Fixed term | 6 months | March 2024

Acted

For the past 30 years, international NGO Acted has been going the last mile to save lives. Currently, Acted supports 20 million people across 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas – and pursues a triple mandate as a humanitarian, environmental and development aid actor. Acted relies on an in-depth knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement relevant long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, building together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

ACTED Syria

Since 2012, Acted has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: Acted provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, Acted has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

You will be in charge of

The Project Development Officer (PDO) contributes to the development of project proposals in line with Acted’s global and in-country programme strategy, and ensures proper grant management, incl. timely reporting of project achievements to donors. The PDO facilitates internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to Acted external communication strategy.

Main duties

1. Fundraising

  • Context Analysis
  • External relations:
  • Fundraising and proposal development:

2. Grant Management

  • Contract follow-up
  • Reporting
  • Partner Follow-up

3. Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management (if any):
  • Internal Coordination and Communication:
  • Filing

4. External Communication

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science;
  • 1-2 years previous work experience in a relevant position;
  • Previous related work experience, with knowledge of project design, proposal writing and grants management;
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian aid system and ability to understand the donors systems;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills;
  • Strong coordination and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural and fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to work well under pressure;
  • Good team spirit and ability to work with diverse profiles.

Terms of reference

For more information about the position, click here .

Conditions

  • Salary between 1600 and 1800€ 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
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in Acted HQ, including a 4-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: PDO/WOS

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