Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
ABOUT THE MISSION
Nigeria has been going through an acute political and military crisis for years, which has affected millions of lives. Solidarités International (SI) has been answering the needs of displaced populations, as well as host communities in the Borno State for almost 4 years.
The targeted areas of intervention are WASH, shelter, logistics, food security and livelihood. 7 programs are currently running:
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More than 220 people(approx. 200 Nigerian staff and 20 international staff) carry SI Nigeria mission today. They are operating from 5 different locations:
The mission has a forecasted budget of more than EUR 11M. Europaid, ECHO, OFDA, CDC and the UN (NHF, WFP) currently fund it. SI is confident in the mission’s potential to grow in the upcoming years.
You’ll join one of the last humanitarian actors still operating in the area – thus remaining faithful to its mission: taking aid further.
ABOUT THE JOB
WHY WE NEED YOU
The Dikwa, NGala and Monguno bases teams need support and supervision in their daily administrative operations. Your objective, as a Regional Admin Manager, will thus be to:
It thus involves a lot of remote management, as well as regular visitsto the bases when relevant and allowed.
We are opening the position for hiring because the current jobholder’s contract finishes in a few month and is sailing for new adventures.
Please note that this is an expatriateposition.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
You will manage the bases’ administrative teams. To successfully complete your mission, you will:
This include working on the following: onboarding, briefings, recruitment processes, contracts, training plans, disciplinary measures, taxes, compensation and social policies, representation and consultation bodies / conflict management, cost of living.
HR needs assessment, resource allocations, staff training and evaluation, activity planning and monitoring.
Cash-flow management, funds transfers and monitoring, forecasts, safes security, expenditures validation and follow-up, bank books monitoring, monthly closings review and integration of the accounting, accounting files verification.
Allocation boards, BFUs updates and proactive analysis, functioning costs monitoring, respect of procedures, support the admin co (financial reports, budgets, audits).
Contract review, premises selection, insurance locations, claims and contracts monitoring.
Relationships with authorities, communication with the coordination.
The expatriates are from different backgrounds and nationalities. They are hard-workers, highly involved in their jobs, but they are united and work well together. They also enjoy spending time together on a regular basis.
You’ll also be in touch regularly with your desk in HQ, whose members are here to provide frameworks, support and advice.
Main skills needed