Deputy Country Director at Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

Job Title: Deputy Country Director - Program

You’ll contribute to ending world hunger by . . .

  • Playing a key role in coordinating technical country strategy and support provision of operational management and integration of all technical areas.


  • Program Quality Assurance
  • Donor Compliance, Reporting and Documentation
  • Human Resource Management
  • External Relations & Partnerships

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional:

  • You have a Bachelor degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Politics, International Relations/Affairs, Humanitarian Affairs, International Development, Public Health, Monitoring and Evaluation, Statistics, Demographics or related field.
  • You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, DFID, OFDA, FFP etc).
  • You have at least 8 years’ experience working in complex humanitarian emergencies, with 3 years of experience in a managerial position, leading projects with multiple funding streams & ambitious multi-sectorial objectives.
You are very efficient leading processes:
  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details. You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You are excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload, diverse tasks and responsibilities, and also work calmly under pressure.
  • You are self disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.
Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team:
  • You have management and coordination skills (HR, Finance, Logistics, projects, and stress management)

You are an excellent communicator:

  • You have diplomatic skills and are able to conduct negotiation and mediation.

Action Against Hunger values its employees and offers a comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. These include but are not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • R&R Breaks
  • Paid annual leave (vacation)
  • Training opportunities
  • Child allowance

Location: Abuja

Closing Date
Not Specified.



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