Food security and livelihood team leader

Solidarités International (SI)

Job Summary

A French humanitarian organization operating for over 35 years who are committed to providing aid in the event of conflict and natural disasters is currently recruiting to fill the position of Food Security.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Entry level
  • Experience Length: 1 year

Job Description

Goal / Purpose

  • The FSL Team Leader will coordinate a team of Agronomists, Cash officer, and Livestock officers in order to set up the Food Security and Livelihoods activities, ensuring that Solidarités International technical recommendations and procedures are followed.

Main Task

  • Setting up the activities /control and supervision:
  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her Line manager:
  • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers...)
  • Plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
  • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
  • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means...)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her Line manager
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her Line manager, as well as Solidarités procedures, are followed
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her Line manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

Logistics and Administration

  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Line manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site

Reporting/communication

  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her line manager
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her line manager
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her line manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarités International teams

Setting up the activities /control and supervision

  • Plan the weekly activities for his/her team and have them approved by his/her Line manager:
  • Plan human resources needs (daily workers, workers...)
  • Plan tool and material needs (request from stock)
  • Anticipate administrative issues (requests in advance)
  • Anticipate logistics issues (transport, communication means...)
  • Organize and carry out, with his/her team, tasks assigned by his/her Line manager
  • Supervise and monitor each stage of activity. Ensure that standards and instructions given by his/her Line manager, as well as Solidarités procedures, are followed
  • Respect schedules and deadlines agreed upon with his/her Line manager
  • Report back any problems and constraints encountered during the course of the activities and suggest operational solutions

Logistics and Administration

  • When recruiting daily workers, follow procedures and directives outlined by his/her Line manager and the administrative service
  • Train his/her team members to use and maintain the available tools correctly
  • Track usage with monitoring tools provided
  • Enforce safety procedures
  • Ensure that safety procedures are followed by members of his/her team
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of material delivered to working sites
  • Ensure the receipt and storage of material and equipment necessary for his/her work to be carried out on site

Reporting/communication

  • Take part in weekly program meetings and clusters on request
  • Keep his/her monitoring tools and files archived in the Solidarités office, accessible to his/her line manager
  • Draw up and submit a weekly task report (which should include progress made by the team) to his/her line manager
  • Take part in the drafting of the monthly program pack
  • Establish and maintain good relations with local participants and communities (populations) in the operational fields
  • Listen to the populations and local participants in the field and report to his/her line manager any non-technical or safety-related issues which could affect the activities or safety of Solidarités International teams

Personal Abilities

  • Professional experience in a similar position (NGO/Private or Public sector) - Humanitarian experience is a plus
  • Languages: English (mandatory), Kanori, Haussa, Shua (additional languages a plus)
  • Personal qualities: reliable, honest, very good organization, resistance to stress, good interpersonal skills (internal and external communication), team player, the capacity to delegate and to manage, initiative and autonomy, the capacity of prioritization of tasks

Technical competences

  • Training: University degree in Civil Engineering or a similar domain.
  • Relevant experience on Food items distribution and monitoring will be highly appreciated.
  • Project related skills: good knowledge of the project cycle, project implementation, project follow-up
  • IT skills: Good knowledge of Office software: Excel, Word, GIS, and drawing software (AutoCAD)

Note

  • Candidates should select "FSL Team Leader Monguno " and also fill the application form inside the link above and attach their CV's
  • The CV attached must be named with your name and surname.
  • As the position is required as soon as possible, Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the final date.

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