Supply Coordinator at Solidarites International (SI)

Solidarites International (SI) has not been active in Nigeria in the past and therefore has a limited experience in the country. SI sent a first exploratory team in Nigeria (North-Eastern States) for three weeks in April. A continued presence of senior managers has been maintained since mid-May in Borno state and Abuja. Additionally, SI registration in Nigeria is ongoing with the help of a local lawyer.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Supply CoordinatorLocation: MaiduguriDesired start date: ASAPDuration of the mission: 6 months - renewableAbout the MissionSI has been operating in Borno State since July 2016, and is strongly focusing on the massive life-saving needs of the conflict-affected populations, through a 3-legged strategy:Emergency multisectorial assessment capacity in remote LGAs aiming at allowing the provision of concrete, response-sizing-oriented data to the humanitarian community, in strong coordination with mapping and coordination actors (OCHA, IOM DTM).Rapid Response Mechanism in newly accessible LGAs, in order to provide adequate, massive rapid responses. The scope of intervention considers an integrated response so as to cover the basic essential needs of displaced and non-displaced populations.Multisectorial early recovery interventions in secured areas, implemented at neighborhood level in order to take into consideration the environmental context, risk factors, availability of resources and resilience capacities at a community level. This holistic approach entails a vulnerability-tailored assistance combined with a capacity building component.Organisation of the MissionNigeria mission is currently stabilizing the opening process. The coordination is expected to spend a consequent amount of time in Maiduguri, in direct support of field based operations.Therefore, the mission has a coordination team based in between Abuja and Maiduguri, which includes a Head of Mission, an Administrative coordinator a Logistic Coordinator and a Program coordinator.Operations are to be based in Maiduguri, Monguno and other relevant LGAs. In Maiduguri the team is currently composed of project manager(s), a logistician and an administrator.The Monguno sub-base is composed of an activity manager supported solely by a Log/Admin assistant recruited as national staff.A substantial expansion of the base staffing is more than likely before the end of the year.About the jobFollowing the recent and strong positioning of SI in Maiduguri and Monguno, Nigeria mission is opening a new position of Supply Coordinator for Nigeria, taking all Nigeria-related supply considerations.SI is looking for an emergency-focused, proactive and intuitive collaborator able to work under pressure and able to cope with a heavy workload due to the current scaling up of the mission.He/She will support the overall SI operations in all Borno state, in close coordination with the Head of Mission, the Logistic Coordinator and the different Program Managers.He/She insures that warehouse at base level are correctly managed and consolidates the monthly equipment inventories.He/She insures the capitalization of all information’s related to procurement and supply processes (prices and suppliers lists, import - export processes, taxes exemptions, custom clearance).He/She organizes trainings for Logistics staffs related to procurement and supply processes.He/She finally shows an outstanding ability to manage heavy workload and constant operational stress is required for this highly challenging position.

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