Premiere Urgence Internationale

Current recruitment at Première Urgence Internationale (PUI), June 2017

Première Urgence Internationale (PUI), is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

We are recruiting to fill the job positions below:

Job Title: Liaison Officer
Location: Maiduguri with frequent travel in Borno State
Under the direct supervision of: Field Coordinator
Overal Mission
General Objective:

  • Under the supervision and direction of the Field Coordinator, the Liaison officer will effectively implement all appropriate risk management strategies on the ground, related to the safety and security, and the protection of staff and assets in mission.
  • Specifically, he/she will be responsible for the management, implementation and oversight of all field security operations in support of staff and activities.
  • In addition, the Liaison officer will establish links and synergies with local and national authorities at all levels, facilitating the implementation of programs and assisting PUI staff in any matter related to that.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Security Management:

  • Collect, analyse and share all security and safety information relevant to PUI activities in Borno state.
  • Under the direction of the field coordinator, conduct security/risk assessment
  • Assist the Field Coordinator in the design of the security strategies
  • Brief and train the staff on security procedures and security assessment
  • Ensure all procedures and measures againts acts of corruption are in place and assist in potential investigations related to cases of corruption.
  • Liaison with administrative, security, humanitarian stakeholders and reprensetation
  • Develop, build and maintain a network of interlocutors with all the stakeholders (security forces, UN agencies, NGOs, administration…)
  • Research, prepare and follow-up on general Borno State governmental official processes (registration, statements, etc.), as necessary;
  • Ensure representation of PUI among partners, donors and different authorities;
  • Participate to meeting with state and/or local leaders, ensure translation when needed and submit report.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Language skills: Fluent in English, Hausa, and Kanuri
  • Computer Skills: Proficient user of MS office (especially word and excel)
  • Education degree: University Degree in a relevant field
  • Work experience: At least 1 year experience in a relevant position experience in an international NGO is a strong asset

Other requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally
  • Excellent capacity to create and maintain a network
  • Excellent impartiality and neutrality
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team and organization
  • Strong commitment to support/develop capacity of national staff and developing second layer of leadership;
  • Good pedagogical skills
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities in personal workload.



Job Title: Food Security and Livelihood Project Manager – Food Aid (CASH)
Location: Maiduguri
Start Date: 1st June, 2017.
Responsibilities

  • The food security and livelihood project manager shall supervise the implementation of food security and livelihood programs implemented in Maiduguri.
  • Programmes: He/She shall ensure the proper implementation and monitoring of the food security and livelihood programme(s) for which He/She is responsible.
  • Human Resources: He/She shall supervise the food security and livelihood team (PUI employees and any daily-employed workers).
  • Logistics and administration: He/She shall ensure the logistical and administrative monitoring of project(s) for which He/She is responsible.
  • Representation: He/She shall represent the Association to partners, authorities and local players involved in the implementation of food security and livelihood programmes.
  • Safety and Security: He/She shall contribute to the observance of safety and security rules at the site and shall transmit all information relating to safety and security to his/her line-manager.

Qualities of Candidates

  • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Sense of diplomacy
  • Analytical skills
  • Capacity to adapt and showing organizational flexibility
  • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and manage affairs professionally and with maturity
  • Ability to represent the activities and the mandate of PUI before local authorities
  • Ability to integrate the local environment into operations, in its political, economic and historical dimensions
  • Ability to work with various partners, in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies
  • Strong listening and negotiation skills
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed
  • Ability to live and work with restrictive security rules in a volatile and complex environment
  • General ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances

Experience:

  • Humanitarian
  • International
  • Technical

Knowledge and Aptitudes:

  • Good drafting skills
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Cash Based Intervention
  • Livelihoods intervention

Computer Skills:

  • Office Suite

Languages:

  • English required
  • French appreciated

Proposed Terms

  • Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract – 8.5 months

Salary
Monthly gross income: from 1815 up to 2145 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI.

