Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.
ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.
We go the last kilometer: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.
With a budget of 190 million EUR in 2015, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 495 projects a year reaching over 11 million beneficiaries with 400 international staff and 4,300 national staff.
The responsibilities for this position include oversight of programs implemented in Azraq refugee camp and host communities in Northern Jordan. This will be supported by Technical Coordinators, Deputy Country Director, and Country Director. The direct lines of management include Deputy Area Coordinator (Mafraq), Host Community Program Coordinator, and project managers (Water Supply PM, Sanitation PM, Hygiene Promotion and Community Mobilisation PM, Livelihoods PM, Shelter PM, others). In addition, the position is expected to facilitate external public relations with host community stakeholders, capacity building of expatriate and international staff, ensuring adequate follow up of all finance, logistics and administrative procedures, and security focal point. The position will also be overseeing field-based program development, reporting, assessment, monitoring, and evaluation activities.
Ensure ACTED Representation in the area of activity
Contribute to the development of a global intervention strategy and to support its implementation at provincial level
Oversee Staff and Security