Regional Coordinator, Health

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Regional Coordinator, Health

  • Post Date:October 14, 2022
  • Views 55
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  • Career Level Manager
    Experience 4 Years
    Gender Female
  • Industry Health Care
    Qualification Bachelor Degree
    Salary As per Organization Salary Scale
  • Number of Opportunities 1
    Vacancy Number NR/BRO/010/22/082
    Location Bamyan
Job Description

About Agha Khan Foundation:


Agha khan Foundation is an NGO working in different filed

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.

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.

Job Summary:

The regional coordinator is responsible to oversee and provide technical support to regional staff on health and nutrition projects. In addition, the incumbent will support the regional manager in implementation, budget utilization with accordance to the donor approved work plan and budget to achieve the target goal of the project. He/ She will also coordinate the project activities with the partners including the PPHDs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to regional health team on implementation of project activities including mental health and psychosocial, COVID-19 and nutrition are being implementing as per the approved work plan.
  • Track the progress against the agreed work plan and ensure the budget utilization according to the allocated budget.
  • Follow implementation of the project activities including health promotion, mental health, COVID-19 and nutrition activities with provincial health teams in Bamyan, Parwan and Daikundi provinces.
  • To conduct supportive supervisions to all targeted districts for ensuring the project proper implementation.
  • To develop monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports of the project on timely bases in close coordination of regional manager.
  • Produce quality programmatic reports based on donor requirements and as per national office MIS requirements to ensure effective data management.
  • Contribute to the process for developing project annual plan, implementation schedule and yearly plan of operation (YPO) for the projects implement by health team.
  • Support regional teams in developing of annual, monthly, and weekly work plans for proper implementation of the project.
  • To manage arrangement of all required trainings and capacity building programs to the project staff and stakeholders within the regional level.
  • Increase the projects staff capacity through supervision, workshops, trainings, and regular consultation for improved performance and achieving better results and targeted outputs and outcomes of the projects.
  • Ensure that proper Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) material is available and distributed on time.
  • Keep proper filing system of the project document both hard and soft.
  • Support regional Health Manager in identifying areas for innovation and improvement through new concept notes, proposals, and strategic plans.
  • Work closely with other AKF sectors in identifying areas for collaboration and program integration that help utilizing program budget efficiently and address stakeholders’ expectations with minimal resources.
  • Arrange regular coordination meetings with regional health team, AKF’s relevant sectors and AKDN sister agencies, record the minutes and follow progress of the action items.
  • Comply with AKF policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Respect the target communities’ cultures, traditions, and costumes.
  • To carry out the responsibilities of the role in a way which reflects AKF’s commitment to protecting children in accordance with the Child Safeguarding Policy.


  • Conduct capacity building sessions on health promotion, nutrition, mental health and psychosocial to technical staff when required.
  • Maintain a good organizational working relationship within the departments and other AKFA’s sectors.
  • Maintain close working relationship with provincial health team, relevant sectors and AKDN sister agencies.











  • Responsible for delegation of all Health & Nutrition related tasks at the regional level.
  • Provide the feedbacks to the projects related staff and regular follow up for improvement in the project’s implementation.
  • Manage and conduct district Health staff performance review/ appraisal.
  • Verify all health projects related expenditures’ documents for Regional Manager’s approval.

Job Requirement:

  • Medical doctor (MD) Degree from a reputable university, master’s degree in public health/nutrition is preferred.
  • At least four years relevant experience in health & nutrition’s projects; particularly in health promotion, nutrition, Mental Health and Psychosocial programs.
  • Excellent English competency in written and verbal skills.
  • Strong Communication, report writing, Problem Solving, Teamwork, and Management Skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond effectively to deadlines and high-pressure situations.
  • Willingness to frequent travel to the field.


  • Attention to details & Technical Skills.
  • Experience with adult education methods and Health Promotion.
  • Accountability.
  • Writing, Reading and Accurate Listening Skills.
  • Management, Leadership & Communication skill.
  • Creativity, Initiative, and ability to work with minimal supervision.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Bamyan

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants should submit their CV along with a cover letter to [email protected] no later than 20th Oct 2022.

Duty Station:     Bamyan Center










Important Notes: • Please quote the Vacancy Number as the Subject of the e-mail when applying.• No supporting documents (e.g., diplomas, recommendation letters, identification card(s) etc.) are required at this stage.• Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.

• Salary scale: according to organization salary scale.

Aga Khan Foundation Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunity and safeguarding of children, beneficiaries, partners, community members and employees in accordance with AKF(Afg)’s safeguarding policy. 

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. 

Your details and information shared on this advertisement shall remain confidential.

Submission Email:

  [email protected]