Cost Covered:

  • Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accommodation
  • Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)
  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Job Title: Food Security Deputy Program Manager
Location: Maiduguri
General Objective

  • Under the direct supervision of the Food Security Program Manager Evoucher, the Food Security Deputy Project Manager is responsible for the daily management and the daily implementation of the Evoucher and nutrition projects in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Project Activity Supervision:

  • S/He will second the Food Security Program Manager in the designing and the implementation of the Evoucher and nutrition activities.
  • S/He will organize, schedule and coordinate the Evoucher and nutrition activities and the team’s work on a weekly basis.
  • S/He will supervise the field work of partners or/and contractors and make sure they agree and respect PUI principles.
  • S/He will monitor closely the implementation of activities at field level with site visits on a regular basis and provide support when needed.
  • S/He will ensure the timely implementation of the project(s).
  • S/He will report about the work progress to the Program Manager on a regular (daily/weekly) basis or when needed.
  • S/He will actively take part in the monitoring of the results achievements and indicators as indicated in the logical framework.
  • S/He will be responsible for the field communication and good collaboration between PUI, the communities and the local leaders regarding the implementation of the activities.
  • S/He will ensure that all project(s) documents are correctly filled and archived.
  • S/He will actively contribute to the security analysis and ensure that all measures have been taken and rules followed to ensure security on-site.
  • S/He will contribute to the improvement of activities through monitoring, analysis and suggestions.
  • S/He will participate in the needs assessments in collaboration with the Assessment Team and/or Program Manager to develop other projects and participates in the concept notes and proposal writing.

Team Supervision:

  • S/He will participate to the recruitment of Supervisors and Officers or any other position that could be recruited on his/her team.
  • S/He will oversee the Evoucher and Nutrition Supervisors and the Evoucher and Nutrition Field Officers through regular coordination meetings, formal reporting, weekly briefings and debriefings.
  • S/He will make sure every member of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfil his/her objectives.
  • S/He will inform his/her direct manager and reach out to him for advice in any case of conflict within its team.
  • S/He will inform his/her direct manager of all needs expressed by his/her team.
  • S/He will inform his/her direct manager in case a staff from his/her team falls into corruption or disrespect any security rule.
  • S/He will be in charge of the HR administrative management of his/her team (daily attendance, leaves,…) in collaboration with the HR department.
  • S/He will ensure that her/his operational team complies with PU internal rules (disciplinary management when needed).
  • S/he will ensure, in collaboration with his/her direct manager, a regular evaluation process for her/his operational team with definition and follow-up of clear objectives.
  • S/He will support her/his team in building their capacities (Day to day sharing of knowledge and experience, organization of training sessions for the Supervisors and Field Officers, development of any pedagogical and methodological tools adapted to the local context…)
  • S/He will implement and follow up internal safety and security rules/protocols for her/his team and transmits all safety and security information to his/her direct manager.

Communication and Reporting:

  • S/He will participate in the different working groups and meetings related to her/his field of work.
  • S/He will ensure representation of PUI (with her/his team, at field level) among partners, donors and different authorities for the areas which s/he is responsible for.
  • S/He will provide weekly and monthly internal reporting on activities according to PUI internal tools.
  • S/He will report immediately problems or other relevant information to the Program Manager.

Logistics and Administration:

  • S/He will list the materials and tools needed regarding the program and the planning of interventions.
  • S/He will ensure the follow-up and the proper use of materials and tools used during on-site works.
  • S/He will manage the supply of materials to the work site in collaboration with logistics department, through PUI forms.
  • S/He will analyze the security situation in the area and inform the Program Manager in case of security incidents, rumours or any security information.
  • S/He will be responsible for the producing of official documents (bills, signed contract with daily workers,…) and hand them over to his/her direct manager.
  • S/He may take part in the financial follow-up of the project with the Program Manager.
  • S/He may contribute to the management of the cash forecast of the project in link with the Program Manager.

Required Skills
Mandatory Requirements:

  • Language skills: Fluent in English, Hausa and Kanuri. Knowledge of others local languages is an asset.
  • Computer Skills: Proficient user of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Knowledge of any software for statistics is an asset.
  • Education degree: University degree or HND in relevant field (agro-economy, natural resource management, nutrition, anthropology

Work Experience:

  • 2-year experience in a similar position is required.
  • Previous experience in team management is required.
  • Previous experience in an international NGO is an asset.
  • Previous experience in food distribution is an asset.
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally.
  • Proven interest and knowledge of rural environments.
  • Good management, pedagogical skills and team leadership spirit.
  • Knowledge and previous experience in Project Cycle Management.
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations.
  • Good skills in reports and contracts redaction.
  • Strong motivation to help people in needs.
  • Well organized and very rigorous, ability to manage priorities.
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvement.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Neutrality, hard work capacity.
  • Ability to manage stress and pressure.
  • Honesty.
Job Title: Food Security Supervisor
Location: Maiduguri – with frequent travel in Borno State
Under the direct supervision of: Food Security Deputy Project Manager
Job Description

  • PUI is implementing humanitarian activities in Nigeria since April 2016, supporting population with food security, nutrition and health project in Maiduguri, Borno State.
  • PUI is now looking for its food security team to implement in-kind food distribution outside of Maiduguri.

