Find below the most frequently asked questions and other pieces of useful information regarding ACTED’s HR.
ACTED offers opportunities to work and intern in both its field missions and in its HQ in Paris, with a wide range of positions open for all experiences and profiles. Please see our open vacancies page for the current open opportunities, and send your application online.
Yes, ACTED offers a range of internships within its field missions. High risk countries however, are exempt from hosting interns. Please see our open vacancies page for the current open opportunities.
Yes, we accept spontaneous applications in addition to applications for specific positions.
You can apply directly online to all positions advertised on ACTED’s website. Your application will be reviewed thoroughly in a timely manner.
We also take applications by email to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the ACTED position reference in the subject, as well as with your CV, a cover letter including 3 references and the following statement: I hereby agree to ACTED terms and conditions as stated on ACTED website www.acted.org and I agree to the automated processing of my personal data by ACTED for recruitment purposes, as well as for, HR management and administrative compliance checks in accordance with European regulations related to personal data protection.
If you submitted your application online on ACTED’s website, a confirmation message will appear online.
If you submitted your application by email, you will receive a confirmation email that your application has been received.
If your profile meets the recruitment criteria you will be contacted for an interview. If you have not received any answer within 3 weeks you may consider that you have not been selected for the position.
However, if your profile is suitable for another ACTED role or mission, we will keep your profile and references in our database for such a purpose only, unless you specify otherwise.
Given the large number of incoming calls on ACTED HQ office number, we kindly request that you comply with this processing delay and wait to be contacted first, either by email or phone. We thank you in advance for not contacting HQ office number.
Yes, it is possible to submit more than one application at a time. However, after review by the recruitment team, you will only be considered for one of the positions.
General feedback is provided for shortlisted candidates only. We are unfortunately unable to provide all applicants with individual feedbacks given the high number of applications we receive and manage every day. But be sure that each and every applications is thoroughly processed and reviewed by ACTED according to the highest HR standards and values.
When applying for a job with ACTED, applicants are only required to send their full application (including CV, cover letter with 3 references) either online or by email or possibly par mail.
ACTED recruitment process abides by the highest HR standards. No fees are ever requested by ACTED during the recruitment process (application, interview, processing, etc.). Never pay any fee and make sure that you only consider emails from ACTED HR teams coming from @acted.org
But some job advertisements, not published by ACTED, may falsely state that they are from ACTED, asking candidates to pay fees. They should be considered as fraudulent, and can be reported to ACTED by email at Transparency.
When applying to an ACTED job position or internship, you explicitly grant ACTED the right to process any personal data provided for recruitment needs, HR administration requirement and administrative compliance checks only. We will not use your personal data for other purposes.
Personal data and information is managed by ACTED with utmost confidentiality.
If, during the recruitment process, you have agreed to receive our newsletters, your email address will be used to share our news bulletin as well as other updated on ACTED’s activities. You will always be able to unsubscribe from our emailing lists if you wish to do so.
In any case, you are entitled to access your personal data managed by ACTED, have it modified as well as the right to it erased. Every person who has shared personal data an ask for
All users who has deposited nominal information either directly or indirectly, via the ACTED website or by email, notably during the recruitment process, may ask for the submission of this nominal information through a written request to ACTED – 33, rue Godot de Mauroy, 75009 Paris, France – and have them edited or suppressed, According to the French law N• 78-17 of 6 January 1978 on computing, data and liberties (CNIL).
Anyone employed by or working for ACTED shall commit to act according to ACTED’s Code of Conduct, which outlines the expected behavior of ACTED teams.
To ensure that funds are used exclusively for humanitarian purposes and in accordance with donors’ compliance requirements, all job / internship / volunteering offers are subject to the condition that potential staff names do not appear on anti-terrorism lists, in line with ACTED’s anti-terrorism policy.
To this end, your data shall be automatically processed. In this framework, and in accordance with European regulations related to personal data protection, you have the right to access, rectify and ask the erasing of your personal information
You may exercise your rights by contacting ACTED, 33, rue Godot de Mauroy, 75009 Paris, France.
ACTED does offer accompanied status to some salaried staff with a contract of at least 1 year, and who are either posted to a “calm” security area or the capital office in a “sensitive” security area. Accompanied status provides several benefits for the staff’s partner and/or children, including insurance for all family members, an increased luggage allowance, and one return flight to the country of residence per year/per family member.
As an intern you will be entitled to a living allowance, food and accommodation, luggage allowance, health coverage, and a return ticket. Please see the benefits page for more information.
As a salaried staff, amongst other benefits, you will receive a salary, living allowance, accommodation or housing allowance, luggage allowance, health coverage, and return ticket. Please see the benefits page for more information.
Every international staff attends l attend an induction at HQ in Paris before being deployed to the field. This induction includes inductions from all ACTED departments, in addition to a 2-day humanitarian security safety training.