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Area Coordinator

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Présentation d’ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential. ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. We go the last mile: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. With a team of 4,300 national staff 300 international staff, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 450 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries.

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Country Profile

Number of projects: 38

Number of areas: 4

Number of national staff: 313

Annual budget (EUR): 21M

Number of offices: 6

Number of international staff: 23

Position context and key challenges

ACTED has been present in Iraq supporting conflict affected populations since 2004 and currently operates in 15 regions. For the last 4 years, our team of 350 people has been responding to the Syrian refugee and IDP crisis, notably in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where ACTED supports over 1.5 million people. Our multi-sectoral approach addresses the most urgent needs of internally displaced people and refugees by ensuring their protection, delivering life-saving food assistance, providing shelter and non-food item packages with lifesaving items and improving their living environment in and out of camps through camp management and Water, Hygiene and Sanitation activities

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OBJECTIVES
1. Contribute to the development and application of the ACTED country strategy at area level and ensure ACTED representation and positive relationship building in the area of activity.
2. Facilitate the creation of an enabling and productive working environment through internal communication and coordination at area level
3. Ensure the timely and quality implementation of projects in the area of operation
4. Anticipate and mitigate risks ensuring operations in the area are compliant with ACTED finance, logistics, administration/HR transparency and security (FLATS) procedures

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
1. Positioning
1.1. Context analysis: Ensure ACTED has an up-to-date understanding of the area’s socio-economic situation, trends, needs and gaps, and who does what and where (3W)
1.2. Strategy Implementation: Take a lead role in implemeting ACTED’s coutry program strategy in the area identifying strategic opportunities for expanding ACTED’s work in the area, and in particular
1.3. Networking, positioning and general representation:
1.4. Proposal development
1.5. Advocacy: Contribute to drafting issues papers, advocacy notes, press releases on relevant humanitarian and development issues in the area of operation
1.6. Promotion of ACTED network: Keep abreast with and contribute to ACTED’s global initiatives and global trends, in particular Impact (REACH, Agora), Convergences and Oxus
2. Management and Internal Coordination
2.1. Staff Management
2.2. Internal Coordination
3. Project Implementation Follow-up
3.1. Project Implementation Tracking
3.2. Project Quality Control
3.3. Partner Management
4. FLATS Management
4.1. Finance Management
4.2. Logistics & IT Management
4.3. Administration and HR Management
4.4. Transparency/Compliance Management
4.5. Security Management

Qualifications

  • University education in a relevant field such as international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programming, technical degree in camp management, or the like;
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and/or development programmes
  • Base management skills preferred
  • At least four years relevant work experience, preferably including camp settings
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset

Conditions

  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
  • Additional monthly living allowance
  • Free food and lodging provided at the organization’s guesthouse/or housing allowance (depending on contract length and country of assignment)
  • Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
  • Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance

Candidature

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to jobs@acted.org under Ref: AC/IRQ/SA

Pour postuler, envoyez votre CV et votre lettre de motivation par e-mail à jobs@acted.org

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