Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is an international humanitarian organization fighting against hunger in the world. Its mission is to save lives eradicating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and after emergency situations caused by conflicts and natural disasters. Today, Action Against Hunger is a major player in the fight against hunger in the world. Structured on an international network, it provides a coordinated response in nearly 50 countries. Its priority is to have effective actions in the fields and testify about vulnerable population. Since the reasons for hunger are many, its response is multi-sectoral based on solid expertise.
Action Against Hunger started its work in Nepal from 2005 and has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. Currently operational in 4 districts (Nawalparasi East, Nawalparasi West, Nuwakot and Rasuwa), it is fighting hunger through different interventions viz. Advocacy, Food Security & Resources of Existence, Mental Health & Child Care practices, Nutrition & Health, Research, Risk & Disaster Management and WASH.
Action Against Hunger is calling this EOI to develop roster of technical experts and consultancy services for above-mentioned positions in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).
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Main Objective: Ensure the overall management of the Technical Heads of Departments and provide support to the Country Director in grant management and management of operational partnerships
TASKS AND RESPONSIBITIES:
1. Analyze the Humanitarian needs
2. Coordinate Heads of department contribution in strategic planning
3. Coordinate and ensure operational management of all technical areas
4. Represent and liaise for operational strategy and program related issues to donors, authorities, UN and partners
5. Management of Human Resources
6. Follow-up on management of program budgets
7. Grant Management and reporting
8. Act as Country Director
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Key Competencies :
Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract
Contract Duration : 1 year with possibility of extension
Basic Salary per month : NPR 212920 (plus accommodation allowance (based on localized /delocalized employee status, transportation allowance, festival bonus benefit and provident fund)
Duty Station : Kathmandu
VACANCY REF : ACFOPEKMDTD
Applications: Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees through email: email@example.com by 28th July 2016. The Vacancy Reference must be mentioned in the subject otherwise the application will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further process. Applications will proceed as soon as we receive. ACF Nepal reserves the right to reject any or all applicants and ACF provides equal opportunities for all candidates.
Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
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