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AKHS-A (Aga Khan Health Service-Afghanistan)

Position Title: Midwife/Mentor

2024-07-21        Bamian       Full Time        131

Job Location: Bamian
Nationality: National
Category: Health Care
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As per organization salary scale
Vacancy Number: MM/7Jul
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Bamyan Regional Office
Organization: AKHS-A (Aga Khan Health Service-Afghanistan)
Years of Experience: At least 4 years’ experience as CME trainer or Midwife supervisor Having knowledge of BPHS or EPHS health facilities and their services
Contract Duration: Project base
Gender: Female
Education: Degree from CME
Close date: 2024-07-21

About AKHS-A (Aga Khan Health Service-Afghanistan):

Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) is one of the most comprehensive private, not‐for‐profit health care systems in the developing world with community health programs in large geographical areas in Central and South Asia, as well as in East Africa.

The Aga Khan Health Services, Afghanistan (AKHS, A) was established in 2003 as part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). AKHS, A provides health care services mainly on behalf of the government including the Ministry of Public Health’s of Afghanistan’s Basic Package of Health Services (BPHS) and Essential Package of Hospital Services (EPHS). AKHS, A is unique both in scale and scope, delivering critical health services along the continuum of care, from Community Health Workers (CHWs) to ISO certified hospital facilities.

Since 2003 AKHS, A is implementing Healthcare services in Bamyan, Baghlan and Badakhshan provinces. The agency’s scope of work includes the provision of primary and secondary Healthcare, Preventive and curative medical care, Nursing and Midwifery education, Human Resources Development and Hospital Management. The current working modality and role of AKHS, A in Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces as BPHS and EPHS implementer. AKHS, A provides technical support as well as capacity building of health personnel, immunization services, nutrition trainings and the training of Community Health Nurses and Community Health Midwifery.

AKHS, A tapped into internal and other donor fundings to continue supplementary and complementary supports to the national health system. Moreover, AKHS, A scale up AKDN innovations, including, expansions of e-Health services, e-learning initiatives, and cross border arrangements. To promote healthy environment, AKHS, A is implementing net zero and greenhouse gas emission.

Job Descriptions:

  • Develop a mentoring schedule to the targeted health facility based on assessment findings.
  • Monthly supervision and conducting on the job training for the health facilities staff (mentee)
  • Provide consultation to the health facility MCH services targeted midwives.
  • Track and compile collected data and report of each mentoring and supervisions from health facilities.
  • Conceptualize training materials based on data and research.
  • Implement and maintain baseline, midline, and end line assessment of health facilities quality of care and mentorship through HQIP tools.
  • Preparing monthly implementation plan and follow up for the visited health facility.
  • Work to maintain close contact with national office to anticipate training needs for field staff and provincial office staff..
  • Mange and ensure the targeted health facilities’ CHSs well oriented and has regular supervision from FHAG and HPs.
  • Any other duties or tasks assigned.

 On boarding and Orientation

  • Assist in conducting orientation program for newly hired staff.

Any other duties may be required by line supervisor

Job Requirements:


  • Education:  Degree from CME.
  • Additional qualification or training in coaching, mentoring, adult education, internationally recognized certificate programs.
  • Must be able to travel to district of provinces up to 70% of the time to fulfil the purposes of the job.
  • Haw good morals and good behavior.
  • Experience: At least 4 years’ experience as CME trainer or Midwife supervisorHaving knowledge of BPHS or EPHS health facilities and their services.

Technical Skills:

  • Excellent Knowledge on monitoring/ supervisor and mentorship
  • Excellent Knowledge on MCH complication cases management
  • Excellent Knowledge of local languages & Good in English
  • Excellent communication skills: speaking writing and listening.
  • Good computer skills including experience using Microsoft Office packages and efficient user of Ms. Word and Ms. PowerPoint

Personal Characteristics:

Tactful, well disciplined, punctual, smart worker              

Submission Guidelines:

Qualified applicants who are exactly suitable with the above criteria are requested to send their applications + CVs through this link: (https://forms.gle/5UDExstcp4ob6ShR6 ).

Note: Applications are reviewed on active bases and after receiving sufficient eligible applications we may process the position before closing date. 

Aga Khan Health Service, Afghanistan strives to promote diversity as well as provide an equal employment opportunity to each candidate, regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, language, marital status, origin, political affiliation, religion, sex, or social statuses.

Aga khan Health Service- Afghanistan is an equal opportunities employer. Female are encouraged to apply.

AKHS is concerned about the climate and environmental crises we face and is doing everything possible to reduce our own impact, encouraging others to do the same, and advancing understanding in this field. AKHS has set itself the task of getting as close to net-zero carbon operations as possible by 2030. We expect all staff to contribute to achieving these aims in the context of their roles. We encourage applicants with previous experience or an interest in this field to app.

(AKHS, A enforces a zero-tolerance stance towards behaviors inconsistent with the goals of AKDN and AKHS, A, encompassing sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, authority abuse, and discrimination. The organization is committed to stringent child safeguarding principles. Successful candidates are required to align with these standards, undergoing thorough reference and background assessments, which involve validating academic credentials and employment history. Additional information may be requested for a comprehensive background check.)

“AKHS, A is an equal employment opportunity organization, and with the mandate of transparent, open, and fair recruitment process. Any follow up during the recruitment process by the applicant/candidate can disqualify the querier”.  



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