Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) Recruitment

ACTED job vacancies – we are recruiting for the following roles:

  1. Country Security Manager,
  2. General Food Distribution (GFD) Team Leader,
  3. Senior Security Officer,
  4. Project Manager, Distribution.

Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) Recruitment

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Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED) is currently recruiting for seasoned candidates for immediate employment. Below are the requirements and how to apply for ACTED jobs online.

Country Security Manager

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno


  • Ensure the safety, security and integrity of ACTED staff, assets, premises and programs in country, in particular by constantly monitoring and anticipating security risk, by designing and enforcing context specific risk mitigation rules and procedures, by ensuring MOSS compliance in all ACTED premises, by preparing and updating contingency and evacuation plans and by providing all ACTED staff with appropriate security training.

Expected skills and qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in insecure environments; preferably in Africa, Asia, or the Middle East;
  • Extensive experience in security management and procedures;
  • Demonstrated communication and organizational skills;
  • Ability to train, mobilize, and manage both international and national staff
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure;
  • Ability to work well in unstable and frequently changing security environments;
  • Willingness to work and live in often remote areas under basic conditions;
  • Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the field and in the office;
  • Advanced proficiency in written and spoken English
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience highly desirable


  • Salary defined by the ACTED salary grid depending on education level, expertise, security level and experience
  • Living allowance of 300 USD
  • Lodging and food provided in the ACTED Guesthouse / or housing allowance (depending on the contract lenght and country of assignement)
  • Flight tickets in and out + Visa taken in charge by ACTED
  • Provision of medical and repatriation insurances

Deadline: 11th July, 2019.

Application Procedure:
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application by email to: under Ref: CSM/NIA:

General Food Distribution (GFD) Team Leader

Job Location: Borno


  • In light of the displacement in the north-eastern part of Nigeria, ACTED has set up an office in Monguno to respond to the humanitarian needs
  • ACTED is therefore looking for a General Food Distribution Team Lead to support its mission in [Monguno].

About You
All employees should master ACTED’s core Principles: Independence, Neutrality, Non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, Ethics, Professionalism, anti-Corruption, Transparency and Accountability
Moreover, we also expect the following:


  • Minimum of one year working in humanitarian responses
  • University Degree in Economics or any other Social Sciences, preferably with additional training on Food Security and Livelihoods
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Previous working experience in humanitarian assistance program and urban planning an advantage
  • Previous working experience in North East Nigeria an advantage


  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility
  • Prior experience working in IDP displacement locations
  • Fluency written and spoken fluency in English and Hausa a must; additional fluency in Kanuri preferred
  • Ability to work independently

We Offer

  • Contract length: 3 Months
  • Level: D1-1 (national contract)
  • Start Date: As soon as possible Desirable.

Deadline: 25th June, 2019.

Application Procedure:

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Senior Security Officer

Job Location: Borno

About the Job

  • Under the supervision of the ACTED Country Security Manager, the following will be carried out in line with the ACTED SOP’s whilst on duty


  • A minimum of 3-4 months experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Humanitarian Work or Risk Management
  • Full proficiency in written and spoken English, and local language e.g Hausa, Fulani, Kanuri etc.
  • Working experience in MS Office package including hands-on experience/skills & MS Excel Power Point, Word and Outlook.
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • Willingness to travel to insecure areas
  • Previous experience using hand-held VHF radio sets
  • Previous experience using satellite communications systems


  • Proven inter-personal skills
  • Hold a high level of professionalism and have a ‘can-do attitude”
  • The ability to operate effectively as an individual and as a team
  • Follow instructions in a timely and efficient manner
  • Able to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.

Application Procedure:
Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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Interested candidates are also invited to send and address their Cover Letter and an updated CV as a single document (5 pages maximum) in English, Contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer and another one from current HR manager/officer must be for the latest employer to the “Recruitment Manager” via:

Important Information/Notice

  • Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title and location must be written in the subject line of the e-mail; otherwise, it may not be considered (senior security Officer – Maiduguri)
  • Only motivated applicants who are able to perform the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.
  • CVs will be review on rolling bases.
  • Due to the large numbers of expected applicants ACTED will only inform shortlisted candidates? We apologise for the inconvenience. Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

Project Manager, Distribution

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Fixed term
Duration: 6 months

Expected skills and qualifications

  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development
  • Extensive project management experience in emergency and/or development
  • Proven capabilities in leadership and management required (large team)
  • Perfect verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Knowledge of local language and/or regional experience an asset
  • Ability to work well and punctually under pressure

Deadline: Not Indicated.

How to Apply

Do you meet the criteria listed above? Apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:

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About Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development (ACTED).

ACTED has been committed since 1993, 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, headquartered in Paris, France is present in four continents and our teams intervene in 37 countries towards 14 million people, responding to emergency situations, supporting rehabilitation projects and accompanying the dynamics of development. Over 5,000 staff are dedicated to implementing and developing our projects.

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