• Added Date: Thursday, 28 December 2017
  • Deadline Date: Thursday, 18 January 2018

Action against Hunger is an international non-governmental, private, apolitical, non-religious and non-profit organization created in 1979. Its goal is to combat hunger and dangerous situations that threaten men, women and children. Currently 500 expats and more than 5,000 employees are working for Action against Hunger in more than forty-six countries working in projects concerning four areas of focus: nutrition, health, food security and water and sanitation.


The Country Director (CD) is the maximum responsible of Action Against Hunger (AAH) in the mission. In coordination with the desk officer, he/she will ensure the correct management of resources in order to achieve the strategic objectives.

He/she will ensure the following of the regional and national strategy, maintaining quality and relevance of the carried out actions, always under the organization’s mandate.

The CD is responsible for the security of his/her team, he/she will promote, encourage and supervise the implementation of the charter of principles of Action against Hunger, as well as of its ethics code and anti-fraud politics.

He/She will represent Action against Hunger before donors, authorities, international organizations, other NGOs, private sector and whichever institution of interest.


  • Objetive 1: Mission strategy definition and follow up
  • Objetive 2: Emergency Response
  • Objetive 3: Security Management
  • Objetive 4: Fundraising
  • Objective 5: Advocacy & External Relations
  • Objective 6: Administration and Logistics:
  • Objective 7: Team Coordination


  • Studies in International Cooperation/Development
  • Knowledge of key donors of the sector.
  • Strong networking and representational skills
  • Emergency Response coordination
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Team management and leadership
  • Knowledge of AAH technical areas of work (WaSH, FSL, Nut, DRR): desirable
  • Security management in sensitive contexts
  • Minimum 3 years in International NGO management/coordination (Country Director level)
  • Experience in the Philippines or with Action Against Hunger (AAH) network
  • Experience in identification, negotiation and management of development and emergency response projects.
  • Command of issues related to the humanitarian system and International cooperation.
  • Previous experience in AAH is indispensable if the candidate does not have previous experience in the Philippines.
  • English - Fluent
  • Spanish - desirable
  • Windows domain (especially: Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Mobility (national/ international)
  • Commitment to Gender Equality
  • Valuable prior experience in issues related to the promotion of gender equality or personal commitment to gender equality.


We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

Formal work contract: Indefinite (minimum compromise of 2 years)

Base: Manila

Compensation packaged: from 36.456,00 € to 44.706,00 €gross/year divided in 12 payments and based on experience y context. This salary includes a base salary + context plus + living expenses and per Diem (*)

(*) in local currency subject to unexpected changes in currency exchange)

This vacancy is archived.

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