Operations Support Coordinator at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Operations Support Coordinator

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job type: 12 months, fixed term contract
Supervisor: Deputy Country Director
Proposed Start Date: 15th August, 2022
Duration: 12 Months
Financial Volume: USD 60 m
HR Volume: 371
Project Types: Nutrition and Health, Food Security and Livelihoods and Water Sanitation and Hygiene

Job Description

  • Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director, you will provide strategic support to the functional team i.e IT, Logistics, HR & Admin and Finance.

More precisely, you will be in charge of:

  • Approves all financial documents that require payment
  • Provide operational support to functional teams
  • Train support staff on best practices that will improve the mission’s operation
  • Coordinate with other agencies during the delivery of aid items
  • Ensure appropriate reporting based on risk management, internal control and audit.

Your Profile

  • You hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant discipline: Finance, Logistics and Economics.
  • Most importantly, you have experience (5 years minimum with INGOs in emergency and complex settings;) in multi-sectorial   integrated humanitarian project managing   (finance, supply chain and Human Resource and Admin).
  • With excellent verbal and written English language skills, you have an absolute responsibility in ensuring that the support team are giving their optimum towards the implementation of all ACF funded activities which results into timely and quality services to the beneficiaries
  • Able to work independently, you are flexible, creative and innovative, while being disciplined to make complex decisions and provide minimal guidance.

Conditions of Employment

  • 12 months, fixed term contract under French legislation
  • Monthly gross salary from 2200€ to 2525€ upon experience
  • Monthly per diem and living allowance: 657€ net, field paid
  • Monthly country allowance: 450€
  • Child allowance: 1500€ per year per child present in the country of origin (maximum 6000€/year)
  • 16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens
  • Transportation and accommodation: Coverage of transportation costs and guest house
  • Medical coverage: 100% coverage of health contributions (social security + health insurance) and repatriation insurance
  • Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 € at each RnR period
  • Training: Free and unlimited access to the certifying e-learning platform Crossknowledge ©
  • The position will remotely support other bases that are inaccessable until when the security situation has improved.

Why Join Us

  • You shall be a vital pilar of our core team at the base level and your decisions shall greatly contribute to the operational excellence we desire to achieve.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • The position will remotely support other bases that are inaccessable until when the security situation has improved
  •  ACF is committed to people with disabilities and actively fights against all forms of discrimination.

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December 2023