Action Against Hunger

Grants 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. RESPONSIBILITIES You will work under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director Programs to provide overall leadership and Coordination in project and grant development, follow-up, reporting, and external communication with donors. You will support the DCD-P with overall oversight of programme quality and Design.

More precisely your missions will be to:
  • Maintain Grants Systems and Priorities: lead kick-off for new grants, including a GAC health and nutrition project, a multi-sectoral ECHO project, and an anticipated new RRM project;
  • Lead on Program Development in Line with Country Strategy: lead in development of new proposals and sourcing funding opportunities;
  • Lead all internal and external reporting processes: provide high quality donor reports for ongoing and closed projects;
  • Ensure compliance with donor guidelines and regulations
  • Support Consortium Coordination and Project Management of Emergency-Response Consortium Activities (funding-dependent): support the program, finance, and operations teams throughout the entire project lifecycle;
  • Ensure effective coordination of programs integration: conduct field visits to provide support for scale-up of nutrition programmes countrywide
  • At least 3 years of experience with INGOs as expatriate staff member, ideally in grant or project management role
  • Previous experience in highly insecure and complex environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with donors including ECHO, DFID, UN organisations, and GAC
  • Strong time management skills, and ability to balance multiple competing priorities and deadlines
  • Ability to work both autonomously and part of a team
  • Experience managing or coordinating teams and budgets
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
SPECIFIC CONDITIONS / SALARY Contract and benefits
  • 12 months fixed term contract under French legislation
  • Monthly gross salary from 2450EUR to 2800EUR upon experience
  • Per diem and living allowance: $302 + $426 (cf eurocost) net, field paid.
  • * 450EUR as country allowance
  • * 16% of monthly gross for non-French citizen for retrocession of retirement and unemployment insurance
  • * child allowance Medical coverage
  • 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

    Leaves and RnR
  • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
  • * 20 RnR per year (and additional days to cover the RnR period rotation when necesserary)
  • * 215 EUR at each RnR period (every 6-8 weeks) + Flight Allowance Training
  • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge © ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.
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