Starting date : ASAP
Duration of Mission : 6 months
Localisation : Hodeidah Yemen
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 collapse 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 on 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 6 million people in 22 countries across Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.
Context in the country
The armed conflict has spread rapidly throughout much of Yemen since mid-March 2015, with devastating consequences for civilians. More than three years of violence has led one of the world’s poorest countries into chaos. The disruption of the commercial and humanitarian imports as well as of the market system, the displacement of populations, the loss of livelihoods and incomes, the damage on the private and public infrastructure and the general destabilization of the public system have contributed to the widespread of food insecurity, malnutrition and to a serious lack of access to health. Today, according to the Yemen Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO, 2019), it is estimated that approximately 24.1 million people in Yemen, about 80% of the population, are in need of humanitarian support, including 14.3 million in acute need, while 19.7 million people in Yemen require assistance to ensure adequate access to healthcare.
PUI has been working in Yemen since 2007, by providing an integrated approach mainly focused on health and nutrition, coupled with food security and WASH activities, in order to combine an emergency response with a longer term community based approach.
PUI’s strategy/position in the country
At the time of writing, PUI operates in Al Mansuryah, As Sukhnah and Al Mighlaf Districts in Hodeidah Governorate and in Al Jabin District in Raymah Governorate in the North; moreover, in 2019 a base has been established in the South, in Al Mokha District, located in Taizz Governorate.
As part of our activities in Yemen, we are looking for A Base Administrative Manager
The Base Administrative Manager is responsible to manage the Administrative Department at Hodeidah Base under the direct supervision of the Field Coordinator and with the technical support of the Admin/Finance Coordinator. He/she is responsible for the proper functioning of the administrative services of the base, in compliance with the procedures of PUI and donors.
- Human Resources: S/he supervises all the activities related to human resources management. S/he is responsible for the enforcement of internal staff regulation and HR guidelines at base level, while respecting the legal framework of the country of operation in this regard.
- HR Administrative Management: S/he is responsible for the administrative management of national teams at base level in close collaboration with the Admin/Finance Coordinator (recruitment, hiring, remuneration, follow-up, evaluations, training, dismissals…).
- Administrative and financial support: S/he oversees administrative and financial questions at the base, and ensures compliance with relevant procedures, with substantive support from the mission’s Admin/Finance Coordinator.
- Budget Follow Up: S/he contributes to the financial follow up of the mission, in coordination with other departments
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Expériences / Formation
- Bachelor/Master in Admin / Finance / Accounting or related fields.
- 1 year of experience in HR and Finance management in the field with a Humanitarian INGO
Knowledge and skills:
- Team management
- Administrative and managerial skills
- Good analytical and writing skills. Good management capacities and team leadership spirit
Personal Characteristics (fitting into the team, suitability for the job and assignment)
- Independence, ability to take initiatives, sense of responsibilities
- Good resistance to stress
- Pragmatism, objectivity and an ability to take a step back and analyze
- Ability to provide/structure instructions clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
- A high sense of discretion and integrity when dealing with sensitive HR information
- High degree of responsibility, initiative, alertness, emotional stability, the ability to prioritize a heavy workload and to delegate accordingly
- Professional attitude and the ability to build successful working relationships with contacts outside of the projects. Demonstrate an integrated approach and attitude through normal work activities and a thorough understanding of community-based protection issues in the country of operation
- Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team and organization
- Strong commitment to support/develop capacity of national staff and developing second layer of leadership
- Team player: proven management ability and inter-personal skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Problem solving and leadership skills
- Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
- Sense of diplomacy and negotiation
- Analytical skills
- Organization, rigor and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
- Ability to manage people remotely
- Ability to work in volatile and secluded contexts
Languages: English is required
- Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract of 6 months.
- Starting Date: ASAP
- Monthly Gross Income: from 1 815 up to 2 145 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI
- Cost Coverde 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 every 2 months + break allowance
- Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months
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