Field Assistant

The Job

ACTED is an NGO registered in France with global operations in the Middle East, Central Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa.  Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.

ACTED has been active in Yemen since 2012, in the areas of Food Security and Agriculture, WASH and Shelter. 

Department: Program
Position: Field Assistant
Location: Al Dhale’e City, Al Dhale’e
Starting date: October 1  

II. Background of program:

ACTED will be implementing a multi-sector project in multiple districts of Al Dhale’e governorate that will support WASH and food security needs of vulnerable communities. 

III. Responsibilities:

The Field Assistant will support the Project Manager in ensuring the effective implementation of all aspects of this project.

  1. Communicate with community representatives about project objectives and activities
  2. Establish positive and effective relationship with beneficiaries, community leaders, and local authorities
  3. Carry out overall beneficiary selection and registration
  4. Ensure that beneficiaries meet the selection and targeting criteria
  5. Carry out any data entry of project information as needed
  6. Assist in all project distributions
  7. Monitor and follow up with ongoing project activities
  8. Ensure that all activities are implemented according to internal guidelines
  9. Perform other duties, as needed or requested by program manager

Qualifications   

  • A university degree in a related field
  • Minimum 2-year experience in a similar position, preferably with a non-governmental organization
  • Previous experience working in in-kind and cash distributions, assessments, beneficiary registration and community mobilization
  • Able to access and work in all the districts of Al Dhale’e governorate
  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity (esp. gender and ethnicity) is required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, as well as the ability to communicate clearly and efficiently with a variety of audiences (e.g. beneficiaries, community committees, and other team members) 
  • Leadership and organizational skills are required
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities, work efficiently under pressure and in changing circumstances
  • Strong English skills required
  • Good computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point) required
  • Understanding of the principles of non-governmental organizations is an asset.

Specifications

  • 6 months, renewable contract
How to Apply
  • Send CV and cover letter in English to sanaa.recruitment1@gmail.com  
  • Please state in the subject line of the e-mail: "Al Dhalee 2– Field Assistant"
  • The closing date for applications is 13th September 2017 

Candidates from Al Dhalee governorate are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Employer: ACTED
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Al-Dhale’e
  • Posted on: Aug 30, 2017
  • Deadline: 13 Sep, 2017

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