Head of Mission

Première Urgence Internationale
  • Location
    Sana'a, Yemen
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Nov 07

Position description

The Head of Mission is responsible for the smooth functioning and the development of the mission.

Main activities

  • Safety & Security: S/he is responsible for the safety & security of the mission;
  • Programmes: S/he coordinates the teams and ensures that the programmes implemented on the mission are properly carried out. S/he also monitors needs and suggests new operations and development tracks for the mission;
  • Human Resources: S/he ensures that the mission is adequately staffed and supervises the teams (defining objectives, follow-up);
  • Logistical, administrative and financial monitoring: S/he ensures that logistical and administrative practices in place respect PUI procedures and formats and are in compliance with donors’ rules and regulations;
  • Medical and technical monitoring: S/he ensures that medical and technical practices respect PUI’s procedures and formats and are in compliance with PUI’s operational framework and policy;
  • Representation: S/he represents the association in its relations with partners, donors,the media and different authorities;
  • Relations with Headquarters: S/he ensures that information is properly circulated between Headquarters and the field and ensures that due dates are respected.

Qualifications

Education:

Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Science, Political Science, Program Management, International Development or related field.

Professional experiences:

Humanitarian:

  • 3 years of humanitarian experience in project co-ordination;
  • Successful experience in expatriate team management and multi-sector programmes;
  • International – A fortiori.

Knowledge and Skills:

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

Languages:

  • French & English – Required.

Application instructions

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