General Objective

  • The Food Security Supervisor (FS-S) will supervise the organization, implementation and the monitoring of Food Security activities on a daily basis.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Activities Supervision:

  • Organise and supervise the daily activities of the food security team: identification, registration, post-distribution survey…
  • Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, PUI programs, or safety aspects
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.
  • Propose action plan to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Act as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activity
  • S/He ensures the proper training and supervision of the community’s volunteers who take part in the project
  • S/He organizes sensitizations for the beneficiaries or community’s members according to the identified needs

Team Supervision:

  • Organise the day-to-day schedule of the team to guarantee the smooth running of the project
  • Make sure every member of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfill his/her objectives
  • Organise regular meeting with his team (briefing and debriefing) and ensure they have the necessary support they need

Reporting:

  • Compile collected data and collect information from the team to present regular reports to the FS-DPM on the progress of activities, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries and propose actions to improve the project
  • S/He ensures representation of PUI at field level for the areas which s/he is responsible for.
  • S/He provides weekly internal reportins on activities on the progress of FS&L activities.

Required Skills
Education:

  • National Diploma or NCE in a relevant field

Work Experience:

  • 6 months experience in food security activities in an NGO is required
  • Previous experience in food distribution is an asset
  • Previous experience in team management is an asset
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in English, Hausa and mandatory to speak Kanuri

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient user of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Other Requirements:

  • Commitment to the NGO values and principles
  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally
  • Excellent computer skills (excel and word)
  • Teamwork and team management
  • Stress Management and flexibility
  • Diplomacy and problem solving
  • Capacity to mobilize community
  • Rigor and organization
  • Honesty
Job Title: Food Security Officer
Location: Maiduguri with frequent travel in Borno State
Under the direct supervision of: Food Security Deputy Program Manager
Overall Mission
General objective:

  • Under the direct supervision of the Food Security Deputy Program Manager Evoucher, the Evoucher Officer is responsible for the daily implementation of the Evoucher and nutrition projects in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Implementation and monitoring of the Food Security activities:

  • S/He implement the daily food security and livelihood activities according to the schedule.
  • Respect the planning and set-up of the activities
  • S/He takes part in the identification and registration of beneficiaries
  • S/He contributes to the identification and registration of suppliers/ vendors on the market and to the monthly market assesment
  • S/He actively takes part in the post distribution monitoring activities
  • S/He collects any relevant information from the communities and partners
  • Participate to all assessments for the projects or for new projects
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.

Community mobilization:

  • Ensure that beneficiaries and local populations understand the project goals and agree with the implementation process
  • Actively participate to the good collaboration with local leaders
  • Act as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activity
  • S/He ensures the proper training and supervision of the community’s volunteers who take part in the project
  • S/He organizes sensitizations for the beneficiairies or community’s members according to the identified needs

Reporting:

  • Report to the FS supervisor on the progress of activities and specific tasks assigned, problems encountered, the quality of relations with beneficiaries.
  • Collect, enter and analyse the necessary data according to the need of the project
  • Extract and pass on statistics to the team supervisor, deputy program manager amd/or program mangaer
  • Keep monitoring tools and files archived at the PUI office, ensuring their availability to his/her FS&L supervisor and PM
  • Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, PUI programs, or safety aspects

Logistic & administration:

  • Under the responsibility of the FS supervisor, take part in logistical and administrative organization, planning, and preparation of the projects.
  • Ensure the follow-up and the proper use of materials and tools used during on-site works
  • Manage the supply of materials to the work site in collaboration with logistic department.

