Field Coordinator
Action Against Hunger

Action Contre la Faim | Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organization committed to ending child hunger. Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition, Action Against Hunger saves the lives of malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. With 30 years of expertise in emergency situations of conflict, natural disaster and chronic food insecurity, Currently operational in 50 countries, it started its work in Nepal from 2005. Usually referred as technical expert for acute malnutrition in Nepal, it has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. The organization was successful in bringing attention of the government, key donors, UN agencies and stakeholders to address severe acute malnutrition both in terms of treatment and prevention through Generation Nutrition Campaign where more than 39 different organizations shown their solidarity. Currently operational in 5 districts (Makwanpur, Nawalparasi, Nuwakot, Saptari and Rasuwa), it is fighting hunger through different programme intervention viz. Nutrition and Health, Mental Health and Care practices, WASH, and food security & livelihood. The organization now seeks to strengthen its initiatives around Disaster Risk Reduction to help establish integrated and resilience building approach to all its programmes. 
As a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious organization, we are committed to principled humanitarian action as outlined in our International Charter of Principles: independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to affected populations, professionalism and transparency.

Field Coordinator

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Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: mid
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Job Location: Nuwakot
Offered Salary: None
Apply Before(Deadline): Jun. 09, 2016 00:00 (1 year, 3 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level: Master
Experience Required: Not Required
Other Specification

Professional knowledge:

  • Knowledge of conditions and constraints of the implementation of operational activities in ACF intervention sectors
  • Knowledge of humanitarian needs and activities in the area of intervention
  • Knowledge of the key donors’ policies and their positioning in the area of intervention
  • Ability to implement and to enforce humanitarian principles and values in the field
  • Expertise on project cycle management
  • Ability to promote ACF operational activities and to locate them within the activities of other humanitarian stakeholders in the area of intervention
  • Ability to advocate for the beneficiaries’ interest with all its stakeholders
  • Ability to transform in concrete and pragmatic actions the elaborated proposals
  • Ability to define and provide goal and vision to the teams
  • Ability to unite programs teams and support teams around common stakes
  • Ability to analyze the quality of social climate in the area of intervention

Managerial skills:

  • Ability to manage a team
  • Unite people around a common goal
  • Together with co-workers, define the optimal level of collective efficiency
  • Prioritize simple solutions accessible to all depending on circumstances
  • Ability to make difficult decisions and communicate them to co-workers

Job Description

Main Objective: Overall management of ACF operations in Nuwakot and Rasuwa districts

TASKS AND RESPONSIBITIES:

  • Providing humanitarian analysis to technical HoD
  • Training and accompanying for facilitation of assessments (log, HR, security, external coordination) in coordination with the technical HODs
  • Writing or facilitate the writing of assessment reports
  • Initiate the development of base strategy in line with the overall Mission strategy and in collaboration with the base team and local community Stakeholders where relevant
  • Ensuring integration and coherence of the activities within the Country strategy
  • Lead in drafting project concepts in support of strategy and participate in writing narrative and budgetary project proposals, in conjunction with relevant staff
  • Supervising and monitoring the implementation of regular programs at field level 
  • Facilitating the new project’s conception in collaboration with Head of Technical Department, Country Director and Program managers
  • Ensure the synergy between Technical and Support services at field level
  • Brief newcomers about the general, humanitarian and security context and the living conditions
  • Managing and supporting  Base Logistics, HR and administrative staff
  • Supervising field contribution for logistics, administration and HR for program proposals and reporting.
  • Ensuring field teams proactively express relevant demands of support to coordination team in order to maximize operational efficiency and impact
  • Monitoring and supervising the overall partnerships relations at field level
  • Compiling, checking and providing the Country Director/Deputy Country Director all reporting documents requested (APR, reports for authorities, for donors)  
  • Maintaining an effective network, with local input, on contextual and security matters, collection  and analysis of information to establish the risk and context analysis 

Contract Type        : Fixed Term Contract
Contract End Date     : 28th February 2017
Basic Salary per month    : NPR 1,39,104/- (accommodation allowance which depends on localized/delocalized staff, transportation allowance, provident fund benefit and festival bonus)

VACANCY REF: ACFADMINNUFC

TO APPLY:

Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit an application letter, updated CV with two referees through email: recruitment@np.missions-acf.org by 9th June 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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