COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale Head of Mission Jobs in Ethiopia

COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale Head of Mission Jobs in Ethiopia


Closing date: 22 Jul 2019

COOPI is currently seeking a Head of Mission for its activities in Ethiopia.

The Head of Mission is responsible for the country coordination in its different aspects: staff, logistics, budget and procedures’ respect. He/she represents COOPI in its relations with the donors, institutions, NGOs, local government and international agencies.

He/she cooperates with the AM and DCC in the definition of the Country Strategy and the intervention priorities. He/she guarantees the correct project implementation and ensures the Country Regulation presence and respect. He/she guarantees the compliance with the organization and the donors’ procedures.

Responsibilities

  • Institutional relations: He/she manages relations with the main institutional donors and with potential ones. He/she represents COOPI in the country/area by engaging in relations with institutions, NGOs, local and international organizations and partners.
  • He/she also is responsible of the organization’s reputation in the country.
    Strategy and planning: He/she verifies and proposes to the AM/DCC the intervention priorities to consolidate the organization’s opportunity to be more involved in the country.
  • He/she contributes to the definition of the Country Strategy and proposes the country planning (projects and coordination).
  • Projects’ management: He/she coordinates and directly monitors projects, guaranteeing the correct implementation in conformity with the contractual obligations and donors’ procedures, and in line with COOPI’s procedures and management standards.
  • He/she coordinates the elaboration, writing and documents’ preparation for presenting new projects, referring to the AM/DCC and the headquarters support offices.
  • He/she is responsible for the preparation of projects reports and all the monitoring documents requested by the central headquarters.
  • He/she ensures the transmission of all official and administrative project documents to the central headquarters.
  • Country office management: He/she is responsible for all different aspects related to the country office management: economic and financial situation, local
    regulations, office organization charts, logistics, local and expatriate personnel management, in conformity with the organization’s guidelines.
  • He/she guarantees the respect of the country’s legislation and administrative regulation.
  • Staff management: He/she is responsible for the local staff management. He/she supports upon request the AM/DCC and the Human Resources office in the selection of the expatriate staff.
  • He/she coordinates and monitors the country’s expatriate staff management.
  • Safety: He/she is responsible for the expatriate staff security, for the correct implementation and respect of the general security rules.
  • Economic and financial management: He/she is responsible for the country’s economic result.
  • He/she supervises the financial management and ensures – through the administrative function – that all financial reporting deadlines and donor/COOPI’s procedures are respected.
  • He/she participates to the projects/coordination budget preparation.
  • He/she has the signature for all COOPI’s bank accounts in the country.
  • Visibility: He/she cooperates with the Communication and Fund-Raising office for all communication, awareness and fund raising activities implemented in and for the country.

    Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years experience in the humanitarian field and in a similar position, with a track record of success and results achieved;
  • Previous experience with an international humanitarian NGO;
  • Previous working experience with main donors (specifically EU) is mandatory
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management.
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
  • Strong supervisory abilities, and demonstrated capacity of teamwork and of coordination with the relevant actors;
  • Very good inter-personal and writing communication skills;
  • Ability to organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Computer literacy, with high proficiency in the use of standard office software applications (e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • Valid driving license.

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    COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale Head of Mission Jobs in Ethiopia

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