Required Skills
Mandatory requirements:

  • Language skills: Fluent in English, Hausa and Kanuri
  • Computer Skills: Very good in Excel and Word
  • Education degree: National Diploma or NCE in a relevant field
  • Work experience: desirable 6 months experience in a similar position in an international NGO

Other requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally
  • Team spirit
  • Strong motivation to help people in needs
  • Capacity to mobilize community
  • Well organized and rigorous
  • Conflict resolution and diplomacy experience
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvement
  • Ability to take initiative to deal with difficulties encountered in daily work
  • Ability to adapt or change priorities according to the changing situation within a mission or the organization itself
  • Autonomy, neutrality, hard worker
  • Able to manage stress and pressure
  • Honesty
Job Title: Consortium Coordinator
Location: Abuja/Maiduguri
Reports to: Head of Mission
Duration of Mission: 7,5 months
Start date: 01 July 2017
Job Description
As part of our activities in Nigeria, we are looking for a Consortium Coordinator:

  • In close cooperation with consortium partners, the Consortium Coordinator ensures that the consortium’s project implementation according to the approved proposal and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the donor.
  • The Consortium Coordinator facilitates close and effective coordination and collaboration between consortium partners, ensures high quality documentation of the project activities and ensures that project results are achieved.
  • He sets up exchange and sharing frameworks, and ensures constant and efficient communication between the different members of the consortium.
  • He represents the consortium to the authorities, humanitarian actors and donors and is in charge of communication around the action.
  • Representation: To represent and position the consortium towards external stakeholders ensuring the mission, vision and interests of the consortium and its members are protected
  • Coordination: To facilitate coordination and communication among consortium partners and ensure the consortium partnership operates in an effective manner
  • Program: To ensure the project is implemented in a timely and professional manner, according to objectives, goals and indicators, in line with donor requirements and based on beneficiary needs.
  • Safety and Security: To assist in following safety and security rules on-base and will transmit all safety and security information to his/her supervisor.
  • Strategy: To assist in developing new operations as needed.

Specific Objectives and Linked Activities
Ensure consistent representation of the consortium and its activities before FFP or other humanitarian stakeholders:

  • Act as a focal point for all external requests regarding the consortium project.
  • Protect and promote the vision, mission and interests of consortium partners towards external stakeholders;
  • Represent the consortium toward the donor(s) and government authorities and therefore communicate with the donor(s) and government authorities;
  • In the event of visits from donors, he/she leads the organization and implementation of the visit.
  • Attend government, UN, NGO and donor meetings and present ongoing consortium activities;
  • Ensure the visibility of the consortium amongst humanitarian, donor and government actors throughout the project;
  • Effectively manage coordination with other actors (UN, NGOs) intervening in a similar sector;
  • Ensure the continuum of consortium PR activities, including formal presentations, engaging media for coverage on success stories, updating project-specific and regional fact sheets, and documenting publications featuring the consortium in the media;
  • Oversee the consortium’s communication activities including media visits, photographer’s mission, videos, etc.;
  • Lead the drafting and dissemination of position papers, statements, reports and releases on the consortium’s engagements and humanitarian advocacy

Ensure fluid communication and information sharing between partners:

  • Effectively manage partnerships between the different parties of the consortium to ensure smooth collaboration;
  • Ensure regular and open/transparent communication between consortium partners;
  • Regularly communicate with consortium focal points on project activities;
  • Convene and chair regular (e.g. monthly, quarterly) consortium steering committee meetings to discuss program and financial issues, disseminate minutes and follow up on action points;
  • Carry out regular catch up with consortium key focal points.
  • Support the development and maintenance of a coherent consortium strategy across all partners;
  • Promote harmonization of approaches and methodologies across all consortium partners by developing and monitoring use of common tools, as well as creating opportunities for experience sharing and learning;
  • Coordinate the development of all technical tools related to the consortium’s project (ToRs for consultants and evaluators, ad hoc reports, capitalization reports…);

Ensure the project is implemented in a timely and coherent manner by all partners:

  • Project Planning:
    • Define project implementation modalities and methodologies (including, but not limited to technical specifications, identification and registration of beneficiaries, distribution and sensitization);
    • Ensure harmonization of methodology and tools among consortium partners
    • Organize project kick-off and close-out meetings;
    • Together with the Project Managers of consortium partners, plan the various stages of project implementation and set direction by prioritizing and organizing activities and resources to achieve project objectives.
  • Project Implementation Follow-up:
    • Oversee and monitor the work of consortium, ensuring that technical quality and standards are considered and respected during project implementation;
    • Support the Project Managers of each partner to implement all aspects of the project;
    • Conduct regular follow-up of work plans, identify and address any delays in a timely and effective manner;
    • Monitor output achievement, cash burn rates and ensure a timely completion of the project.
  • Project Quality Control:
    • Conduct periodic field visits to validate progress reports, identify problems and issues to address during Consortium Management Team meetings and make recommendations for improvement;
    • Ensure the project progress is effectively monitored through regular data collection, analysis of indicators and activities and documented with proper sources of verification;
    • Advise consortium Project Managers to adapt implementation of the project according to monitoring and evaluation findings;
    • Advise on and assist with project reviews conducted by internal and external monitoring and evaluation team;
    • Coordinate and put in place a program capitalization system in collaboration with each focal point
  • Grant Management:
    • Ensure that contractual obligations are met in terms of project deliverables;
    • Ensure the activities are implemented according to the approved donor and partnership agreement;
    • Ensure that donor rules and procedures are understood and respected by all parties, sharing information and conducting training if required on proposed systems and processes for consortium management;
    • Develop a reporting schedule that is agreed by all consortium members;
    • Along with PUI grants officer, ensure external reporting for all the consortium members according to donor and PUI requirements is respected by all according to agreed deadlines;
    • Collect and consolidate narrative reports from consortium members for donor reporting;
    • Prepare documentation for any project modifications, including budget revisions, amendments or extensions. Ensure such changes are made in close consultation with the consortium partners;
    • Together with PUI Finance coordinator, manage and negotiate any budget changes in accordance with donor and PUI criteria.

