FSL Project Manager - WFP

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Job Description

INTERSOS is an independent, no-profit organization which, through its own humanitarian operators, intervenes to effectively answer the needs of people in serious crises situations, mainly in the world's poorest regions, who are suffering, deprived of rights, dignity and essentials goods. It maintains a flexible operating structure. The head office in Italy coordinates, supports and monitors the planned activities in the countries of intervention carried out by decentralised offices. The statutory bodies of INTERSOS, are: the Members Assembly, the Council, the Society for Auditing and Certification of Accounts.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: FSL Project Manager - WFP

Code: SR-49-1142
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Starting Date: 01/01/2020
Contract Duration: 12 months
Reporting to: Head of Base
Supervision of: about 30 national staff

General Purpose of the Position

  • Provide overall supervision to the activities implemented within the framework of the project ensuring that they are delivered following the proposal text agreed with the donor and that they are leading to the achievement of the project’s results in a timely way.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks
Main responsibilities are:

  • Overall supervision of implementation of Food Security project activities
  • Liaise with donors’ program staff for matters related to project implementation at the field level
  • Line management for the Food Security project staff
  • Coordinate and manage Food Security project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Elaborate project concept notes and proposals for submission to donors
  • Ensure adherence to INTERSOS policies, guidance and procedures
  • Provide distribution reports to the donor partner as required after each distribution
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Head of Mission and the regional program support officer
  • Initiate and participate in the development of relevant Food Security projects
  • Develop and manage Food Security project budget
  • Implement technical direction for food distribution and ensure high technical quality of project
  • Ensure that the project targets most vulnerable and most in need beneficiaries, explore and assess new and better ways to assist them
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer of key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders for a coordinated implementation of project activities
  • Implement other tasks as might be required by the hierarchy with relation to INTERSOS Country Program in Nigeria.

 

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

3

Qualifications
FSLC /SSCE /JSCE /NABTEB /ADN /OND /ND /NCE /B.Sc /B.Ed /B.Tech
Other Requirements

Job Requirements
Education:

  • Hold a Degree (minimum equal to Bachelor's level) in Social Sciences or any related field

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience in West Africa (desirable)
  • Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Food Security expertise (In-kind and cash for food)
  • Previous experience in managing WFP-funded projects
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

Professional Requirements:

  • Ability to work in volatile security environment
  • Capacity to adapt to basic living conditions, patience.
  • Ability to meet strict donor's guidelines

Languages:

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Personal Requirements:

  • Available to travel to other deep field locations
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to commit INTERSOS values

Application Closing Date
29th October, 2019.

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About INTERSOS
INTERSOS is a not for profit humanitarian aid organization that works to bring assistance to people in danger victims of natural disasters and armed conflicts. Established in 1992 with the support of the Italian Federation of Trade Unions, its actions are based on the values of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equal rights and opportunities for all people and respect for diversity and coexistence, with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and the unprotected.INTERSOS is a humanitarian or...
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Job Summary
Published
October 18, 2019
Offer Type
Contract
Experience
Minimum of 3years
Location
Borno
Deadline
October 29, 2019
Specialization
Project Management
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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