Job at Première Urgence Internationale for a Food Security and Livelihood Project Manager – Food Aid (CASH)

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 position below:

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.
  • 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.
  • 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).

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
  • 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
  • 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 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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application (CV and Letter of Motivation) to Romain Gautier, Human Resources Officer for Expatriates via: recrutement@premiere-urgence.org with the following subject : “RPCASH – Nigeria”.

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2017.

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