NIGERIA FSL Coordinator – Maiduguri
Solidarités International
1d ago
source : Coordinationsud

NIGERIA FSL Coordinator

Desired start date : ASAP

Duration of the mission : 1 year

Location : Maiduguri with regular field visits in Monguno and Ngala

  • About the mission in Nigeria :
  • The current political and military crisis has affected millions of lives in Nigeria and SI is answering the needs of displaced populations and host communities in Borno State.

    The targeted areas of intervention are WASH, shelter, logistics, food security and livelihood. Seven programs are currently running :

  • Multi-sectorial project over 3 years in Monguno, Ngala, Askira / Uba and Hawul in consortium with ALIMA and funded by EuropeAid
  • Logistic Platform project funded by WFP in Monguno
  • Emergency WASH and Shelter response funded by OFDA in Maiduguri, Monguno, Dikwa, Ngala
  • Emergency WASH in Health funded by ECHO in consortium with ALIMA in Maiduguri and Monguno
  • Emergency WASH funded by ECHO in Maiduguri, Monguno and Dikwa
  • WASH response for vulnerable IDPs and host communities in Dikwa funded by CDC
  • Emergency WASH response for new onset manmade disaster in Ngala funded by NHF
  • This mission has potential to continue developing relevant and mandate-based interventions to cover the needs in the area and to ensure humanitarian impact.

    The teams are well staffed with very diverse profiles.

    Here are the key numbers about the mission :

  • 5 bases (Maiduguri, Abuja, Dikwa, Ngala and Monguno) plus Coordination Office in Maiduguri.
  • The number of expatriates is around 20
  • The national staff are approximately 200
  • The total budget of the mission is around 7,5 million euros
  • About the job :
  • The FSL coordinator will be dedicated to the multi-sectorial project funded by EuropeAid. This project is planned over 3 years and has started in January 2018.

    SI is working in consortium with ALIMA who is lead on the partnership. The FSL coordinator, based in Maiduguri, will be directly coordinating activities in two different areas : Monguno and Ngala.

    General objective of the FSL coordinator :

  • The FSL Coordinator will be in charge of ensuring that the objectives defined in the proposal are met
  • He / she will guarantee the quality of the implemented program and suggests adjustments or developments to insure its relevance if applicable
  • He / she is in charge of representing SI in the Coordination Mechanism linked to the project, and coordinating with the other partners to ensure the relevancy of the project
  • He / she is in charge of proposal development, reporting and communication
  • He / she is in charge of strategy, coordination, assessment and development of FSL strategy
  • He / she is the FSL referent on the mission
  • The main challenges of this position :

  • Participation in the strategic orientation of SI in the country and support the identification of uncovered needs and provision of risk analyses
  • Support the harmonization of programmatic tools and guidelines across the teams and the bases
  • Ensure strong external coordination with our consortium partner (ALIMA) and with E.U partners
  • Facilitate the coordination with the authorities (3R Commissioner and Technical Line ministries)
  • Enhance collaboration with MEAL & WASH departments as well as other departments
  • Support strategic orientation for a smooth transitioning between emergency and post-crises context
  • Support and define the reorientation of the project when necessary using the flexibility clause
  • Priorities for the 2 / 3 first months :

  • Support the consolidation, definition or redefinition of operational strategy and modality of intervention through the form of comprehensive guideline and / or activity sheets
  • Consolidate the approach and strategy for the targeting of new area of implementation and review the appropriateness of beneficiaries’ coverage per area and per activities.
  • Follow-up SI coordination with line ministries and facilitate with ALIMA the coordination with the 3R
  • Support and follow up the reorientation of some activities / location
  • Living conditions :

    The FSL Coordinator will be based in Maiduguri. He / she is living in a single bedroom. The number of expatriates living in the base is quite high and various in terms of nationality : this is a treasure but also requires adaptability and open-minded.

    The FSL Coordinator will travel frequently to areas of interventions. He / she has to respect the security measures in place in every base, plus SI mission restrictions.

    The environment is highly volatile, so the coordinator has to adapt him / herself to sudden changes.

    MaiduguriExpériences / Formation du candidat

  • Masters’ degree or equivalent in related sectors of FSL
  • At least 2 years field experience as FSL Coordinator
  • Ability to develop a strong understanding of the context and to make the project adaptive to the context evolution
  • Apply
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