Ethiopia: Field coordinator – Gode – Ethiopia

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Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Country: Ethiopia
Closing date: 15 Mar 2018

Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger 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 35 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 and Care Practices – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2016, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 14.7 million people in more than 49 countries worldwide.

Action Against Hunger is looking for a Field Coordinator in Gode

Country: Ethiopia Gode Base (Somali Region)

Length of contract: 10 months – starting April 1st, 2018.**

The context:

Ethiopia has harsh environmental conditions, with hot and dry weather. The programs of ACF Ethiopia are implemented in vast areas so high mobility from the FC will be required to supervise the teams appropriately. Currently there are no major security problems, but it could change, given the presence of rebel group and the recurrent conflict at the border between Oromiya and the Somali regions. The team is composed of approximately 200 persons, as it increased recently.

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The Position: You will coordinate the emergency operation in Somali region (program and supports) by ensuring the definintion and implementation of ACF Ethiopia program and start considering recovery projects

In particular, you must be able to multi-task in a complex and stressful environment in order to successfully:

  • Ensure overall management of the programs and supports in Somali region
  • Overall management of the security of the team at the base
  • Continuous strategic analysis of the security and humanitarian context in the region
  • Representation of ACF and liaison with authorities, UN, NGOs at field and regional level
  • assure reporting and communication

The Applicant:

You hold a master in Humanitarian/ development field and have at least 4 years of experience at a similar position and in program in NGOs (same responsabilities and workload) –

You have experience in emergency response in a tense security context as well as a good knowledge of logistic and financial tools

You are fluent in English (oral and written)

An experience in Horn of Africa will be a plus

For salary and benefits visit our web site (it's a B level position):

How to apply:

Please send a cover letter and your CV ( no more than 4 pages) to :

note that it's an expatriate position

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