6d ago

General objective :

  • The Field Coordinator has the role of delegated Country Director in the area of operations
  • He / she proposes a regional strategy according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once validated
  • He / she checks and ensures that projects are carried out in accordance with the Solidarités International charter, respecting all internal and contractual procedures
  • He / she mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for programs to run smoothly, and supervises resource management
  • He / she coordinates the teams in place and is responsible for their security in his / her assigned zone
  • He / she is the Country Director’s direct contact and representative.
  • Main tasks :

    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.
  • Resource management

  • 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
  • Security

  • Responsibility for the security of teams and property in his / her assigned zone, under the CD'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
  • 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 CD
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    Financial backer relations / search for funding

  • Monitor and analyse financial donor strategies in his / her intervention zone
  • Participate, at the request of the CD, 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 SI 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
  • Representation

  • Be the official representative of Solidarités 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
  • The main challenges :

  • Contextual security analysis and security management
  • Implementation of programs before end of donor contracts
  • Enhanced coordination in clusters
  • Cholera emergency response preparedness (necessary and appropriate stakes)
  • Management of Logistical aspects over summer (rain season)
  • Your profile

  • Masters’ degree or equivalent in related sectors
  • Previous experiences as a field coordinator in remote and unsecure areas
  • Ability to develop a strong understanding of the context
  • Experience in tensed context in terms of security
  • Good and proven writing and spoken English are required
  • Good knowledge and experience on evaluation and monitoring tools and good analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organizational and analytical skills
  • Anticipation and self-organization capacities
  • Great work and stress management capacities
  • Patience and diplomacy skills
  • Ability to set up and orientate coordination mechanism in an operational way
  • Ability to prior tasks and manage a large scope of work
  • SI will offer you...

  • A salary starting from 2600€ gross per month + valorization of your experiences
  • A monthly Per Diem of 600 USD
  • SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.

    Vacation : During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of on 7 working days every three months.

    For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3 / 6 and 9 month (with 850 USD allocated by Solidarités).

    To these break periods, it is necessary to add the granting of 1 additional rest day per month worked >

    i.e. 12 days in addition for a 1-year contract .

    Social and medical cover :

    Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks.

    Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

    Living conditions :

    The living conditions in Dikwa base has improved a lot over the past two years. There are 2 bedrooms with bathrooms, a living room and a kitchen well equipped.

    The security rules are however restrictive as the context is tense.

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