Starting date : 2019
Duration of Mission : 6 months
Localisation : Sanaa 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.
Humanitarian situation and needs:
Yemen is one of the 30 poorest countries in the world with 54% of the population (2014 est.) living below the poverty line on less than two dollars a day. In parallel, since 2011 and the Yemeni revolution, the State is facing major humanitarian challenges. The transitional process failed to provide sustainable peace in the region. The country is now divided in two, with northern Yemen being under severe stress to provide for its population. In March 2015, a Saudi-led coalition began airstrikes in support of southern based pro-government forces, leading to a very unstable situation and dire humanitarian needs.
The armed conflict has spread rapidly throughout much of Yemen since mid-March 2015, with devastating consequences for civilians. Two years of violence has led one of the world’s poorest countries into chaos. Around 70% of the population, or 18.8 million people, now depend on humanitarian aid (OCHA); 2.8 million people are displaced; Dozens of schools and hospitals were the target of attacks; 17 million Yemenis are food insecure and 3 million children and pregnant or lactating women are acutely malnourished. The lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation also affects 14 million people. 14.8 million people have no access to health care. A generation of Yemeni children is at risk, as nearly 2 million children do not have access to education because of conflict, poverty and discrimination. Yemen has turned into the number one humanitarian crisis in absolute numbers of people in need.
Our action in the field:
In terms of health, PUI provides Primary Health Care services in different Health Facilities (HFs), both in Hodeidah, Raymah and Taizz Governorates, among which: Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) and vaccination, reproductive health (Antenatal Care, Postnatal Care, Family Planning, HF and Home Delivery), medical curative consultations for all patients; health education/promotion at community level by Community Health Volunteers (CHVs).
In terms of nutrition, PUI ensures the following: screening by CHVs at community level and by nurses at HF level in order to manage both cases of Moderate Acute Malnourished (MAM) of Children Under 5 (CU5) and Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) as well as Severe Acute Malnourished (SAM) CU5; distribution of Food Baskets (FB) to HHs with at least one SAM case enrolled in Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP); Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) promotion by midwives at HF level and by CHVs at community level.
Cases of SAM CU5 with complications are referred to Stabilization Centers (SC) either supported by PUI or by any other organization/institution. The children can therefore benefit from in-patient treatment, including the provision of 3 meals a day for their caretakers as well as the food basket distribution.
In terms of food security, PUI has been involved in activities consisting in seeds, seedlings and tools distributions to beneficiaries in order for them to cultivate their own vegetable garden; this activity is accompanied by the delivery of sensitization sessions and training to improve the nutritional knowledge of the target population as well as their skills in home gardening in order to contribute to the fight against malnutrition.
In terms of WASH, PUI implements: hygiene promotion activities, through the delivery of hygiene kits to all SAM cases as well as awareness campaigns; water supply and sanitation, by supporting the health structures through the rehabilitation and improvement of water supply systems as well as by conducting beneficiary satisfaction surveys on WASH.
PUI also ensures coordination with other key stakeholders, through effective participation to clusters and sub-clusters (health, nutrition; food security and livelihoods; WASH) and by working closely with relevant government departments and local authorities
As part of our activities in Yemen, we are looking for a Deputy Head of Mission
Under the responsibility of the Mokha Field Coordinator, the Logistician-Administrator (“Log-Admin”) is responsible for the proper functioning of the logistics and administration services of the Mokha base in accordance with PUI and donor procedures.
Please download the job description below to find more detailed information on the activities of the job
|Expériences / Formation du candidat||Training
Knowlegde and Skills
|Experience||3 à 5 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes|
|Secteurs d’activité||Gestion crise / post-crise|
|Pays||Moyen Orient, Yémen|
|Salaire / Indemnité||
|Comment postuler||If you wish to apply, follow this link and fill in the form on our website|
|Postuler en ligne||https://www.premiere-urgence.org/en/offres-emploi/yemen-a-deputy-head-of-mission-for-programs-in-sanaa/|
|Date de fin de validité||31/01/2020|