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 Yemen

ACTED has been present in Yemen since 2012 with a coordination office in Sanaa, and 4 area offices  in Ibb, Sa’ada, Aden and Al Hudaydah. The INGO intervenes in ten governorates of the country (Al Dhale’e, Al Hudaydah, Al Jawf, Ibb, Raymah, Sa’ada, Taizz, Hajja, Dhamar, Lahj), riddled by conflict since 2015. The charity provides emergency response, as well as deliver rehabilitation and development projects with WASH, shelter, food security and agriculture programming, camp coordination and camp management, economic recovery and market systems, cash and voucher programming.

After the start of the conflict, ACTED shifted strongly towards emergency programming, while remaining committed to longer-term livelihood and development strategies. The teams pursue programming in response to emergencies while building disaster resilience, co-constructing effective governance, and promoting inclusive and sustainable growth. Using a multi-sector approach, ACTED aims to comprehensively meet the needs of the most vulnerable displaced and host communities.

You will be in charge of

The Project Development Manager (PDM) positions ACTED with donors and leads the development of project proposals in line with ACTED’s global and in-country programme strategy, and ensures proper grant management. The PDM ensures smooth internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to ACTED external communication strategy.

Main duties

Positioning and Fundraising

Context Analysis

Strategy development

External relations

Fundraising and proposal development

Contracting

Grant Management

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

Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management
  • Internal Coordination and Communication
  • Filing

External Communication

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science
  • Previous experience in the humanitarian field, proposals development, grants management and donor relations are required
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian aid system and ability to understand the donors systems
  • External representation skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage a team
  • Teamwork and team building skills, capacity building skills
  • Ability to work independently and creatively in a multicultural context
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Previous field experience is required

Terms of reference

For more information about the position, click here .

Conditions

  • Salary between 3600 and 3800€ 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
  • Rest & Recuperation (R&R) every 2 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: PDM/YEM

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