Head Of The Finance Department

Action against Hunger, N'Djamena, Chad

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th September, 2020

Job Description

The ACF Chad mission is part of an emergency response strategy (nutritional crisis, Lake Chad crisis, natural disasters, epidemics) aimed at reducing mortality and morbidity and long-term axes around the notion of recovery and resilience aimed at reducing the level of vulnerability of the populations.

Since 2011, ACF in Chad has placed the prevention, detection and treatment of severe acute malnutrition at the heart of its intervention. ACF confirmed in 2015 its willingness to base its analysis on an approach to integrating care within the health system but also by supporting them with a practical component of primary health care, mental health and health projects. food, water, sanitation and hygiene security.

The ACF intervention in Chad aims to guarantee the nutritional security of populations through programs in the areas of nutrition, health, mental health & care practices, food security, livelihoods, of water, hygiene, sanitation, and disaster management while emphasizing cross-cutting humanitarian advocacy work with stakeholders in these sectors.

Mission Tchad has 229 national employees including 9 nationalized positions and 19 international employees as of June 30, 2020


Following the social economic problems in the country, the Capital is experiencing a significant increase in urban crime, whether day or night, as a result, walking in the city is not allowed, even over short distances.

Night and day trips are made with ACF vehicles. There are a good number of restaurants in N'Djamena, from the Chadian maquis to the Lyon stopper, including Lebanese or Asian restaurants, which are authorized depending on the level of security. Traffic without problem in Ndjamena, the roads are recent, except in certain neighborhoods, especially during the rainy season, and very rarely congested.


Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will be in charge of guaranteeing the good management of funds and their transparency by ensuring the accounting and financial management of the mission in compliance with the ACF management framework and local legislation.

More specifically, you will be in charge of:

  • Contribute to the definition of the mission strategy
  • Guarantee the bookkeeping of the mission
  • Guarantee cash management on the mission
  • Guarantee budgetary and financial management
  • Support and strengthen the Finance team in capital


With a higher education in finance / management, you have at least 5 years of professional experience in a similar function.

Your mastery of management and finance tools (including the SAGA software) and financial analysis are recognized, as well as your excellent capacity for financial planning. You also have basic notions in tax law and labor law.

Your ability to train and increase the skills and responsibilities of your team members is demonstrated.

You are also comfortable working in a volatile context with strong security pressures.

Excellent command of French, both oral and written.

Source: https://recrutement.actioncontrelafaim.org/fr/offre/5001

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