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  • Posted on: 2 July, 2016 Deadline: 31 July, 2016
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  • Solidarites International (SI) has not been active in Nigeria in the past and therefore has a limited experience in the country. SI sent a first exploratory team in Nigeria (North-Eastern States) for three weeks in April. A continued presence of senior managers has been maintained since mid-May in Borno state and Abuja. Additionally, SI registration in Nigeria is ongoing with the help of a local lawyer.

    Program Coordinator

     

    Organization of the Mission

    • The mission has one coordination based in Abuja, composed of one Head of Mission, one administrative coordinator and one program coordinator.
    • The project will be based in Maiduguri and implemented by an expatriate project manager, with a field coordinator, as well as a one month support from a MEAL coordinator.
    • The support team will be composed in Maiduguri of one administrator and one logistic coordinator.

    About the Job

    • The program coordinator contributes to the development of SI strategy by proposing sector-based strategies for the whole activities.
    • He/she specifically the guarantor of the quality and suitability of proposed technical approaches and ensures the appropriateness between SI’s activities and general objectives and needs of the population.
    • He/she coordinates the project cycle and more particularly the operational monitoring of programs implemented in the intervention country.
    • He/she contributes to the capitalization process and the improvement of Solidarités International methods and techniques.

    Specific Context of the Position

    • General objective of the project: To protect livelihood and prevent deterioration of food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households of Maiduguri
    • Specific objective of the project: To improve access to basic needs (food, NFI and shelter) and access to basic WASH services for the most vulnerable households in Maiduguri's host communities affected by the conflict in North East Nigeria.
    • The organization of the program: the program will be divided into three sectors of intervention: A WASH component including the upgrade of existing water points, the construction of latrines through PHAST methodology and Hygiene promotion activities. The second part of the intervention consists in multipurpose cash based assistance for vulnerable households (including identification of SAM cases and referrals). Finally the program include a cholera contingency component.
    • Teams and tasks: the program coordinator is not managing any international staff but will be the functional link of the project manager based in Maiduguri and managed by the field coordinator. The program coordinator will support the project manager during the opening of the project “Improvement of Access to Basic Needs for the most vulnerable households in Maiduguri's Crisis Affected Communities”. Moreover if funding is available to cover interventions outside of Maiduguri the program coordinator will also be in charge of supervising the projects. No National staff either. In the meantime, the program coordinator will conduct assessments in areas where SI is not currently working in order to develop the mission and submit proposals to institutional donors.

    Your Profile

    • Education: Project Management and/or WaSH or Foods Security background.
    • Experience: Work in Remote set up, Developing country strategy and programing & mission opening
    • Technical skills and knowledge: Experience in Livelihoods, Cash based assistance, Experience in WASH programs
    • Transferable skills: Proposal writing, Assessment
    • Languages: English mandatory
    • Other desirable qualities: unstable security conditions in Maiduguri, ability to adapt and work under pressure

    We Offer
    SI will offer you:

    • A salaried post: according to experience from 2000 euros gross per month, plus 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly, and a monthly Per Diem of 750 USD.
    • Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.
    • Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 500 euros allocated by Solidarités).
    • He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarités will cover travel costs).

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    Program Manager

     

    Desired Start Date: 15/07/2016
    Duration of the Mission: 7 months (subject to funding)

    Organization of the Mission

    • The mission has one coordination based in Abuja, composed of one Head of Mission, one administrative coordinator and one program coordinator.
    • The project will be based in Maiduguri and implemented by an expatriate project manager, with a field coordinator, as well as a one month support from a MEAL coordinator.
    • The support team will be composed in Maiduguri of one administrator and one logistic coordinator.

    About the Job
    The program manager is responsible for implementing and achieving the objectives defined in the operation proposals.

    • (S)he is responsible for overseeing operational teams assigned to the program.
    • (S)he guarantees the good performance and the quality of the program(s) implemented, and, where appropriate, proposes adjustments or developments to ensure relevance.

    Specific Context of the Position:

    • General objective of the project: To protect livelihood and prevent deterioration of food and nutrition security for the most vulnerable households of Maiduguri
    • Specific objective of the project: To improve access to basic needs (food, NFI and shelter) and access to basic WASH services for the most vulnerable households in Maiduguri's host communities affected by the conflict in North East Nigeria.
    • The organization of the program: the program will be divided into three sectors of intervention: A WASH component including the upgrade of existing water points, the construction of latrines through PHAST methodology and Hygiene promotion activities.
    • The second part of the intervention consists in multipurpose cash based assistance for vulnerable households (including identification of SAM cases and referrals). Finally the program includes a cholera contingency component.
    • Teams and tasks: the project manager will managed a team composed of one national project manager assistant, one WASH team leader, who will manage 1 watsan officer and 6 hygiene and sanitation officers, and 1 cash and nutrition team leader who will manage 5 community mobilizers and 1 database agent.
    • The project manager will be in charge of implementing the “Improvement of Access to Basic Needs for the most vulnerable households in Maiduguri's Crisis Affected Communities” project

    Your Profile

    • Education: project Management and/or WaSH or Foods Security background.
    • Experience: Experience in Wash and/or cash based assistance projects
    • Technical skills and knowledge: Livelihoods, Cash based assistance (better if knowledge on smart cards),WASH
    • Transferable skills: project management, reporting
    • Languages: English mandatory

    Other Desirable Qualities:

    • Unstable security conditions in Maiduguri, ability to adapt and work under pressure

    We Offer
    SI will offer you:

    • A salaried post: according to experience from 1600 euros gross per month, plus 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly, and a monthly Per Diem of 750 USD.
    • Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.
    • Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 500 euros allocated by Solidarités).
    • He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarites will cover travel costs).

    Method of Application

    To apply, visit Solidarites Career Page

    Note: The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension

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