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Area Coordinator – Hodeidah (234 views)

Hodeidah, Yemen
July 25, 2017

Position profile

The Area Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of ACTED’s global mandate in the relevant area, and for the scope of activities developed within this mandate.

Responsibilities :

1. Ensure ACTED Representation in the area of activity
Representation vis-à-vis provincial authorities
Representation vis-à-vis Donors
Representation amongst other international organisations

More generally, the project manager is expected to contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organisation, notably through the application of ACTED’s mandate, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to other actors.

2. Contribute to the development of a global intervention strategy and to support its implementation at provincial level
Analyse the context and develop strategic plans, in consultation with the Country Director
Implement the financial strategy
Implement the operational strategy
Oversee reporting procedures

3. Oversee Staff and Security
Guide and direct the staff of the area of intervention
Contribute to the recruitment of expatriate staff
Oversee staff security


  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training
  • skills) in emergency and/or development programmes
  • At least four years of previous work experience in a high management position
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure


  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
  • Additional monthly living allowance
  • Free food and lodging provided at the organisation’s guesthouse
  • Transportation costs covered, including additional return ticket + luggage allowance
  • Provision of medical, life, and repatriation insurance + retirement package