Ensure safety and security of persons and property:

  • He/She ensures data collection relative to the safety on the various consortium areas of operations, and disseminates them to his/her immediate supervisor regularly or on an ad-hoc basis if urgent.
  • He/She verifies that the material and human resources employed by all partners are adequate to ensure the optimal safety of teams, materials and beneficiaries.
  • He/She alerts his/her immediate supervisor without delay in case of impending danger of teams or beneficiaries.
  • In the event of a security incident, (regardless of whether it took place or was avoided), he/she ensures that the information is transmitted to his/her immediate supervisor without delay, and reported upon in accordance with PUI guidelines.

Contribute to the development of new propositions:

  • He/She will closely monitors the situation in the areas of operations and identify potential needs for future operations
  • Along with his/her supervisor, he/she will help to draft a strategy for the consortium in 2018.
  • He/she will support the Deputy Head of Mission – Programs to develop new project propositions in relation with the current activities.
  • He/She will contribute to the development of the general mission’s strategy for 2018

Team management

  • Number of people to manage and their position (expatriate/local staff)
  • Direct management: 0
  • Under the line management of the Head of Mission

Other Interfaces

  • Internal: PUI FFP PM, admin department, MEAL Manager, Grants Officer
  • External: FFP representative, ZOA FFP PM, COOPI FFP PM

Required Profile
Required knowledge and skills:

Required Desirable
Training:

  • Project Management
  • Training in public health / Agriculture /Water, sanitation / other…
  • Financial Management
  • Logistics

Professional Experience:

  • Humanitarian
  • International
  • Technical
  • Min. 1 year
  • Min. 2 year
  • Food Sec & Livelihood

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent coordination and representation skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Knowledge of procedures related to institutional donors (OFDA, ECHO, AAP, UN agencies …)
  • Understanding of USAID procedures.

Training and Experience
Training:

  • Project Management

Experience:

  • Humanitarian: Minimum 1 year
  • International: Minimum 2 years
  • Technical: Food Security & Livelihoods appreciated

Knowledge and aptitudes:

  • Excellent coordination and representation skills
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Knowledge of procedures related to institutional donors (OFDA, ECHO, AAP, UN agencies …)

Computer skills:

  • Pack Office

Qualities of candidate:

  • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Sense of diplomacy
  • Analytical skills
  • Capacity to adapt and showing organizational flexibility
  • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and manage affairs professionally and with maturity
  • Ability to represent all organizations before any authorities or humanitarian stakeholders
  • Ability to integrate the local environment into operations, in its political, economic and historical dimensions
  • Ability to work with various partners, in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies
  • Strong listening and negotiation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed
  • General ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances

Languages:

  • English

Proposed Terms:

  • Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract – 7.5 months

Remuneration

  • Monthly gross income: from 2 200 up to 2 530 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI

Cost covered:

  • Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accommodation
  • Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)
  • Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy: 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months
Job Title: Nutrition Education Supervisor
Location: Maiduguri
Category: D1
Job Description

  • PUI is implementing humanitarian activities in Nigeria since April 2016, supporting population with food security, nutrition and health project in Maiduguri and Borno State.
  • PUI is now looking for its food security team to implement Evoucher program in Maiduguri.

