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A Psychologist - Mental Health & Care Practices, Gender and Protection Head of Department - Kaboul, Afghanistan

Duration : 3 months
Start date : 25/07/2019

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General description of the position

Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director, you’ll contribute to implement and monitor Mental Health & Care Practices (MHCP) programs as well as the development of MHCP interventions according to ACF and international standards and national policies.

Main responsabilities

More precisely, you will have to:

  • Manage and assist the MHCP teams at all bases to ensure highest quality of MHCP component of the ongoing programs with focus on nationalised department for sustainability
  • Monitor and coordinate programs that include mainstreamed, integrated or standalone MHCP
  • Expand on the current integrated MHCP strategy, positioning and external coordination according ACF’s country strategy and  the government strategy
  • Integrate Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) department within MHCP interventions

Do you fit the requested profile ?

You hold a Psychologist degree. You have at least four years of field experience with NGOs at coordination level. A previous experience in managing psychosocial programs in the field in coordination with other technical departments is compulsory. Capacity and commitment to capitalisation and capacity building is a plus.

Your diplomacy, your context sensitivity and your team management skills enable you to evolve in stressful contexts.

Excellent English skills are required.

Specific conditions / Salary


Contract: 3 months fixed term contract under French legislation

Remuneration and benefits :

Monthly gross salary from 1 805 € to 2 305 € upon experience.

+ Per diem and living allowance: 383 € (cf eurocost) net, field paid.

+ 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance. 

+ 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.

+ Child allowance, limited to 5 children.

Transportation and accommodation:

Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.

Individual room in guesthouse covered


Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.


Leaves and RnR: 

25 days of paid leaves per year.

+ 20 RnR per year.   

+ 215 € at each RnR period (averagely every 2 months)

Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference.


Training :

Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©.

Technical trainings at HQ or regional level (averagely 1 per year). 

Intermission Workshop once a year.

Opportunity of coaching (DP) or mentorship.

Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.

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