Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian and development organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger.
We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger.
With more than 7,600 staff in over 45 countries, we have reached over 20 million people in 2018.
You'll contribute to ending world hunger by ...
leading the continuous strategic development and ensure growth of the Country Program. You will play a key role in creating an effective platform for delivery of development services by aligning internal capacities with national development priorities and Action Against Huger strategic plans, build effective networks of collaboration to position Action Against Hunger as a critical partner.
Key activities in your role will include :
ensure continued relevance with national context and alignment with and contribution to regional and global Action Against Hunger objectives.
Do you meet the required criteria?
You are enthusiastically pursuing a career in senior management
You have proven analytical skills and ability to think strategically, including the ability to think beyond the country program context
You are results-driven and able to set and communicate goals and ensure effective and appropriate decision making and problem-solving.
You eagerly engage your teams & promote the development & implementation of innovative approaches to solve core humanitarian and development problems..
You’re able to analyze changes in your context & discuss the implications with senior operational staff. You are comfortable communicating organizational decisions to your team & relevant partners.
You intuitively adapt how you communicate context analysis, strategy, policies & procedures to suit different audiences - both verbally & in writing.
You are diplomatic but tenacious. You recognize that advocating for change & innovative programming requires building strong relationships with donors, local authorities & other partners, while retaining the space to speak confidently about Action Against Hunger’s programs & our knowledge of the humanitarian / development needs.
You are an astute negotiator and know how to reach Win-Win outcomes.
You are able to organize, mentor, engage, and motivate a multicultural team.
You are a tactful speaker & expert listener.
You believe that every problem has a solution. It is the way we approach the problem that makes the difference.
You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances.
You are able to continuously motivate yourself and your teams to deliver high standards of work.
You demonstrate strong self-awareness and are not afraid to take responsibility for your actions.
You are ready and willing to integrate into hardworking and fun team that believes in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.
Our Core values.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger’s five core values
Respect - we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.
Integrity - : we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work. conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.
Creativity -we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.
Excellence - we strive to provide services that meet and even exceed the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).
Empowerment - we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.
Gender Equality Commitments
Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to : -
For an all-inclusive list of benefits check the Action Against Hunger Website