Supervision

  • Under the direct Supervision of: Nutrition Education Supervisor
  • Liaison with: Other PUI departments (PUI’s PHCC/Medical staff, Food security team, ware house team, Logistics team), Local MOH staff and Other Nutrition actors in MMC and Jerre LGAs,
  • Daily supervision of SBCC promoters or Nutrition Sensitization officers

General Objective

  • Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Officer, the Social and Behavior Change Communication Supervisors will Undertake 2 roles: first is to Organize and implement Hygiene and Community Education promotion among Food distribution and E-Cash Voucher beneficiaries.
  • The second role is to Implement Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Promotion among Pregnant and lactating mothers in PUI’s Target Population in Maiduguri LGA of Bono state in Nigeria.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Activity Implementation:

  • S/he will take overall lead in Hygiene and IYCF education at community level
  • S/he is will supervise the organization of Project beneficiaries as well as Community Volunteers into groups and other Fora for dissemination of IYCF/Hygiene messages dissemination.
  • S/he will supervise the identification of eligible project beneficiaries.
  • In liason with Nutrition officer, Plan for and conduct training for project beneficiaries and community’s volunteers.
  • Maintain and build good relationships with local leaders authorities, partners and relevant actors in area where PUI is working.
  • In Liaison with CMAM supervisor, s/he will be responsible for CMAM beneficiary defaulter tracing and other forms of beneficiary follow-ups.
  • S/he will take lead role in organizing and supervising Community screening and referrals for malnourished beneficiaries.
  • S/he will take lead role in continuous project sensitization and Mobilization at community level.
  • Act as a liaison with the beneficiaries, local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activity.
  • To Represent PUI at various IYCF/BCC related fora as may be required.
  • In Liaison with other PUI staff, participate in strengthening the Organization’s community Feedback and complains systems.

Team Supervision:

  • Participate in the recruitment of nutrition SBCC Officers and health promoters and any other position that could be recruited on his/her team. Recruit and train daily workers
  • Organise and supervise the day-to-day schedule of the team to guarantee the smooth running of the project and participate to the weekly tasks drafting for the field work plans
  • Make sure every members of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfill his/her objectives
  • Ensure the work schedules are respected in the field.
  • Organise regular meeting with his team (briefing and debriefing) and ensure they have the necessary support they need
  • He/she participates in the evaluation and to the definition of the training needs of his/her team
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the daily workers who take part in the project
  • Ensure the security rules in the field are respected, the safety of the field officers is guarantee and the regular communication with the security person is maintained.
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population
  • Ensure representation of PUI at field level for the areas which s/he is responsible for.
  • Report immediately any delay, problem or other relevant information to the Supervisor.

Monitoring And Reporting:

  • Responsible for data collection and timely report compilation and submission
  • Supervise and organise the data collection, data entry and data analysis at field level and compile reports on project trends for discussion with the supervisor.
  • Keep monitoring tools and files archived at the PUI office, ensuring their availability to his/her Supervisor
  • Participate and supervise any assessments for the projects or for new projects
  • .Propose action plan to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Provide weekly internal situation reports.

Logistic & Administration:

  • Contribute to the definition of the needs in materials and tools regarding the program and the planning of interventions.
  • Ensure the safety and good operating conditions of all PUI material of the field team
  • Ensure the follow-up and the proper use of materials and tools used during on-site works.
  • Manage the supply of materials to the work site in collaboration with logistics department.
  • Analyze the security situation in the area and inform the Supervisor in case of security incidents, rumours or any security information.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs.
  • The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her Line Manager may judge necessary.

Required Skills
Education:

  • Diploma in a Health related discipline or NCE in a relevant field

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 month experience in Community level SBCC/IYCF education with demonstrated understanding of Infant and Young Child Nutrition.
  • Minimum of 6 months experience in Community Nutrition program.
  • Previous experience with NGO is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the MOH systems and structure.
  • Previous experience in food security related programs is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in team management/supervision.
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset

Language Skills:

  • Fluent in English, and Local Dialects: Hausa and Kanuri

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient user of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent Field work skills.
  • Commitment to the NGO values and principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally.
  • Teamwork and team management.
  • Stress Management and flexibility.
  • Strong Negotiator, Diplomatic and with problem solving skills.
  • Capacity to mobilize community.
  • Rigor and organization.
  • Honesty.
Job Title: Nutrition Education Officer
Location: Maiduguri – Borno
Category: F2
Slot: 4
Supervision:

  • Under the direct Supervision of: Nutrition Education Supevisor
  • Daily supervision of: Community Volunteers

General Objective

  • Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Education supervisor, Nutrition Education Promoter will help organize Nutrition Education and Community screening for Malnutrition activities at the community level.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Project Activity implementation:

