Solidarites International Country Director Jobs in Nigeria
Solidarites International Country Director Jobs in Nigeria
Solidarites International 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.
The Country Director is the official representative of SI in Nigeria. S/He is in charge of the smooth running of the mission.
S/He proposes mission strategy, according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once it has been validated.
S/He monitors projects, ensuring that they are progressing in accordance with the Solidarités International charter and complying with internal and contractual procedures.
S/He mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for the programs to run effectively and supervises the administration of these resources.
Job number: SRH03312Monitor and analyze the humanitarian, political, cultural, social and economic context
Coordination and strategic orientation:
Propose and develop an operational strategy consistent with the association’s policies and population’s needs
Define a plan of action for putting this strategy in place
Propose new operational directions as contexts change
Relevance and operational quality / operations monitoring:
Guarantee the coordination, development, monitoring and evaluation of programs implemented on the mission
Ensure the relevance, quality and consistency of programs
Ensure that programs are implemented in accordance with annual operational strategy, Solidarités International technical requirements and financial donor criteria
Propose and organize the Human, financial and logistic layout of the mission
Ensure the financial resources and means necessary for the completion of projects are mobilized
Guarantee that resources are used effectively
Human Resource Management:
Build and maintain team dynamics that enable Solidarités International objectives to be carried out effectively in the country
Promote Solidarités International ethics and values
Ensure that Solidarités International Human Resource policies and procedures are applied (recruitment, performance reviews, etc.)
Ensure work-life balance for Solidarités International staff and maintain suitable working and living environments
Manage the coordination team as well as staff s/he supervises directly
Be responsible for the security of all teams and property on the mission, under the supervision of the HQ Desk Officer
Monitor and analyze the security situation and ensure that teams clearly understand it
Ensure every new arrival on the mission receives a geopolitical and security briefing
Ensure that documents and procedures relating to security are regularly updated
Ensure that everyone complies with security rules and procedures on the mission
Ensure that a permanent security watch is put in place
Deal immediately with any security incidents that may occur on the mission and alert HQ without delay
Relationships with financial donors / fund-raising:
Monitor and analyze financial donor strategies
Actively assist in fund-raising and ensure the mission’s financial stability
Strengthen relationships between Solidarités International and financial donor representatives
Internal and External Communication:
Ensure that deadlines are adhered to and that documents produced by the mission are of good quality
Ensure compliance with formats and procedures in internal reporting
Organize coordination meetings on a regular basis
Ensure that key operational information is circulated correctly, on the mission and between the mission and HQ
Act as the Solidarités International official representative in the country for aid workers, local political and administrative authorities, the civil society and the media
Attend humanitarian forums and relevant coordination meetings
At least 3 years of experiences as Country Coordinator in volatile contexts
Demonstrated experiences in conflict contexts and insecure environments, with consequent experiences in supporting emergency response programming, access negotiation and security analysis and management
Previous experience in the region would be a strong asset
Extensive program development and fund raising experience, including working with major institutional donors
Problem-solving skills and ability to make decisions
Outstanding communication skills, including excellent diplomacy skills with the ability to influence and negotiate
Strong management skills
Strong interest in the context and strong commitment to humanitarian work and principles.
Good and proven writing and spoken English are required
Organizational and analytical skills;
Anticipation and self-organization capacities;
Great work and stress management capacities;
Ability to set up and orientate coordination mechanism in an operational way
Ability to prior tasks and manage a large scope of work
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 30th January, 2019.
For more information and job application details, see; Solidarites International Country Director Jobs in Nigeria
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