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A Field Coordinator - Hodeidah - Hodeida, Yemen

Duration : 12 months
Start date : 01/08/2018

Our work in Yemen  Salary & Benefits Living & Security conditions in this base

General description of the position

To ensure leadership and strategic oversight of programs and support functions (Finance, HR and Logistics); while coordinating mission’s internal risk control (including security)

Main responsabilities
  • Mission 1: Coordinate ACF country strategy implementation at field level
  • Mission 2: Coordinate overall implementation of program at field level
  • Mission 3: Manage the team at field level
  • Mission 4: Facilitate good relationships with the coordination team
  • Mission 5: Represent ACF and liaise with regional authorities, UN, NGOs at field and regional level
  • Mission 6: Ensure reporting and communication 
  • Mission 7: Manage overall security and safety on the base  

The Field Coordinator is the representative of ACF at Hodeidah level.

He or she will support his / her staffs, request for support and raise concerns to the Coordination and HQ in a timely fashion to ensure smooth implementation of program activities and the rights, safety and protection of both ACF staffs and beneficiaries.

Do you fit the requested profile ?


You have a University degree and at least 5 years’ experience in humanitarian operations, 2 years’ experience in Programme management/coordination in a complex or conflict-affected environment. You have a strong understanding of Logistics, Finance, and/or HR procedures, you are able to grasp a wide range of complex issues and synthetize them strategically and to offer a strategic and critical thinking in a complex environment.

You are proactive, flexible and solutions-oriented, and speak and write English fluently, (Arabic speaking skills are an asset).



Prior experience with ACF in an emergency context, in the role of Field Coordinator, Logistics HoD, or similar

You have successful experiences in managing security in insecure contexts.

We expect the candidate to be a team player, be flexible and autonomous.


Note that due to the difficult environment and sensitive situation, it is mandatory to have previous experience of work under severe security rules and restricted movements

Work context

The needs in the country are very high and the context is challenging.

ACF Yemen is a large mission with a relatively high number of international staff based in Sanaa, Hodeidah, and Aden.

The security situation is volatile.

There are multiple challenges in the Country: active frontlines in Hodeidah and Hajja Governorates; articulated political situation in Aden and an overall social and economic degradation in the whole country. Besides that, although, ACF can guarantee a comfortable accommodation it is still a very a high risk, deep field situation with highest level of security at all times.

The Yemen mission takes place in a challenging context! We have a team of about 300 national staffs and 25 expatriates.

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