Midwifery Coordinator

February 1, 2024
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Job Description

About Norwegian Afghanistan Committee:

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

NAC upholds a zero-tolerance policy for sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment (SEAH) within the organization and among beneficiaries. Prevention and protection from SEAH (PSEAH) are the shared responsibilities of all NAC members, including officers, management, staff, consultants, and volunteers. Adherence to NAC’s Ethical Guidelines, Commitment, Child Protection Policy, and PSEAH Policy is mandatory, with any violations resulting in immediate termination and potential legal consequences.

Job Description:

As the Midwifery Coordinator, you will play a pivotal role in managing and overseeing various aspects of the midwifery program. Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and delegating duties to program staff.
  • Participating in staff selection and recruitment processes.
  • Monitoring staff performance and conducting regular appraisals.
  • Identifying and addressing training needs for staff development.
  • Coordinating with program stakeholders, including the Midwifery Program Manager, to ensure program effectiveness.
  • Organizing and conducting faculty meetings, ensuring communication and collaboration among stakeholders.
  • Enforcing school policies, overseeing student progress, and maintaining personnel files.
  • Conducting supervisory visits to ensure the quality and effectiveness of learning activities.

Job Requirements:

Language Requirements:

Fluent in Dari, Pashto, and working knowledge of English.


Preferred: Bachelor of Midwifery; Diploma in Midwifery.

Fluent in Dari, Pashto, and English.

Computer literate, with proficiency in MS Office or willingness to undergo on-the-job training.

Ability to collaborate with individuals at various professional levels.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Work Experience:

2-3 years of relevant experience.

Proficiency in computer usage.

Strong communication and management skills.

Decision-making and problem-solving abilities.


Effective communication and understanding of local communities.

Interpersonal, managerial, and conflict resolution skills.

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting their updated CVs and Cover Letters via email to jobs@nacaf.org, indicating the job title and vacancy number (Midwifery Coordinator VA#062024) in the subject line.

Note: Applications with a subject line different from the mentioned format or received after the deadline will not be considered.

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. The NAC offers an encouraging and team-oriented working atmosphere, significant career challenges, interesting work, and competitive salary packages.

How to Apply:

Send your application (CV and cover letter not exceeding 800 KB) to jobs@nacaf.org.

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