Solidarités International recruits 01 PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY COORDINATOR
Desired start date: 15/03/2019 (according to funds eligibility)
ABOUT THE MISSION …
After four years of conflict, Yemen experienced a collapse of its economy and public services’ provision. Human losses directly caused by the armed conflict are dramatic, and in particular the amount of civilian casualties. In addition, the indirect impact of this conflict is beyond imagination with 22.2 million of people considered in needs of humanitarian assistance (around 70% of the total national population) and the biggest known cholera outbreak in the modern history (1,020,179 suspected cases registered from April 2017 until January 2018).
SI really started activities in Yemen in January 2018. Registered in South Yemen, SI mission is based in Aden. Currently, the expatriate team is comprised of a Country Director, a Logistics Coordinator, an Admin (Finance) Coordinator, an HR Coordinator a WaSH Coordinator, an FSL Coordinator, 2 Field Coordinators, 2 Log/Admin Managers and 5 PMs (WASH/EMR/FSL). 40 national staff are currently working at the coordination and in 3 bases.
The mission’s current and upcoming grants portfolio includes funding from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Centre de Crise et de Soutien, CDCS), the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNOCHA’s Yemen Humanitarian Fund (YHF), UNICEF, USAID/OFDA, and the European Commission/ECHO, with an anticipated annual budget for 2019/2020 of 7 million USD.
Projects implemented by SI in Yemen consist in an integrated emergency assistance for displaced populations and host communities in Al Qabbaytah district (Lahj Governorate) and the West Coast (Al Hudaydah and Taiz Governorates), with activities in WaSH (rehabilitation of water supply facilities, construction and rehabilitation of latrines notably) and Food Security & Livelihoods (cash & vouchers, access to agricultural inputs).
ABOUT THE JOB
The Project Development and Accountability Coordinator is responsible for following up on SI commitments regarding accountability to donors. He/She provides leadership and strategic thinking for SI Yemen, overseeing and strengthening its program development and accountability. He/She is responsible of the mission’s program development and proposal work. He/She oversees SI Yemen’s entire grant management cycle and reporting processes. He/She is in charge of developing and reinforcing relationships with donors and knowledge of their strategies and requirements.
The Project Development and Accountability Coordinator is part of Solidarités International’s Yemen Coordination team. The position is reporting to the Country Director with close working relationships with the Program Coordination team currently including a WASH Coordinator and a FSL Coordinator, as well as the Logistics and Admin (Finance) Coordinator. 1 WASH PM, 1 WASH/EMR PM, and 2 FSL PM are currently on the mission, while 1 additional WASH PM is being recruited.
Responsibilities and main activities:
Reporting to the Country Director, the Project Development and Accountability Coordinator will work closely with the Wash, Food Security, and Logistics and Admin (Finance) Departments and is in charge of:
Specific skills and experience:
SI WILL OFFER YOU
A salaried post:
SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.
During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of on 7 working days every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3/6 and 9 month (with 850 USD allocated by Solidarités).
To these break periods, it is necessary to add 1 additional rest day per month worked > i.e. an additional 12 days for a 1-year contract.
Social and medical cover:
LIVING CONDITIONS AND CONSTRAINTS RELATED TO SECURITY :
The candidate will be accommodated in SI guesthouse in Amman as main location.
Living conditions in Amman are very good and staff has access to a wide range of restaurants, cafes and bars. Most of occidental products (food, clothing…) are easily accessible in Amman. The country also proposes several destinations for weekends.
Security levels are good and restrictions are very limited.
Accommodation in the guesthouse in Aden will be provided during the required mission visits.
The living conditions in Aden are quite good even though movements are very restricted (curfew at 8 pm, most of the city being considered as no-go or restricted areas). We are able to go to one supermarket, one restaurant and one beach under specific conditions. Social life with expats from other NGOs is low but can be developed. House is almost four stars’ comfort! Trips to bases is ok and to the field is possible for expatriates under certain conditions but are limited to keep the presence of international staff low profile. Women expatriates have to wear the niqab every time they go out the office.
Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.
NB: The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension
For further information about Solidarités International, please consult our website: http://www.solidarites.org/en/
|Experience||3 à 5 ans|
|Fonctions||Gestion de projets/programmes, Autre|
|Secteurs d’activité||Eau et assainissement, Gestion crise / post-crise|
|Pays||Moyen Orient, Yémen|
|Postuler en ligne||https://emea3.recruitmentplatform.com/syndicated/private/syd_apply.cfm?id=P1IFK026203F3VBQB6G8N8NQ9&nPostingTargetID=40069|
|Date de fin de validité||12/06/2019|