WaSH Deputy Program Manager, Soft components

Bachelor's Degree   Ghowr, Afghanistan Full Time 863
Date Posted:Apr 20, 2017
Closing Date:Apr 28, 2017
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Photography
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Open Ended
Extension Possibility:No
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:96,90,66


Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that was created in France in 1979. ACF has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, water and sanitation and Mental Health fields since 1995.

Job Summary:

1. Involve in the project implementation
2. Supervise the activities of the program and the team members:
3. Training, sensitization and social mobilization:
4. Relay ACF activities and objectives to the communities and Partner

Skills Required:

Not available

Provinces to travel:

Skills Description:

- At least professional experience of 2 years in WASH ;
- Skills and experience in supervision of WASH soft activities.
- Skills in capacity building, Management and social mobilization;
- Analysis and problem solving skills
- Knowledge in training and management;
- Good analysis and problem solving skills;
- Good team management , organizational and training skills
- Experience in project management and project cycle
- Knowledge in budget and stock management;
- Knowledge of computer software Word, Excel, Power Point;
- Good knowledge in English language ( oral written)
- Ability to work with a team;
- Ability to work and live in hard conditions on the field;
- Knowledge on organization, planning and respect of deadlines.
- Excellent communication with people
- Projects surveys and implementation and monitoring skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with local partners and the community members
- Flexibility, dynamism and autonomy
- Excellent knowledge of local languages (oral written)

Duties & Responsibilities:

Purpose of this position:
Support the WASH team in implementation of the WASH soft components at his/her base


1. Involve in the project implementation
- Participate in the planning of all the activities of the WaSH soft program;
- Support the design of key messages booklets, tools and kits for trainings for the committees;
- Support the PM in the Procurement Request process and in the follow-up of the budget;
- Ensure the collaboration with the local authorities in the intervention areas;
- Participate/organize the assessments in the field and llead the KAP surveys
- Collect team data and reports on regular basis;
- Analyse the data collected and note down any errors;
- Support the PM in the writing of weekly and monthly reports.
- Attend external meetings in absence of PM or whenever asked.
- Attend base meetings in absence of PM
- Participate in bid openings and selection of suppliers
- Ensure that security rules and procedures are followed before, during and after the works in the field
- Identify the beneficiaries and the interventions to implement and distribute WASH items as per the criteria and strategy explained by the supervisor
- Organize the movement of the teams
- Monitor the WASH soft components activities on regular basis

2. Supervise the activities of the program and the team members:
- Give a technical support to the supervisor;
- Follow-up the progress of the activities in compliance with the planning done by the PM;
- Ensure the supply for soft component available in the stocks;
- Supervise the quality of the works and the respect of deadlines;
- Supervise and evaluate the activities of the hygiene promoters
- Supervise the implementation of all software activities;
- Ensure with the supervisors the monitoring of water facilities and the work of the water committees.

3. Training, sensitization and social mobilization:
- Ensure the WASH soft component training to the hygiene promoters.
- Ensure the follow-up of WASH soft component awareness sessions to the beneficiary.
- Ensure the participation of communities to attend the hygiene and sanitation training.
- Ensure that population accept and implement the hygiene practices taught by the promoters.
- Coordinate hygiene and sanitation activities and sensitize local partners in the field ;
- Organize Coordination meetings with community members to develop their knowledge in terms of personal hygiene practices.

4. Relay ACF activities and objectives to the communities and Partner
- Develop contacts and explain to stakeholders and to populations the WASH soft activities and the objectives of the programs;
- Represent the organisation with the beneficiaries in agreement of the hierarchical supervisor;
- Coordinate and inform local authorities about all aspects of WASH soft activities;
- Involve and inform the communities in the implementation of the WASH soft program;

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Ghowr


- Bachelor Degree in engineering, social sciences, public health or any other related field.

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