Area Coordinator Job – ACTED

Job Title:  Area Coordinator

Organisation: ACTED

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

ACTED is an independent international, private, non-partisan and non-profit organization that operates according to principles of strict neutrality, political and religious impartiality, and non-discrimination. ACTED was created in 1993 to support populations affected by the conflict in Afghanistan. Based in Paris, France, ACTED now operates in 38 countries worldwide. ACTED sectors of intervention include emergency relief, food security, health promotion, economic development, education & training, microfinance, local governance & institutional support, and cultural promotion.

Job Summary:  The Area Coordinator is responsible for representing Acted’s interests with local authorities, donors, beneficiary communities and other key stakeholders. The Area Coordinator is member of the senior management team and works to ensure program quality and operational implementation, as well as growth where appropriate and feasible, and strong representation. The Area Coordinator directly supervises Project Managers ensuring that projects and programs address beneficiary needs and are implemented according to Acted’s global strategy, donor guidelines, approved work plans and budgets The Area Coordinator also oversees day-to-day operations and security in the respective area.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategy Implementation
  • Networking, positioning and general representation:
  • Proposal development
  • Advocacy
  • Promotion of Acted network
  • Management and Internal Coordination
  • Staff Management
  • Internal Coordination
  • Project Implementation Follow-up
  • Project Implementation Tracking
  • Project Quality Control
  • Partner Management
  • FLATS Management
  • Finance Management
  • Logistics & IT Management
  • Administration and HR Management
  • Transparency/Compliance Management
  • Security Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Background in international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programmes etc.
  • At least four years’ relevant professional experience, preferably including security management;
  • Extensive project management experience in emergency and/or development programmes;
  • Basic management skills preferred (HR, finance, logistics);
  • Proven leadership and team management skills required;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills and flexibility;

Conditions

  • Salary between 2700 and 3100€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in Acted guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in Acted HQ, including a 4-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance

How to Apply:

All applicants should send their applications (updated CVs and letter of motivation) by email (jobs@acted.org), including the reference: AC Kampala/UGD

Please note that ACTED will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

Deadline: 30th June 2023

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