Thursday, November 1, 2018


Action Against Hunger VACANCY
Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger is an international non-governmental, non-religious, and non-profit making organization that delivers programmes in over 45 countries. Recognized worldwide as a leader in the fight against hunger, our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflicts. Action Against Hunger had been now developed into Action Against Hunger International network with headquarters in France, Spain, Canada, UK and USA.

Action Against Hunger has been active in the NTT district since 2007 since its first established in 1999 in Indonesia in cooperation and partnership with the Ministry of  Health, local authorities and stakeholders. Around 40 networks have benefited from a renovation, as have water sources and wells. In the Kupang District, Action Against Hunger now implements a range of integrated community based programs in Nutrition and Care practices, Food Security, Water Sanitation & Hygiene, Emergency response and DRR/Climate Change Adaptation going from relief to recovery in order to address effectively the population’s needs.
The Sulawesi earthquake – tsunami on 28 September 2018 has resulted many thousands affected people. Action Against Hunger is responding to the emergency. For Palu emergency response we are currently seeking to fill the positions of PSYCHOLOGIST SPECIALIST & WASH SPECIALIST to be based in Palu (Central Sulawesi) with the following:

Action Against Hunger
Vacancy Number 
Vacancy Duration
6  Months  (with possibility of extension)
Application Close
9 November 2018
Work Location 
Palu, Central Sulawesi

General Objectives:
Psychologist Specialist: Implement and supervise the mental health and care practices emergency activities and monitor the activities of local partners and provide feedback for project implementation
Water Specialist: Define and supervise the implementation of the WASH projects and activities of local partners and provide feedback for project implementation
Selection Criteria and Experiences:
  • Degree as Clinical Psychologist (Psychologist Specialist) and Engineer and relevant field (Water Specialist)
  • Humanitarian experience is NGOs
  • Good experience in Project management, training capacity and technical supervision
  • Experience in emergency settings and humanitarian crisis
  • Good experience on capacity to analyse and have a global approach
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Psychologist Specialist:
-          Support and supervise the emergency Mental Health Care Practices activities implemented by local partner by design a
       detailed working plan, adapting the intervention to new field constraints.
-          Prepare training modules and train local volunteer health workers/Local NGO to propose psychosocial support to mothers and
       families in distress and psychosocial activities to mothers and children affected by the disaster and by acute malnutritio
-      Ensure the evolution of the humanitarian situation as concerns mental health and care practices
-      Represent the organization when liaising with the partners
-      Ensure that confidentiality of data, property of project beneficiaries and of ACF is strictly respected
-      Organize and conduct regular team meetings with local partner and propose technical training and supervison
-      Submit progress report of the activities on monthly basis

WASH Specialist:

-     Support and supervise local partner in organizating preliminary meeting to discuss the project design, and establish the level of free
       community participation
-         Prepare technical training regarding construction and implementation of WASH project for local NGO and related stakeholders
-         Provide supervision  and participate with WASH Supervisor of local partner to the technical assessment, final choice of the target
        communities, preparation and design of the water supply infrastructures
-         Provide all necessary training/explanation/advice to local NGO/contractors workers and communities labours about ACF designs
        before starting implementation of any technical work
-         Provide all necessary technical and physical support to the local NGO/contractors or the community during all the construction
-         Represent the organization and work in close coordination with local NGO and contractor to provide technical support (design,
        budget, estimate, construction, etc) for specific task as GFS and ensure the result of the project related with ACF standard
-      Submit progress report of the activities on monthly basis

Application Instructions:
As part of the covering letter, applicants will need to address the Selection Criteria (max. 2 Pages) plus provide and update CV (max. 3 pages) with at least 2 professional referees.
Only shortlisted Applicants will be notified. Please include job Title in email subject. A detail Job Description will be provided to shortlisted candidates.
Application Submission via email to: before 10 November 2018
                                             “For A World Free From Hunger and Malnutrition”

“All ACF member of ACF world- wide are committed to respect the 6 leading principles of the organization: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, Free and Direct access to victims, Professionalism and Transparency. ACF is an equal opportunity employer.

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