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Coordination and strategic orientation
Within his/her intervention zone, monitor and analyse the humanitarian, political, cultural, social and economic context.
Within his/her intervention zone, propose and develop an operational strategy in line with the association's policies and the population's needs.
Within his/her intervention zone, propose new operational directions according to how the context develops
Relevance and operational quality / operation monitoring
Ensure the coordination, development, monitoring and evaluation of the programmes implemented within his/her intervention zone.
Ensure that the programmes in his/her intervention are relevant and consistent.
Ensure that the programmes in his/her intervention zone are implemented in accordance with the annual operational strategy, Solidarités International's technical requirements and financial donor' criteria.
Propose the human, financial and logistical scale for his/her intervention zone and its organisation
Ensure that financial resources and other means necessary for accomplishing projects in his/her intervention zone are mobilized.
Guarantee the appropriate use of resources in his/her intervention zone
Human resource management
Build and maintain a team dynamic which enables the objectives of Solidarités International to be carried out in his/her intervention zone
Promote the ethics and values of Solidarités International
Monitor the implementation of Solidarités International's human resources policy and procedures (recruitment, EAP, etc.)
Monitor the personal and professional stability of Solidarités International employees and ensure that an adequate living and working environment is maintained
Manage associates placed under his/her direct supervision
Responsibility for the security of teams and property in his/her assigned zone, under the HoM's supervision
Monitor and analyse the security situation and ensure it is understood by teams
Ensure that all new arrivals in his/her intervention zone are given a geopolitical and security briefing
Under the supervision of the Head of Mission, ensure that all documents and procedures relating to security are updated regularly
Ensure that all security rules and procedures are respected in his/her intervention zone
Ensure that a permanent security monitoring system is set up
Ensure the immediate management of any security incidents occurring in his/her intervention zone and immediately notify the HoM
Financial backer relations / search for funding
Monitor and analyse financial donor strategies in his/her intervention zone
Participate, at the request of the HoM, in the search for funding and ensure the financial stability of the organisation and the programmes implemented in his/her intervention zone
Strengthen relations between Solidarités International and donor representatives in his/her intervention zone
Internal and external communication
Ensure that documents produced in his/her intervention zone meet deadlines and quality standards
Ensure that all internal reporting respects the standard formats and procedures
Organise regular coordination meetings
Ensure that key operational information circulates properly, in his/her intervention zone and between the bases and the country coordination
Be the official representative of SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL in his/her intervention zone for aid workers, administrative, political and local authorities, civil society and the media
Be an active participant in humanitarian forums and relevant coordination meetings
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Previous experience in team management (including expatriates) and strategic orientation;
Experience in security management in unstable environments;
Experience in conflict/post-conflict contexts, preferably with experience in supporting emergency response;
Strong program management and supervisory experience;
Previous experience in Southern Sudan is major advantage;
Knowledge and understanding of the cluster system
Previous experience with SI preferable.
Both fluent English and French : speaking, reading and writing skills
Arabic is an asset
Proficient in the use of MS Office
GIS skills an asset
Other desirable qualities:
Commitment to the fundamental principles of Solidarités International charter and ethos
Ability to live in remote areas and insecure environments within related restrictions.
6 months beginning 01/07/2013
Marie Beatrix Carrale
How to apply:
CV and Cover Letter
Closing Date: 30th June 2013
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