Action Against Hunger

Emergency Coordinator

Action Against Hunger

Job Description

The position is to be based in France (from HQ or from home*), however as a core member of ACF's Emergency Readiness and Response Unit (ERRU), the Emergency Coordinator will deploy to diverse contexts to set-up, expand and deliver quality emergency responses in support of communities affected by complex humanitarian crises . s MISSIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES -You prepare and organize deployments and you are available for a wide range of deployments on short notice.

-You participate fully in planning and administrative processes -You ensure availability and mobilization for deployments (-/+ 70% of the calendar year) -You liaise with the appropriate referents to ensure up to date capacity and knowledge in your given sectors -You deploy to diverse countries to support the agency's work and carry out as requested programs or support activities; team management; internal Coordination; representation; reporting and communications; and support to security and risk management.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCES Please note that this position requires a high degree of flexibility as you will be asked to constantly travel with little notice, often to insecure locations with sometimes non-optimal living conditions.

-Other experience and skills required for this position include the following: -Advanced degree in International Humanitarian or development affairs or other related degrees -At least 5 years' experience in Humanitarian Response, in particular in conflict countries across multiple regions -Proven track records in key leadership roles (such as Field Coordinator/Head of Base, Director" id="link" class="link">Country Director, Emergency Coordinator, Emergency Team Leader, Deputy Director Programmes/Support, etc.) -Experience in managing security in highly volatile contexts with the ability to analyse risks and take effective decisions in situations of emergency/crisis -High adaptability skills; you feel comfortable in filling different roles in different contexts according to the needs of the situation -Excellent communication skills, diplomacy and negotiations skills -Excellent management skills, with the ability to guide and support your teams in their activities -Experience preferred in strategy development, leading emergency assessments, exploratory missions and/or mission/base start-up -Outstanding project management skills, great autonomy, ability to respect budget and timeline -Fluency in both English and French (written + verbal). Other languages such as Arabic, Portuguese or Spanish are a great asset.

*Teleworking policy: The future employee will be eligible for our teleworking policy enabling to work from anywhere in French metropolitan region. The position of Emergency Coordinator does not require any mandatory working days in the office. However, please consider that around 3 days / months are to be expected for team meetings in the Headquarters and 2 days for the on boarding.

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