Emergency Coordinator in Kyiv, Ukraine – Apply Now 2024

Emergency Coordinator in Kyiv, Ukraine - Apply Now 2024

Emergency Coordinator in Kyiv, Ukraine – Apply Now 2024

SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL : Emergency Coordinator in Kyiv, Ukraine – Apply Now 2024, (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association which, since more than 40 years, has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters by meeting their basic needs for food, water and shelter. Particularly committed to the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the leading cause of death in the world, SI’s interventions provide expertise in the field of access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, but also in the essential area of food security and livelihoods. Present in some twenty countries, the SI teams – 2500 people in total, made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at HQ, and a few volunteers – intervene with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultural norms.


The conflict in Ukraine has seen a dramatic and rapid escalation since 24th February 2022 with massive multidimensional attacks from Russian troops throughout Ukraine, from the East, North, and Southern borders that affected a large part of the country including the capital, Kyiv. This attack has been immediately followed by massive displacements, and more than 4 500 000 Ukrainians have taken refuge in neighboring countries. About 6 500 000 are internally displaced, mostly in the Western part of the country.

In the East, impacts of the conflict are felt and humanitarian operations support people remaining on the frontlines.

SI strategy is to support the population in transit, the IDPs where they are settling and the population on the frontline directly affected by the ongoing conflict through a multisectoral approach, including WaSH, Shelter, NFI, Food Security, and Multi-Sectoral Cash activities.

The coordination in Kyiv was the last base opened in the country, prior to that SI opened and developed activities in bases. The mission is also supervising and supporting projects in Moldova with a base in Chisinau working for Ukrainian refugees and host communities.

Today the mission is composed of four bases; Dnipro, Mykholaiv, Kharkiv, Chisinau ( Moldavia) and one coordination at Kyiv. SI expects to support the Ukrainian population in both countries for an expected amount for 2024 of 20M EUR and supported by 5 donors : ECHO , BHA, CDCS, AFD and Pool Fund

The mission currently counts around 30 expatriates and 150 national employees.


General objective:

The Emergency coordinator, as technical advisor of the mission, contributes to the development of Solidarités International strategy by proposing a sector-based strategy in the field of Emergency activities.

He/she specifically guarantees the quality and suitability of proposed technical approaches and ensures the appropriateness of emergency activities and general SI objectives to the needs of the local populations.

He/she coordinates the project cycle and more particularly the operational monitoring of emergency programs implemented in the intervention country.
He/she contributes to the process of capitalization and the improvement of Solidarités International methods and techniques in the field of emergency response.


Education / academic background:

Degree in humanitarian action, development, or any other technical area related to the humanitarian sector

Specific skills and experience:

Relevant experience in a similar position for an international NGO
Experience in unstable environment (conflict / post conflict country)
Experience of team management
Previous experience in Ukraine would be an asset

OrganizationSolidarités International
Posted13 Jan 2024
Closing date11 Feb 2024
Desired start date15/03/2024
Duration of the mission6 months (to be extended)
LocationKyiv, Ukraine

A salaried position:

According to experience, starting from EUR 2860 gross per month (2600 base salary + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of EUR 700.
SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.
Breaks: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months (with a USD 850 break allowance, allocated by Sl). To these breaks periods, SI grants one (1) additional rest day per month worked.
Insurance package: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which refunds all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.


Living conditions in Kyiv are very good with an easy access to a wide range of restaurants, cafes.

The security environment in Ukraine remains tense, dynamic and volatile. This will require a lot of flexibility about SI program and a strong monitoring & application of security rules on the mission

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Do you recognize yourself in this description? If yes, please send us your CV and cover letter!

Please note that CV-only applications will not be considered, and that the vacancy may close before the deadline.

Thank you for your understanding.

Solidarités International (SI) is determined to prevent and fight all type of abuse – all act of exploitation, abuse and/or sexual harassment (SEAH) against members of beneficiary communities or collaborators, fraud, corruption, violation of persons and/or property, funding of activities harmful to human rights – that could be perpetrated in the frame of its interventions. SI implements a zero-tolerance policy regarding acts of abuse, notably acts of SEAH.

Solidarités International is an equitable employer committed to find all forms of discrimination. SI will ever ask for any remuneration to take part in a recruitment process.

Job Details
SourceSolidarités International
Career categoryMonitoring and Evaluation
Years of experience0-2 years

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