Wazifa Group

Deputy Area Coordinator

Deputy Area Coordinator

Job Location: Balkh

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Job Description

2500
4 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree
Full Time
Balkh

Opportunity Details

Acted:

For the past 30 years, international NGO Acted has been going the last mile to save lives. Currently, Acted supports 20 million people across 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas – and pursues a triple mandate as a humanitarian, environmental and development aid actor. Acted relies on an in-depth knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement relevant long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, building together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

Acted Afghanistan

Acted has been present in Afghanistan since 1993, and operates across northern and eastern provinces. Acted delivers lifesaving relief to the displaced communities with cash and in-kind assistance, shelters, and water and sanitation infrastructure, whilst contributing to long-term recovery and development by providing education and skills training, investing in agriculture and livelihoods, and strengthening local governance.

You will be in charge of

The Deputy Area Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Area Coordinator to represent Acted’s interests with local authorities, donors, beneficiary communities and other key stakeholders. The Deputy Area Coordinator works to ensure program quality and operational implementation, as well as growth where appropriate and feasible, and strong representation. The Deputy Area Coordinator supports Project Managers to ensure that projects and programs address beneficiary needs and are implemented according to Acted’s global strategy, donor guidelines, approved work plans and budgets. The Deputy Area Coordinator also assists with overseeing the day-to-day operations and security in the respective area.

Main duties

1. Positioning

  • Context analysis
  • Strategy Implementation: Provide support in the implemetation of Acted’s coutry program strategy in the area identifying strategic opportunities for expanding Acted’s work in the area
  • Networking, positioning and general representation
  • Proposal development
  • Advocacy

2. Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management
  • Internal Coordination

3. Project Implementation Follow-up

  • Project Implementation Tracking
  • Project Quality Control
  • Partner Management

4. FLATS (Finance Logistics Administration Transparency Security) Management

  • Finance Management
  • Logistics & IT Management
  • Administration and HR Management
  • Transparency/Compliance Management
  • Security Management

Expected skills and qualifications

  • University education in a relevant field such as international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programming, technical degree in camp management, or the like;
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and/or development programmes;
  • Base management skills preferred;
  • At least four years relevant work experience;
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required;
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure;
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English;
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms;
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset.

Conditions

  • Salary between 2500 and 2700 € 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
  • Rest & Recuperation (R&R) every 2 months, flight tickets covered up to $500 and allowance of $200
  • 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

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