Logistic Coordinator at Solidarités International (SI)

Solidarités International is an international humanitarian organization which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster. For almost 35 years the association has focused on meeting three vital needs - water, food and shelter - by carrying out emergency programmes followed by longer-term reconstruction projects.
Whilst fully respecting the assisted populations’ customs and culture, Solidarités International’s programmes are implemented through the joint expertise of around 200 expatriates and 1500 local managerial staff and employees.

Job Title: Logistic Coordinator- Abuja/Maiduguri

Description

  • The logistics coordinator pilot logistics activities of the mission to ensure the smooth running of SI programs in the country.
  • He ensures the implementation of SI procedures and logistics tools on the mission and ensure their compliance and their proper use.
  • He helps define the mission strategy, drafting and design projects necessary means and activities SI.
  • He supports the head of mission in the operational safety.
  • He is the referent on the mission and the link between headquarters and the mission for any issue related to logistics.

Requirements 

  • Bac + 5 (master’s degree) degree in Water Sanitation and Hygiene related sector, Engineering, Environment and/or Geology, and/or professional technical humanitarian-oriented training (Bioforce WASH)
  • Previous experience in coordination position.
  • Three years’ experience in relevant Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project management and/or coordination in NGO / humanitarian fields.
  • Previous experience in an unstable environment significant previous experiences in emergency contexts and protracted crises (conflict / post conflict country), is an asset.
  • Experience in cash-based project is an asset.
  • Experience in team management.
  • Experience in delivering training and capacity building of staff.
  • Significant experience in an English-speaking environment.

Skills 

  • Knowledge of project cycle management, project design and proposal writing.
  • Technical knowledge on hydrogeology basics, boreholes drilling and O&M, wells construction, stream catchment and gravity flow network design and management.
  • Knowledge of community mobilization, water and sanitation social management, hygiene promotion methodologies and public health basics.
  • Knowledge in cash based initiatives is an asset.
  • Knowledge of SI rules and procedures is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of disaster risk reduction approaches would be an advantage.

Transferable skills:

  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Capacity to work under pressure to tight deadlines.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Good writing/editing skills.
  • English mandatory (oral and written), Housa would be an asset
  • Knowledge of working in an Islamic country.
  • Ability to live in security-tensed contexts with restrictive security rules and limited leisure and entertainment possibilities.
  • Patience, persistence, pedagogic talent.
  • Autonomy, rigor and the ability to adapt are indispensable skills.
  • Knowledge of the Afghan context would be highly appreciated.
  • Good computer skills (Microsoft office package, Google earth pro, any GIS software like ARCGIS and/or CAD software like AutoCAD).

Location: Abuja/Maiduguri

Closing Date
17th April, 2017

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