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  • Posted: Sep 15, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 24, 2021
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  • For over 35 years, the humanitarian aid organization SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL has been committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters. Our mission is to provide aid as quickly and as efficiently as possible to endangered populations by meeting their vital needs: drinking water, food and shelter. After providing e...
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    Field Coordinator Assistant

    Location: Ngala, Borno
    Contract Start Date: ASAP Projected contract duration is 4 Months - with possibility of extension.

    Goal & Purpose

    • The Field Coordinator Assistant assists the Field Coordinator in his/her representation, program coordination, strategy preparation and programming for Solidarités International in his/her intervention zone, coordination with other humanitarian participants, team management and security and humanitarian monitoring. These tasks entail strict confidentiality on the part of the Assistant Field Coordinator.
    • It is strictly prohibited for the Field Coordinator Assistant to disclose information concerning Solidarités International and its activities without prior authorization from the Field Coordinator.
    • In addition, the Field Coordinator Assistant participates in the specification of security measures to be undertaken at the base level in collaboration with the Field Coordinator, as well as their post-validation circulation

    List of Main Tasks
    Security:

    • Collect information within the Field Coordinator’s domain of responsibility by attending security briefings with – or in place of - the Field Coordinator
    • Carry out security checks for the clearance of team departures out into the field
    • Analyze information and inform the Field Coordinator
    • Make the weekly security pack and send it to the Field Coordinator
    • Establish informal ties and a network of contacts enabling the collection and verification of diverse information
    • Maintain an updated list of security contacts in the zone
    • Coordinate the weekly security briefing
    • Run the contextual and security briefing for new expatriates, in conjunction with the Field Coordinator

    Representation:

    • Under delegation of the Field Coordinator, represent Solidarités International during humanitarian and security coordination meetings
    • Ensure that Solidarités International’s message is conveyed during meetings in accordance with its mandate and programs
    • Regularly visit Solidarités International’s intervention sites

    Humanitarian Monitoring:

    • Communicate between the local and/or international NGOs in accordance with the partitioning of contacts decided with the Field Coordinator
    • Under delegation of the Field Coordinator, attend meetings under his/her direct responsibility
    • Participate in the drafting of Solidarités International’s intervention strategy in the zone (especially via annual programming) and suggest program orientations in liaison with the Field Coordinator and the base other departments.
    • To this end, the Field Coordinator Assistant is responsible, under the supervision of the Field Coordinator, for humanitarian monitoring in his/her intervention zone so as to anticipate as early as possible the pertinent needs to be addressed within Solidarités International’s mandate.
    • Monitor the activities in the programs implemented in his/her intervention zone by comparing the evaluation, intervention and monitoring reports

    Coordination:

    • Draft minutes for the Field Coordinator for each meeting he/she attends
    • Draft the weekly situation report for the context/security section
    • Compile the weekly situation report and send it each Monday afternoon to the Field Coordinator
    • In the absence of the Field Coordinator, coordinate the weekly base meeting
    • Draft the minutes for base meetings
    • Present the security context at the beginning of all weekly base meetings

    Organisation Chart Position (reporting and functional relationships)

    • Line manager: Field Coordinator
    • Line report(s) on base:
    • Functional manager:
    • Functional report(s): Operation teams

    Profile
    Training/Education:

    • B.Sc. / HND Social Sciences / Development Studies or any relevant field

    Professional Experience:

    • 2 years of experience in a similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector) and 1 year of progressive experience in an INGO
    • Project-related skills: good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up

    Languages:

    • English compulsory (Hausa/Kanuri - Added Advantage)

    IT Skills:

    • Good knowledge of Office software : Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
    • Data collection and analysis software

    Personal Qualities:

    • Rigorous, organized, able to manage important workload, good learning capacity, good communication, reactive, team spirit, good written and analyses capacities, resistance to stress

    What We Offer

    • Salary + Transport & Housing contributions + Social benefits (Medical coverage, 24 days of Annual leaves per year, compassionate leaves, public holidays as announced by government, festive bonus, Life insurance - covering death and permanent disability) etc.

    Method of Application

    Important Information

    • Candidates should Click on the link above to fill the Application Form and attach their CV and Motivation Letter.
    • The CV attached must be named with your first name and surname.
    • Candidates should select "Field Coordinator Assistant" in the application form.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Solidarites International on docs.google.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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