Emergency Response Support Officer

February 25, 2024
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Job Description

About Us:

Welcome to Wazefagroup.com, presenting an exciting opportunity with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Kabul, Afghanistan. Established in 1933, IRC responds to global humanitarian crises, providing essential assistance to refugees. Operating in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, IRC is dedicated to restoring safety, dignity, and hope to millions uprooted by disaster. Since 1988, IRC has been working in Afghanistan, with programs covering humanitarian relief, early recovery, and development activities across 10 provinces.

Job Overview:

Join IRC as an Emergency Response Support Officer, supporting the Deputy Emergency Response Coordinator in budget management, document processes, and program reporting. If you have a passion for humanitarian work, excellent communication skills, and relevant experience, we invite you to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Emergency Response Deputy in budget management and follow-up.
  • Manage documents/cash distribution documents processes.
  • Prepare monthly staff salary payroll and share it with the finance department.
  • Update the emergency distribution tracker.
  • Ensure protection of beneficiary information and train staff on data security and confidentiality.
  • Update weekly program data and indicator tracking table in collaboration with field teams.
  • Transfer hard copies of distribution documents into the online filing system.
  • Update program spending plan and staff salary payroll monthly, sharing it with the finance department.
  • Submit program data and indicator tracking updates for Donor and external reports.
  • Compile, edit, and write quantitative program reports using assigned templates.
  • Ensure timely submission of program reports to the grant department.
  • Assist in preparing and organizing training, workshops, and events.
  • Monitor project work plans, procurement tracking, and monthly spending.
  • Collaborate with the Deputy ER Coordinator for smooth activity implementation.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree holder.
  • 2-3 years of work experience in Emergency Response, especially in Assessment and Distribution.
  • Excellent communication skills in Pashto, Dari & English.
  • Good computer skills and proficiency in data collection tools.
  • Strong communication and reporting skills.
  • Self-motivated with persuasion skills and ability to maintain relationships.
  • Fluency in Pashto, Dari, and English.
  • Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Access, and internet) are an advantage.
  • Ability to work constructively with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Submission Guideline:

For IRC-Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

Employees are encouraged to remain in a position for at least one year before applying for another within the organization.

Inform your supervisor in advance if applying for a new position.

Note: Applicants who recently applied and interviewed for the role will not be considered again.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply through the provided link. Applications not submitted through the online system will be disqualified.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and subsequent interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

Submission Email:

Refer to Submission guideline.