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Chef de mission Nigeria H/F - Maiduguri - Secours Islamique France

Publiée le: 6/22/2018

Résumé de l'offre

  • Expérience:
    2-5 ans
  • Publiée le:
    6/22/2018

Description de l'offre

Secours Islamique France (SIF) was created in 1991, and has developed international programs in order to alleviate the suffering of the most vulnerable populations in France and around the world. SIF acts wherever humanitarian and social needs require mobilization of emergency relief and implementation of development programs. SIF strictly follows the humanitarian principles of neutrality, independence, and impartiality while implementing programs. SIF respects cultural diversity and provides humanitarian assistance to all people in need, regardless of origin, political or religious affiliation, gender or belief.

 

Based Maiduguri, the Head of Mission provides the overall leadership and strategic direction of SIF operations in Nigeria.

 

He/she is responsible for:

-        The overall program development and program implementation; 

-        The staff management,

-        Guaranteeing the respect of SIF procedures, policies and best practices,

-        Representing the SIF toward local authorities, and the different stakeholders (donors, local NGOs …)

-        Identifying and securing institutional donor’s funding

 

Leadership of the Country Programme

  • To maintain and develop SIF’s presence in Nigeria,
  • To coordinate and manage the overall planning and direction of SIF's operations in Nigeria ,
  • To develop and maintain a coherent strategy that contributes to SIF's global objectives

Programme Development

 

  • To regularly analyze the context, risks, operational access issues and availability of resources, in relation to the program objectives,
  • To oversee the field assessments,
  • To assess the donor environment and opportunities for funding, and ensure concept notes and proposals are developed (according to SIF institutional strategy) and submitted in due time,
  • To ensure effective and timely coordination of technical inputs  in proposal development within country program and HQs,
  • To develop and maintain SIF's emergency activities and oversee the scale up of the emergency response,

Representation

 

  • To represent SIF, coordinate and advocate on key issues with local and national authorities,  UN agencies, donors and  INGOs,
  • To develop funding strategies and donor mapping analysis,
  • To manage external communications in collaboration with the HQs communications department. Act as the contact person with press and media,
  • To maintain regular communications with HQs using the established procedures.

Staff Management / Human Resources

  • To provide leadership and management to the team,
  • To line manage senior staff, regularly make performance and management appraisals (at least one a year),
  • To support national and international staff, ensuring that individuals work effectively together as a team to achieve the programme objectives,
  • To organize and supervise capacity building and development of national staff.

Logistics

 

  • To ensure that appropriate logistic structures and procedures are established and / or are maintained in accordance with the SIF guidelines,
  • To oversee the timely and efficient planning and implementation of procurement and supply of items in line with project needs,
  • To ensure adequate management of warehousing, compounds, transportation, goods in kind, and assets according to SIF procedures.

Safety and Security Management

Responsible for the safety and security of all SIF staff and visitors to Nigeria.

 

  • To ensure that a safety and security framework for SIF operations is developed, communicated, adhered to and regularly reviewed,

Administration and Finance

  • To oversee budget preparation, and analysis of actual expenditures vs. budget,

Profil requis

Profile:

  • Minimum 5 years of previous experience in humanitarian work, including previous experiences as Country Director, Deputy Country Director or Chief of Party with INGOS in similar context
  • Substantial experience of strategic thinking, including identifying, analyzing, problem solving, and responding to opportunities and challenges and the ability to translate these into practical action plans
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of project planning and budget holding; proposal and report writing
  • Strong leadership skill, with excellent written and spoken English
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management
  • Capacity to act with diplomacy & proven liaison and negotiation skills
  • Good knowledge of the Humanitarian principles
  • An understanding of commitment to SIF mission and values.

Working conditions:

  • French fixed term contract “CDD d’usage”
  • Remuneration according to profile
  • Monthly Per diem
  • Housing 100% covered by SIF
  • Medical cover (60% cover by SIF and 40% covered by the expatriate)
  • R&R every at 3 and 9 month

Secours Islamique France diversity is a wealth;

We will study every application with required skills for the position.