The recent development in Ukraine have led over 5.7 million refugees to flee over the borders from Ukraine and a further 7.7 million have been displaced within Ukraine. The estimated 13 million people that are stranded in Ukraine face shortages of basic needs such as water, food and medicine.
3,143,550 refugees have crossed the Polish border, 453,848 refugees have crossed the Moldavian border and 856,941 refugees the Romanian border.
This situation has led ACF France to open three missions in Ukraine, Poland and Romania and ACF Spain in Moldova.
In Ukraine, WASH activities are ongoing in Kharkiv, Dnipro, Zapporizhzha and Ivano-Frankivsk with partners ( hygiene item distribution and small scale WASH infrastructure improvements/rehabilitations). ACF is also running MHPSS activities with local partners in Kharkiv, Dnipro, Zapporizhzha. ACF is as well delivering CASH and Health activities in Chernistva.
We are looking for an Field Coordinator based in Kharkiv to provide leadership at field base level and deliver a quality and timely emergency response to events as assigned.
As Field Coordinator for Kharkiv, you will be under the supervision of the Area Coordinator EAST and lead ACF activities in the area of intervention. You will be responsible for :
- Providing overall leadership at field level, in support of program set up and implementation (scale-up of new activities, opening of new areas/locations, internal emergencies)
- Providing supervision to field team in order to ensure the smooth implementation of the emergency response within the zone of operation
- Ensuring internal and external coordination with relevant stakeholders to facilitate the response
- Participate in the definition of the overall field-level security plans/measures and ensure proper security management, in collaboration with the security team and the Area Coordinator
You have a degree in political science, international relations, project management or humanitarian field
You have a significant experience as Field Coordinator/Head of base within an NGO, operating in complex and volatile security contexts
You have experience in humanitarian project management in emergency context
You have strong experience and knowledge of security and access management and are able to operate in a stressful environment
You are autonomous in your work, you are able to identify possible hurdles and come up with innovative solutions
You have excellent leadership skills, with the ability to listen, support and communicate effectively with your teams
You have a positive mindset, you know how to be flexible and can encourage your teams towards their objectives
You are fluent in English, a second language as Russian or Ukrainian is a plus
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