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WASH Hygiene & Sanitation Promoter (Local Recruitment)

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Activation Date: 24 May, 2021   Announced Date: 23 May, 2021   Expire Date: 29 May, 2021

Job Location: Daikondi
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per company salary scale
Vacancy Number: AAH/AFG-2021-036
No. Of Jobs: 2
City: Sangitakhat and Khedir districts
Organization: Action against Hunger
Years of Experience: 2 Years
Contract Duration: 07 Months with possibility of extension
Gender: Male/Female
Education: University degree at Public health, science or teaching, and any other related fields
Close date: 29 May, 2021

About Action against Hunger :

Action Against Hunger (AAH) is a Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) that was create in France in 1979. Action Against Hunger has been active in Afghanistan in the medical, nutrition, food security, and water and sanitation fields since 1995.

Job Description:

Objective 1: Implement of community integrated strategy for behaviour change;

Participate in the pre-implementation assessment on the field
Participate in the identification of Shuras/CHWs/FAHG and other leaders
Participate in the elaboration of the support tools for the implementation of strategy
Prepare and ensure that materials needed is available and in good quality before going to field
Plan, organize and realize sessions, according to the methodology defined, with CHWs, Shuras, FHAG and community (men/women) regarding acute malnutrition, complementary feeding, and hygiene/sanitation: basic nutrition, acute malnutrition, personal and environmental hygiene practices, as define by the PM and supervisor
Carry out home-to-home visits for women/girls and public sessions for men/boys on hygiene issues
Organize sessions in the communities to identify the deficiencies in terms of hygiene, sanitation and the use of water 
Visit communities on regular basis
Reporting challenges/successes to line manager
Responsible for the implementing of WASH Soft component activities with close coordination of WASH supervisor and PM
Works closely with WASH supervisor, WASH PM and WASH engineer to identify communities, beneficiaries and the intervention in targeted communities
Ensure quality and respect of deadlines of the project soft component activities implementation
Support the WASH supervisor and PM to conduct the needs assessment of the targeted communities
Participate in the organization and the distribution of kits
Support WASH supervisor on organizing and conducting the religious leaders training with close coordination of the WASH PM
Mobilize the beneficiaries to participate in the project according to the agreement made with them: contribute with workers on Cash for work intervention, funding etc.
Concrete support of WASH PM on providing monthly narrative and quantitative update of project
Ensure all data from the field are provided on daily, weekly and monthly basis to the WASH supervisor
Participate in preparing training modules for the promotion of hygiene with the supervisor;
Communication with the other team member and collaboration with WASH supervisor the WASH PM and WASH Engineer


Objective 2: Train and mobilize the community members

Liaise with the authorities, committees and other beneficiaries based on needs with close coordination of WASH supervisor
Support the organization and leading of monthly meetings with existing leaders with close coordination of the WASH supervisor and WASH engineer
Apply the methodologies defined for the sensitizing sessions on hygiene promotion
Write a summary of the weekly activities
Participate to the elaboration of the training tools
Provide training sessions on hygiene to leaders or other formal/informal actors/groups with close coordination of the WASH supervisor
Organize/facilitate group awareness sessions on hygiene practices for men/women in community and other identified location
Ensure that cross cutting issues such as protection, gender, environment, HIV are addresses and mainstreamed in the project.
Ensure that WASH activities are integrated with other activities for optimum benefit of the beneficiaries
Report any problem/challenges faced to the WASH PM
Propose possible improvements



Objective 4: Ensure and respect security rules

Ensure that security procedures and guidelines and followed
Inform project WASH PM, WASH supervisor and WASH engineer with all project staff about any security incident happened in the targeted area


Undertake any other task assigned by the supervisor

Job Requirements:


University Graduate or teacher and or 12 grade graduated (University degree at Public health, science or teaching, and any other related fields)


Minimum 2 years of experience in national and/or international NGOs including at least 1 years in WASH programs

Background/skill required 

Good knowledge of sanitation and hygiene
Basic knowledge of water
Good knowledge of awareness session
Basic knowledge in conducting training is an asset
Strong interpersonal and communication skill 
Good team interaction and positive attitude
Familiar with Word, Excel, and Skype is an asset
Fluent in local language (both  written and spoken)
Familiar with the area of Daikundi
Basic Knowledge on Health/Nutrition
Experience in project with community hygiene promotion and handwashing demonstration
Experience in project with hygiene kit distribution

Submission Guideline:

Qualified and interested candidates should submit a cover letter and CV (with three Referees) indicating the vacancy announcement reference to the address: Human Resources Department office or can also be emailed to:

[email protected] no later 29 of May-2021.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a full CV (maximum four pages) with a cover letter explaining their motivation in applying for the job and highlighting their relevant skills and experience.

In the e-mail subject line, please put job title & vacancy number of the position you are applying for, otherwise your applications will not be screened.

Do not submit academic certificates with the application. These can be requested if the candidate is selected.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for the written test/interview.

Action Against Hunger is an equal opportunity employer.


Action against Hunger is committed to the prevention of risks related to abuse, sexual exploitation and the promotion of gender equality and its diversity. The mission Afghanistan encourages the application of the women / men / disabled workers / Senior / others>. Action against Hunger’s recruitment process is free of charge, no compensation of any form shall be requested from a candidate. It reflects the major policies and its charter through its professionalism and impartiality. If you observe behavior in opposition to these values during this process, please report it to the appropriate teams.

Submission Email:

[email protected]

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