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REACH Senior Field Officer

Date Posted: Jun 22, 2024
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Job Detail

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    Rotating Days
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level Staff
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  • Experience:
    3 Year
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    As per company salary scale Af
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  • Apply Before:
    Jun 25, 2024

Job Description

In coordination with the REACH Regional Field Manager, REACH field coordinator and REACH Country Operation/Field Manager, the Senior Field Officer will be responsible for Data collection, coordination, staff management, training, safety, and security of enumerators.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Data Collection in the Field

  • Manage data collection at the provincial level in line with specified tools and methodology.
  • Recruitment data collectors/Enumerators within the provincial level under the direct supervision of the REACH Regional Field Manager.
  • Assure that data collection takes place according to plan and based on the work plan designed.
  • Communicate any delay in data collection, due to security events or any other challenges that impede work in the field.
  • Follow up and ensure that Field Officers and Enumerators comply with deadlines of all requested work.
  • Conduct debriefings with Field Officers and enumerators in the field as needed.
  • Assure the quality of the data collected based on REACH quality standards.
  • Responsible for all distributed smartphones to the enumerators.
  1. Staff Management and Training
  • Train all Field Officers and Enumerators on data collection, sampling, survey methods, and other training topics as required.
  • Responsible for regional weekly and biweekly plans.
  • Assure the attendance of Field Officers/ Enumerators at trainings, and any other mandatory meetings, sessions, etc.
  • Enforce Field Officers and Enumerators’ compliance with the Acted code of conduct in Afghanistan.
  • Enforce Field Officers and Enumerators’ compliance with the Acted safety and security measures in Afghanistan.
  • Timely flag any issues with the Field Enumerators, deadlines, or anything influencing the field-level data collection.
  • Report any misconduct from the Enumerators that affects the field work and safety of the assessment activities.
  • Assure Field Officers/ Supervisors and Enumerators attendance at their monitoring sites.
  • Any other official tasks assigned by the direct line manager.
  • Perform any admin, finance, and logistic tasks, if needed.
  1. Coordination
  • Provide timely updates to the regional field manager.
  • Coordinate assessment schedules with potential partners in his/her esteemed province/provinces, as well as arrange assessment dates, and communicate any challenges and blockages to the REACH Regional Field Manager.
  • Coordinate and communicate all field activities with base Security and provincial sectoral departments.
  • Update the humanitarian access situation within the regions/provinces.
  • Attend all line departments and PDC meetings in regional provinces.
  • Responsible for submitting all biannual and activities reports to provincial sectoral departments at the regional level.
  • Responsible for securing access letters for data collection within the region/provinces.


  1. Safety and Security
  • Ensure that Field Officers and enumerators follow Acted safety and security protocols and norms inside Afghanistan.
  • Coordinate and liaise with the REACH Field Manager and REACH Operation Manager.
  • Communicate any security incidents or circumstances that may have a direct influence on the implementation of the programs.
  • Ensure that data collected is removed from the field – on paper or smartphone platforms – as soon as the data has been transferred to the Data Unit
  • Ensure the privacy and security of the information collected in the field.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree is required (Master's degree will be preferred)
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant working experience in humanitarian, or development, through Community-mobilization, coordination, data collection, M&E or programs
  • Willingness to travel extensively to lead data collection across regions covered by designated Regional office (Herat)
  • Previous experience with data collection in the field, including mobile data collection platforms.
  • Familiarity with communities in which data collection will be implemented.
  • Strong understanding of proper data collection procedures, and data security practices
  • Strong understanding of principles of community accountability
  • Good organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to think creatively in terms of tool and process development.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to ever-changing needs and responsibilities
  • Ability to work both independently, and as part of a team
  • Fluency in Pashto, and Dari is required, and basic understanding of English
  • Contextual understanding of the provinces/Region

Submission Guideline:

Those who fulfill the above-mentioned criteria should send their updated CVs to the below Address:

Kindly mention the Vacancy number, and position title in the subject line or your application may not be considered.

Please do not send heavy size documents (i.e., Tazkira, Education documents, work certificates)

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the next stage of recruitment.

No CV will be considered after the closing date.


Acted is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. All applications are free for all candidates, and no one should require any payment or compensation during the recruitment process.

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