Action Against Hunger

,Deputy Country Director (Programs)

Action Against Hunger

Job Description

Created in 1979, Action contre la Faim is a non-governmental organization that fights Against Hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principals- independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency - has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of under-Nutrition, particularly during and after Emergency situations linked to conflicts or Natural Disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses its actions on 5 main areas of expertise: Nutrition and Health - Mental Health and Care Practices, Gender and Protection - Security" id="link" class="link">Food Security and Livelihoods - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - Advocacy. In 2019, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 17 million people in more than 49 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org RESPONSIBILITIES You will work with the Director" id="link" class="link">Country Director and lead Action Against Hunger programme development, implementation and strategy in Jordan.

More precisely you'll be in charge of :
  • Strategy : Promote the innovation of strategic and technical approaches in the mission, in line with the overall Action Against Hunger strategy;
  • Programme development and quality
  • Partnership: Lead the development and implementation of a partnership strategy of Action Against Hunger in Jordan, promoting quality partnerships across all program sectors;
  • Overall supervision of programme departments
  • External Representation - Advocacy & Networking
  • Ensure adherence to Action against Hunger gender requirements
REQUESTED PROFILE
  • A Master' s degree in development / humanitarian aid, international affairs, public health, economics or a field relevant to ACF expertise (WASH, FSL, nutrition / health, MHCP)
  • At least 6 years of management experience and significant experience with international NGOs. Experience with humanitarian programming preferred.
  • Excellent management and leadership skills in a complex international setting, especially of large-scale programme and stress management.
  • Strong experience in program development. Experience in program quality an added value.
  • Excellent diplomatic and negotiation skills.
  • Disciplined, organised and able to work independently.
  • It is mandaroty to be fluent in English (written and spoken). Arabic is a plus.
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / SALARY
  • 12 months fixed term contract under French or Jordan legislation, starting August 1st 2021 Conditions of employments for expatriates :
  • Monthly gross salary from 2735EUR to 3185EUR upon experience
  • Monthly per diem and living allowance $340 + $426 net, field paid
  • Monthly country allowance: 150EUR
  • 16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens
  • Transportation and accommodation: Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
  • Family Status possible
  • Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses and repatriation insurance
  • Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 EUR at each RnR period
  • Training Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge © Conditions of employments for national candidates :
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Monthly Salary Range : $3,000 - $4,000 ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.
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