Action Against Hunger

Field Coordinator

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 - 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 Missions and activities at the Coordination level:
  • Mission 1: Active participation to coordination dynamic
  • Mission 2: Coordinate ACF country strategy implementation at field level
Missions and Activities on the field
  • Mission 1: Coordinate overall implementation of ACF operations at field level
  • Mission 2: Manage the team at field level
  • Mission 3: Facilitate good relationships with the Coordination Team
  • Mission 4: Represent ACF and liaise with regional authorities, UN, NGOs at field and regional level
  • Mission 5: Ensure reporting and communication
  • Mission 6: Manage overall security and safety on the base REQUESTED PROFILE
  • You hold a Master's Degree, ideally in Humanitarian Program Coordination, International Development, International Relations
  • You have at least three years of field experience in operational management of humanitarian programs in similar role; experience in emergency context required
  • You have a minimum of two years' experience in a managerial role
  • You have excellent capacity of strategic humanitarian context Analysis
  • You have substantial knowledge of standard Logistics procedures and practices
  • You developed good knowledge of financial and HR procedures
  • You know ACF intervention sectors (FSL, WaSH, Nutrition, MHCP)
  • You have strong communication, networking and representation skills (written, oral, cross cultural)
  • You have leadership and management skills in a complex international setting
  • You are Fluent in English and in French
  • If you are able to speakArabic it is an asset
  • You have training, coaching, Capacity Building experience and skills
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / SALARY Contract:
  • 12 months fixed term contract (under French legislation)
Compensation & Benefits (applicable for French contract only):
  • Monthly gross salary from 2 450 to 2 800 EUR upon experience
  • Per diem and living allowance: 259$ + 328$ net, field paid.
  • * 450EUR 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.
  • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
  • Individual room in guesthouse covered
Medical coverage:
  • 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 8 weeks).
  • 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.
  • Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.

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