Senior Field Officer (Balkh, Herat, Kunduz, Nangarhar, Afghanistan) 129 views

Job Description:

Data Collection in the Field

  • Collect data independently in line with specified tools and methodology.
  • Collect completed forms from the Field Officers, check them, and send them to Kabul
  • 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 comply with deadlines of all requested work.
  • Conduct debriefings with Field Officers in the field as needed
  • Assure the quality of the data collected based on REACH quality standards

Staff Management and Training of Field Officers

  • Train all Field Officers on data collection, sampling, survey methods, and other training topics as required by the REACH Assessment Managers/Officers
  • Liaise with each Field Officer about the weekly / biweekly work plan
  • Assure the attendance of Field Officers at training, and any other mandatory meetings, sessions, etc.
  • Enforce Field Officers’ compliance with the ACTED code of conduct in Afghanistan
  • Enforce Field Officers’ compliance with the ACTED safety and security measures in Afghanistan
  • Timely flag any issues with the Field Officers, deadlines, or anything influencing the data collection at the field level
  • Report any misconduct from the Field Officers that affects the field work and safety of the assessment activities
  • Assure Field Officers attendance at their monitoring sites


  • Provide timely updates to the REACH Field Manager/Program Manager of any challenges and difficulties related to the fieldwork
  • Coordinate assessment schedules with potential partners in the field, as well as arrange assessment dates, and communicate any challenges and blockages to the REACH Field Manager

Safety and Security

  • Ensure that Field Officers follow ACTED safety and security protocols and norms inside Afghanistan
  • Coordinate and liaise with the REACH Country Focal Point, as well as with the ACTED Security 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.
  • The Senior Project Officer will maintain the strictest confidentiality on all data collected and related processes. He/she will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of any information and data belonging to REACH/ACTED and its partners, or collected during his/her assignment with REACH/ACTED.
About ACTED:

About ACTED and REACH Initiative:

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

ACTED manages several initiatives, including the REACH Initiative. REACH’s purpose is to provide granular data, timely information, and in-depth analysis to support the humanitarian community’s decision making and planning capacity for emergency, reconstruction and development contexts. The work of the REACH Initiative directly feeds into aid response and decision-making by providing accessible and precise information on the humanitarian situation of crisis-affected populations.

REACH Initiative has been present in Afghanistan since 2016, providing a growing evidence base for humanitarian response planning through sectoral, multi-sectoral and area-based assessments as well as information management services.

Important Note:

Anyone employed by or working for ACTED shall commit to act according to ACTED’s Code of Conduct, which outlines the expected behavior of ACTED teams. To ensure that funds are used exclusively for humanitarian purposes and in accordance with donors’ compliance requirements, all job / internship / volunteering offers are subject to the condition that potential staff names do not appear on anti-terrorism lists, in line with ACTED’s anti-terrorism policy. To this end, your data shall be automatically processed.”

Submission Guideline:

Those who fulfill the above mentioned criteria should send their updated CV to below submission Email:

Kindly mentioned Vacancy number, position title along with province name in subject line or your application may not be considered.

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

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

No CV will received after closing date.

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