Local recruitment: Field Clerk (Water Point)

Committed To Good (CTG)

Farah, Afghanistan 🇦🇫

Vacancy idVAC-8048
Job titleVAC-8048 Field Clerk (Water Point)
LocationFarah
Apply by04-Sep-2022
Start date15-Sep-2022
Duration6 months
Number of vacancies1
QualificationDiploma in Public Health, Environmental/Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, architecture, construction, water management or related fields from an accredited academic institution (essential).
Sector experienceMinimum of 2 years of professional experience in WASH, construction / public infrastructure works, especially in conflict or post-conflict area year/s of demonstrable relevant Public Health experience (essential).
Geographical experienceMinimum of 1-2 years of professional experience in WASH, construction / public infrastructure works, especially in conflict or post-conflict area year/s of experience in Afghanistan (essential).
LanguagesFluent in Dari (essential).
Fluent in Pashto (essential).
Working level in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overviewCTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more
Overview of positionAfghanistan is one of the multi hazard prone countries of South Asia, with earthquakes, floods, droughts, landslides, sandstorms, and avalanches as the common natural disasters. Heavy rain and snow cause major problems across the region almost every year. Extreme winter conditions and avalanches are also a recurrent feature in the mountainous areas of Afghanistan that make up approximately 63 per cent of the country. Poor housing provides little protection to the households in rural parts of the country. Lack of capacity and resources within government institutions further adds to the vulnerabilities of families affected or displaced by natural disasters.Under the overall supervision of the WASH Programme Manager and WASH Officer, and under the direct supervision of the Regional Project Assistant, the successful candidate will support the implementation of activities committed in project proposals and those required for development and sustainability of the client WASH programme in Afghanistan.
Role objectivesResponsibilities and Accountabilities:Provide general and administrative assistance in the implementation of WASH Programme activities.Support in the day-to-day installation, maintenance and operation of WASH facilities /services (i.e water treatment plant, water trucking)Assist in designing, and estimate material requirements, tools or equipment for the installation, operation and maintenance of WASH servicesKeep track of consumables for the operation of the WASH facilitiesEnsure that materials are used in accordance with BoQ and instructions from the WASH Officer keeping records and coordinating with the logistic officer for request and delivery to implementation sites.Manage materials at satellite warehouses.Regularly monitor the performance of the WASH systems under his/her management,Assist in the implementation of basic WASH infrastructure projectsBring to the attention of the supervisor of any works which are not meeting timelines or where quality standards are not being met.Assist to retrieve, compile, summarize, and present information/data on WASH Programme topics.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Project reportingN/A
Key competenciesValues:
Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.
Core Competencies 
Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes
Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.


Team managementN/A
Further informationSKILLS: In depth knowledge of the broad range of migration related subject areas dealt with by the Organization; and,Knowledge of UN and bilateral donor programming.Knowledge of financial rules and regulations.Demonstrated computer skills, including MS Office packageGood organizational and monitoring skillsGood assessment, analytical and planning skillsAbility to work under supervisionGood oral and reporting skillsKnowledge of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)Good organizational and monitoring skillsGood assessment, analytical and planning skillsAbility to work under supervisionGood oral and reporting skills.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or a combination of equivalent training and practical experience in in Public Health, Environmental/Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, architecture, construction, water management or related fields from an accredited academic institution. At least 2 years of professional experience in WASH, construction / public infrastructure works, especially in conflict or post-conflict area
Experience in liaising with governmental authorities, national/international institutions, United Nations agencies and non-governmental organizations.
,Experience in working with internally displaced persons, victims of trafficking and other vulnerable groups; andPrior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, non-government or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage

(Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply)

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