Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) invites all qualified candidates to apply for the following position. SCA actively promotes and encourages Women and People with Disabilities to apply
Title of Position:
Maidan Wardak Province
Number of Positions:
The position is Project Based
Salary and benefits according to internal SCA rules
Non-monetary Benefits for Females:
Transportation close to residence and work, child nursery at workplace, safe travel facilities and companion to field trips, female association membership, trainings and capacity building
The Swedish Committee for Afghanistan (SCA) has been working in Afghanistan since 1982, presently managing development programmes concerning Health, Education, Rural Livelihoods and Community Governance, with a total annual budget of roughly USD 40 million. The total number of staff is around 5,500. During the last 10 years SCA has undertaken a change process moving from a primarily humanitarian service delivery approach towards more of a developmental role, putting increasing emphasis on capacity development, rights-based programming and outcome orientation. The mission of SCA is to empower individuals, communities and local organizations, primarily in rural areas and with particular focus on women, girls, boys and vulnerable groups such as people with disabilities, so that they may participate fully in society and influence their own development. SCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment based on their skills, abilities and experience without regard to age (18-65 years), ethnicity, religion, marital status, gender, or physical disability.
Scope of work:
The Communicable Disease Control (CDC ) officer should Supervise Communicable disease activities of health facilities, guide the health providers and provide the needed support.
Ensure the effective and efficient implementation of CDC activities in accordance with policies and guidelines of BPHS/MOPH is applied
Ensure reports of the health facilities in connection to CDC are correct, prepared on time and submitted to project office.
Good relationship with relevant internal Department and relevant partner (PHO, TB coordinator and NTP department)
Qualifications & Requirements:
Graduated from recognized medical university(MD)
3-4 years’ relevant experience in Communicable disease, especially within an NGO, UN agencies or similar organization. Experience in training and supervision
Computer skill at operator level, especially with MS Office packages.
Fluency in Dari and/or Pashto, both written and spoken, English knowledge will be preferred
Good Interpersonal and communication skills
Supervisory, team worker and analytical skills
Ability and willingness to travel to the project sites within Whole Wardak province and adjust to SCA environment.
Honest, proactive and well mannered.
Work with the Heath facilities staff for ensuring accurate data collection and management of the data
Ensure and maintain appropriate CDC record keeping
Supervision of Health Centres, District Hospital and PH for CDC activities.
To participate in the emergency preparedness response (EPR) teams to outbreaks and epidemics in the province.
To ensure sufficient stock of drugs and other equipment’s for emergencies at project office.
Ensure that IP and waste management are procedures are applied in all HFs
Ensure availability and proper use of PPE and IP needed equipment's in all HFs
Ensure that all Communicable disease patients treated according to MoPH guidelines.
Collect and Analysis the TB quarterly reports and provides feedback and improvement plan to all health facilities.
Attend the health facility coordination meeting and provide CDC reports related feedback.
Prepare action plans base on MOPH/M&E and GCMU findings to HFs.
Conduct TB, malaria and HIV trainings for the facility level staffs in his/her province.
Provide on the job training to health facilities staff on TB, malaria, HIV/AIDs and other communicable Disease.
Prepare action plan for long term and short term activities of CDC related objective.
Any other Official tasks delegated by supervisor (DPM/PM)
Interested 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;
To apply online please send your application / CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and clearly write the vacancy number and job title in the subject line ( CDC Supervisor HRM/WRMO 45/020). Otherwise your application will not be considered.
Candidates may also submit applications by letter (hard copy) directly to the SCA HRM Unit in either Kabul, Ghazni, Kunduz, Wardak, Taloqan, Mazar-e-Sharif, Laghman or Jalalabad;
Academic certificates or references need not to be submitted at this time. These will be requested if called for interview.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for written test and interview.
Application and CV receive after closing date of vacancy announcement will not be considered