Engineer (Contingent to Donor Funding Approval) (Ghowr, Afghanistan) 142 views

Job Description

Job Description:

To be responsible for preparation of sub-project design, feasibility, implementation of activities in the ground and the day-to-day management of the activities.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Prepare the technical feasibility, implementation of sub-projects for the district and help them with the preparation of SR with guidance from the district engineer.
  • Provide technical supervision and ensure that engineering works are carried out to the highest standard and in accordance with the approved project design, budget and timeframe.
  • Assist in technical aspects of community projects Gabion installation and Canal Cleaning or any others and advise skill labor and community for any engineering activities.
  • Ensure that the project is carried out according to standard operating procedures, technical manuals and policies.
  • Provide professional supervision and guidance for community interest groups to ensure that they are carrying out watershed technical work competently.
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports to the provincial engineer and district Engineer.
  • Technical survey of watersheds.
  • Assist in any monitoring and evaluation activities as required.
  • Through regular field visits, monitor implementation against the log frame indicators using the means of verification to determine progress and to refine the project design where necessary.
  • Report on project activities at frequency required by Line manager.
  • Make recommendations on how design of future projects can be improved.
  • Develop and submit accurate monthly work plans and reports to Sr. Program Coordinator or Program Manager.  These reports should include technical social and impact information.
  • Liaise with Government Officials, District Officials, FAO, Community representatives for all assigned activities.
  • Liaise with relevant government departments and keep updated them on the project progress and achievements on regular basis.
  • Introducing and implementing of designed activities in the ground.

  • Have knowledge of concrete maxing norms and watershed engineering activities

  • Monitoring of daily wages labours and ensure presence of  skill and un skills labours in watershed

  • Preparing of labours attendance sheet for payment

  • Timely project planning and implementation

  • Checking of the quality of work, materials (stone, gravel, etc) and market (Gabion, tools, etc.) and any construction Materials.

  • Participate in the meetings as appropriate.



About ActionAid Afghanistan:

ActionAid is a global alliance of organizations, working towards achieving a world without poverty and injustice in which every person enjoys the right to a life with dignity. We work in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas and our expertise lies in community-led development, working through partnerships with people living in poverty and their organizations. We work with the poor and excluded sections of the society using human rights based development approach. Our Country Strategy for Afghanistan titled ‘PEOPLE’S POWER FOR INCLUSIVE ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE’ for the period 2018-2022 focuses on improving resilient food security and also advancing grassroots democratic governance among, other strategic priorities, wherein women and girls’ needs are central to all of our work.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Education & Training:

  • Bachelor of Engineering or Construction 


  • At least 4 year experience relevant to job   

Technical Skills:

  • Computer skills (MS office)
  • Writing skills in English /Dari
  • Writing skills in Dari / English,
  • Advance written and verbal communication skills


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Years of Experience

A Minimum of 4 years relevant experience


2.5 Months


50,000 AFN/Month (No any other benefits)

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

If you have the expertise to take on this exciting opportunity, please apply online by sending your CV and motivation cover letter to  before December 19, 2020. Please clearly indicate Engineer-715 in the subject of your email, otherwise your application will not be considered. ActionAid Afghanistan will review the applications on an ongoing basis, thus applicants are strongly advised to make applications at the earliest.

ActionAid Afghanistan welcomes applications from all sections of the community and promotes diversity.  Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women candidates are especially encouraged to apply.  

Due to high volumes of applications received, we can only correspond with short listed applicants. Should you not have received feedback on your application within two weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. ActionAid Afghanistan will not consider unsolicited candidates from recruitment agencies. We reserve the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

Local Candidates from Ghor particularly from Lal wa Sarjangal district are highly encouraged to apply and will be given preference. 

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