Action Contre la Faim

Management & Business Development

Unspecified NGN Confidential
2 months ago

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Votre environnement de travail

Action Contre La Faim ACF) has been operational since 2010 in Northeast and has been able to successfully implement integrated programs in Nutrition, Health, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) and Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).. further the mission has expanded its programs in the wake of conflict in Borno state since 2017 , focusing on long term sustainable programs focused on system strengthening for Health, WASH, Social Protection, and Agriculture sectors.. The mission is currently in the process to launch response in the Northwest?Nigeria. In 2018,?ACF launched the Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) in Nigeria in an effort to address the urgent humanitarian assistance to the displaced populations in Northern Nigeria. With this Approach ACF is among the lead agency that is currently reaching the NE &NW regions with Rapid Humanitarian assistance for to the conflict and other disaster affected population. Currently, without conspiring LGAs reached on RRM modality, ACF is providing an integrated humanitarian response in Yobe State (12 Local Government Areas (LGAs), Borno (11 LGAs), Bauchi (2 LGAs) and Jigawa (6 LGAs) with partial presence in Kano. Despite the remarkable achievements in humanitarian sector, ACF, as other humanitarian actors, has been continuously affected by the shrinking humanitarian space. 

The Maiduguri Base is the largest base on the mission, implementing humanitarian interventions of WASH; FSL , Nutrition and Health, employing 182 staff. The Maiduguri base supports the Monguno and Damasak sub bases. The guesthouse is comfortable for international staff, there is curfew at 10:00pm, movements within Maiduguri town is not restrict but precaution measure have been put in place. Intenatioal staff currently are not allowed to spend the night in the sub-bases. Further all staff movements outside MMC/Jere is done only through UNHAS choppers, while movements outside the military trench in of the field office require HQ approval.

© Sebastien Duijndam pour Action contre la Faim

Votre poste et vos responsabilités

As a member of the Nigeria Mission Senior Management Team (SMT) the Deputy Director of Operations will lead on the strategic direction and coordination of the humanitarian response to the crises in his area of operations - Nigeria and will be accountable for ensuring that the response is effective and efficient.

The Deputy Country Director - Operations supports the Country Director in the implementation of ACF programs in the Nigeria. He/she is responsible for ensuring the implementation of ACF programs by the field through the supervision of the Field/area Coordinators and Program Coordinators. 

The post holder is also responsible for actively participating in the operational management of the mission, in close collaboration with the Country Director and the SMT.

The specific duties are :

Vision & Strategy Program Delivery External Representation and Coordination Team Management, Coaching & Capacity Building Contribute to business continuity

Votre profil

You hold a MBA in Operations or Project Management, Social sciences or International Development  You have at least 5 years of experience managing humanitarian and development programs

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