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Emergency Officer ( Female Only)

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Activation Date: 31 May, 2021   Announced Date: 31 May, 2021   Expire Date: 13 Jun, 2021

Job Location: Kunar
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type:
Vacancy Number: VA-JAA-052-21
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Kunar
Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Years of Experience: 2 Years
Contract Duration:
Gender: Female
Education: University degree
Close date: 13 Jun, 2021

About Danish Refugee Council:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization working in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC has been present in Afghanistan since the end of 2010 implementing programming that includes livelihoods, protection, emergency response and preparedness, infrastructure development, and supply chain management and logistical support to UNHCR. DRC is registered with the Government of Afghanistan through the Ministry of Economy and MoRR. DRC AFG has implemented programs funded by DANIDA, EC, ECHOP, BPRM, UNHCR and WFP supporting over 25,000 displaced families per year. 

DRC adopts a regional approach unifying our country programs in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Tajikistan around the Afghan displacement axis. This decision is built on the premise that a multi-stakeholder regional response to the massive displacement issue is required. The DRC approach is in line with UNHCR’s push for a regionally based robust and ‘Comprehensive Solutions Strategy’ (2012-2014). The four country programs strive, wherever possible, to adopt a regional approach to activities, including cross border livelihood and protection programs and coordinated emergency preparedness and response planning.

Job Description:


The Emergency Officer is part of the Emergency Field Team and he/she is responsible for implementing DRC Afghanistan’s emergency project activities in the field. A key member of the team, Emergency Officer participates in emergency assessments, with strong familiarity with emergency assessment methodologies including household survey enumeration; practices strong communication with communities to disseminate information about DRC’s emergency assessments and responses and obtain relevant information, including feedback; and implements safe and organized emergency distributions in accordance with DRC SOPs. The Emergency Officer will work in remote and hard-to-reach locations and must be able to perform to a high standard in challenging and insecure field conditions, with the support of DRC management, safety, and access teams and within DRC’s acceptable risk thresholds. The Emergency Officer works under the supervision of the Emergency Team Leader and will directly report to the Emergency Team Leader.


Conducting rapid needs assessments in the field using HEAT tools
Conduct community consultations in areas of intervention using DRC’s tools
Mapping of service actors in his/her area
Establish good contact and linkages with other humanitarian actors in the field
Coordinating and conducting emergency field distributions (Cash and NFIs)
Support planning of, and implement, activities
Conducting rapid market assessments
Data collection and entry, both through paper based and digital forms
Produce basic reports on needs assessments and proposed responses
When requested, join a DRC flying team and be ready to be re-allocated for short period and with short notice, outside the normal area of operation (within the country).
Any other tasks assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements:


To be successful in this role you must have:

Experience and technical competencies: 

At least 3 years’ experience within humanitarian work, prior experience, IDP or natual disasters resonses is desirable
At least 1 years experience in engagement with community


High Scool Graduate (essintial)
Bachelor on social sciences(Desidred)


Excellent spoken and written Dari and Pashto
Good commond on English

Submission Guideline:

interested? Then apply for this position, all applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) by clicking on the following link:



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