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Economic Security Generalist Job at ICRC For High School Graduates

Economic Security Generalist Job at ICRC For High School Graduates

Job Location: Kabul
May 31, 2024

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Job Description

3 Year
Male, Female, Both
High School Diploma
Full Time

Opportunity Details


The EcoSec Field Officer deals with EcoSec activities in Gulbahar Office. Under the supervision of the Head of Office and with the support by the EcoSec team leader in AFC SD, s/he contributes to the management and coordination with other departments to implement EcoSec interventions as per EcoSec operational plan for Afghanistan. The EcoSec Field Officer contributes to the design, implementation, and monitoring of the EcoSec programs in Gulbahar and assists the Head of Office in the contribution to the Office and Sub-delegation’s strategy as well as analyses the humanitarian situation.

Accountabilities & Functional responsibilities


  • Designs or adjusts data collection tools and collects data in line with the household economy approach.
  • Enters data into and maintains the EcoSec Project Activity Management tool (PAM).
  • Performs mid-level qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
  • Contributes to identifying response options based on an analysis of EcoSec core components (food consumption/production, living conditions, income support and capacity-building) in multidisciplinary approach and alignment with the EcoSec operational plan and strategic orientations for Afghanistan.
  • Contributes to designing a good method for registering beneficiaries.
  • Contributes to developing methods, plans, implementation, logistics and reporting for aid distributions.
  • Contributes to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the overall EcoSec programs in the Gulbahar AoR in coordination with the EcoSec Team leader and EcoSec Coordinator for related budget, staff, and material resources (including mobilizing specialists/ service providers).
  • Collaborates and builds synergies actively with other ICRC Departments (e.g. Health, Water and Habitat, Protection, Cooperation, Communication, Logistics, ICT and Finance and Administration).
  • Integrates cross-cutting issues at all stages, such as context-specific vulnerabilities, nutrition and accountability to beneficiaries and applies a risk-management approach in close coordination with the supervisor.
  • Participates in monitoring and evaluation of EcoSec activities conducted in the Gulbahar AoR.
  • Provides constructive feedback related to the program and ensures effective integration of the agreed changes and reviews recommendations.
  • Prepares financial forecast in coordination with administration in Gulbahar.


  • Contributes to key strategy, planning and reporting documents for the EcoSec programs.
  • Prepares field visit reports, minutes of meetings and other documents related to EcoSec activities when required.
  • Contributes to the weekly operational report (SITREP) and other institutional reporting.
  • Provides monthly statistical reports and ensures accurate reporting is shared.


  • Ensures effective operational partnership and cooperation with technical staff of the NS at regional and branch level if/when requested.
  • Participates in joint assessments/field visits and program implementation with NS and/or partner organisations in Gulbahar partnership programs.


  • Follows up on all work-related messages and correspondence with the relevant contacts and departments.
  • Is aware of the Sub-delegation’s and Office’s objectives and has a good knowledge of the Movement and other contacts relevant to the position.
  • Contributes to analysing the security, socioeconomic, cultural, and political environment as it relates to the ICRC in Gulbahar.
  • Collects and shares information so as to improve the ICRC’s understanding of the environment and humanitarian trends and responses.
  • Translates documents and interprets upon requests.
  • Takes responsibility for her/his own professional learning and development.

People management responsibilities


Scope & Impact

Geographical remit: Gulbahar including Panjshir, Kapisa, Parwan and Bamyan provinces.


  • Under the guidance of the Head of Office and the EcoSec Team leader, s/he interacts with the EcoSec team members and other departments’ responsible as per program needs.
  • Externally, maintains and develops a network of district-/province-level contacts with communities and their leaders, authorities, and other humanitarian actors in consultation with the supervisor.

Certifications / Education required

  • High school diploma, technical education or professional or university degree in a related field.
  • Technical education or work experience in the field of nutrition, food security and livelihoods.
  • Good command (spoken and written) of English; knowledge of the local language(s).

Professional Experience required

  • 3–5 years’ experience in a similar field of activity.

Our Values

  • At the ICRC, we value impact, collaboration, respect, and compassion. We seek candidates who demonstrate behaviors based on these shared values. For more information on the ICRC values, please visit this page.


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