MHPSS Officer Faryab (Re Announced) (Faryab, Afghanistan) 102 views

Job Description

Job Summary

The Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Officer will oversee all MHPSS programming for the country’s response and will manage the MHPSS team as well as monitor IMC’s partnership with local partners for the implementation of various MHPSS projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

Coordinate the MHPSS programming for the country, including strategy development and monitoring of multiple projects.
Field team will receive regular clinical/counseling supervision in case by case.
 Manage the MHPSS team in field and support with team building
Closely coordinate with MHPSS coordinator and contribute for the MHPSS programming including strategy development and monitoring of the project
 Closely work with local NGO partner(s) and relevant government focal points for the implementation and monitoring of MHPSS projects
 Provide continual technical guidance and support for MHPSS-related trainings and supervision as needed under the guidance of MHPSS Coordinator
 Prepare and implement a Training of Trainers (ToT) program on PFA and other relevant topics and support national trainers to roll out trainings
 Support the development of MHPSS referral pathways with partner NGO(s) and external service providers to strengthen links to available MHPSS- and Protection-related services  
 In collaboration with local partners, engage community leaders, community-based organizations, and other service providers in supporting beneficiaries to access MHPSS services as well as ensuring their feedback for quality monitoring and accountability
 Lead the development of MHPSS-related IEC materials Including translation in dari
 Oversee monitoring and evaluation of MHPSS programming, and development of M&E tools and collection and analysis of program data  
 Prepare MHPSS reporting on a regular basis.
Work closely with support departments to support program administration and the logistical implementation of activities in program sites
 Coordinate regularly with other teams, including Medical and Nutrition, for integrated approach to activities and trainings
 Mainstream MHPSS within IMC across sectors, and with partners and service providers
 Participate in MHPSS coordination meetings for information sharing, collaboration with partners, referral mechanisms, and advocacy for best practices and IASC MHPSS guidelines.

The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief programs. IMC is carrying out medical relief services in several provinces of Afghanistan.

Job Requirements

The qualified candidate will be a mental health professional (clinical, counseling psychologist, clinical social worker with experience in MHPSS program coordination
 Minimum of 4 years of professional experience coordinating MHPSS projects in humanitarian settings
 Knowledgeable in and experience following IASC Guidelines on MHPSS in Emergencies and international best practices on the integration of MHPSS into primary health care settings
 Demonstrable technical expertise in the assessment, design, and delivery of responses to pre-existing and emergency induced MHPSS needs
 Training experience required; capacity and proven track record in national staff and partner training and capacity-building
 Strong organizational and supervisory skills
 Ability to work within a team structure or independently, flexible, and can cope with stressful workload
 Honest, hardworking, and self-motivated
 Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within different cultural environments

Women encourage to apply 

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You are kindly requested to send your written CV or resume through email and mention the vacancy number and title of the position in the subject line. Application received after the closing date and without subject line will not be considered.

Only short-listed candidates whose application responds to the above criteria will be contacted for written test. Interested candidates should send their application to the following email address:



Important: To ensure an open, transparent staff selection process pleases certify in your application form that I have no relative or personal relationship with International Medical Corps employees if yes, please disclose the Name, Position and Relation, otherwise your CV will be not considered for shortlist

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the reporting email address Please do not submit your CV or application to the reporting email address, it will not be considered for review.

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