<![CDATA[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 and Care Practices, Gender and Protection – Food Security and Livelihoods – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene – Advocacy. In 2019, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 17 million people in more than 49 countries worldwide. www.actioncontrelafaim.org


You will work with the Country Director and lead Action Against Hunger programme development, implementation and strategy in Afghanistan.
More precisely you’ll be in charge of :
– Coordinate technical country strategy and ensure operational management of all technical areas,
– Represent and liaise for operational strategy and program related issues to donors, authorities, UN, NGOs,
– Analyze the Humanitarian needs,
– Ensure overall management of the Technical Heads of Departments,
– Follow-up on management of program budgets


– A Master’ s degree in development / humanitarian aid, international affairs, public health, economics or similar fields
– At least 6 years of management experience and significant experience with international NGOs. Experience with humanitarian programming preferred.
– Work experience on emergency as well as medium to large scale development projects, especially those dealing with Health & Nutrition, MHCP, food security & livelihoods sectors;
– Experience in managing multi-year development projects
– Excellent management and leadership skills in a complex international setting and good stress management.
– Recognised interpersonal skills and capacity to represent your organisation in external meetings : diplomatic and negotiation skills.
– Disciplined, organised and able to work independently.
– Fluent in English (verbal and written) and have good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation.


– 12 months fixed term contract under French legislation
Conditions of employments for expatriates :
– Monthly gross salary from 2735EUR to 3185EUR upon experience
– Monthly per diem and living allowance 190EUR + 273EUR net, field paid
– Monthly country allowance: 450EUR
– 16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens
– Transportation and accommodation: Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
– Medical coverage: 100% coverage of medical expenses and repatriation insurance
– Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 EUR at each RnR period
– Training Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©
ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.

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