Field Coordinator Irbid
Closing date: 28 Feb 2018
Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger 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 35 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 – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2016, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 14.7 million people in more than 49 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org
Action Against Hunger is looking for a Field Coordinator in Irbid
Country: Jordan –
Length of contract: 12 months – starting March 1st, 2018.**
Jordan mission is a dynamic mission rapidly growing ; with large scale WaSH and Livelihoods projects being implemented in host communities and refugees camp, Mental Health sector is being now developed. Country strategy combines emergency and development projects to address needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanian in an holistic approach. With a team of 12 international employees and more than 90 national colleagues, ACF Jordan office manages a portfolio of projects for more than 9 millions €, in response to the Syria crisis in Northern and Eastern Jordan. The donors range vary from institutional funds (UNICEF / MADAD) to bilateral agreements (AFD / GIZ / Taiwan).
To support the 2 operational bases, the coordination office is based in Amman.
Jordan is considered as a stable country where security conditions enable a safe implementation of the projects.
You’ll have taking an active part in the Coordination team, the Field Coordinator for the Irbid base ensures sound and transparent management of the programs and teams in Irbid governorate by ensuring compliance to all technical and support department Action Against Standards, consistency with local legislation, to enable qualitative implementation of our activities and delivery of timely and relevant assistance to the beneficiaries.
In particular, you’ll have to :
Coordinate ACF country strategy implementation at field level
Coordinate overall implementation of program at field level
Manage the team at field level
Facilitate good relationships with the team in capital
Represent ACF and liaise with regional authorities, UN, NGOs at field level
Ensure reporting, capitalization and contribute to quality and accountability
Ensure security management of the base
Your profile :
You have a Master’s degree or equivalent and at least 3 years’ experience with humanitarian NGO, with at least 2 year in a managerial role, previous ACF experience would be an advantage
Technically , you have :
A substantial knowledge of standard logistics, financial and HR procedures and practices as well as knowledge regarding programme management on the field, a substantial knowledge of security management
Computer and communication equipment skills
Interpersonal, organizational, multitasking and communication skills and a high capacity of work, able to overcome stress and work under pressure, with high degree of flexibility, challenges-seeker with high degree of flexibility and autonomy
Integrity, diplomacy, enthousiasm and professionalism
Organized and self-motivating, as well as diplomatic & tactful, professional & transparent
Fluent in English / Arabic a plus
refer to ACF Website (B level – 1805 to 2674 euros+ perdiem + Guest & travel fees )