Field Coordinator

Solidarites International
  • Location
    Bucaramanga, Colombia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 15

Position description

The Field Coordinator has the role of delegated Country Director (CD) for a region of a country in which SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL intervenes. He/she proposes a regional strategy according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once validated. He/she checks and ensures that projects are carried out in accordance with the SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL charter, respecting all internal and contractual procedures. He/she mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for programs to run smoothly, and supervises resource management. He/she coordinates the teams in place and is responsible for their security in his/her assigned zone.

List of main tasks:

  • Coordination and strategic orientation
  • Relevance and operational quality/operation monitoring
  • Resource management
  • Human resource management
  • Security
  • Financial backer relations/search for funding
  • Internal and external communication
  • Representation

The main challenges:

  • Structuring a base and manage growth
  • Atypical multi sectorial programming including a 7 days a week delivery of food and services in refugee shelters
  • Complex external relation with local authorities, partners, national authorities, humanitarian coordination

Qualifications

Education:

  • Any generalist background with a high sensitivity on context analysis is welcome

Experience:

  • At least three years of experience as manager in humanitarian environments
  • A significant experience of management, including of international staff is necessary
  • Experience in capacity buildings of teams
  • Skills in humanitarian analysis and external representation is a prerequisite
  • Experience on security management is necessary
  • Experience in Latin America is an asset

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge on project management and PCM
  • Technical experience in WASH, food, hygiene or shelter is an asset
  • Training and capacity building skills
  • MS office
  • Languages: Spanish and English are mandatory

Application instructions

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