A Country Director job at Action Against Hunger with 3,800 EUR Salary

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  • Job ID 16074
  • Salary 3800 EUR
  • No. of Opportunity 1
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Gender Both
  • Qualification Master’s Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Organization Action against Hunger

Job Description

Job Description

Created in 1979, Action contrel a 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 2021, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 25 million people in more than 46 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org


Your main responsibilities are to lead the effective and efficient implementation of the country strategy of ACF in Afghanistan and oversee the overall management of the country team in line with ACF values, quality standards and processes in a context of increasing humanitarain needs and challenging operating environment.
You are responsible for providing the overall leadership and strategic guidance of the Country Office.
And more specifically:
– You ensure that systems / procedures are in place and being properly implemented, and that they ensure the proper management, well being and safety of ACF staff, and the proper use of ACF resources;
– You build on best practices previously developed by the country team;
– You create a shared vision among all staff, promoting ACF Charter and ensuring an organizational culture where ACF core values are embedded, team work is encouraged and all staff feels valued;
– You are responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, donors and other partners.
– You are responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relationships with host government officials, donors and other partners.
– You are responsible for the ACF team security and staff care


You hold a Master degree. You have at least 10 years of humanitarian or development experience, with minimal experience of both development and humanitarian context; At least 7 years of senior management or leadership experience, including team leadership. You also have 3 years of successful previous experience as Country Director. You show excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. You are known for your excellent negotiation skills, and political astuteness as well as your excellent adaptation and culturally sensitivity skills. You have a strong understanding of financial and logistics management. You also have a significant experience with external representation and promotion of programs with stakeholders and potential donors, and are able to generate goodwill towards the program with the intention of raising funds and the country grant portfolio. You are experienced in managing security in a volatile environment. You have an excellent knowledge and understanding of the Central Asian context, especially in Afghanistan (strongly preferred). A solid sense of humour would be a great asset.
Fluent spoken and written English skills.



– Fixed term contract under French legislation: 18 months
– Monthly gross salary from 3800 to 5 000 EUR 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: 456EUR net, field paid
– Monthly country allowance: 450EUR
– Cold allowance: Reimbursement for the purchase of winter equipment for a maximum of 380EUR per person per year in severe cold contexts
– Child allowance: 1500EUR per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000EUR/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 (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 EUR for each RnR period
– Accompaniment and trainings: – Follow-up and support for career development
– Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning

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