manager in preparing monthly reports on WASH project activities, including documentation for final handover and closure of projects.

Besides the above responsibilities, Field Coordinator have a responsibility to accomplish any other relevant tasks given by ERM WASH Manager, Operations Manager, and/or Head of Programme.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


Education/ Qualification and Employment Benefits
Education: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering.
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Emergency WASH related projects.
Other qualifications’ an advantage:

Ability in team working, Management skills and ability to properly planning, Organizing and implementing
Languages: Pashto/Dari & English

Job Keywords:

Field Coordinator (Emergency WASH)
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