Desired start date : 06/01/2024

Type of contract : CDD. 7 month contract_ Until 12/31/2024

Location: Metropolitan France or Dakar, Amman, Bangkok


SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association which, for more than 40 years, has provided relief to populations victims of armed conflicts and natural disasters by responding to vital needs, drinking, eating and shelter. Particularly committed to the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the leading cause of death in the world, SI implements through its interventions expertise in the field of access to drinking water, sanitation and promotion hygiene but also in the essential aspect of food security and means of existence. Present in around twenty countries, the SI teams – 2,000 people in total made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at headquarters, a few volunteers, etc. – intervene with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultures.

Solidarités International’s SAME interventions support populations from the shock absorption phase with food assistance and go as far as strengthening the resilience of their livelihoods to cope and adapt to future shocks ( see SI’s 2025 SAME strategy for more information). The overall objective of the SAME teams in the field is to ensure sustainable food and economic security for populations affected by conflicts, economic or health shocks or natural disasters. The SAME sector at Solidarités International will strengthen in 2024 with the arrival of additional resources at headquarters level. In particular, we wish to develop our activities to strengthen the economic security of vulnerable populations by supporting their access to employment or entrepreneurship, particularly in the agricultural and food sectors.


The Regional SAME Expert (Food Security and Livelihoods), attached to the “Red” Geographic Desk, supports the teams in the following countries: Afghanistan, South Sudan, Myanmar and Nigeria.

He/She contributes to achieving an optimum level of quality for projects through different missions according to the specific needs of these countries:

  • Development of the regional SAME strategy in collaboration with headquarters;
  • Development of a portfolio of SAME projects and related technical expertise within country teams,
  • Deployment and operationalization of technical framework documents;
  • Training, capacity building and coaching of teams;
  • Representation of IS expertise externally.

In order to carry out its responsibilities, deployment to countries in the region will be planned 50% of the time.


TRAINING: Agronomist/agriculture engineer, agricultural or veterinary technician , studies in rural development, geography, economics, local development, food security.

EXPERIENCE: At least 5 years of experience in a humanitarian mission or at headquarters on Food Security and Livelihoods projects or programs (including at least two years in coordinator or technical referent positions).

Experience in one or more of the following approaches: agroecology, territorial approach, sector/value chain, nutrition, disaster risk reduction, adaptation to climate change.


  • Skills in design, management and coordination of SAME projects (food assistance, agriculture/livestock/fishing support, support for employability and entrepreneurship, development of agricultural and food markets, management of natural resources)
  • Cash transfer skills and a market-based approach
  • Knowledge of transversal approaches (mentioned above), particularly approaches allowing longer-term impacts of SAME interventions
  • Skills in carrying out SAME diagnostics and technical studies related to the SAME sector (agrarian diagnosis, market analysis, sector study, etc.)
  • Skills in designing and implementing SAME tools and methodologies
  • Skills in carrying out intermediate or final project evaluations
  • Skills in developing training modules and conducting training
  • Good mastery of analytical frameworks and key methodologies and indicators of the SAME sector
  • Knowledge of analysis tools in sociology and/or anthropology is a plus


Microsoft Office

Database management software


Fluent French

Fluent English


  • Commitment and interest in humanitarian action
  • Organizational skills, adaptation and autonomy
  • Responsiveness, taking initiative
  • Sense of relationships, network management/animation
  • Good teaching skills


Nature of the contract

Fixed-term contract, 7 months. Contract until December 31, 2024


Remuneration according to profile and location of the position

Benefits :

Position held from mainland France: Possibility of teleworking: 4, 12 days per month or 100%, in accordance with the Teleworking Charter in force and the manager (monthly flat rate paid for the 100% TT modality); Mutual insurance covered at 80%; Restaurant voucher covered at 60%; Île de France transport covered at 50%;

Position held outside mainland France: Per Diem; Leave: During the mission, a system of alternation between work and leave is put in place at the rate of 7 working days every three months (with USD 850 allocated by Solidarités International). To these break periods is added one additional day of rest per month worked. ; Social and medical coverage : Expatriates benefit from insurance that reimburses all health costs (including medical and surgical costs, dental and ophthalmological care, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. The costs of vaccination and essential anti-malaria treatment are reimbursed.


Do you recognize yourself in this description?

If so, send us your CV and Cover Letter.

Applications containing CVs only will not be considered.

Solidarités International reserves the right to close a recruitment before the deadline of the advertisement. Thank you for your understanding.

And to learn more about Solidarités International:

Solidarités International (SI) is determined to prevent and combat any type of abuse – any act of sexual exploitation, abuse and/or harassment (SEAH) against members of beneficiary communities or its collaborators and collaborators, harm to persons and/or property, fraud, corruption, undeclared conflict of interest, financing of activities violating human rights – which could be perpetrated within the framework of its interventions. SI has zero tolerance for any type of abuse, particularly acts of SEAH.

Solidarités International is a fair employer that fights all forms of discrimination. SI will never ask for any compensation for participating in a recruitment process.

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