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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Job Opportunity at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilian victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

PUI is implementing humanitarian activities in Nigeria since April 2016, supporting population with food security, nutrition and health project in Maiduguri and Borno State. PUI is now recruiting for the position below to implement in-kind food distribution outside of Maiduguri:

Job Title: CMAM Supervisor

Location: Maiduguri - with frequent travel in Borno State
Under the direct supervision of: Nutrition Officer

General Objective

  • Under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Officer, The CMAM Supervisor all activities at the CMAM sites: screening, routine medication, recording keeping and the RUTF distribution activities
Responsibilities and Tasks
Activities Implementation:

  • Overall lead in the CMAM distribution points.
  • In liaison with medical staff refer for medication or Dispense routine medication as per Nigerian protocol.
  • Supervise malnutrition screening, taking of anthropometry, admission and recording of beneficiary information.
  • In liaison with Nutrition officer, develop lists for home visits and defaulter tracing and share with SBCC supervisor for follow-up.
  • Act as a liaison with the beneficiaries, local population and authorities in order to identify the needs, grievances and major events that could have potential consequences for PUI activity
  • To Represent PUI at various Nutrition related fora, as may be required.
  • Any other Duty as may be required by the supervisor.
Team supervision:
  • Participate in the recruitment of nutrition CMAM promoters and any other position that could be recruited on his/her team. Recruit and train daily workers
  • Organise and supervise the day-to-day schedule of the team to guarantee the smooth running of the project and participate to the weekly tasks drafting for the field work plans
  • Make sure every members of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfill his/her objectives
  • Ensure the work schedules are respected in the field.
  • Organise regular meeting with his team (briefing and debriefing) and ensure they have the necessary support they need
  • He/she participates in the evaluation and to the definition of the training needs of his/her team
  • Ensure the proper training and supervision of the daily workers who take part in the project
  • Ensure the security rules in the field are respected, the safety of the field officers is guarantee and the regular communication with the security focal person is maintained.
  • Analyze the humanitarian situation, taking protection problems into consideration/Do no Harm to the population
  • Ensure representation of PUI at field level for the areas which s/he is responsible for.
  • Report immediately any delay, problem or other relevant information to the Supervisor.
Monitoring And Reporting:
  • Responsible for data collection and timely report compilation and submission
  • Keep monitoring tools and files archived at the PUI office, ensuring their availability to his/her Supervisor
  • S/he will be responsible for data keeping, Analysis/Interpretation and advice to the management on any trends that require action.
  • Participate in assessments as may be required by the supervisor.
  • Responsible for data management and record keeping at the CMAM centers.
  • Participate and supervise any assessments for the projects or for new projects
  • Propose action plan to ensure that beneficiaries and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.
  • Provide weekly internal situation reports.
Logistic & Administration:
  • Contribute to the definition of the needs in materials and tools regarding the program and the planning of interventions.
  • Ensure the safety and good operating conditions of all PUI material of the field team
  • Ensure the follow-up and the proper use of materials and tools used during on-site works.
  • Manage the supply of materials to the work site in collaboration with logistics department.
  • Analyze the security situation in the area and inform the Supervisor in case of security incidents, rumors or any security information.
  • Responsible for tracking CMAM Project supplies and Notifying the Nutritionist/logistics at appropriate time before stock depletion so that efforts for replenishment are made.
Required Skills
  • Language skills: Fluent in English, and Local Dialects: Hausa and Kanuri
  • Computer Skills: Proficient user of MS office (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Education degree: Diploma in a Health related discipline or NCE in a relevant field
  • Work experience: Minimum of year experience in Community Nutrition program.
  • Previous experience with NGO is required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the MOH systems and structure.
  • Previous experience in food distribution is an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience in team management/supervision.
  • Previous experience in Humanitarian assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset.
Other requirements:
  • Commitment to the NGO values and principles
  • Excellent knowledge of Borno State, willing to travel locally
  • Teamwork and team management
  • Stress Management and flexibility
  • Diplomacy and problem solving
  • Capacity to mobilize community
  • Rigor and organization
  • Honesty
Application Closing Date
27th February, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send the following documents below to:

  • Updated CV,
  • Letter of motivation,
  • Copy of work certificates,
  • Copy of relevant certificate
  • Reference contacts.
  • The position must be clearly indicated on the e-mail subject.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted.
  • This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

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