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A Deputy Country Director - Program - Kaboul, Afghanistan

Duration : 12 months
Start date : 15/01/2019

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

General description of the position

Under the coordination & supervison of the CD, you will have to ensure the overall management of the Technical Heads of Departments and provide support to the Country Director 

Main responsabilities

In particular, you'll have to :

- Coordinate technical country strategy and ensure operational management of all technical areas

- Represent and liaise for operational strategy and program related issues to donors, authorities, UN, NGOs

- Analyze the Humanitarian needs

- Follow-up on management of program budgets

Do you fit the requested profile ?

You have an advanced University Degree in development, international affairs, public health, Economics or similar fields and you're fluent in English (verbal and written) .

You're experimented on  emergency as well as medium to large scale development projects, especially those dealing with Health & Nutrition, MHCP, food security & livelihoods sectors and you  have good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation.

You've experience in managing multi-year development projects, at an international level and are able to funtion well in high stress (+ preivous experience working in harsh contexts OR solid understanding of the security issues )

To conclude, you have also recognised interpersonal skills and capacity to represent your organisation in external meetings and an ACF experience will be a real asset

Work context

ACF Afghanistan is operating in Kabul (coordination office), Ghor & Helmand province are two other bases where ACF running activities.

The size the the team is over 350 National staff and around 15 expatriate, Projects (Nutrition, Health, MHCP, WASH, FSL & integrated projects) at community & health facilities level,

The security context  overall is volatile. 

If you don't  have previous experience working in harsh contexts, you should have a solid understanding of the security issues you  will face in AF and/or previous travel experience in volatile contexts

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