PUI recruits 01 A Field Coordinator in Cox’s Bazar

PUI recruits 01 A Field Coordinator in Cox’s Bazar


Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilian victims of marginalization and exclusion, or those 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. The association leads in average 200 projects a year in the following sectors of intervention: Food Security, Health, Nutrition, Construction and Rehabilitation of infrastructures, Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Economic Recovery. PUI is providing assistance to around 5 million people in 22 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.


Humanitarian situation and needs: 

Bangladesh has been the second theatre of the Rohingya crisis for more than 30 years. The Muslim minority has faced decades of repression and discrimination in its home country Myanmar/Burma, precisely in the north of Rakhine State, resulting in many of its members seeking refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh, in the southern region of Cox’s Bazar. Since the events of the 25th of August 2017, over 700,000 Rohingya crossed the border from Myanmar to Bangladesh, making it the world’s fastest developing refugee emergency. As of mid-October, there were more than one million cumulative refugees in the country, as 300,000 Rohingya were already in Bangladesh following previous waves of displacement. The sudden surge in the number of Rohingya arrivals has stretched the capacities of humanitarian organizations/agencies operating in Bangladesh. These new arrivals are being hosted in camps for registered refugees, but also overcrowded makeshift settlements, including schools, community centres, religious buildings, and with local families. New clusters of settlements have also been set up and continue to expand.

The Rohingya crisis has created immediate needs for cross-sectorial assistance. Concerns for the newly displaced persons include lack of access to food security and nutrition, widespread need for adequate WASH facilities, shelter, health, psychosocial support, gender and protection and restoration of family links.


Our actions in the Field: 

Based on the strategy established during the exploratory mission in October, PUI has been implementing Site Management activities in the main refugee site since the end of 2017. PUI has also started to implement WASH activities in Teknaf area since October 2018. The Site Management operations have been developed in Camp 19 (under IOM funding) and the WASH activities are being developed in Camp 24, 25 and 27 (under CDCS – French MoFA funding).

While PUI first intervened in Bangladesh through a portage system organized with HI, since PUI obtained its registration in May 2018, a new strategy has been developed and PUI is now operating independently with a primary focus on Site Management, WASH and Protection mainstreamed and PUI is now willing to deepen the current intervention sectors. A Health proposal has also been submitted to ECHO and is still under examination.

Click here for more information on our actions in Bangladesh. 


As part of our actions in Bangladesh, we are looking for a Field Coordinator. 

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Mission, the Grants and Reporting Officer is in charge of drafting proposals, reports, M&E result presentations, as well as programmatic documents for local authorities. He/she gathers all necessary information on the ongoing projects in order to adequately communicate on PUI’s activities. He/She strongly contributes to PUI’s internal and external coordination participation.

Main tasks and activities: 

Safety: In collaboration with the Head of Mission, with the support of the Logistic Coordinator, he/she is responsible for the safety of the base.

Program: He/She is accountable for an adequate definition and efficient implementation of the projects. S/he ensures thecoordination between the support team (Admin and Log), and Program Managers in order to timely and qualitatively guarantee that the objectives and results of all projects are reached. He/She preventively identifies issues, gaps and delays that may impede the correct implementation of the projects and proposes mitigation plan to the HoM.

Human Resources: He/She supervises all the teams at the base, composed of national and international staff and participates to recruitment, briefing and follow up.

Logistical, administrative and financial support: He/She oversees the logistical, administrative and financial components of the base for the purpose of program implementation, and ensures compliance with the relevant procedures, with substantive support from the Logistics and Administrative Coordinators.

Representation: He/She represents PUI with the stakeholders (such as donors, authorities, International/Local NGOs) under the responsibility of the HoM.

Coordination: He/She centralizes and disseminates information from/to the site, and consolidates the internal and  external reporting activities implemented in his/her field of operations before submitting them to the Head of mission.

Assessment/Strategy: He/She participates in strategy development and proposes new interventions in function of needs identified in his/her field of operations.


Do not hesitate to look at the job offer description below for all the details you need. 

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Ville Cox’s Bazar
Expériences / Formation du candidat Training : Bachelor’s or Master degree in a field related to Project Management, international development and/or social sciences.

Experience: At least 2 years on a similar position.

Languages: English is required, French is desirable.

Knowledge and skills: 

Excellent writing skills
Project Management skills
Team Management
Ability to represent PUI as per the recommendations of the HoM and ensure an efficient and proactive coordination with other actors.
Security management and context follow-up
Excellent writing skills

Required Personal Characteristics: 

Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility

Ability to withstand pressure

Sense of diplomacy

Analytical skills

Capacity to adapt and showing organizational flexibility

Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines

Ability to work and manage affairs professionally and with maturity

Ability to represent the activities and the mandate of PUI before local authorities

Ability to integrate the local environment into operations, in its political, economic and historical dimensions

Ability to work with various partners, in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies

Commitment to humanitarian principles

Experience 0 à 3 ans
Fonctions Gestion de projets/programmes, Direction et administration
Secteurs d’activité Gestion crise / post-crise
Pays Asie, Bangladesh
Salaire / Indemnité Fixed-term contract: 6 months

Starting date: As soon as possible

Monthly Gross Income: from 2 200 up to 2 530 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI

Cost covered:  Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…

Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation

Housing in collective accommodation

Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)

Break Policy  : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance

Paid Leaves Policy  : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months


Comment postuler Please send your application (CV and Cover Letter) to Aude-Cécile Leroy, Human Resources Officer for Expatriates, at
Date de fin de validité 30/06/2019

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