A Country Director - Ethiopia

Addis Ababa

Length of contract: 24 months starting from the 15th June 2016

The position: You are responsible to:

  • Steer the process of Strategy formulation and ensure its implementation
  • Ensure the successful development and implementation of the programmes
  • Explore the possibilities for further programme development and in-country funding opportunities
  • Identify and agree with HQ Programmes and Policy key strategic issues
  • Represent Action Against Hunger at external meetings with donors, government bodies and partners
  • Represent ACF to national authorities, international donors, international organisations and other NGOs at national level
  • Ensure the integration of monitoring and evaluation into all aspects of country programming

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the execution of strategic planning (approval and execution of projects and programmes) and operative planning (staff incorporation, organisation changes, implementation, etc.)
  • Represent Action Against Hunger (i.e. other international agencies, local organisations, local governments, Embassies, media, donors, etc.) in the country.
  • Propose and implement fundraising activities in the country
  • Guarantee the definition and implementation of an efficient system of monitoring and evaluation for the different humanitarian programmes directly executed or with partners.
  • Ensure the fulfilment of the evaluation systems and procedures established by ACF policies (Nutrition, Food Security and Water and Sanitation)
  • Manage office staff: selection and team development, performance management and staff skills assessment.
  • Ensure the security management for the country team.

The applicant:
From non-specialized or technical background, you have a minimum experience of 3 years in humanitarian aid (including 1 year as a coordinator) in two different contexts. You demonstrate a strong knowledge of team and project cycle management and have good communication and representation skills. Knowledge of donors desirable.
You have a master or Grande ├ęcoles degree. You have a minimum working experience of 8 years in the private or public sector, including 3 years in an executive position and at least 2 years in expatriation. You demonstrate a strong knowledge of team and project cycle management and have good communication and representation skills.

To apply, please visit our website on our website at the following address :


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: ACF - Action against Hunger/Action Contre la Faim
  • Location: Addis Ababa
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Nutrition
    • Environment
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2016-05-01

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