Program Coordinator at Secours Islamique France (SIF)

Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a Non-Governmental Organization of international solidarity based in France. Founded in 1991, SIF is a non-profit and non-political organization that intents to help, to bring relief and to protect the lives of those threatened by natural disasters, armed conflicts or by economic collapse.


Job Title: Program Coordinator

Description

  • Based in Maiduguri, the Program Coordinator is in charge of the supervision of programs and the local staff related to the programs
  • He/she is Part of the Coordination Team
  • Coordinating the implementation of the SIF programs in the mission
  • Responsible for the quality of the programs.

Responsibilities
Operational strategy & Coordination:

  • To contribute to the elaboration of the mission’s operational strategy: context analysis and its evolution, elaboration of problem trees and proposed solutions, needs assessment analysis, proposal of new actions, budgeting and HR dimensioning.

Project Cycle Management:
To ensure the conception of the projects: needs assessments, baseline survey, proposal of actions.

  • To supervise the implementation of the projects: planning of activities, follow-up of the implementation, collect of sources of verification.
  • To define partnership modalities with the operational partners, be in charge of the partnerships, define and supervise the capacity building plans for the partners.

Management -HR:

  • Provide leadership and management to the program team.
  • Support national staff, ensuring that the individuals work effectively together as a team to achieve the project objectives
  • Propose Job descriptions for all new project staff

Supports:

  • Admin, Finance and Log (in cooperation with the Admin Officer and/or the Admin Coordinator)
  • To manage the program budgets: regular monitoring of the expenditure states according to the allocated budgets and programmatic forecasts, validation of the expenditures he is responsible for.

Representation (under HoM request):

  • To represent SIF as part of the implementation of activities to operational partners and to the local and regional authorities.
  • To attend conferences, coordination meetings, clusters and donors meetings.
  • To elaborate presentation projects tools (objectives, methodology, activities, results) for authorities, donors, partners etc.

Reporting:

  • To elaborate activities monthly reports for the Head of Mission
  • To elaborate donors reports according to the requested deadlines.
  • To elaborate ad hoc reports : mission, follow-up, survey, training, etc.
  • The task list is neither exhaustive nor restrictive and it is evolving.

Requirements

  • Minimum 1 years of previous experience in humanitarian work, experience of strategic thinking, including identifying, analyzing, problem solving and responding to opportunities and challenges and the ability to translate these into practical plans of action.
  • Knowledge and experience of project planning and budget holding; proposal and report writing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management tools (Logical Framework analysis, project cycle management, objectives and indicators etc.)
  • Leadership skills and a supportive management style (experience managing national and expatriate staff)
  • Strong communication skills, with excellent written and spoken English (and desirably French and/or Arabic)
  • Ability to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with partners including local authorities.
  • Experience of working within an insecure environment with responsibility for security planning, monitoring and management
  • Familiarity with the Nigerian working context
Working Conditions
  • French fixed term contract
  • Duration: 5 months
  • Remuneration according to profile
  • Monthly perdiem
  • Social and medical cover
  • Guesthouse

Location: Maiduguri

Closing Date
24th March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: rhp@secours-islamique.org

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