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an Area Coordinator - Nigeria


Duration : 24 mois
Start date : 01/05/2019

Our work  Salary & Benefits


General description of the position

You will ensure effectively manage and develop ACF Programming and Strategy in Yobe State.


Main responsabilities

More precisely your missions will be:

  • Ensure field representation of ACF and adherence to Mandate/Charter/Principles.
  • Effectively manage and develop ACF Programming and Strategy in Yobe State
  • Ensure Safety/Security of ACF personnel and assets

Do you fit the requested profile ?
  • You hold a Master’s Degree, ideally in Humanitarian Program Coordination, International Development, International Relations
  • You have a significant experience with INGOs in insecure setting on the same type of position (at least 3 years)
  • If you have a previous experience with ACF in emergency and post-emergencies, it would be considered as an asset.
  • You have excellent management skills specially of large scale programme (You are experience in HR, projects and  stress management)
  • You have strong ability to organize, train and motivate a multicultural team
  • You have excellent diplomatic and negotiation skills
  • You have proven experience in security management
  • You are disciplined, organised and able to work independently
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have excellent drafting and written skills

Specific conditions / Salary

Contract24 months fixed term contract under French legislation

Remuneration and benefits :

  • Monthly gross salary: from €1805 to €2305 upon experience.
  • Per diem and living allowance:  €539 (cf eurocost) net, field paid.
  • + 12 % of monthly gross salary as country allowance. 
  • + 16% of monthly gross salary as reimbursement of retirement insurance for non-French citizen.
  • + Child allowance, limited to 5 children.

Transportation and accommodation:

  • Coverage of transportation costs to and in the mission.
  • Individual room in guesthouse covered

 Medical coverage100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance.

 Leaves and RnR

  • 25 days of paid leaves per year.
  • + 20 RnR per year.   
  • + 215 € at each RnR period every 12 weeks and coverage of the transportation expenses

 Training :

  • Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©.
  • Technical trainings at HQ or regional level (averagely 1 per year). 
  • Intermission Workshop once a year.
  • Participation to external trainings costs upon eligibility of the request.

Work context

 In Nigeria, based in Damaturu,

The Nigeria mission has been open in 2010 by ACF-US and will come under ACF-FR management from January 1, 2019. ACF Nigeria currently undertaking the following activities: Security and Livelihoods Nutrition, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene. The mission consists of a team of 500+ national employees and about 50 international employees.

The base of Damaturu gathers a large team with close to 200 staffs. The projects aims to both humanitarian and development purposes, with a few long-term health and nutrition projects and multiple donors (DFID, GAC, SIDA, ECHO and USAID). The security situation in Yobe, has improved since 2017, but there a still risks and the situation remains a bit unpredictable.


Manager word:

“It is one of the biggest bases of ACF and provides a unique opportunity to work on a good mix of humanitarian and development programming. ACF is percieved as the key actor in the state of Yobe.”


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