Job Description


Since 2012, ACF has been operational Yemen: Hodeida and Aden governorates.  As of today, ACF Yemen is operational in Hodeida, Aden, Hajjah and Al Khokha Governorates and it is working on the expansion of its response in th       e North and South.

Yemen is one of the largest humanitarian emergencies in the world. The operating context is uniquely complicated, and offers opportunities for creative programming and a steep learning curve for a motivated candidate.  ACF Yemen operates primary health care, nutrition, WASH, and FSL activities in both the North and South of the country across four field offices and a coordination office in Sana'a. ACF leads a consortium for RRM, and is expected to start a new RRM consortium grant in July.

ACF Yemen is a large mission with a relatively high number of international (around 25) and national (around 280) staffs based in Sanaa, Hodeidah, Hajjah, Aden, Amman and Djibouti.

In Yemen, the security situation is volatile: active frontlines in Hodeidah and Hajjah Governorates; articulated political situation in Aden and an social and economical degradation in the whole country. It is still a very a high risk, deep field situation with highest level of security at all times.  

Working conditions will be dynamic and demanding.

Guesthouse in Sanaa is comfortable will a full equiped gym, and leisure area with TV, table tennis, badmington and pool table. Social gatherings with other organizations are possible on regular basis 


You will work under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director Programs to provide overall leadership and coordination in project and grant development, follow-up, reporting, and external communication with donors. You will support the DCD-P with overall oversight of programme quality and design.

More precisely your missions will be to:

·         Maintain Grants Systems and Priorities: lead kick-off for new grants, including a GAC health and nutrition project, a multi-sectoral ECHO project, and an anticipated new RRM project; 

·         Lead on Program Development in Line with Country Strategy: lead in development of new proposals and sourcing funding opportunities;

·         Lead all internal and external reporting processes: provide high quality donor reports for ongoing and closed projects; 

·         Ensure compliance with donor guidelines and regulations

·         Support Consortium Coordination and Project Management of Emergency-Response Consortium Activities (funding-dependent): support the program, finance, and operations teams throughout the entire project lifecycle;

·         Ensure effective coordination of programs integration: conduct field visits to provide support for scale-up of nutrition programmes countrywide


·         At least 3 years of experience with INGOs as expatriate staff member, ideally in grant or project management role

·         Previous experience in highly insecure and complex environments

·         Strong written and verbal communication skills

·         Experience with donors including ECHO, DFID, UN organisations, and GAC

·         Strong time management skills, and ability to balance multiple competing priorities and deadlines

·         Ability to work both autonomously and part of a team

·         Experience managing or coordinating teams and budgets

·         Fluency in spoken and written English 


·         Contract and benefits

·         12 months fixed term contract under French legislation

·         Monthly gross salary from  2450€ to 2800€ upon experience  

·         Per diem and living allowance: $302 + $426 (cf eurocost) net, field paid.

·         + 450€ as country allowance  

·         + 16% of monthly gross for non-French citizen for retrocession of retirement and unemployment insurance

·         + child allowance   

 Medical coverage 

·         100% coverage of medical expenses + repatriation insurance. 

 Leaves and RnR 

·         25 days of paid leaves per year. 

·         + 20 RnR per year (and additional days to cover the RnR period rotation when necessary) 

·         + 215 € at each RnR period (every 6-8 weeks) + Flight Allowance


·         Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©


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