Technical Officer (Training and Frontline Worker Selection Focal Point)

Master's Degree   Kabul, Afghanistan Full Time 824
Date Posted:Jan 1, 2020
Closing Date:Jan 11, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Management,Monitoring and Evaluation
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Long-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About RIZ Strategy Consulting:


National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) for Polio Eradication, Afghanistan is the central location from which to coordinate the interventions for fighting against polio in the country. It provides a platform for all stakeholders to work directly and collaboratively, share information in real time, and formulate a joint plan of action. EOC under the leadership of National PEI & EPI Focal Polio (Senior Advisor of Public Health Minister) allowing for more immediate coordination and cooperation within the government and along with stakeholders at different levels. EOCs generate quicker, better synchronized, and more effective emergency responses to the Polio Eradication Initiative (PEI) Program in Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

Monitoring and Evaluation Unit is an integral component under the NEOC structure with the overall role to assess the PEI program is achieving its set targets as describe in the program strategic document, National Emergency Action Plan (NEAP)2020. As per the expressed need, NEOC restructure its Technical Officer (Training and Frontline Worker Selection Focal Point) position to strengthen the manpower of respected unit. 


Skills Required:


Duties & Responsibilities:

Oversee field staff training, including FLWs selection in accordance with the National Emergency Action Plan [NEAP].


1)     Coordinate with partners to develop and revise the training monitoring check lists and tools, training guidelines, annual training action plan, and quarterly post campaigns “training improvement plan” for FLWs.

2)     Review the entire training process (e.g. venue, duration, incentive, materials covered, methodology used, monitoring, and evaluation).

3)     Harmonize training to coordinate between operations and communications frontline workers.

4)     Coordinate and oversight the process of training session monitoring by Intra Campaign Monitors in VHRDs.

5)     Lead development and implementation of the required training for all new interventions for national and provincial teams.

6)     Collect and analyses data and information on FLWs trainings, selection and present it to the National Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and implement subsequent improvements in training based on the analyses and feedback.

7)     Actively participate in post-campaign review meetings, EOC working groups, and other task teams to ensure that trainings are properly planned and coordinated with other relevant working groups/task teams.

8)     Providing regular report to SIA coordinator and National EOC Director after each round of SIAs on the quality of training of the previous SIAs and the improvement plan and subsequent action for correction.

9)     Personally validate at least 4 training session according to provincial training plan during pre-campaign stage. Coordinate validation of at least 4 trainings per campaign with the M&E officers.

10) Validate and supervise fair selection of FLWs in accordance with selection guideline in at least 3-4 districts per province during pre-campaign stage.

11) Ensure that community engagement has occurred in the districts for which the selection of FLWs is being validated by verifying that Maliks, head of village, and wakils of Guzars were all engaged in the selection of resident FLWs and Social Mobilizers.

12) Conduct field visits during campaigns to ensure FLWs are well trained, performing quality work, being paid, and to identify and follow up on any other issues identified

13) Perform any other responsibility assigned by the SIAs Coordinator and EOC Director

FLW Selection:

1)     Develop simplified requirements and guidelines for FLW selection.

2)     Establish a functional, well balanced, selection committee and directly supervise its ongoing functioning.

3)     Track and regularly update database/data for FLW, ICM, and ICN workforce composition

4)     Update any causalities among FLWs in the database to ensure victim’s families received the hero award

5)     Track monthly incentive payment of FLWs and develop protocols with partners to address missed payments

Performance review:

The Officer’s performance will be continuously reviewed by SIAs coordinator and NEOC Director. However, formal performance review will be conducted in frequency set in the contract using different sources of data against his TOR, the work plan and the results.  

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kabul


At least 4 years of relevant technical experiences in training and monitoring or management and coordination of PEI and or EPI related fields, or MPH with at least 3 years of experience with MoPH, NGOs and international agencies/UN organizations. Experience in the polio program is an asset.

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