Closing Date : 2017-01-15
Duty Station : Baghdad, Iraq
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Organization: Action Contre la Faim France
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 15 Jan 2017

Country:: IRAQ, based in Erbil, frequent travels and visits to all KRI Governorates programs: Erbil, Dohuk, Suleymaniah, Kalar and South/North of Iraq.

Length of contract: 12 months starting 15thJanuary 2017.

Context:ACF has been operational since 2013 in Erbil, Dohuk, Ninewa, Sulaymaniyah and Diyala Governorates of Kurdistan region of Iraq. Mission is responding to Mosul emergency with mobile teams across the country. ACF is scaling-up its humanitarian response in 2017 with an integrated, multi-sectorial approach, addressing WASH, MHCP and Food Security needs of the Syrian refugees and the Iraqi IDP population in camps and non-camp settings. As of November 2016 ACF s team includes 204 staff (24 expatriates and 180 national staff), running operations of approximatively 10 million EUR budget for the year 2016. The main donors of the mission are OFDA, DFATD, SIDA, ECHO and ACF.

ACF is strongly involved in the coordination mechanisms, is an active member of the national WASH, FSL, Health, Protection and NFI/Shelter Clusters, and is the national WASH and Food Security Clusters co-coordinator.

The position:

You will ensure the overall implementation of the operational strategy of the mission; manage the Technical Heads of Departments and provide support to the Country Director.

More precisely, your main responsibilities will be:

To develop a coherent program strategy for the mission:

o switch from emergency to post emergency activities and organisation,

o ensure coordination and implementation of programs and operational management in line with country strategy;

o ensure follow-up on management of program budgets

To ensure the follow up of context evolution (returnees) and analyze the humanitarian needs

To follow and develop MEAL strategy in order to improve quality of the mission (on going recruitment of MEAL Head of Department)

To manage the team : Head of Department (HoD) WASH, HoD FSL, HoD MHCP, HoD MEAL (recruitment ongoing) and Grant Com Officer

To represent and liaise for operational strategy and program related issues to donors, authorities, UN, NGOs

To represent Country Director when and as required

The applicant:

You have a good understanding of overall Project Cycle Management

You are experienced in proposal and budget development and in the application and follow up of consistent monitoring tools.

You have a good understanding of ACF thematic areas

You have a good understanding of Donors' guidelines to follow up on programme's compliance issues

You present good management skills and capacity to mediate between programme and support team + bases/coordination

You are a diplomatic and have capacity to represent the organization

Fluent English mandatory, Kurdish and Arabic are assets


Gross monthly salary ranging from EUR 1 947 to EUR 2 497, depending on relevant experience

Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective or individual accommodation, medical insurance

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year

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