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Field Coordinator Aden - Aden, Yemen

Duration : 12 months
Start date : ASAP

Our work in Yemen  Salary & Benefits

General description of the position

You'll be in charge of the overal management of programs and operations of Aden base. 

Main responsabilities

in particular,  :

1. Management of the base coordination team

2. External relations with district and governorate level authorities, as well as INGOs, UN

3. Responsible to ensure the on-time implemenation of high quality programs

4. Context analysis and security management 

Do you fit the requested profile ?

The ideal candidate will be diplomatic with experience managing complex relations with authorities in a conflict setting. Security management experience is a must.

 -3-5 years experience in program management or similar operations role

-bachelor's degree in social sciences or similar

previous experience in insecure and complex environments

-previous experience with ACF and knolwedge of ACF procedures

-experience with security management

-diplomatic and culturally sensitive

Work context

 The Field Coordinator position is based in Aden, covering Abyan, Lahj, and Aden governorates. Managing an  expanding program in one of the largest emergency responsese in the world, the Field Co will manage a large and growing team.

ACF is one of the largest organizations operational in the country, implementing health, nutrition, food security, and wash programming, and is piloting Yemen's first Rapid Response Mechanism. The security context remains fluid and unpredictable, and strict security restrictions are placed on movement.  

ACF has been present in Yemen since 2012 and is responding to the current crisis using a multisector emergency approach.  Since the beginning of the crisis in 2015, ACF has paid special attention to providing aid for displaced populations. Indeed, Yemen is currently counting 1.9  million of internally displaced people and 1 million of returnees (IOM – March 2017).

Two years after the beginning of the war, Yemen is one of the three L3 emergencies in the world, with 462.000 children suffering of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and 7.3 million people who urgently need food assistance. In response to this crisis, ACF, known for its technical expertise is implementing activities in Nutrition & Health, WASH and FSL.

In Yemen, ACF is operationally working in 2 bases: Hodeida (to target the northern governorates) and Aden (to target the southern ones), with its coordination team located in Sana’a. In total, the Yemen mission counts 215 national staff and 17 international staff.



Manager word:

Joining ACF in Yemen ensures you to work among a dynamic and dedicated team, in one of the most challenging humanitarian context at the moment.  

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