ACT Alliance Humanitarian Security Advisor – Ukraine Appeal

Duty station: Lviv or Kyiv, Ukraine, hosted by Hungarian Interchurch Aid
Duration: 12 months renewable
Worktime: 100% FTE
Languages: Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; good knowledge of Ukrainian, Russian and/or and other relevant European languages is a strong asset
Experience: At least 5 years in humanitarian security and conflict settings
Travel: Regular displacement to field locations in Ukraine and surrounding countries, and occasional to Geneva

Deadline for applications: Monday, 24 October 2022

About ACT Alliance
ACT Alliance is the world’s largest coalition of Protestant and Orthodox churches and church-related organisations engaged in humanitarian, development and advocacy work. It consists of 144 members working together in over 120 countries, with headquarters in 73 countries, whose aim is to create a positive and sustainable change in the lives of poor and marginalised people regardless of their religion, politics, gender, sexual orientation, race or nationality in keeping with the highest international codes and standards. 64% of our members are headquartered in the Global South, 30% in the Global North, and 6% are Global members. For more details about the general work of ACT, please refer to

About Hungarian Church Aid
Hungarian Interchurch Aid (HiA) is a community that provides those in need or crisis with efficient assistance through the power of unity. Our main objective is to facilitate the integration of families seeking a way out of poverty. In our international operations, we work with local partners to ensure adequacy with real community needs. HiA is one of the implementing organisations of the ACT Ukraine Appeal.

ACT Alliance is looking for a Humanitarian Security Advisor to facilitate the safe implementation of ACT Alliance Appeal programming within Ukraine (UKR221) and effective Security Risk Management in line with the ACT Alliance Safety & Security Guidelines. He/she will report to Reports to the ACT Alliance Director of Operations and HIA Country Director. It involves providing support to the ACT Alliance appeal for Ukraine, through the provision of information, project and incident management, and safety and security advice and briefings for ACT Alliance staff being deployed to visit or work inside Ukraine. This role will require short notice travel inside Ukraine to update security risk assessments and to organise trainings. For the full Job Description click: JD ACT Humanitarian Security Advisor

Conditions: Remuneration and allowances commensurate with ACT’s standard compensation and benefits including: competitive salary, 25 days annual vacation, pension/provident fund contribution, health and travel insurance. For this mission, accommodation, international and local transportation expenses and regular Rest and Recuperation breaks will also be provided.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and a cover letter, in English and by email only, to by 24 October 2022 24.00 CET. Please put “ACT Humanitarian Security Advisor” in the subject line and name your documents: “Firstname lastname CV” and “Firstname lastname Cover letter”. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

ACT adheres to the SCHR misconduct scheme The Misconduct Disclosure Scheme ( When applying for this position, please be aware that should you be the preferred candidate, ACT will ask you to provide the contact details of the relevant HR persons/departments asking them to fill in a Statement of Conduct checking you have not been involved in any misconduct at work.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.