Acted is looking for Disaster Risk Reduction Project Assistant

Acted is looking for Disaster Risk Reduction Project Assistant

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We are hiring: DRR Project Assistant (Disaster Risk Reduction Project Assistant) - Chisinau

As part of its intervention to respond to the needs in Moldova, ACTED is leading a DRR project “Reducing vulnerability to disaster risks and building socio-economic resilience in Moldova” that seeks to consolidate the foundations of a proposed transition from emergency to development programming in Moldova aimed at empowering institutions and communities to prepare and respond to future disasters.

The DRR Project Assistant is responsible for supporting activities on the field according to the methodologies and guidelines provided by ACTED, committed to community engagement and project implementation and monitoring. Further, with the support of the senior DRR officer, the project assistant will ensure proper preparation and documentation of all the DRR project activities.


Salary: 15 500 lei
City: Chisinau
Schedule: Full time
Experience: It's an advantage
Education: Higher


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or its equivalent.
  • 1-year experience in customer relations is preferable 
  • Strong coordination skills with proven ability to work with colleagues with different professional capacities and roles. 
  • Basic communication English skills 
  • Ability to write simple reports. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills. 
  • Self-motivated, results-driven, and excellent sense of organization. 
  • Ability to work under pressure, proactive and independent working style. 
  • Good understanding of community participation and ability to communicate with impact and respect. 
  • Ability to deal with complex situations and solve related issues. 
  • Be available to work full-time (8 hours per day); 
  • Have the possibility and capacity to move to the target district Moldova. 
  • Ability to use tablet and smartphone.
  • Computer literate – MS Office and MS Outlook


  • Ensure appropriate, timely, and participatory planning of program start-up activities at the field level.
  • Assists with identifying, registering, and verifying Farmers and CBOs eligible for DRR project, using ACTED registration system and processes in the target districts. 
  • Distribute information materials to beneficiaries in the target districts. 
  • Assist in reporting information, data collection, surveys, and assessments such as vulnerability assessments and others as needed. 
  • Submit reports on activities result, challenges faced, and lessons learned. 
  • Ensure all activities are conducted in full respect to humanitarian principles and in an organized and dignified way. 
  • Provide interpretation and translation from/into English/ Romanian when necessary. 
  • To prepare all other reports upon request by the Project Managers.
  • Contribute to the development of procurement plans.
  • Send accurate and precise order forms in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure proper management and use of the project assets and stocks. 
  • Plan movements based on available fleet and applicable policies.


  • Official employment;
  • Competitive salary depending on knowledge and experience;
  • Unique experience in an international organization;
  • Our employees can benefit from Acted Academy trainings (Ex: Excel basics, Excel medium, Excel expert, Outlook, Mental Health, etc.)
  • Special benefits package for employees;
  • Opportunities for growth and development;
  • We have a small library where everyone can borrow or bring books.

The selection procedure consists of the following steps:

  • Collection of submitted CVs during the period until the deadline specified in the announcement (all CVs sent in accordance with the requirements are considered).
  • CV-analyzing the resumes based on the vacancy requirements.
  • Formation of a list of potential candidates, based on the score after CV-analysis.
  • Pre-interview by phone (just to clarify some details).
  • Invitation of candidates with a sufficiently high score after CV-analysis for a test.
  • Notification of the test results (within 1 week) and if the test is passed successfully invitation for an interview.
  • After the interview, sending a decision on the candidate (positive or negative), takes  within 1 week.


How to apply?

Mandatory to send your application to, ensure to include your English CV in PDF format, max 4 pages and recommendation letter. Also, share with us name and contact details of your line manager and HR manager during last job.


Before applying, note this is a full time position!

Ensure that you have read the requirements for the position and you qualify. Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager. 

Acted - reserves the right to cancel or stop the selection process at any time.

*All of the information you provide during the application process will only be used for the purpose of progressing your application, or to fulfil legal or regulatory requirements if necessary. It will be held securely by us whether the information is in electronic or physical format. 

Deadline 19.06.2024