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Job title : Field Coordination Assistant

Job Location : Borno

Deadline : November 23, 2023

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Overview of position:

  • Under the leadership & guidance of the Head of Sub Office, the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator, the Field Coordination Assistant will support Program Managers & Project Support Unit (PSU) to supervise the activities implemented at the field level.
  • The Field Coordination Assistant will lead field level coordination internally among the different cunits for smooth program operation & to engage with relevant stakeholders in the location.

Role objectives:

  • Act as the focal person for all activities implemented in locations within Local Governments Areas (LGAs) where client operates.
  • Represent our client in the local coordination group meetings, before partners & government officials in the location / together with Team Leaders of respective units.
  • Support the coordination & monitoring of our clients activities on behalf of the Head of Sub Office & in coordination with the Area Coordinator, Project Managers & PSU based in Maiduguri. Where & when necessary, share feedback findings with the community members & other stakeholders.
  • Liaise closely with the PSU Coordinator & the M&E Project Associate on the monitoring activities & report achievements, challenges & opportunities.
  • Support the production of regular reports regarding the implementation of our clients activities, constraints, needs & gaps; anticipate constraints & advice on future developments.
  • Responsible for generating monitoring action plans in coordination with the Team Leads of respective units in the location.
  • Support the promotion of community based approaches in the implementation of projects & ensure mobilization of the communities for sustainability in close coordination with Team Leaders of respective units & PSU.
  • To ensure gender, protection, environmental protection & other relevant crosscutting issues are mainstreamed in close coordination with the field team with guidance from the Protection Officer & respective PMs.
  • Implement appropriate safety & security procedures related to the protection of staff, its assets & operations.
  • Ensure that all relevant security information is properly disseminated in coordination with the Field Security Officer.
  • Work alongside staff councilor on identifying staff psychosocial needs & critical incident reporting & ensure the provision of welfare activity at the field level to promote positive well being & resilience.
  • Work alongside the Procurement & Logistics Unit (PLU) or Resource Management Unit to ensure smooth operations in addressing vehicle / movement needs, supplies of project materials, monitoring of our clients assets & information sharing on relevant issues of PLU / RMU.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Project reporting:

  • This role will work under the leadership & guidance of the Head of Sub Office & the direct supervision of the Area Coordinator.

Key competencies:

  • Completed university degree from an accredited academic institution preferably in disaster management, project management, economics, statistics, social science, sociology, or psychology.
  • 3 years of relevant professional experience in emergency response (natural or human made disaster).
  • Experience in emergency response programming for marginalized populations, including need assessment, data collection, monitoring & review.
  • Knowledge of structures & functions of national & international humanitarian agencies, donors & organizations.
  • Familiarity with emergency response, disaster management & disaster risk reduction in the region is an advantage.
  • Experience in the coordination of multi sectoral humanitarian response is an advantage.
  • Works effectively in high pressure, rapidly changing environments.
  • Coordinates actions with emergency response actors, & makes use of existing coordination structures.
  • Supports adequate levels of information sharing between internal units, cluster partners & other emergency response partners.
  • Establishes & maintains effective relationships with implementing partners.
  • Makes correct decisions rapidly based on available information.
  • Must be fluent in English & fluency in multiple native languages especially in Kanuri & Hausa is desired.
  • Takes responsibility for action & manages constructive criticisms.
  • Works effectively well with clients & stakeholders.
  • Promotes continuous learning for self & others.
  • Listens & communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience.
  • Actively seeks new ways of improving programs or services.
  • Develops effective partnerships with internal & external stakeholders.
  • Identify ways & implement actions to improve the performance of self & others.
  • Plans work, anticipates risks & sets goals within the area of responsibility.
  • Displays mastery of subject matter.
  • Contributes to a collegial team environment, incorporates gender related needs, perspectives & concerns & promotes equal gender participation.
  • Displays awareness of relevant technological solutions.
  • Works with internal & external stakeholders to meet resource needs of (optional depending on position level).

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