Duration: Long term
Date of starting position: Immediately

General objective of the position:

1. Ensure ACF’s positioning in the region as a key player in the fight against malnutrition.
2. Promote and coordinate the development of common and regional initiatives between Action Against Hunger missions and HQs in West Africa and Central Africa – in the technical and operational sectors.
3. Work closely with the IDRU to develop our fundraising capabilities.

Main responsibilities:

  • Objective 1: Strategically pilot the ROWCA by ensuring that the strategy remains relevant to the changing context, that projects are implemented according to PCM best practices and that new high value-added projects are developed and financed.
  • Objective 2: Represent Action Against Hunger and strengthen the Action Against Hunger network at regional level at national level, promote positive relationships with key stakeholders, relay Action Against Hunger messages and ensure that programs Action against hunger and lessons learned are highlighted, disseminated and promoted.
  • Objective 3: Update and ensure implementation of the regional Action Against Hunger advocacy strategy, disseminate Action Against Hunger messages throughout the region and promote Action Against Hunger key points on nutrition , resilience and humanitarian crises (non-exhaustive list).
  • Objective 4: Ensure adequate support for missions in terms of MEAL, Communication and sourcing/HR capacity

Do you match the profile we are looking for?:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in political science, business administration or similar training / or equivalent experience as a country director or Desk Officer § Specific studies in humanitarian aid and/or development § Good knowledge of project cycle management § Experience in management of multidisciplinary teams
  • Good knowledge of Action Against Hunger and its areas of expertise
  • Essential: Five years or more living in a developing country with strong management experience. Three years or more of management experience as head of mission, highly preferred.
  • Experience in negotiation with donors, setting up networks. English and French
  • Strong representation and negotiation skills for donor negotiations and representation in high-level forums in the region. Relevant professional work experience at national and international levels in coordination, planning, management, advocacy and strategic analysis.

Our remuneration package:

We offer immediate incorporation into a dynamic organization of international scope with the following contractual conditions:

  • Formal long-term employment contract.
  • Base : Dakar, Senegal.
  • Salary according to the Action Against Hunger salary scale and the candidate’s experience.
  • Family status post.
  • Expatriate insurance (health, life, repatriation, travel, etc.)
  • Break tickets in a defined area, per diem break €215.
  • Return plane ticket for annual leave.
  • Accommodation and lodging costs.
  • Travel expenses covered by the organization. .
  • 25 working days of paid leave per year.

Action Against Hunger is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior in the workplace, including sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and/or financial misconduct; We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment by adhering to our code of conduct and other related policies and only those who share our values ​​and code of conduct will be recruited to work with us.

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