Emergency Field Officer (National Contract)

Vacancy Number:VA/051/18 - KBL
Title: Emergency Field Officer (National Contract)
Category:Nonprofit-Social Services
Duration:Till end of 2018 extendable depending on both funding and performance
Exp.: 2018-05-25-(8 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per NTA salary scale D1


Organization: DRC | About DRC
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor degree
Work Experience:Minimum 3 Years



To be successful in this role you must have:


Experience and technical competencies:


  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience within a humanitarian organization prior experience in emergency responses is desirable;

  • Good knowledge of the region and understand the movement pattern of the people including Returnees and IDPs;

  • Good experience of working directly with Afghan communities and local authorities;

  • Experience in Cash Based Assistance Monitoring and evaluation and/or experience of survey and assessment works;

  • Good communications skills; Good written and spoken English; Pashto and Dari

  • Computer skills (Word Excel PowerPoint) and report writing ability

  • Fit and willing to make extensive field visits and field level works




  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences and international development.

  • Relevant trainings will be an added asset




  • Pashto

  • Dari

  • English (good command)




• Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process

• Collaboration: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback

• Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

• Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

• Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC-DDG vision and values.

Duties & Responsibilities



Under the direct supervision of the Senior Emergency Field Officer the Emergency Field Officer is responsible for the implementation of DRC Afghanistan’s emergency activities in the assigned area of responsibility (assessment and distribution of in-kind relief items MPC assistance Cash for Rent/Shelter)as guided in accordance with approved methodologies and tools and in line with DRC and donor policies and guidelines. He/she will be working in cooperation with DRC’s HUBs protection livelihood and MEL teams and in collaboration with local authorities and communities. The Field Officer works under the direct supervision of the Senior Field Officer.




To achieve the overall and specific position’s objectives the job holder tasks and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and implementation of project activities as per instructions given by the line manager;

  • Coordinating leading and conducting rapid needs and market assessments in the field;

  • Data collection by using needs assessment questionnaires. Data collection to be done either via paper forms or through digital equipment;

  • Conducting basic protection needs assessments to identify referral opportunities and additional cash assistance if required and as per DRC’s guidelines;

  • Participate in beneficiary selection processes through agreed criteria and guidelines;

  • Coordinating and conducting emergency field distributions either for Cash or in-kind NFIs in accordance to agreed criteria and guidelines;

  • Produce basic reports on needs assessments and distributions;

  • Mapping of humanitarian actors in his/her area and refer beneficiaries to relevant relief agencies when requested and in accordance to approved guidelines;

  • Establish good relations with other humanitarian actors in the field local communities and authorities;

  • Support team leader on government liaison issues with relevant department including; ANDMA and DORR;

  • When requested to join and support the DRC emergency operations outside the normal area of operation in rapid needs assessments (in case of natural disaster or massive displacement);

  • Perform any other tasks as instructed by the Senior Emergency Field Officer.

Submission Guideline



• Availability: As soon as possible

• Duty station: Kabul Afghanistan


We offer:


• DRC-DDG will offer the successful applicant a contract till end of 2018 extendable based on funding and performance.

• Salary and conditions will be in accordance with NTA Salary Scale Grade D level 1 38000 AFN per month.


Application process:


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All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.


Applications close 26 May 2018. However please note due to the urgency of this position shortlisting process will be ongoing. Should we find qualified candidates prior to expiry of this advert interviews will be held immediately.

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