About : Action contre la Faim

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, Psychosocial Support and Protection – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2021, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 25 million people in more than 46 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org

Mission :

Based in Amman, the Country Director is responsible for providing the overall leadership and strategic guidance of the Country Office.
More precisely, you will be responsible to the following missions:
Lead the preparation, updating, implementation of the country strategy appropriate for the country and regional context, in line with the ACF vision and country office.
Oversee country office’s programming to ensure the effective and efficient design, implementation and evaluation of ACF’s programs and projects.
Develop and enhance relationships between the country office and donors’ representatives, civil society, private sector, government agencies and other organizations, acknowledging diversity as an asset of the humanitarian community, so that ACF can maximize its impact on malnutrition and its prevention.
Being responsible for the security management of staff, operations, assets and directs country-specific response to security threats and incidents, up to and including management of evacuation.
Oversee the management and development of country office’s human resources and create a shared vision, among all staff, of ACF’s values and program’s aims and their role in achieving these.
Oversee and direct the appropriate mobilization, use and management of financial and logistic resources in the country office in line with ACF policies and donor requirements.
Maintain a good working relationships with HQ by complying with information demands and using HQ’s expertise to optimize the country’s strategy implementation.
Ensure ACF’s accountability, reputation and fiscal responsibility in the country.

Profile :

You hold a Bachelor or a Master degree.
You have a minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position, as Country Director, Deputy Country Director or senior Field Coordinator in the humanitarian sector and emergency programs.
You have an interest in climate change and gender sensitive programming.
You have proven results in business development and the capacity to drive change management.
You are reliable and independent with a strong organizational capacity, decision-making and conflict resolution.
You have an experience of working with institutional and private donors.
You have an experience in successfully managing various forms of partnership with National and International NGOs.
You have an excellent integrity, a capacity to analyse and you have an excellent diplomacy.

Conditions d’emploi

Fixed term contract under French legislation: 12 months
Monthly gross salary from 3572 to 4128euros (including a 13th month) upon experience
Reimbursement of the pension insurance for non-French citizens: 16% of the gross monthly salary
Annual salary increase: 6% increase after and each 12 months of continuous contract
Monthly per diem and living allowance: 771euros net, field paid
Monthly country allowance: 150euros
Child allowance: 1500euros per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000euros/year)
Coverage of transportation and accomodation.
Medical coverage: ACF covers 100% of the social security, health insurance, and repatriation insurance agreement fees.
Leaves and RnR:25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year, airfare reimbursement with a ceiling to get to the chosen break destination, and 215 euros for each RnR period
Accompaniment and trainings: Follow-up and support for career development
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.

How to apply

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