Health Program Officer

February 24, 2024
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Job Description

Organization Overview:

The Norwegian Afghanistan Committee (NAC) is a member-based solidarity organization dedicated to supporting the Afghan people for over 35 years. NAC operates in diverse sectors such as Education, Gender and Human Rights, Governance and Civil Society, Health, Food Security, Job Creation, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Climate Change Adaptation. With a vision of fostering an Afghanistan free of poverty, NAC envisions equality, democracy, human rights, and respect as the foundations for political action and development.

NAC maintains a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) within the organization and towards beneficiaries. Prevention of and protection from SEAH (PSEAH) is a collective responsibility, and adherence to ethical guidelines and policies is mandatory for all NAC officers, management, staff, consultants, and volunteers.

Job Description:

Role: Health Program Officer

Location: Badakhshan, Faryab, Ghazni, Kapisa, and Paktia Provinces


  • Coordinate with provincial stakeholders for CCCC Projects implementation.
  • Develop documentation, technical materials, and training packages for CCCC staff capacity building.
  • Identify training needs and support professional development for CCCCs.
  • Conduct mentorship sessions based on identified needs.
  • Organize and conduct baseline surveys, mid-term, and final evaluations.
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of health program activities.
  • Enter health project data into M&E database regularly.
  • Identify success stories, conduct interviews, and draft reports.
  • Attend required trainings and meetings.
  • Develop comprehensive work plans in coordination with program coordinators.
  • Undertake field visits to monitor and assess project implementation.
  • Assist in implementing technical activities of the health program.
  • Ensure CCCCs are well-equipped and regularly supplied.
  • Prepare monthly action plans and reports.
  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned by the line manager.


Language Requirements:





MD degree from a recognized and accredited university.

Specialization in Obs/Gyne preferred.

Work Experience:

Minimum 3 years of clinical experience.

1-3 years of work experience in local and international NGOs.


Experience in M&E systems and implementing M&E activities.

Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.

Computer knowledge (MS Office and internet).

Ability to undertake regular field visits (40% of time).

Submission Guidelines:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their updated CVs and cover letters via email with the subject line including the job title and vacancy number (Health Program Officer VA#142024).


Applications with different subjects or received after the deadline will be automatically rejected.

Ensure that your CV & Cover Letter are renamed to your full name to avoid rejection.

NAC is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

NAC Offers:

Encouraging and team-oriented working atmosphere.

Significant career challenges and skill enhancement.

Interesting and worthwhile work in a growing organization.

Competitive salary packages.

How to Apply:

Send your application (CV and cover letter not exceeding 800 KB) to:

Submission Email: