Job at Solidarites International for an Administrative & Logistic Manager

Solidarites International (SI) has not been active in Nigeria in the
past and therefore has a limited experience in the country. SI sent a
first exploratory team in Nigeria (North-Eastern States) for three weeks
in April.
A continued presence of senior managers has been maintained
since mid-May in Borno state and Abuja. Additionally, SI registration in
Nigeria is ongoing with the help of a local lawyer.

Solidarites International has been operating in Borno State since July
2016, and is strongly focusing on the massive life-saving needs of the
conflict-affected populations, through a 3-legged strategy:
Solidarites International is recruiting to fill the job position below:

Job Title: Administrative & Logistic Manager
Monguno or Dikwa, Borno
Desired start date: 15th December, 2016
Duration of the mission: 6 months (possible extension subject to funding)

  • The Candidate works under the supervision of the administrative coordinator and of the Logistics Coordinator.
  • The administrator – Logistician carries out administrative,
    accounting, financial and logistics management of his/her base, in
    compliance with donor and SOLIDARITES International procedures.
  • Capacity-building of the Admin-Log department staffs
  • Provide adequate support to the activity manager (FSL&WASH)
  • Communication in a non-English speaking context
  • IRC partner strong follow-up and capacity building in total autonomy
  • Manages the set-up of the base.
  • Ensures good relations with local authorities including the Nigerian army officers.
  • Manage storage of goods in respect of the transparency towards Nigerian
  • He/she organizes logistics and administrative support to the programs.
  • The administrator – Logistician is charged with ensuring that
    Solidarités International’s Human Resources policy is properly
    implemented as well as of the supervision of all the logistics and
    administrative activities at the base level.
  • He supports monitors and trains the members of his administrative team.
  • He/she assists the base Manager or the Field Coordinator to implement the security procedures
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Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, administration, and/or logistic
    or related field and at least one year proven experience in
    administrative, financial and logistics management.


  • Minimum of 6 months of international experience, preferably in
    emergency or humanitarian contexts; experience in sensitive environments
    (post-conflict, conflict), IDP/refugee camp experience is an added
  • Previous experience of local partner capacity building and management is an asset.


  • Knowledge in administrative, human resources and financial management.
  • Experience in training a small team and local partners – Significant importance on capacity building for this position
  • Autonomy – Sense of diplomacy – Patience very appreciate when it comes to deal with local partner – Asian experience valued
  • Knowledge in procurement, fleet (car) and premises (energy, ICT,
    security) management. Knowledge of Solidarites International rules and
    procedures in terms of all human resources,financial and logistic
    matters (finance, accountancy, cash management, HR processes, purchase
    process…) preferred.
  • Ability to manage software: SAGA – HOMERE and Excel;

Languages Spoken:

  • Good English command (spoken and written) essential.


  • During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and
    time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For
    a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during
    the 3rd and the 9th month (with 500 euros allocated by Solidarités).
  • He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home
    country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission
    (Solidarités will cover travel costs).
  • During the assignment, the expatriate is entitled to R&R
    every three months: one week at three and nine months (with a 500 euro
    allowance) and two weeks at six months (with a plane ticket back home
    covered by Solidarités).
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Medical Cover:

  • Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses
    all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental
    care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system
    including war risks.
  • Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

The Remuneration is according to experience from 1600 euros
gross per month, plus 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly, and a
monthly Per Diem of 750 USD.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Candidate should send their CV and Cover letter in English, only applications will not be considered

Application Deadline  31st December, 2016.

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