Action Against Hunger

Deputy Country Director (Programs)

Action Against Hunger

Job Description

You will work with the Director" id="link" class="link">Country Director to provide leadership to the development and maintenance of the program's strategy for the mission.

You will ensure the overall implementation of the operational strategy of the mission and follow-up the quality of the programs, and develop new project proposals in line with the mission strategy More precisely your missions will be to :
  • Ensure Coordination and implementation of programs and operational management in line with the country strategy.
  • Design the programmatic strategy of the mission and develop project proposals
  • Manage the Program Team
  • Analyze the humanitarian needs (in country and at regional level)
  • Represent and liaise with donors, authorities, UN, NGOs on operational strategy and program-related issues
  • Follow-up on management of program budgets
  • Represent Country Director when and as required
  • A Master' s degree in development / humanitarian aid, International Relations or a field relevant to ACF expertize
  • Nutrition experience essential, WASH and FSL experience preferred
  • At least 5 years of Project Management experience in international NGOs and in a similar coordination position
  • Leadership and management skills in a complex international setting
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of Humanitarian coordination mechanisms
  • Extensive experience of grant management and development
  • Knowledge of the main donors policy and requirements
  • Strategic planning and Program Design and development
  • Understanding of different methodologies of Monitoring and Evaluation and experience in developing MEAL systems
  • It is mandaroty to be fluent in English (written and spoken)
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / SALARY Conditions for French Contract:
  • Monthly gross salary from 2 735 to 3185 EUR upon experience
  • Per diem and living allowance: 277EUR + 155EUR net, field paid.
  • * 150EUR 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 EUR at each RnR period (averagely every 12 weeks).
  • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference Training:
  • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©.
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