Field Coordinator at Solidarités International (SI)

Solidarités International (SI) is a French humanitarian organisation operating for over 35 years who is 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: water, food and shelter.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Field Coordinator Location: Monguno, NigeriaDesired starting date: 01/09/18Duration of the mission: 12 months renewableAbout the JobUnder the supervision and with the support of the Country Director, the Field Coordinator is the hierarchical manager of all staff and shares by delegation the same responsibilities as the Country Director in his area:General Objectives:He/she proposes a regional strategy according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once validatedHe/she checks and ensures that projects are carried out in accordance with the Solidarités International charter, respecting all internal and contractual proceduresHe/she mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for programs to run smoothly, and supervises resource managementHe/she coordinates the teams in place and is responsible for their security in his/her assigned zoneHe/she is the Head of Mission's direct contact and representative.Priorities for the 2/3 first months:To monitor the general intervention in MongunoTo work in coordination with the Meal Coordinator in the analysis of the dataTo supervise the starting of new project OFDAThe main challenges of the position are:Management: The team is composed by 27 national staffs and 2 international staffs (Field Coordinator and wash PM)Context: The specificity and difficulty of the context implies challenges in the carry on of the daily logistics activitiesContractors: SI’s activities are sometimes requiring strong technical skills and heavy machinery (borehole drillings…). Thus, SI has to rely on contractors to conduct those works which should be very closely monitoredContext monitoring: there is little vision on what is happening outside Monguno however a lot of displaced people keep arriving in Monguno which is why we are seeking someone with a strong capacity to analyze humanitarian needs and capable of suggesting unplanned interventions to respond to those needs 

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