Under the responsibility of the Technical Unit Manager in Afghanistan, the Technical Officer contributes to the implementation of Humanity & Inclusion’s mandate and 10-year strategy in his or her home country. He/she contributes to the implementation of Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) projects by providing technical expertise and ensuring that the quality and impact of the project(s) concerned is optimised. He/she works closely with the programme’s technical team to ensure the quality implementation of all AVR related activities. In Afghanistan, the majority of AVR projects conducted by HI are focused on Explosive Risk Ordinance Education, which would comprise the main technical focus of this role.
Provides guidance and technical support to projects in accordance with the overall technical frameworks and standards within Armed Violence Reduction Provides technical guidance and support to project managers and/or specialists on Explosive Ordinance Risk Education (EORE)Ensures that EORE activities are implemented according to internal quality and technical standards and proposes adjustments or improvements if necessary.Adapts project documentation as required in accordance with global technical norms and standardsContributes to the regular reporting of the EORE activities of its perimeter (collection and analysis of the technical data collected) in conjunction with the project team and the MEAL team, such as conducting pre-and post knowledge tests and facilitating FGD sessions If relevant, ensures coordination and collaboration with the technical partners of the project as delegated Provides technical learning from projectsCollects the elements necessary for documentation exercises, such as pre and post tests, from a field levelContributes to technical learning under the responsibility of the Technical Unit Manager, based on good practice.Contributes to the terms of reference for evaluations when relevantImplements recommendations for improving the technical quality of AVR projects 3. Contributes to the animation of the AVR sector in Afghanistan Contributes to recruitment processes Contributes to or leads the necessary technical training under EORE/AVR for HI Afghanistan staffContributes to the skills upgrading plan for professionals within HI Afaghnistan working on EORE programming, potentially function as a third-party assessorCan contribute to the development of a local talent pool within the AVR sector (conducts technical interviews of candidates and makes recommendations, identifies training needs) 4. Contributes to ensuring HI’s technical influence in AVR in AfghanistanContributes to the influence of HI’s expertise: can represent HI’s technical expertise in relevant local networks and with local partners, such as DMAC, the Mine Action Cluster, ect
HI has been supporting the Afghan people since 1987, starting its operations in Pakistan. Since 1996, HI has been operating across Afghanistan in order to launch victim assistance interventions, working at different levels of the society and adopting a cross-sectoral approach. While present on the ground to directly support victims of the conflict through the provision of a range of services – from physical rehabilitation, to mine risk education and inclusive livelihoods – HI has been continuously advocating to increase the rights of victims and other people with disabilities in the country. In particular, and in line with its global strategy and priorities, HI has been advocating to reduce the use of landmines and conventional weapons. Acknowledging the need to respond to the urgent emergency crises combined with longer term, chronic gaps in the provision of services, HI has steadily expanded its range of activities and services in order to support the most vulnerable people, enhancing their resilience while strengthening participation and inclusion of all individuals.
- Knows the different schools of thought and models explaining disability and is familiar with the application of certain tools.
- Knows the international frameworks and technival issues of EORE
- Previous experience in the design and implementation of community focused and community based EORE activities is mandatory
- General computer skills (use of MS Office package, Internet, Skype. Previous work experience with HI is an asset
- Minimum 2 years of experience in EORE/AVR
- Desired experience in project management
- Communicates in a clear, concise and responsible manner with respect for the interlocutor (adult or child)
- Identifies problems and activates solutions; knows how to raise problems
- Can accompany and motivate a person/group.
- Knows how to plan, organise and measure EORE activites
- Teamwork/networking, cooperation.
- Giving and receiving constructive feedback; exchanging in multidisciplinary teams, networking and collaborating.
- Have an empathetic attitude
- Resilience to stress and uncertainty
No. Of Jobs
Years of Experience
Minimum 2 years of experience in EORE/AVR, Desired experience in project management
6 month with extension possibiity
Based on Organization salary scale
Please send your CV and Cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org Note : Applications without mentioning the Position Title & Vacancy Number in the subject line of the email will NOT be considered. Disabled & Females are particularly encouraged to apply – HI has got strong stand on protection of beneficiaries.”The AVR Technical Officer will have to create and maintain an environment which prevents sexual exploitation and abuse and promotes the implementation of the code of conduct”