Description

Fixed term | 12 months | July 2024

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 Moldova

As of February 24th, 2022, Acted deployed an emergency team in Moldova to support people who were affected by the conflict in Ukraine and had to cross the border.

Since then, Acted Moldova has developed to support all the most vulnerable and marginalized population of the country (refugees, stateless and Moldovan).

As UNHCR main implementing partner Acted is still in charge of:

  • Transportation from the borders to several destinations in Moldova.
  • Organizing site management support activities including infrastructure, distribution, coordination and information management in all Moldova’s RACs.
  • Deploying a team of case workers around the country to ensure proper case management is delivered and the most vulnerable individuals are supported.
  • Implementing Cash for Rent assistance to support refugee in mid-long terms accommodation and support the governement and the UN exit strategy.

To anticipate and support Moldova as a whole, Acted started implementing in 2023 Disaster Risk Reduction programming targeting Moldovan CSO and private sector in order to improve the country self-resilience.

In addition, and seeing the dire needs in Moldova Acted is developing 5 main pillars of activities which will cover both Moldovan and refugee:

  • Infrastructure and shelter
  • Protection and Civil Society
  • Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Waste and Ressource Management
  • Socio – Economical development of rural areas

You will be in charge of

The Project Development Manager (PDM) positions Acted with donors and leads the development of project proposals in line with Acted’s global and in-country programme strategy, and ensures proper grant management. The PDM ensures smooth internal communication and coordination with relevant departments, and contributes to Acted external communication strategy.

Main duties

1. Positioning and Fundraising

  • Context Analysis
  • Strategy development
  • External relations
  • Fundraising and proposal development
  • Contracting

2. Grant Management

  • Contract follow-up
  • Reporting
  • Partner Follow-up

3. Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management
  • Internal Coordination and Communication
  • Filing

4. External Communication

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations, Development or Political Science
  • Previous experience in the humanitarian field, proposals development, grants management and donor relations are required
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian aid system and ability to understand the donors systems
  • External representation skills
  • Ability to coordinate and manage a team
  • Teamwork and team building skills, capacity building skills
  • Ability to work independently and creatively in a multicultural context
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, analytical skills
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure
  • Previous field experience is required

Conditions

  • Salary between 3200 and 3400€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Contribution to a housing allowance of up to 75% of Acted benchmark or 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

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email ([email protected]) including the reference: PDM/MDA

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

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