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Surveyor Job at Habitat

Surveyor Job at Habitat

Job Location: Bamyan
June 8, 2024

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Job Description

Surveyor BMN/6/24/04
Less then a year
High School Diploma
Full Time

Opportunity Details

About Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, Afghanistan:

The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat’s (AKAH) goal is that people live in safe, sustainable, and resilient habitats with the opportunity to thrive, whether in a remote mountain village, a town, or a densely populated urban center. It works with communities to help them prepare for and respond to natural disasters and the effects of climate change. AKAH also works to expand access to services and opportunities for people to improve their lives. AKAH helps communities prepare for the worst; provides immediate relief after disaster strikes; and helps build back better — and greener — while planning for a better future.  AKAH currently operates in Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Syria, Pakistan, and India, with plans to expand further in Central Asia as well as East Africa.

Job Description:

The surveyors will be fully responsible to collect relevant data for the project from the HHs, beneficiaries. And the markets. The surveyors will be also responsible to undertake the HH level sampling and will. Conduct the interview with the sampled beneficiaries.


  • Conduct household surveys to gather critical information on vulnerable households using established survey methodologies and tools.
  • Establish respectful relations with interviewees, to encourage them for appropriate answers.
  • Identify households at higher risk, particularly focusing on IDPs, returnees, women-headed households, families affected by natural disasters, and vulnerable host communities.
  • Utilize Kobo application to accurately record and manage survey data in real-time.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of collected data and report any discrepancies or issues to the project manager promptly.
  • Work collaboratively with other surveyors and project staff to achieve project objectives.
  • Submit regular progress reports and updates to the project manager as required.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with community members, ensuring their participation and cooperation in the assessment process.

Job Requirements:

Education:  Ability to read and write would be an advantage.

Experience: At least one year of experience in conducting surveys and assessments in the field.

Technical skills:

  • Familiarity with using the Kobo application for data collection and management.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage with community members effectively.
  • Demonstrated commitment to humanitarian principles and a high level of integrity.
  • Willingness to work in challenging and remote field locations.
  • Fluency in the local languages and dialects of the region will be an advantage.

Other skills:

  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently when required.

Notepriority will be given to local candidates.

Submission Guideline:

Interested applicants meeting the above requirements should submit a cover letter along with your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to:


Important Notes:

  • Please quote the  Subject title with vacancy number Surveyor BMN/6/24/04 as the subject of the e-mail when applying
  • No supporting documents (e.g. diplomas, identification card(s) etc.) are required at this stage
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further assessment.
  • Salary: According to Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)-Salary Scale.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply. Aga Khan Agency for Habitat, Afghanistan recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to equal opportunity, safeguarding children from abuse, and zero tolerance for sexual harassment.

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

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