  • S/he will Participate in the identification of eligible project beneficiaries and Community Focal persons.
  • S/he will participate in organising Project beneficiaries and Volunteers into groups and other Fora for dissemination of IYCF/Hygience messages dissemination
  • Participate in the planning for and implementation of trainings of the beneficiaries, volunteers and community Focal persons.
  • Train and support nutrition community focal points and Lead Mothers all along the project implementation
  • Prepare Community level sensetization plans and topics in liaison with the supervisor.
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population.
  • In liaison with supervisor, Disseminate any relevant reporting tools to lead mothers and vol-unteers as may be required.
  • CMAM beneficiary defaulter tracing and other forms of beneficiary follow-ups at community level.
  • Working with Volunteers and Lead mothers, s/he will conduct Community screening and refferals for malnourished beneficiaries.
  • S/he will be responsiible for project sensitization and Mobilization at community level.
  • In Liaison with supervisor, Organize sensitizations sessions for the beneficiaries or communi-ty members according to the identified needs
  • To Reprsent PUI at various SBCC related fora as may be required.

Collaboration in the communities:

  • S/he will help nurture good collaboration between PUI and local community leaders
  • Act as a liaison with the local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, griev-ances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activities
  • Help to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.

Communication and reporting:

  • Undertake data collection and timely report compilation and submission
  • Pass on any information or problems to his/her direct and/or indirect supervisor concerning his/her task, PUI programs, or safety aspects
  • Address any issues on the field with the beneficiaries or the community members and tell the line supervisor
  • Represent PUI at anytime and anywhere when s/he is in duty.
  • Collect and Compile data, pictures and information from the field to present weekly internal reports to the supervisor
  • Present weekly achievements, problems encountered and suggestion to improve the project implementation.
  • S/he will help strengthen the Organization’s community Feedback and complains system.
  • Participate in assesments as may be required by the supervisor

Logistic & administration:

  • Contribute to logistical and administrative organization of the activities
  • Contribute to the definition of the needs in materials and tools regarding the program and the planning of interventions.
  • Ensure the safety and good condition of all material provided by PUI
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her Line Manager may judge necessary.

Required Skills

  • Language skills: Fluent in English, and Local Dialects: Hausa and Kanuri
  • Computer Skills: Proficient user of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Education degree: certificate in a Health related discipline or certificate of secondary educa-tion with at least 3 year relevant experience.

Work experience:

  • At least 2 years experience in SBCC programing at community level
  • Trained n IYCN or Demonstrated understanding of infant and Young Child Nutri-tion SBCC/IYCF education programs.
  • Conversant with Community screening for Malnutrition.
  • Previous experience with NGO is required
  • Demonstrated understanding of the MOH and traditional administrative systems and structure.
  • Conversant with Formal and traditional administrative systems and structure at the community level.
  • Previous experience in food security related programs is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in team management/supervision.
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent Field work skills.
  • Commitment to the NGO values and principles.
  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally.
  • Teamwork and team management.
  • Stress Management and flexibility.
  • Strong Negotiator, Diplomatic and with problem solving skills.
  • Capacity to mobilize community.
  • Rigor and organization.
  • Honesty.
Job Title: PHC Deputy Project Manager
Location: Borno
Under the direct supervision of: PHC Manager
Support and indirect supervision of: PHC Clinic health team
General Objective

  • Under the supervision of the PHC Manager, the PHC Deputy Manager shall ensure the overall support and indirect supervision of the PUI Health Project in Bolori II area of Maiduguri Town.
  • He/sheassists the PHC Manager in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring the agreed health and nutrition project activities and planned capacity building.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Implementation and Monitoring of Medical Program’s:

