About : Action contre la Faim

Created in 1979, Action contre la Faim is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principals- independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of under-nutrition, particularly during and after emergency situations linked to conflicts or natural disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses its actions on 5 main areas of expertise: Nutrition and Health – Mental Health, Psychosocial Support and Protection – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2022, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 28 million people in more than 46 countries worldwide.

Mission :

Under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, your role will be to :
Identify the needs of the ACF MHPSS-P team in Bonthe and elaborate a capacity building planIdentify the needs in MHPSS-P within the project and the team
Visit activities in the field, including meeting local and sectorial actors to evaluate the quality of the intervention and training gaps
Elaborate a needs assessment report and a capacity-building plan, based on the evaluation
Provide technical support in the implementation and follow-up of ACF MHPSS-P activities in BontheOrganize and facilitate training sessions on MHPSS-P and child care practices topics, according to identified needs and using ACF training package
Participate in strengthening staff skills, in line with established capacity-building plan and according to needs
Ogranise regular hands-on training (side by side training) with ACF staff (and HF staff) on child care practices and MHPSS-P onsite (HFs and hospital)
Organize regular technical supervision with ACF staff
Develop and/or update training manuals and materials on MHPSS-P and child care practices related topics
Participate in the monitoring of project activities to ensure effective technical follow-up
Carry out field visits to provide technical support and supervision to teams on MHPSS-P and child care practices related issues and prepare visit reports
Identify recommendations and build action points on MHPSS-P and child care practices related issues for the PM and DPM
Suggest adaptations of activities/approaches or mitigating measures to address challenges faced during the implementation
Contribute to the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning processes with regards to the MHPSS-P and child care practicesReview and analyse project reports (APR), make concrete recommendations and follow them up
Draft internal and external reports timely
Capitalise the program data and documentation of activities carried out
Transmit the technical knowledge acquired in your programme
Identify opportunities for learning and document case studies, lessons learnt and best or promising practices in MHPSS-P and child care practices and produce reports on capitalization of project’s experience, lessons learned, programme data and documentation of the innovations carried out
Train the Partner NGO to become an MHPSS-P expert
Maintain strict confidentiality and respect of Action Against Hunger’s policies

Profile :

You hold a Master in Mental Health or Psychology with a training background in Early Childhood Development, Psychosocial Support, mhGAP, Gender-Based Violence.
You have at least 4 years of experience on Early Childhood Development including working with children under 2 years old and caregivers.
You already have worked at least 4 years in providing Mental health and/or psychosocial support and at least 2 years in providing MHPSS trainings, supervision and mentoring.
You have a good knowledge on infant and young child feeding and child care practices. You also have knowledge in project cycle management.
You are particulary skilled in capacity building, supervision, and in writing and analysis. You have a good command of Microsoft.
You are a good listener, communicator and facilitator.
You speak and write English fluently. Knowledge of local language is an asset.

Conditions d’emploi

For international candidates:
Fixed term contract under French legislation: 2 months
Monthly gross salary from 2332 to 2676 euros upon experience
Reimbursement of the pension insurance for non-French citizens: 16% of the gross monthly salary
Monthly per diem and living allowance: 506euros net, field paid
Monthly country allowance: 150euros
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 (sickness, paternity, maternity)
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 ©

For national candidates:
Fixed term contract: 4 months, according to the internal and national salary conditions of ACF in Sierra Leone
Monthly basic salary: 13,460.67 SLE
Housing and transport allowance: 15% of basic salary each

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

Starting date: 01-05-2024

How to apply

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