Food Security Deputy Project Manager at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.PUI is providing assistance to around 4 million people in 22 countries - in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Caucasus and Europe. PUI is now looking for its food security team to implement in-kind food distribution outside of Maiduguri.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Food Security Deputy Project ManagerLocation: Maiduguri, BornoBased in: Maiduguri - with frequent travel in Borno StateUnder the direct supervision of: Food Security Program ManagerGeneral ObjectiveThe Food Security Deputy Project Manager (FS-DPM) is responsible for the daily management and the daily implementation of the Food Security project(s) in Borno State.Responsibilities and TasksEnsure the basic implementation and monitoring of the Food Security project(s):S/He seconds the Food Security Program Manager (FSPM) in the designing and the implementation of the Food Security activities.S/He organizes, schedules and coordinates the Food Security activities and the team’s work on a weekly basis.S/He supervises the field work of partners or/and contactors and make sure they agree and respect PUI principles.S/He monitors closely the implementation of activities at field level with site visits on a regular basis and provides support when needed.S/He ensures the timely implementation of the project(s).S/He reports about the work progress to the Program Manager on a regular (daily/weekly) basis or when needed.S/He actively takes part in the monitoring of the results achievements and indicators as per indicated in the logical framework.S/He is responsible for the field communication and good collabration between PUI, the communities and the local leaders regarding the implementation of the activities;S/He mobilizes and encourage the Communities for the activities (daily and free worker)S/He ensures that all project(s) documents are correctly filled and filed.S/He actively contributes to the security analysis in the field and ensure that all measures have been taken and rules followed to ensure security onsite.S/He contribute to the improvement of activities through critics, analysis and suggestions.S/He participates in the needs assessments in collaboration with the Assessment Team and/or Program Manager to develop other projects and participates in the concept notes and proposal writing.Manage the operational team under his/her supervision:S/He participates to the recruitment process of the FS supervisor and officers.S/He oversees the Field Supervisors and Field Officers and ensure the respect of all human resources rules;S/He ensures the constant basic monitoring of her/his team (general and technical).S/He operates the first HR administrative treatment of his/her operational team (daily attendance, leaves management) in collaboration with the HR department.S/He ensures that her/his operational team complies with PU internal rules (disciplinary management when needed).In collaboration with the program manager, s/he ensures a regular evaluation process for her/his operational team with definition and followup of clear objectivesS/He supports her/his team in building their capacities (Day to day sharing of knowledge and experience, organize training sessions for the Supervisor and Field Officers, develop any pedagogical and methodological tools adapted to the local context…)S/He ensures a good communication, coordination and information level within the team through regular coordination meetings, formal reporting (or other if needed).S/He implements and follows up internal safety and security rules/protocols for her/his team and transmits all safety and security information to his/her supervisor (for the team members in the governorates: the field operation manager is in charge of this task).Manage the logistical and financial aspects of the project:S/He proposes the needs in materials and tools regarding the program and the planning of interventions.S/He ensure the followup and the proper use of materials and tools used during onsite works.S/He manages the supply of materials to the work site in collaboration with logistics department.S/He uses the PUI forms for all exchange with the logistic & administration services.S/He analyzes the security situation in the area and inform the Program Manager in case of security incidents, rumours or any security information.S/He takes part in the financial followup of the project with the Program Manager.S/He contributes to the mangement of the cash forecast of the project in link with the Program Manager.Represent PUI and ensure proper reporting:S/He participates in the different working groups and meetings related to her/his field of work.S/He ensures representation of PUI (with her/his team, at field level) among partners, donors and different authorities for the areas which s/he is responsible for.S/He provides weekly and monthly internal reporting on activities according to PUI internal tools.S/He takes part in external reporting according to the needs (reports to local authorities, donors) in coordination with the Program Manager.Report immediately any delay, problem or other relevant information to the Program Manager. 

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