Area Coordinator Vacancy-Job Ref: ACSYACTED/2106/202489


Area Coordinator Vacancy-Job Ref: ACSYACTED/2106/202489
Hasakeh (Syria)

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

Since 2012, Acted has been implementing projects with vulnerable communities in Syria with a two-fold approach: Acted provides life-saving support to vulnerable displaced persons, returnees, and host communities across Syria, through multi-sectorial rapid emergency services, and implements a wide range of resilience building interventions. Thus, Acted has been able to strengthen its links with Syrian local communities and to develop an in-depth knowledge of local dynamics. A team of 900+ is currently working in Syria.

The Area Coordinator is responsible for representing Acted’s interests with local authorities, donors, beneficiary communities and other key stakeholders. The Area Coordinator is member of the senior management team and works to ensure program quality and operational implementation, as well as growth where appropriate and feasible, and strong representation. The Area Coordinator directly supervises Project Managers ensuring that projects and programs address beneficiary needs and are implemented according to Acted’s global strategy, donor guidelines, approved work plans and budgets The Area Coordinator also oversees day-to-day operations and security in the respective area.

Main Duties:

1. Positioning

Context analysis
Strategy Implementation
Networking, positioning and general representation:
Proposal development
Promotion of Acted network
2. Management and Internal Coordination

Staff Management
Internal Coordination
3. Project Implementation Follow-up

Project Implementation Tracking
Project Quality Control
Partner Management
4. FLATS Management

Finance Management
Logistics & IT Management
Administration and HR Management
Transparency/Compliance Management
Security Management
Background in international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programmes etc. ;
Extensive project management experience in emergency and/or development programmes;
Basic management skills preferred (HR, finance, logistics);
At least four years’ relevant professional experience, preferably including security management;
Proven leadership and team management skills required;
Ability to work under pressure;
Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills and flexibility;

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