Premiere Urgence Internationale Head of Mission Jobs in South Sudan

Premiere Urgence Internationale Head of Mission Jobs in South Sudan

Première Urgence Internationale 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 190 projects per 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 5 million people in 20 countries – in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Medical and 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 and Experiences
  • Masters in relevant sector related to humanitarian aid
  • Project management
  • 3 years of humanitarian experience in project co-ordination.
  • Successful experience in expatriate team management and multi-sector programmes.
  • Experience in security management
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Team management
  • Project management
  • Detailed knowledge of the donors (OFDA, ECHO, UN agencies, EuropeAid, AAP…)
  • Languages ; English needed
  • French is a plus

    Skills
  • Ability to work in unstable circumstances.
  • 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)
  • Flexibility, and able to adjust to changing context and situations
  • 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 support the team in stressfull situations
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to liaise well with government officials, UN agencies, and other NGOs to build professional relationships and gather information

    How to Apply:
  • Please, send your application (Resume and Cover letter) to Marwan Filah Human Resources Officer for Expatriates, at recrutement@premiere-urgence.org, with the following subject : «Head of Mission – South-Sudan»
  • Interested candidates should apply online by 31st March 2019

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