Whole of Syria: Deputy Area Coordinator

  • Location
    (Syria), Syrian Arab Republic
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 23

Position description

The Deputy Area Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Area Coordinator to represent ACTED’s interests with local authorities, donors, beneficiary communities and other key stakeholders. The Deputy Area Coordinator works to ensure program quality and operational implementation, as well as growth where appropriate and feasible, and strong representation. The Deputy Area Coordinator supports Project Managers to ensure that projects and programs address beneficiary needs and are implemented according to ACTED’s global strategy, donor guidelines, approved work plans and budgets. The Deputy Area Coordinator also assists with overseeing the day-to-day operations and security in the respective area.

Main duties


  • Context analysis;
  • Strategy Implementation: Provide support in the implemetation of ACTED’s coutry program strategy in the area identifying strategic opportunities for expanding ACTED’s work in the area;
  • Networking, positioning and general representation;
  • Proposal development;
  • Advocacy.

Management and Internal Coordination

  • Staff Management;
  • Internal Coordination.

Project Implementation Follow-up

  • Project Implementation Tracking;
  • Project Quality Control;
  • Partner Management.

FLATS (Finance Logistics Administration Transparency Security) Management

  • Finance Management;
  • Logistics & IT Management;
  • Administration and HR Management;
  • Transparency/Compliance Management;
  • Security Management.

Expected skills and qualifications

  • University education in a relevant field such as international development, emergency operations, humanitarian programming, technical degree in camp management, or the like;
  • Extensive project management experience (management, planning, staff development and training skills) in emergency and/or development programmes;
  • Base management skills preferred;
  • At least four years relevant work experience;
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required;
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure;
  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English;
  • Strong negotiation and interpersonal skills, and flexibility in cultural and organizational terms;
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure;
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset.

Application instructions

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