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France: France : Chargé de Projet RH: EUAV et Développement - Paris

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: ACTED
Country: France
Closing date: 17 Aug 2017

Country: France

Duration 12 months

City: Paris

Starting date: ASAP

Background on ACTED

Since 1993, as an international non-governmental organization, ACTED has been committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect people’s dignity, while co-creating longer term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling people’s potential.
ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.
We go the last kilometer: ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.
With a budget of 190 million EUR in 2015, ACTED is active in 35 countries and implements more than 495 projects a year reaching over11 million beneficiaries with 400 international staff and 4,300 national staff.

Country profile

The HQ of Acted was implemented in Paris in 2000 to coordinate the interventions of the organization at an international level.
Today, almost fifty people work in the HQ in the departments of Finance, Logistics, Security, Human Resources, Project Development, Audit, Hub and Communication. Those departments support the Country Directions and the Regional Offices.

Position profile

The EUAV Project and staff development officer leads the implementation of the EU Aid volunteer project activities under the supervision of the HR Director and in close link with other team members. He/She prepares written materials and progress reports on the activities, contributes to effective and timely completion of related activities, delivery of quality outputs and achievement of outcomes and liases with the Consortium members. He/she reports directly to the HR Director and works closely with HQ and field teams.

A. EUAV project

  1. Project Implementation Follow-up

  2. Prepare the work plan and time schedules for implementing the EUAV activities

  3. Coordinate and implement day to day EUAV activities with stakeholders in field ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project(s) implementation

  4. Participate in project coordination meetings with the consortium and the ACTED project team

  5. Review budget utilization and physical target achievements at least once a month as per work plan

  6. Ensure EUAV activities are on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impacts

  7. Assist the HRD to trouble-shoot any unforeseen challenges during the project

  8. Administration and Operational Management of EUAV activities Implementation

  9. Finance

  10. Logistics

  11. Administration/HR

  12. Transparency

  13. External Relations

  14. Quality Control

  15. Reporting

B. Support to HR department and staff development

  1. Staff development
    • In close link with the HRD develop a training toolbox and policy for ACTED
    • Develop a process to make sure that training requests are centralized by HR department for final validation
    • Identify in link with other departments training opportunities (internal, external, online, etc.) which might be pertinent for ACTED staff and develop a database to centralize those

  2. Specific support
    • On the request of the HR Director, support specific dossiers and transversal topics, for instance support the implementation of new HR systems and contribute to change management in HQ and on the field (Cornerstone, Homere, etc).
    • On the request of the HR Director, support other team members depending on needs


Master Degree in social sciences, Human Ressources or similar field
Strong Project Management Skills
Proactive, team-player, patient, ability to listen and good external presentation
Ability to work independently in a range of environments and situations
Skills in coordination / liaison
Fluency in both French and English languages (strong written skills and spoken in English)


Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid; educational level, expertise, hardship, security, and performance are considered for pay bonus
Tickets restaurant
Refund of 50 % of the transportation costs.

How to apply:

Please send your application including cover letter, CV and references to under