Ended Field Assistant

The Job

Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) is looking for a Field Assistant (national position):

Position: Field Assistant for COVID-19 emergency response project in WASH & Health

Location: Aden, Yemen with travels inside Yemen 

Contract details: Full-time

Duration: 3 months with a possibility of extension

Starting date: ASAP 

About PAH

Polish Humanitarian Action’s (PAH) is an INGO with a mission to make the world a better place by promoting humanitarian values and alleviating human suffering caused by armed conflicts and natural disasters. We provide humanitarian aid in places where humanitarian crises occur. Our support reaches foremost the most vulnerable to their consequences: women, children, elderly, disabled, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). In our work we honor the principles of: humanitarianism, impartiality, neutrality and independence. We provide aid in response to most severe needs, regardless of nationality, race, religion, social standing or views. We do not engage in political or religious disputes, and do not take sides with any actors in a conflict. For more information, please refer to www.pah.org.pl.

PAH Yemen Mission has been officially established in July 2019 and since then provided humanitarian assistance to over 60.000 beneficiaries in Aden and Lahj Governorates in Yemen, as well as to Yemeni refugees in Markazi Refugee Camp in Djibouti, in interventions in Health, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Livelihoods sectors.

Position reports to: Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) Head of Mission; Caritas Poland (donor organisation) Project Coordinator (within the scope of project responsibilities)


  • Assisting Project Coordinator and Project Team with project design, monitoring, implementation, exit strategy and closure
  • Coordinating all project activities in the field, incl. awareness campaigns and distributions, and ensuring their efficient and effective implementation
  • Assuring that all field activities follow security and safety procedures, incl. COVID-19 prevention
  • Conducting communication activities for the project 
  • Assisting with the project budget and project-related cost analysis
  • Assisting with regular internal project related meetings and trainings
  • Assisting in liaising with local authorities, local community and all relevant stakeholders and representing PAH in all project related external relations
  • Assisting Project Coordinator in regular project reports
  • Performing additional relevant duties as requested by the Project Coordinator and HoM


Educational Requirements: 

  • At least a Bachelor Degree in medicine, engineering, social sciences or a different relevant academic field

Work Experience: 

  • At least 1 year of professional experience in a field coordination position in WASH / Health sectors in a humanitarian setting
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in working with NNGOs & INGOs

Languages: Excellent command of English and Arabic

Other Skills:

  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to work independently 
  • High ethical standards
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with persons from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
How to Apply

Please submit your application form via email to mahmood.abdulrahman@pah.org.pl including a short CV (max.2 pages) and a cover letter in English, no later than 30th of June 2020.

The short-listed candidates will be contacted for a technical test and an interview, both held in English. We reserve the right to close the recruitment process before the application end date.

  • Employer: PAH
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted on: 22 June 2020
  • Deadline: 30 June 2020