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Ouganda : Area Coordinator - Karamoja/ West Nile

Reference : AC/UGA

Département : Communication

Contrat : CDD

Pays : Ouganda

Durée 12 mois

Ville : Karamoja/ West Nile

Date de démarrage : ASAP

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. More on

Description du pays

Country Profile

Number of projects: 6
Number of areas: 2
Number of national staff: 18
Annual budget (EUR): 328.816
Number of offices: 5
Number of international staff: 3

Position context and key challenges

In response to the emergency situation in Uganda, ACTED recruits.

Description du poste

1. Ensure ACTED Representation in the area of activity

  • Representation vis-à-vis provincial authorities
  • Representation vis-à-vis Donors
  • Representation amongst other international organisations

More generally, the Area Coordinator is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organisation, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.

2. Contribute to the development of a global intervention strategy and to support its implementation at provincial level

  • Analyse the context and develop strategic plans, in consultation with the Country Director
  • Implement the financial strategy
  • Implement the operational strategy
  • Oversee reporting procedures

More generally, communicate systematically to the Country Director the development of the area strategy and its implementation.

3. Oversee Staff and Security

  • Guide and direct the staff of the area of intervention
  • Contribute to the recruitment of expatriate staff
  • Oversee staff security



  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in development programmes
  • 2-5 years previous work experience in a relevant position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • 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


  • 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 organisation’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


Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to under Ref: AC/UGA

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