Mental Health and Care Practices Program Manager - Iraqi

Employer: Action Contre la Faim France
Location:  Kurdistan, Erbil
Closing date: 12 Apr 2017

We are looking for: A Mental Health and Care Practices Program Manager

Context: Iraqi Kurdistan, based in Erbil

Length of contract: 6 months, starting February 15th 2017**

The position:** The Program Manager will have to identify and implement relevant and innovative quality MHCP interventions by complying with ACF’s strategy, international standards and national policies; and also to implement, coordinate and monitor the MHCP component of any cross-sectorial intervention in Kurdistan (camps and non-camps settlements).

More precisely the Program Manager will have to:
Supply analysis on the strategy and the positioning of the MHCP department
Identify the needs and contribute to the formulation of projects
Ensure the implementation, monitoring and reporting of MHCP projects
Contribute to the quality and accountability processes and assessment of the impact of the program
Participate in coordination and representation and with the ACF partnerships in its areas of intervention
Train and manage his/her teams
Contribute to the capitalization and technical development within his/her sector
Guarantee and ensure the confidentiality of data collected during the MHCP activities of the mission

The applicant:

You hold a Master’s in Clinical psychology (traumatology will be an advantage)and have at least two years’ experience on an identical position with an INGOs in Program management and implementation, strong Experience in Team Management. Your ability to set, manage priorities & take decisions is recognized. Pedagogy and focus on capacity building are really important. You are able to command of project cycle management to EU standard (6 stages) and of OECD CAD/ACF methodological criteria for project execution. Expertise in psychosocial sector and humanitarian field (traumatology) will be an advantage.

Very Good proficiency in English (written and spoken) is required, Arabic and kurdish are advantages.

A first experience with ACF would be an asset.


Salaried - Gross monthly salary ranging from €1600 to €1975

Food and hygiene expenses, per diem, transportation costs, collective accommodation and medical insurance

25 days of annual paid leaves and 20 days of rest and recuperation (R&R) per year


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