Action Contre la Faim recruits 01 Deputy field coordinator

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Action Contre la Faim recruits 01 Deputy field coordinator

DescriptionCreated in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organization fighting against hunger in the world. Its mission is to save lives eradicating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and after emergencies caused by conflicts and natural disasters. More information on our website: are looking for: A DEPUTY FIELD COORDINATOR – YEMEN – ADEN

Country: Yemen, Aden

Presentation of the mission:

Action Against Hunger has been operating in Yemen since 2012, upscaling its emergency activities in 2016 due to the conflict between Al Houthi and the Saudi-led coalition. Yemen is currently facing one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, with 80% of the population in need of humanitarian aid. Action Against Hunger has responded to multiple large-scale and interconnected emergencies: conflict, famine and a cholera epidemic, using a multisectoral approach (Nutrition & Health, Food Security, WASH and Mental Health programming) and by piloting the country’s first Rapid Response Mechanism alongside UNICEF. Donors supporting these programs are the EU through ECHO and DEVCO, UN agencies (UNICEF, WFP, UNOCHA, UNFPA), GAC, DFID, SIDA and private foundations. Focus is now on providing life-saving quality health and nutrition services, addressing the causes of hunger and undernutrition and promoting evidence-based programming through surveillance, analysis, and advocacy.

Security, working and living conditions:

Due to the major crisis and frequently changing security context in Yemen, security rules are regularly updated.

 Presentation of the bases:

ACF is operationally working in 2 bases: Hodeida and Aden, with its coordination team located in Sana’a. In total, the Yemen mission counts 269 national staff and 24 international staff.

Aden is a port city located by the Arabian Sea (Aden Gulf) and temperatures can be quite high. Office and guesthouse are in the same compound. The rooms are private and personal. The building is supplied with public electricity and a generator is available. Due to the current security situation, social options are very limited, not only for ACF but for all organizations.

 Length of contract: 6 months, starting on 1st of October 2019.

The position:

Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator Aden, you will be in charge of developing and ensuring program strategy and integrated response planning. You supervise the overall implementation of the projects, coordinating the activities and building the capacity of PMs to identify and implement high quality program activities in an accountable manner, and in conformity with ACF/donor requirements and area/mission strategy.

More precisely, you will be in charge of:

  • Contributing to identify sectoral needs, to design program strategy and operational development
  • Support and coordinate PMs to ensure the implementation, monitoring and reporting of projects
  • Support PM to contribute to program quality and accountability processes and measure program impact
  • Team Management and Human Resourcing
  • Participate in the coordination and representation of ACF in his/her area of intervention
  • Ensure Proposal writing, Reports revision, Assessments supervision, Activities monitoring, Tools/guidelines/SOP revision

Do you fit with the position?

You hold a master degree in Humanitarian, Social Sciences or similar fields, with minimum 3 years in advisory position or 5 years in managerial position in international organizations. You have substantial knowledge regarding program management on the field, experience in conflict / war zone and proven reporting skills.

You have 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.

Languages: You are fluent in English (written, spoken, read).

Status: Fixed-term contract, provided by ACF according to the French legislation.

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Monthly gross salary from 2688€ to 3433 € upon experience.
  • Per diem and living allowance: 616€ (cf eurocost) net, field paid.
  • + 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance (216€ to 276€)
  • + 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen. (288€ to 368€)
  • + Child allowance, limited to 5 children

Transportation and accommodation:

  • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
  • Individual room in guesthouse covered

Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

Leaves and RnR:

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
  • + 20 RnR per year.
  • + 215 € at each RnR period (every 6 weeks)
  • Coverage of the transportation expenses to the RnR area of reference.


  • 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.
  • Opportunity of coaching (DP) or mentorship.
  • Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.


Experience3 à 5 ans
FonctionsAutre, Gestion de projets/programmes
Secteurs d’activitéAutre, Alimentation / Nutrition
PaysMoyen Orient, Yémen
Comment postulerTo apply, please visit our website:
Date de fin de validité07/10/2019

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