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Food Security Assistant

Date Posted: Sep 18, 2023
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Job Detail

  • Location:
    Oruzgan
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    Rotating Days
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level Staff
  • Positions:
    1
  • Vacancy number:
    Medair_UZG_AFG063
  • Experience:
    3 Year
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Salary:
    As per Company salary scale
  • Degree:
    Bachelors
  • Apply Before:
    Sep 26, 2023

About MEDAIR

About MEDAIR:

Medair is an international humanitarian organization established in 1988. Medair has been operating in Afghanistan since 1996 with programs mainly in the Health, Water & Sanitation, and Livelihoods sectors with significant reconstruction activities in remote areas. Current projects are Water & Sanitation, Food Security, & Disaster Risk Reduction

Medair Afghanistan has been operating since 1996 and currently works in three provinces: Daykundi, Uruzgan, and Kandahar. The country's main office is in Kabul, with multiple field offices. Medair implements WASH, Food Security, Health and Nutrition programming.

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES

Specific responsibilities

  1. Runs household level assessment and market surveys to do the beneficiary identification and contributes towards trust and communication with selected partners.
  2. Conduct food assistance cash distribution and hygiene kits distribution.
  3. Give high quality and participatory trainings at community level during the distributions.
  4. Prepare trainings, making sure IEC materials is ready on time and processed correctly
  5. Ensure data collection and reporting documents (surveys, selection, distribution) are duly completed and submitted accurately and on time.

 

General responsibilities

  1. Immediate notification of any suspicion of fraudulent activity amongst staff and external links.
  2. Adherence to Medair values and to contribute to the wellbeing of the team as an active member.
  3. Adherence to relevant legal framework of Afghanistan.
  4. Adherence to all national staff regulations and Security Standard Operating Procedures and always maintain confidentiality.

 

MAIN ACTIVITIES

Technical

  • Input to and adhere to comprehensive activity plan (GANTT) for the duration of the project. 
  • Run beneficiary selection activities (baseline survey, house to house survey).
  • Runs the food assistance distribution and the hygiene kits distribution.
  • Ensure accurate data collection
  • Assist in monitoring programme activities and ensures the beneficiary feedback is addressed and recorded
  • Prepare and file tally sheets and Training sheets.

 

General

  • Support the timely distribution of project materials and support the WASH Supervisor in maintaining clear up-to-date records.
  • Follow procurement and logistics procedures, ensure all financial accountability is completed in a timely and correct manner.
  • Ensure beneficiary accountability is carried out and report any feedback to the FS Team Leader.
  • Being an example in the community.

Job Requirements

PERSON REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • Bachelors in agriculture
  • Additional education in WASH, Logistics, Humanitarian or Development studies, Agriculture

 

Relevant experience

  • One years of relevant work experience (cash programming, BCC, WASH, logistics, rural communities’ assistance)
  • Experience with an NGO
  • Experience in market assessment
  • Experience in fraud prevention

 

Languages

  • Fluent in spoken & written Pashto
  • Basic English (English will be tested at interview)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Fluent in spoken and written English

 

Computer

  • Experience using online surveys
  • Competent using excel
  • Experience using tablets
  • Basic working skills with Microsoft Office, this will be tested at the interview

 

Motivation

  • Enthusiastic to work for an international NGO, to assist vulnerable communities in Uruzgan Province
  • Willing to learn new things and be trained further

 

Teambuilding

  • Experience working in a team.
  • Clear communicator with colleagues and communities, willing to share information

 

Adaptability

  • Prepared to adapt to a conservative rural community culture
  • Willing to work and travel in remote locations with basic living conditions, as this is a field-based position
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changes in location
  • Flexible to perform other tasks in order to facilitate the programme
  • Flexible in working hours, up to 6 days a week

 

Working location

  • The position will be based in Tirin Kot city. The post holder is expected to be available to travel within the project area as requested by foot, motorbike or car.

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants should apply and forward their applications through the online JOB APPLICATION FORM which can be found under the submission email. The link should be copied, pasted, and opened on a new page.

Note: Please indicate the position title and vacancy number in your application letter. Applications received after the closing date or without the exact position title and vacancy number will not be given consideration. Please, if you receive no automatic reply, then there should not be a concern. Please, if you receive no automatic reply, then there should not be a concern. 

Submission Email:

https://form.123formbuilder.com/5821821/grade-1-5-kbl

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