LOGO Action Against Hunger
  • Contract
  • Basrah,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Action Against Hunger



Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organisation committed to ending world hunger and recognized as a leader in the fight against malnutrition. Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger delivers programmes, in over 40 countries while committed to respect humanitarian principles as a non-governmental, non-political, non-religious and, non-profit organisation. Our mission is to save lives through the prevention, detection, and treatment of malnutrition, especially during and after emergency situations and conflict. Action Against Hunger intervenes in four main areas: Nutrition, Mental Health & Care Practices; Water, Sanitation & Hygiene; Food Security and Livelihoods; Advocacy and Raising Awareness.

 st Hunger is looking for Two (2) Community Engagement Technician based in its office in Basra.

 Work place: Basra with frequent visits to ACF areas of interventions.

 Type of contract: Initially 4 months Fixed-Term contract with the possibility of exension.

 Working Hours: Full Time Contract of minimum 40 hours per week up to a maximum of 48 hours per week

Monthly Basic Salary:  Action Against Hunger provide competitive salary according to ACF salary grid.

Benefits: Monthly Transport Allowance, Medical Insurance and + End of Year Benefit.

 Purpose of the position : is in charge of activities related to personal hygiene, menstrual hygiene, environment preservation, water scarcity, and other themes which can have a direct or indirect impact on ersonal and public health.

Specific Objectives:

 Mission 1: Assess needs and gaps and design response

  • As per project proposal, and in coordination with line manager and MEAL department to review and develop when needed detailed assessment methodologies according to the contexts.
  • Contribute to the analysis of assessment ensure that analysis are disaggregated by gender age and diversity criteria
  • Assess the existing and preferred communication modalities to effectively reached targeted communities
  • Review, adapt, develop strategy for community engagement, communication campaigns and / or behaviour change campaigns. Such activities may include but are not limited to door to door session, mass media campaigns, group activities, kit distribution).

 Mission 2: Implementation of community engagement activities

  • Assess and select local partners, association, CBOs, volunteers better placed to support project implementation
  • Develop IEC material, key messages, detailed term of reference or step by step guide for community engagement, behaviour change and/or communication activities
  • Develop relevant bill of quantities for implementation of community engagement, behaviour change, communication activities (this may include Non Food Items procurement and distribution)
  • Supervise implementation of activities conducted by Hygiene promoters or partners (association, volunteers, CBOs)
  • Adapt methodology as per monitoring results collected from implementing team
  • Address complaints from CFM and adapt methodology when relevant

 Mission 3: Planning and reporting, provide accurate and timely information to the project manager.

  • Propose to line manager and MEAL department monitoring plan of ongoing activities
  • Submit to line manager weekly activity reports for all implemented activities
  • Regularly analyse results of monitoring activities to continuously adapt communication and community engagement activities
  • Document best practices, failures and lessons learn

 Mission 4: Manage team

  • Review job description of managed staff such as Hygiene promoter and volunteers.
  • Draft ToR defining roles and responsibility of potential partners (association, volunteers, CBOs)
  • Participate in recruitment of Hygiene promoter
  • Train implementing team : Hygiene promoters or partners (association, volunteers, CBOs)in the implementation of activities

 Mission 5: Ensure adherence to Action against Hunger gender requirements

  • Commit and comply with the organization gender, age and diversity principles & policies (working with people, communication)
  • Support on the implementation and the promotion of gender, age and diversity principles through daily activities and or through the management of their teams (Managing performance & development)


Recruitment Criteria:


BACHELOR’S DEGREE or equivalent Level Qualification in Social science, communication, and health


Professional Experience

2 years’ work experience in a relevant field.

Required Technical Skills

Experience in in water resource , sanitation management and hygiene promotion activities  

Experience in NGO WaSH development would be a distinct advantage


General Skills

Managerial Skills (if applicable)

Good organizational skills

Good communication skills


Language Skills

English: Mandatory  (good speaking, reading and writing: working knowledge)

Arabic: Mandatory (reading/writing/speaking)

IT Skills

Good computer knowledge : Word, Excel, and Power point

How To Apply



Closing Date: Sunday 19th  February 2023


Qualified candidates must submit a Cover Letter and a Resume (CV) including 2 professional references to

[email protected].


Please indicate the job reference number: BAS/Wash/01/022023, in the e-mail subject line.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we will only contact short-listed candidates for further screening.

Please note that the final candidates will be subjected to security screening and positive references.


For more information please visit our website: http://www.actioncontrelafaim.org/en




Deadline: 2/19/2023