Head of Mission

Head of Mission

Première Urgence Internationale

Maiduguri, Nigeria

Responsabilities

The Head of Mission is responsible for supervising all PUI’s operation within the country. S/He is the first official representative of PUI inside the country. S/He is in charge of the smooth functioning and the evolution of the mission. He defines and/or adjusts the positioning and the country strategy of the organization in comparison to the socio-political and humanitarian context, and leads the operations and development of the response programs accordingly.

Main activities

  • The Head of Mission direct and shape the strategic positioning of PUI within the country to achieve the organizational vision, mission and objectives;
  • S/He supervises the programmatic and functional management, as well as the geopolitical environment analysis;
  • S/He is the first representative of the organization towards Governmental bodies, NGOs, Institutional donors and other stakeholders linked to the PUI activities;
  • S/He takes a leading role in developing, overseeing implementation, reviewing and monitoring of the Country Humanitarian response and ensuring the same in line with the global strategic positioning/thematic focused sectors of PUI;
  • S/he promotes the necessary fundraising for ensuring a smooth running of the operations, the grant management as well as the programs’ sustainability;
  • S/he is responsible for overall financial and human resources management of the organizational structure.

Required profile

Professional experience

  • 3 years of humanitarian experience in project co-ordination;
  • Successful experience in expatriate team management and multi-sector programmes;
  • Experience in security management;
  • Previous experience as Head of Mission in an NGO or OSI.

Nowledge and skills

  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Team management;
  • Project management;
  • Detailed knowledge of the donors (OFDA, ECHO, UN agencies, EuropeAid, AAP)…

Languages

  • English is mandatory, French is an asset.

Special conditions

  • Mobility: Extensive travel may be required.

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