Fixed term | 12 months | ASAP

ACTED

Created in 1993, ACTED is an international non-governmental organization pursuing a dual mandate of emergency response and development interventions in 40 of some of the world’s most vulnerable countries affected by conflicts, disasters or socio-economic hardship. With a team of 7,000 national staff and 400 international staff, ACTED implements 500 projects a year to support more than 20 million beneficiaries, notably in hard-to-reach areas.

ACTED goes to the last mile through programs and approaches that look beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihood reconstruction and sustainable development. Guided by the motto “Think Local, Act Global” and its 3Zero –Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, and Zero Poverty – strategy, ACTED puts local territories at the centre and provides a tailored support to local needs.

ACTED Ukraine

ACTED started its operations in Eastern Ukraine in 2015 to provide support to vulnerable people affected by the conflict that began in 2014. In 2022, as refugees are fleeing clashes across Ukraine triggered by military operations, ACTED is now extending its activities to deliver critical assistance to displaced persons in the main hosting regions and to support self-help and local organizations groups that have spontaneously formed. As the number of civilian casualties continues to grow and damage to critical infrastructure increases, ACTED is scaling-up its humanitarian assistance to help ensure those in transit, internally displaced or remaining in hotspots receive the basic support they need, including cash assistance, water, food and hot meals, blankets, hygiene supplies and access to mobile heating points. Finally, ACTED is also taking part in the ongoing efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to refugees in the neighbouring countries of Poland, Romania and Moldavia where 3 humanitarian response teams have been deployed.

You will be in charge of

The Area Coordinator is responsible for representing ACTED`s interests with local authorities, donors, beneficiary communities and other key stakeholders. The Area Coordinator is member of the senior management team and works to ensure program quality and operational implementation, as well as growth where appropriate and feasible, and strong representation. The Area Coordinator directly supervises Project Managers ensuring that projects and programs address beneficiary needs and are implemented according to ACTED’s global strategy, donor guidelines, approved work plans and budgets The Area Coordinator also oversees day-to-day operations and security in the respective area.

Positioning

  • Context analysis
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Networking, positioning and general representation:
  • Proposal development
  • Advocacy
  • Promotion of ACTED network

Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management
  • Internal Coordination

Project Implementation Follow-up

  • Project Implementation Tracking
  • Project Quality Control
  • Partner Management

FLATS Management

  • Finance Management
  • Logistics & IT Management
  • Administration and HR Management
  • Transparency/Compliance Management
  • Security Management

Expected skills and 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 in emergency and/or development programmes;
  • Base management skills preferred (HR, Finance, Logistcis);
  • At least four years relevant work experience, preferably including security management;
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and team management required;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms

Terms of reference

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Conditions

  • Salary between 2900 and 3300€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in ACTED guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • R&R every 3 months, flight tickets covered up to $500 and allowance of $200
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in ACTED HQ, including a 3-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance

Join us

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email (jobs@acted.org) or below, including the reference: AC Odessa/UKR

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.
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