PUI recruits 01 Deputy Field Coordinator for Program
Première 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 themrecover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency. The association leads in average 200 projects by 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 7 million people in 21 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.
Humanitarian situation and needs:
After an armed and civil uprising ended Muammar al Gadhafi’s regime in late 2011, the authorities have had difficulties to address pressing security issues, reshape the country’s public finances, or create a viable framework for post-conflict justice and reconciliation. Thus, since 2014, non-state armed groups have disrupted Libya’s political transition. In 2017, continued political instability, ongoing-armed conflict in Libya, particularly internal struggles between local militias, and the collapse of economy, have led to deteriorating living conditions and reduced access to essential services in most of the country. Civilians continue to suffer from unsafe living conditions, with little or no access to health care services, essential medicines, safe drinking water, shelter and education. By today, the whole population is affected by the armed conflict and the lack of a functioning government, and 1.1 million people in Libya will still need humanitarian assistance in 2018. The complex humanitarian crisis is primarily driven by the absence of the rule of law, lack of access to basic services, displacement of population, the collapse of the economic system and the financial crisis.
In late 2017, suffering from armed combats for several years, Benghazi area was hosting about 45.000 internally displaced people (IDP) coming from different areas in Libya, and 147.000 returnees. Benghazi appears to be, with Tripoli, one of the two main cities to host the more IDPs. Otherwise, while the political situation in Libya remains tumultuous, new patterns of displacement are occurring, with a growing trend of returns reported in the East, and especially in Benghazi. Benghazi and its surroundings appear to be particularly vulnerable locations due to the high damage inflicted by three years of heavy clashes. The violation of human rights and humanitarian law, including violations of the right to life, and of children and women’s rights, are widespread, including of Gender-based Violence. There are alarming levels of gender-based violence and grave violations of child and women’s rights in the current context.
In the Southeast of the country, the tensions between the Tebu and the Zway tribes seriously affects the health system and the access to basic services. Tribe communities, when they are a minority in the area, are suffering from segregation in most of Al kufra’s institutions, including health care facilities. This occurs in a context of underdevelopment and poverty that exacerbates the impact of the conflict on the population in the region. Indeed, this area has been suffering, even before the conflict, from a poor investment from the central government. However, few information are available on this area and its humanitarian needs due to a poor, if not almost inexistent, presence of NGOs.
Our actions in the Field:
Since May 2016 and the beginning of the exploratory mission, PUI is developing an emergency health and psychosocial response that aims to meet the most urgent needs in health care of the most vulnerable populations in Benghazi area. So far, PUI has been focusing on the health care issue, by providing medical treatments and primary health care to internal displaced populations and their host communities in Benghazi city. PUI is recreating an access to health care, via Mobile Health Teams and psychosocial support intervention. Finally, PUI is working on the reinforcement of the local emergency response capacity through the participation in the development and the implementation of a Health Rapid Response Capacities in Benghazi city, including passive monitoring (EWARS) and deployment of PUI teams for rapid assessments and to support the national emergency response in case of confirmed alert.
Thus, PUI has been implementing three Mobile Health Teams providing primary health care and psychosocial support in Benghazi city and performed rehabilitation and restoration of 1 health care clinic. PUI is now scaling up its intervention with the deployment of a new MHT in Great Benghazi. PUI will also start an exploratory mission (multi sectorial assessment) in Southeast of Libya where only few humanitarian actors are present while serious humanitarian needs remain uncovered. In addition, PUI is starting to intervene in Migrant’s Detention Center where Rehabilitation (WASH) and health activities will be implemented. Finally, PUI planned 10 small rehabilitation projects in Benghazi area in 2018.
As part of our actions in Libya, we are looking for a Deputy Field Coordinator for Program.
He/she ensures at base-level the smooth implementation of PUI’s programs in Benghazi area. She/He is also responsible to provide necessary support to the program managers for representation on technical topics. He/She will support the program managers in the elaboration of project proposal and in the proper reporting to donors supporting the Program.
He/she ensures a strong focus on the capacity building on his base.
Under the supervision and line management of the Field Coordinator, the Deputy Field Coordinator is responsible at base level for the direct supervision of the Programs managers in the base, more specifically, Health and WASH infrastructure.
Programmes: He/She supervise the program managers (PMs) and ensures the operational and qualitative aspects of the programs are put into practice properly (monitoring of objectives, respecting due dates and budgetary provisions, quality control, synergy of the teams) according to the contractual documents and in line with PUI policies and procedures. He/She focuses on the capacity building of the program managers.
Representation: He/She will support the PMs in participating in the technical forums (Working Groups) at local level
Human Resources: He/She will be the direct line manager of the PMs in this base and will ensure that appropriate support and capacity building is brought to them.
Logistics and Administration: He/She will supervise the PMs in overseeing the logistic and administrative duties of the projects with the support of the Logistic Department
Strategy: He/She will ensure that the programs developed are in line with PUI mandate and strategy, and will propose new interventions according to the evolution of the humanitarian situation in the region.
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|Expériences / Formation du candidat||Training: Bachelor’s or Master degree in a field related to Project Management, international development and/or social sciences|
Minimum of 2 years in the areas of program development, project management, donor reporting and grant compliance;
Successful experience in consequent
Team management (at least 10 staffs).
At least 2 years experience as a Humanitarian Project Manager
Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into the team, suitability for the job and assignment):
A strong commitment to humanitarian principles and the will to make sure beneficiaries needs are covered as best as the resources available allow.
Capacity to delegate and to supervise the work of a multidisciplinary team;
Strong commitment to support/develop capacity of national staff and developing second layer of leadership;
Problem solving and leadership skills;
Proven management ability and inter-personal skills – team player;
Ability to work on own initiative and collaboratively as part of a diverse team and manage a varied workload;
Proven capacity for analysing and synthesizing comprehensive information and technical data;
Ability to write and edit reports under deadline pressure;
Ability to guarantee effective and timely outputs;
Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team and organization;
General ability to resist stress;
Important organization and rigor skills.
|Experience||0 à 3 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes|
|Secteurs d’activité||Economie, Finance, Administration|
|Salaire / Indemnité||Fixed-Term Contract: 6 months (renewable)|
Starting date: As Soon as possible
Monthly Gross Income: from 1 980 Euros up to 2 310 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 Julien Dondenne, Human Resources Officer for Expatriates, at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Date de fin de validité||30/06/2019|