NGO Jobs in Nigeria at Premiere Urgence Internationale, February 2016

Premiere 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. The association leads in average 140 projects by year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery. PUI is providing assistance to around 4 million people in 22 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caucasus and Europe.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Field Coordinator

Job ID: #1387656
Location
: Maiduguri

Our Action In The Field
The results of the assessment led PUI to position in host communities hosting IDPS of Maiduguri city.
In the beginning, the strategy will be focused on:

  • Improving food security of the vulnerable population affected by the crisis via e-voucher/gardening / IGA
  • Improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene via rehabilitation and construction of boreholes, wells and latrines and access to hygiene and shelter Non Food Items (via e voucher)
  • During the course of February a health and mental health assessment will be realized in order to complete our analysis and to be able to set a referral system up for malnutrition cases and psychosocial in Maiduguri (Borno State).
  • As part of our activities in Nigeria, we are looking for a Field Coordinator in Maiduguri.

Responsibilities

  • The Field Coordinator is responsible for the proper functioning of the project site, and the proper implementation of programs developed on that site.
  • Safety:
    • He/She is responsible of the safety of the site.
  • Programs:
    • He/She coordinates the teams, and ensures proper implementation of programs on the site, under the supervision of his/her immediate supervisor.
  • Human Resources:
    • He/She supervises all of the teams on the site, as well as national and international staff.
  • Logistical, Administrative and Financial Support:
    • He/She oversees the logistical, administrative and financial components at the site for the purpose of program implementation, and ensures compliance with the relevant procedures, with substantive support from the Logistics Coordinator (LOGC), and the Administrative and Financial Coordinator (AFC) of the mission.
  • Representation:
    • He/She represents the organization before the partners, authorities, and various local actors operating in the area where his/her base is located.
  • Coordination:
    • He/She centralizes and disseminates information from/to the site, and consolidates the internal and external reporting activities implemented in his/her field of operations before submitting them to the immediate supervisor.
  • Assessment/ Strategy:
    • He/She participates to strategy development and proposes new interventions in function of needs identified in his/her field of operations.

Training and Experiences
Training:

  • Project Management
  • Public health / Agriculture / Water, sanitation / Other
  • Financial Management
  • Logistics

Experiences:

  • Humanitarian: Min 1 year
  • International: Min 2 years

Languages:

  • English Mandatory, French is desirable

Knowledge and Skills

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

Proposed Terms:

  • Employed with a 6 months Fixed-Term Contract

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Monthly gross income: from 1 870 up to 2 200 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
  • 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Job Title: Logistics Coordinator

Job ID: #1387786
Location:
Abuja

Job Responsibilities
As part of our activities in Nigeria, we are looking for a Logistics Coordinator in Abuja:

  • The logistics coordinator is responsible for the smooth functioning of logistics on the mission. He/She makes sure the resources which are necessary for carrying out the programmes are available and actively participates in the mission’s safety management.
  • Safety: He/She assists the Head of Mission with safety management. He/She is directly responsible of the daily, concrete aspects of the mission’s safety management.
  • Supplies: He/She coordinates supplies and deliveries for projects and for the bases. He/She guarantees that PUI’s procedures and logistical tools are in place and are respected.
  • Fixed equipment: He/She is responsible of the management of computer equipment, tele/radiocommunication equipment and for the mission’s energy supply.
  • Car park: He/She is responsible of the management of the car park (availability, safety, maintenance etc), for the smooth functioning of the mission and the realization of activities in accordance with the available budget.
  • Functioning of the bases: He/She supports the teams in case of redeployment/installation/rehabilitation/ closing of bases.
  • Representation: He/She represents the organization amongst partners, authorities and different local actors involved in the logistics and the safety of the mission.
  • Coordination: He/She consolidates and communicates logistics information at the heart of the mission to headquarters and also coordinates internal and external logistics reports.
  • Do not hesitate to look at the job description below for all the details you need.

Training:

  • Desirable: Bioforce/ Bac + 2 to + 5 – in logistics (purchases, transport etc)

Requirements

Experiences:

  • Min. 2 year of humanitarian experience in logistic coordination.
  • Experience in security management

Languages:

  • English is man

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Independence, an ability to take the initiative and a sense of responsibility
  • Good resistance to stress
  • Sense of diplomacy and negotiation
  • Good analysis and discernment capacities
  • Organization and priority management
  • Adaptability to changing priorities
  • Pragmatism, objectivity and an ability to take a step back and analyze
  • Ability to make suggestions
  • Sense of involvement
  • Trustworthiness and rigor
  • Capacity to delegate and to supervise the work of a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed
  • General ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances

Proposed Terms
Employed with a 6 months Fixed-Term Contract.

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Monthly gross income: from 1 980 up to 2 310 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: Head of Mission

Job ID: #1387396
Location: Abuja

Job Responsibilities
As part of our activities in Nigeria, we are looking for a Head Of Mission:

  • The Head of Mission is responsible for the smooth opening, functioning and development of the mission.
  • Safety & Security: S/he is responsible for the safety & security of the mission.
  • Programmes: S/he coordinates the teams and ensures that the programmes implemented on the mission are properly carried out. S/he also monitors needs and suggests new operations and development tracks for the mission.
  • Human Resources: S/he ensures that the mission is adequately staffed and supervises the teams (defining objectives, follow-up).
  • Logistical, administrative and financial monitoring: S/he ensures that logistical and administrative practices in place respect PUI procedures and formats and are in compliance with donors’ rules and regulations
  • Technical monitoring: S/he ensures that medical and technical practices respect PUI’s procedures and formats and are in compliance with PUI’s operational framework and policy.
  • Representation: S/he represents the association in its relations with partners, donors,the media and different authorities.
  • Relations with Headquarters: S/he ensures that information is properly circulated between Headquarters and the field and ensures that due dates are respected.

Training:

  • Project management
  • Education in Agriculture/Watsan /Public Health/Psychosocial
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics and Security

Requirements
Experiences:

  • 3 years of humanitarian experience in project co-ordination.
  • Successful experience in expatriate team management and multi-sector programmes.
  • Experience in security management
  • Previous experience as Head of Mission in an NGO or OSI

Languages:

  • English is mandatory, French is desirable

Required Personal Characteristics

  • Leadership skills and the ability to make decisions
  • Trustworthiness and a sense of responsibility
  • Charisma and the ability to awake enthusiasm for the work the project involves
  • Ability to use authority, when necessary
  • Analysis and synthesis abilities (discenrment, pragmatism)
  • Ability to adapt
  • Organisational skills, ability to be thorough and respect due dates
  • Strong listening and negotiation skills
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed
  • General ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances

Proposed Terms

  • Employed with a 6 months Fixed-Term Contract.

Remuneration

  • Monthly gross income: from 2 420 up to 2 750 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 (Resume and Cover Letter) to “Romain Gautier” at: [email protected] with the following subject: “Nigeria FieldCo” or “Log Co Nigeria” or “Nigeria HoM” depending on the position you are applying for.

Application Deadline  31st March,  2016

Starting Date  1st March, 2016

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