Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization which originated in France and is committed to ending world hunger. The organization helps malnourished children and provides communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger
Country Director – SUDAN/2522
Start Date : 01-Aug-2019
You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by …
The Country Director (CD) is the maximum responsible of Action Against Hunger in the mission. In coordination with the desk officer, he/she will ensure the correct management of resources in order to achieve the strategic objectives.
Compensation Packaged: from 32.832,0 € to 41.232,0 € gross/year divided in 12 payments and based on experience y context. This salary includes a base salary + context plus in local currency subject to unexpected changes in currency exchange)
He/she will ensure the following of the regional and national strategy, maintaining quality and relevance of the carried out actions, always under the organization’s mandate.
The CD, through his/her leadership, will motivate the team, anticipating and managing possible conflicts. He/She will encourage innovative focus and will supervise the coordination team. Likewise, he/she will be defining the training strategy and professional development of his/her team, above all off the national one.
Key activities in your role will include
Objective 1: Mission strategy definition and follow up
Define and execute, in coordination with the Coordination team and the geographical desk, the intervention strategy of Action Against Hunger in the Country, in line with our mandate
Define and implement the mission annual work plan, being responsible for its achievement
Ensure the follow-up of the mission’s context, centralize the information and propose adjustments for the achievement of objectives (in coordination with GGM Mission and HQ)
Objective 2: Emergency Response
Ensure the regular up-date and follow-up of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan
Actively follow the alerts in the country and constantly inform the Desk about them.
Ensure the availability of resources to respond to emergencies and organize the team in order to guarantee the rapid deployment and response of Action Against Hunger.
Objective 3: Security Management
As the ultimate responsible for security in the country where he/she will be deployed, the Country Director will lead the mission security management in order to facilitate the Teams of the organisation to access population and intervention areas in the safest way possible.
Objetive 4: Fundraising
Define a fundraising strategy and direct the resources for the implementation of the Mission strategy.
Objective 5: Advocacy & External Relations
Develop and strengthen the relation with stakeholders (NGOs, Donors, partners, Institutes and local authorities), through enhanced advocacy and coordination, maintaining high visibility of Action Against Hunger.
Objective 6: Administration and Logistics
The Country Director is overall responsible for the Annual mission objectives (volume, margin and Z1). He/She must ensure that these objectives are achieved in respect to the best standards of financial management and compliance with procedures.
Objective 7: Team Coordination
Work alongside with the HR Manager on the mission’s HR management, compliance with HR policies, national labor laws, mission’s internal rules and regulations, and international codes of conduct.
Do you meet the profile required criteria?
Kowledge in International Cooperation/Development (desirable)
Knowledge of key donors of the sector.
Strong networking and representational skills
Emergency Response coordination
Strategic and operational planning
Team management and leadership
Knowledge of Action Against Hunger technical areas of work (WaSH, FSL, Nut, DRR): desirable
Security management in sensitive contexts
Experience in Project Cycle Management
Minimum 5 years in International NGO management/coordination (Country Director level)
Experience in the West Africa or with Action Against Hunger network
Experience in identification, negotiation and management of development and emergency response projects.
Command of issues related to the humanitarian system and International cooperation.
English – Fluent
Arabic – desirable
Windows domain (especially: Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Mobility: Both national and international as required
Valuable prior experience in issues related to the promotion of gender equality or personal commitment to gender equality.
Our remuneration package:
We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:
Formal work contract: Indefinite (minimum compromise of 2 years)
Base: Khartoum (SUDAN)
Compensation packaged: from 32.832,0 € to 41.232,0 € gross/year divided in 12 payments and based on experience y context. This salary includes a base salary + context plus () () in local currency subject to unexpected changes in currency exchange)
Living expenses and per Diem will be provided once the expatriation is on the field.
Guest House or similar accommodation covered by the organization
Travel costs to and from the mission.
Expat Health, repatriation, travel and life insurance covered by the organization
Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old): from 100€ to 225€ monthly (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger -Spain).
Break: additional rest period, including travel cost to a reference area and economic help of 215€.
25 working days of paid leave per year.