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District Senior Officer, Health (Community Lead Total Sanitation)



Aga Khan Foundation

Vacancy Number:





Bamyan, BM 


0000 afs

Minimum Education:

University Degree

Employment Type:

Full time


2 Years



No. of Jobs:



1 year



Closing Date:


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Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan

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About Aga Khan Foundation:

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a non-denominational international development agency established in 1967 by His Highness the Aga Khan. Its mission is to develop and promote creative solutions to problems that impede social development, primarily in Asia and East Africa. Created as a private, non-profit foundation under Swiss law, it has branches and independent affiliates in 19 countries.

AKF seeks to provide sustainable solutions to long-term problems of poverty, hunger, illiteracy, and ill health. In Afghanistan, AKF works with rural communities in mountainous, remote or resource poor areas to improve quality of life in the areas of natural resource management, market development, governance, education and health.

The Aga Khan Foundation, Afghanistan (AKF (Afg)) is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), a group of international, private, non-denominational development agencies working to improve living conditions and opportunities for people in some of the poorest parts of the developing world. The Network’s organizations have individual mandates that range from the fields of health and education to architecture, rural development and promotion of private-sector enterprise and institutions that seek to empower communities and individuals, usually in disadvantaged circumstances, to improve living conditions and opportunities. 

Job Description:

Job Description:

Position Objective:

The incumbent in this position is responsible to supervise overall implementation of Community Led Total Sanitation (Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS)) approach and lead all Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) related matters to identify the gaps and find improvement oppoturities for targeted areas and to improve health quality in the community and also support CLTS officers for e better implementation of the project.

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

To develop working plan, supervise and monitor of hygiene promotion activities according to Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach.
Supervise and manage the team of CLTS facilitators in related communities of the province
To follow up and supervise CLTS steps in all communities:

Introduction and Rapport Building
Social mapping 
Transect walk/walk of shame
Calculation of feces
Flow diagram
Medical expenses 
Community Action Plan (CAP)

To support and supervise community mobilization for CLTS implementation.
Supervise facilitation of ignition and triggering process for Community Led Total Sanitation CLTS in targeted villages and schools.
Identify gaps and facilitate to address the gaps in close coordination with line manager and respective community.
Develop, maintain and enhance organization relationships with local government officials and other stakeholders to support smooth implementation of CLTS program.
To assist regional and area coordinator in progress updates on Community Led Total Sanitation activities.
Attend a full course of CLTS training at the central or/and provincial level
Supervise the triggered communities and interact with community members to assess and insure rapid change in the attitude of villagers on safe sanitation behaviors.
Assist the female CLTS facilitators liaising the female Community Health Workers (CHW) and establishing and training the Family Health Action Groups (FHAGs) from the mothers having children less than five years of age.
Provide technical advice to the CLTS facilitator in order to support villagers in building sanitary latrine
Facilitate visits to the target communities for the provincial and central level officials
Establish mutual and good relationship with the Community Development Councils (CDCs) and other influential leaders of the target villages
Arrange and facilitate Open Document Format (ODF) verification, certification and declaration ceremonies at the district and village level
Provide the regional and area coordinator with success stories and photos from the field
Reporting on regular bases
Respect the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) policies and regulations and practice accordingly

Occasional Significant Duties:

Meeting with government, related sectors and community regarding to program
Facilitate the Capacity building program with staff and communities
Flexibility in tight deadline 

Decision – Making & Authority:

Planning for the implementation process

Coordinate the activities implementation and staff filed work

Job Requirements:

Job Requirements:

Job Specification:

University degree from in health major or a degree in sanitary engineering.
Strong work experience in health, hygiene and sanitation especially in CLTS projects is strongly preferred.
Ability to supervise respect staff.
At least two years experience in working with Community and Community mobilization.
Medium knowledge in English language skills
Ability of working with MS office package properly

Required Core Competencies:

Ability to work in different field and hard situations

Ability to speak in big gatherings and interact very smoothly and politely
Team work and communication skill
Very good interpersonal communication skills

Submission Guideline:

Submission Guideline:

Application: Applicants meeting the above requirements are requested to submit a cover letter along with their CV and the names of three references electronically to bamyan.hr@akdn.org, no later than January, 24th 2017 or submit hard copy to AKF, Human Resource Department at AKF (AFg) Sari-Asyab Bamyan– Afghanistan

 Important Notes:

Please quote the Vacancy Number as the Subject of the e-mail when sending your application.

Supporting documents, e.g. diplomas, recommendation letters, identification card(s) etc., are not required at this stage, therefore not to be sent along with the application. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

Aga Khan Foundation – Afghanistan is an equal opportunities employer. Women are encouraged to apply.

Aga Khan Foundation – Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safeguarding of children from abuse.

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