  • He/She assists the PHC Manager to plan activities and ensures that activity timelines are met. In the event of serious delays in project implementation, he/she immediately informs his/her supervisor and proposes solutions to remedy the situation.
  • He/She works in close collaboration with the PHC Manager on the medical aspects of the project, specifically considering quality of activities, propose technical choices to be made, and reporting system appliance.
  • He/She supports the proper functioning of medical programs falling under his/her responsibility, and ensures compliance with goals defined in the project proposal/s. Notably, he/she ensures availability of the performance indicators defined, reports on project implementation progress to PHC Manager signaling possible difficulties encountered in project implementation, and proposes improvements or reorganization on an as needs basis.
  • On PHC Clinic level, he/she ensures that proper medical protocols are implemented according to international and national recommendations and guidelines.
  • He/She supervises the organization of referral from the PHC clinic to other designated Secondary Health Care facilities.
  • He/She ensures availability and assists in follow-up and analysis of epidemiological data, in collaboration with the PHC Manager.
  • He/She participates in needs-assessments of health and other programs in relation to medical equipment, medications and medical consumables.
  • He/She participates in the implementation of monitoring and/ or evaluations, according to the defined needs of the project/s. Depending on the needs of the projects and/or the data collected, he/she drafts relevant reports of the monitoring and evaluation exercises to the relevant people.
  • He/She assists in capacity building, including archiving the documents, tools and training materials in the context of project/s and ensures the availability of the verification sources mentioned in the proposals.
  • He/She drafts the internal and external reports to his/her immediate supervisor (PHC Manager) or/and to the Medical Coordinator, if required. He/she contributes to the monthly report of the mission and to the quarterly report of medical activities to be transmitted to the Medical Department.
  • He/she proposes advancement into new medical activities to the PHC Manager, or/and Medical Coordinator.

Support & Suppervision of the PHC Clinic Medical Team:

  • He/She familiarizes himself/herself with the Internal Rules of Procedure of PUI for the mission, and ensures that they are known and respected by the PHC Clinic management and health team.
  • He/She familiarizes with PHC health team job profiles, has them endorsed by the enrolled staff, and participates actively in the hiring process (candidates interviewing, testing, etc.).
  • He/She ensures that agreed activities and procedures are regularly and timely performed by PHC health team.
  • He/She supports and monitor coordination mechanisms specific to the PHC Health team, and ensures proper supervision of its implementation.
  • He/She follows up plans and organizes capacity building and training (organizational and medical support, methodology, organization of training sessions…)

Logistical and Administrative Support for Medical Program:

  • He/She monitors and addresses needs for medications, medical consumables and equipment to the PHC Manager, in line with available budgets; considering the time and logistical constraints of the mission, as well as the purchasing rules specific to the programs.
  • He/She contributes to the analysis of supplier of bids for purchases with highly technical specifications.
  • He/She participates when required in the preparation of calls for tender, as the case may be, in collaboration with the Logistics Coordinator and the procurement officer at Headquarters.
  • In coordination with the PHC Manager and PHC Clinic Head, he/she ensures, appropriate storage and use of medications, medical consumables or equipment.
  • In coordination with the Logistic department, he/she assists in logistical components of his/her program (delivery, distribution, on-site storage, etc).
  • On a monthly basis he/she provides the PHC Manager with information necessary for the development of cash flow estimates specific to his/her program(s).

Other Tasks:

  • When required, he/she represents the organization before local actors involved in the implementation of medical program, and contributes to good relations within project partners (consistent with the principles of neutrality and independence of PUI).
  • In agreement with the PHC Manager and Medical Coordinator, he/she attends coordination meetings on relevant medical matters when they take place, and participates actively.
  • In the event of visits from Donors, he/she participates actively in the preparation and the smooth organization of the visit.
  • He/She ensures that members of his/her team and daily paid workers as the case may be, are provided with safety gear adapted to their activities (for example: PEP kits[post-exposure treatment kits], gloves…)
  • He/She ensures that project/s, methodologies, or selection criteria do not place beneficiaries, PUI staff or any other persons in harm’s way. He/she alerts the Field Coordinator without delay, in case of impending danger to teams or beneficiaries.
  • He/She participates in identifying health-related needs in coordination with the Field Coordinator and the PHC Manager.

Required Skills

  • Language skills: Fluent in English (speaking, reading & writing)
  • Good command in local languages
  • Education degree: Prefreabely MD Graduate or related medical degree
  • Computer skills: Microsoft excel, word and internet

Working Experience:

  • Significant experience in clinic management,
  • Experience in an international NGO is a strong asset

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally.
  • Proven interest and knowledge of rural environments.
  • Good management, pedagogical skills and team leadership spirit.
  • Knowledge and previous experience in Project Cycle Management.
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills to manage relationship in potentially tense situations.
  • Good skills in reports and contracts redaction.
  • Strong motivation to help people in needs.
  • Well organized and very rigorous, ability to manage priorities.
  • Ability to analyze and suggest improvement.
  • Ability to take initiative.
  • Neutrality, hard work capacity.
  • Ability to manage stress and pressure.
  • Honesty.

How to Apply
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Application Deadline 31st July, 2017.

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