Created in 1979, Action Against Hunger | Action Contre la Faim (ACF) is an international humanitarian organization fighting against hunger in the world. Its mission is to save lives eradicating hunger through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, in particular during and after emergency situations caused by conflicts and natural disasters. Today, Action Against Hunger is a major player in the fight against hunger in the world. Structured on an international network, it provides a coordinated response in nearly 50 countries. Its priority is to have effective actions in the fields and testify about vulnerable population. Since the reasons for hunger are many, its response is multi-sectoral based on solid expertise.
Action Against Hunger started its work in Nepal from 2005 and has been operational in different parts of the country addressing undernutrition through integrated approach following the Nepal Government’s Multi-Sector Nutrition Plan. Currently operational in 4 districts (Nawalparasi East, Nawalparasi West, Nuwakot and Rasuwa), it is fighting hunger through different interventions viz. Advocacy, Food Security & Resources of Existence, Mental Health & Child Care practices, Nutrition & Health, Research, Risk & Disaster Management and WASH.View Company Profile
Duration 6 Months (Renewable)
Start Date: 2021-06-13
Action Against Hunger (AAH) started operating in Nepal in 2005 to support conflict-affected Nepalis in the North-West of Nepal. In 2012, AAH started a multi-sectoral project in Saptari, which was handed over to government in 2018. After the 2015 earthquake, AAH launched a multi-sectoral response in 7 affected districts (Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktpur, Ramechap, Makwanpur, Nuwakot & Rasuwa). In 2017, AAH led a humanitarian response to flood affected communities in Rautahat and an integrated nutrition, health and Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) project in Nawalparasi. AAH has completed its response to the 2015 Earthquake in December 2020. AAH is now implementing an integrated WASH, nutrition, health and FSL program in Nawalparasi East and West.
AAH in Nepal, is moving towards a strategic partnership model, which should be effective by July 2021 and is currently developing a new Nepal Country Strategy.
Under the responsibility of the Regional Operation Director for Asia based at AAH HQ in Paris, you will be in charge of leading the implementation of the country strategy of Action Against Hunger in Nepal through a strategic partnership model, lead resources mobilization, and oversee financial management and country team in line with Action Against Hunger values and processes.
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Interested Nepali applicants with suitable skills are requested to submit the application through: https://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/en/offer/5396/COUNTRY-DIRECTOR by 12th April 2021 by 5 PM Paris time
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