Project Officer (Institutional WASH focal point)

Vacancy Number:831/018/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD
Title: Project Officer (Institutional WASH focal point)
Duration:1 year
Exp.: 2018-10-24-(6 Months Ago)
Jobs no:1
Salary:As per NTA Salary Scale


Organization: Ru-WatSIP/MRRD | About Ru-WatSIP/MRRD
City: Kabul
Country: AF


Education:Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering Project management. (Master’s degree will be an advantage)
Work Experience:Four (4) progressively responsible professio Years

Required Education/Degrees/Skills:        

Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering Project management. (Master’s degree will be an advantage).

Related field experience in program implementation Survey design supervision monitoring and evaluation are essential.

Four (4) years progressively responsible professional work experience in WASH related works.

Good verbal and written communication in Dari/Pashtu and English are required

Good analytical negotiating communication and advocacy skills report writing skills are required.

Good computer knowledge knowing Windows programs (e.g. Word and Excel) and internet.


Reporting to:                          

The Project Officer (Institutional WASH focal point) will report to the Project Manager.


Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities:

·         Coordinate the construction of water supply and sanitation projects in schools with MoE DoE PRRD and UNICEF at national and sub-national level.

·         Coordinate the construction of water supply and sanitation projects in Health Centers with MoPH DoPH PRRD and UNICEF at national and sub-national level.

·         Review the design and BoQ of latrines and water supply facilities prepared for the schools and Health Centers.

·         Conduct bi-weekly/monthly and quarterly meetings with MoE MRRD and UNICEF for effective school WASH coordination.

·         Visit the selected schools and Health Centers so that they are in line with the WASH policy/guideline and the proposed facilities for the institutions are justifiable and have complete Database for selected schools.

·         Ensure quality implementation of activities through frequent field visits and close supervision and monitoring of (WinS projects).

·         Prepare monitoring reports/ mission reports of the visited project sites.  Through frequent interaction with counterparts discuss appropriate and practical issues in regard to improvement of water and sanitation technology infrastructure in schools as part of capacity building of CDCs/DDAs.


Facilitate Training and orientation of CDCs DDAs RRDs and DoEs on using of the water supply and  sanitation facilities and delivery system and hygiene promotion practices leading to behavior changes for controlling diarrhea and other communicable diseases.

Work closely with Hygiene promoter focal points and provincial RRD DoE and DoPH and provincial project officer within UNICEF to ensure timely implementation of planned WASH activities and organize joint monitoring.


Support selection and training of social mobilization for creation of demand for hygiene practices (sanitation) through NGOs or RRDs in the selected villages.

Facilitate and support to timely technical assessment & monitoring of project implementation and functionality of WASH facilities in schools and review of technical assessment done by provincial RRDs and DoEs of the projects.

Any other duty requested by MRRD and UNICEF relevant to the mentioned position.

Submission Guideline

Interested Afghans with the required qualifications and experience should submit their applications electronically through [email protected]
While submitting your applications please mention the Title of the position plus Vacancy Number in the subject of the e-mail; please do NOT submit any other supporting documentation or educational certificates with your application. If you are short listed you will be asked to submit electronic copies of your educational certificates and if you are invited to written test you will be required to present the original certificates. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date of the position. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for written test Note: In the interests of open and fair competition and a merit based selection process applicants are advised that lobbying for a position whether by the applicant or by any person acting on his or her behalf shall result in the immediate disqualification of the candidate from further consideration. Applicants are strongly advised to inform potential supporters of this restriction which shall be strictly enforced.

Please don’t forget to type the Vacancy Announcement Number (831/018/HRCSD/Ru-WatSIP/MRRD) in Subject while applying online. Application without vacancy number will not be accepted.


The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is highly committed to increase women’s participation in government sector therefore women are highly encouraged to apply.

Email: [email protected]