About : Action contre la Faim

Créée en 1979, Action contre la Faim est une organisation non gouvernementale internationale qui lutte contre la faim dans le monde. Sa charte des principes humanitaires – indépendance, neutralité, non-discrimination, accès libre et direct aux victimes, professionnalisme, transparence – fonde son identité depuis plus de 40 ans. Sa mission est de sauver des vies en éliminant la faim par la prévention, la détection et le traitement de la sous-nutrition, en particulier pendant et après les situations d’urgence liées aux conflits et aux catastrophes naturelles. Action contre la Faim coordonne ses programmes autour de 5 domaines d’activités : Nutrition et Santé – Santé Mentale, Soutien Psychosocial et Protection – Sécurité Alimentaire et Moyens d’Existence – Eau, Assainissement et Hygiène – Plaidoyer. En 2022, Action contre la Faim est venue en aide à plus de 28 millions de personnes dans 46 pays à travers le monde. www.actioncontrelafaim.org

Mission :

We are looking for a Deputy Country Director for Programs based in Sierra Leone, to ensure the overall management of the Technical Heads of Departments and the quality of ACF programming in the country.
You will be responsible for effectively line managing and contributing to the professional development of the coordination programs team members, ensuring the quality of ACF projects in Sierra Leone and the effective management of program budgets and leading, with the Country Director (CD), the Country Office fundraising efforts.
More precisely, your role will be to:
Coordinate technical country strategy and ensure operational management of all technical areas.
Represent and liaise for program related issues with donors, authorities, UN, NGOs and lead fundraising.
Analyse the Humanitarian and Development needs.
Ensure the management of Human Resources.
Follow-up on management of program budgets.
Act as Country Director in his/her absence.

Profile :

You hold a Masters degree in International Relations, Development Studies or related technical discipline relevant for ACF programs, or a Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline combined with substantive work and international experience.
You have a significant experience with INGOs, and ideally a previous experience with ACF.
You have at least 2 years of experience in a similar position, in successful proposal development and ideally an experience as Field Coordinator or Head of Department.
You have excellent management skills (HR, projects, stress management, etc.) and you have demonstrated ability to organize, train and motivate a multicultural team. You are able to multi tasks.
You know well donors’ guidelines and procedures, and you are able to draft and write qualitatively.
You are particulary competent in diplomaty and negotiation and you are disciplined and able to work and arrive at decisions autonomously with minimal guidance.
You speak and write fluently in English.

Conditions d’emploi

Fixed term contract under French legislation: 12 months
Monthly gross salary from 2899 to 3376 euros upon experience
Reimbursement of the pension insurance for non-French citizens: 16% of the gross monthly salary
Annual salary increase: 6% increase after and each 12 months of continuous contract
Monthly per diem and living allowance: 506euros net, field paid
Monthly country allowance: 150euros
Child allowance: 1500euros per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000euros/year)
Transportation and accommodation: Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
Medical coverage: ACF covers 100% of the social security, health insurance, and repatriation insurance agreement fees
Salary sustainment measures
Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year, airfare reimbursement with a ceiling to get to the chosen break destination, and 215 euros for each RnR period
Accompaniment and trainings:Follow-up and support for career development
Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©
Position eligible for couple status (for the partner/spouse): private apartment and coverage of expenses relating to the partner/spouse in accordance with ACF current procedure
Field trip: ACF areas of operation in the country (Moyamba, Bonthe, others)

ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.

Starting date: 15-05-2024

How to apply

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