Occupied Palestinian Territories : Site Management Working Group Co-Coordinator – Cairo/Gaza

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Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development

Fixed Term | 6 Months | ASAP


For the past 30 years, international NGO Acted has been going the last mile to save lives. Currently, Acted supports 20 million people across 43 countries to meet their needs in hard-to-reach areas – and pursues a triple mandate as a humanitarian, environmental and development aid actor. Acted relies on an in-depth knowledge of local territories and contexts to develop and implement relevant long-term actions, with a wide range of local and international partners, building together a “3ZERO” world: Zero Exclusion, Zero Carbon, Zero Poverty

Acted Occupied Palestinian Territory – OPT

Acted has been present in the West Bank since 2007 and Gaza since 2008, with 3 offices in Jerusalem, Ramallah and Gaza. The NGO intervenes to meet the needs of vulnerable populations whose living conditions have deteriorated in recent years. The teams address urgent needs, support the rehabilitation and reconstruction of homes and agricultural assets. Beyond recovery programming, Acted is also carrying out innovative initiatives to strengthen populations’ capacities in the areas of digital technologies, tourism and social entrepreneurship.

You will be in charge of

The Cluster (Co-)Coordinator is to ensure a coherent and effective response to needs being addressed by agencies engaging in interventions, as required by the activation of the United Nations Cluster System. Together with the Cluster Lead Agency, the (Co-)Coordinator will lead this initiative by working closely with the Cluster stakeholders (communities, authorities, institutions and INGOs and UN agencies) to provide an effective, timely and strategic collective response to the current situation.

The Cluster (Co-)Coordinator will work impartially, serving the needs of all members of the cluster, and should work closely with UN OCHA, coordination staff from the cluster lead and other country cluster coordinators.

Main duties

1. Cluster Coordination

  • Assume overall responsibility for co-leadership of the cluster;
  • Work closely with other key members of the cluster, including National, Provincial or Local Governments, UN Agencies and all other cluster members;
  • Secure commitments from humanitarian actors responding to or supporting the cluster response;

2. Capacity Building

  • Carry out capacity mapping of all current and potential cluster actors – government, national and international humanitarian organizations as well as national institutions and the private sector;
  • Promote and support training of humanitarian staff and capacity building of humanitarian partners, based on the mapping and understanding of available capacity;
  • Identify learning and training opportunities for cluster members and work in increase capacity in preparedness and response within the cluster;

Expected skills and qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience in project implementation on the field, in an international context;
  • At least 2 years of experience in related activities;
  • Being a strong team player;
  • Familiarity with the aid system, and ability to understand donor and governmental requirement;
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills;
  • Ability to coordinate and manage staff and project activities;
  • Ability to organize and plan effectively;
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people;
  • Fluent English skills required;
  • Knowledge of local languages or regional experience is an asset.


  • Salary between 3050 and 3250€ monthly (before income tax), depending on the level of education, security level, etc as well as a monthly living allowance of $300
  • Accommodation and food provided in Acted guesthouse
  • Pension, health insurance, life insurance and repatriation assistance (& unemployment insurance for EU citizens)
  • Flight tickets every 6 months & visa fees covered
  • Contribution to the luggage transportation: up to 100 kgs, depending on the length of the contract
  • R&R every 3 months, flight tickets covered up to $500 and allowance of $200
  • Annual leave of 25 to 43 days per year
  • One week pre-departure training in Acted HQ, including a 4-days in situ security training
  • Tax advice (free 30-minute call with a tax consultant)
  • Psychological assistance

How to apply

Please send your application (CV and letter of motivation) by email ([email protected]), including the reference: SMT CC/OPT

Please note that Acted will never charge a fee for the recruitment process.

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