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Company: Solidarités International

Job description: Desired beginning date: 13/09/2021

Duration of the mission: 12 Months

Location: Nigeria, Maiduguri, Abuja


SI is available in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is right now working in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, Dikwa) with outreach limits across all BAY States through its crisis segment. Current coordination is situated in Maiduguri while a portrayal office is set up in Abuja.

In 2020, SI opened a base in Zamfara State to begin Emergency Response in North West where the security and philanthropic circumstance has been disintegrating in the previous few years.

Security and helpful circumstance in both North East and North West just as plague episodes keep on influencing a great many live in those areas.

SI is reacting to the compassionate necessities of dislodged populaces and host networks through Wash, Shelter and NFI, FSL and Emergency exercises. Through essential association, SI additionally advances coordinated methodology with wellbeing and insurance sectors.

The yearly spending plan of the mission is around 9 million euros in 2020 and the mission has potential for improvement in its present space of mediation just as in the North Western piece of Nigeria where restricted entertainers are as of now present.

The mission is completely staffed inside 18 and 20 worldwide and 220 public personals with a wide scope of profiles chipping away at 5 operational bases: Maiduguri, Dikwa, Ngala and Monguno in Borno State, Gusau in Zamfara State.

Security setting is trying in both North East (Borno) and North West (Zamfara), Nigeria, legitimizing explicit courses of action. Contingent upon development of the security circumstance, admittance to the profound field change from restricted to none.


The Country Director is the Solidarités International’s true delegate in a country.

  • S/He is accountable for the smooth running of the mission.
  • S/He proposes mission technique, as per the international and philanthropic setting, and guarantees its execution whenever it has been validated.
  • S/He screens projects, guaranteeing that they are advancing as per the Solidarités International sanction and consenting to inner and authoritative procedures.
  • S/He assembles the material and monetary assets fundamental for the projects to run successfully and regulates the organization of these resources.
  • S/He facilitates the groups set up and guarantees their security on the mission.
  • S/He is the immediate contact for Solidarités International HQ.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordination and key orientation:
  • Relevance and operational quality/activities monitoring
  • Resource management
  • Human Resource Management (20 expats and 190 public Staffs)
  • Security
  • Relationships with monetary contributors/reserve raising
  • Internal and outside communication
  • Representation
  • Advocacy on key issues

Priorities for the 2/3 first months

  • Follow-up on the execution of new objective organogram and Limited Access Programming methodologies
  • Continuous setting observing, update and requirement of safety conventions and access management
  • Develop associations with new donors
  • Develop SI reaction in NW following the new opening of Gusau base in Zamfara state
  • Focus on HR set-up finish and inward correspondence/systems, to keep on improving mission execution, structure.
  • Focus in work space and group building
  • Roll-out of the 2022 operational methodology that will be settled in September 2021
  • Development of existing/new associations with other compassionate entertainers, incorporating associations with Health and Protection actors
  • Implementation and follow-up of the proposals made by inside/outer examiners to guarantee full consistence of the mission operations.

ORG CHART POSITION (detailing and useful relationships)

Line chief: HQ Desk Manager

Functional supervisor: Head of HR Expatriate Manager (HQ) for significant HR issues

Line report(s) on bases:

  • Direct Management: 2 Regional Field Coordinators for North East, 1 Area Coordinator for North West, HR Co, Fin Co, Log Co, Security Co, Deputy CD (Programs), Grants Coordinator, Conformity and Compliance Coordinator. The mission is additionally considering the enlistment of a Deputy CD Support to restrict the quantity of Coordinators under direct supervision
  • Indirect Management: 18 expats/220 National Staffs


Qualifications :

  • Master Degree in helpful/advancement examines, sociologies, the board or other related discipline.
  • Minimum 4 years abroad experience working with a worldwide philanthropic/improvement NGO, with critical program, group and monetary administration experience;
  • Minimum 2 years in a comparative position
  • Experience of working and overseeing security in profoundly unstable security contexts
  • Proven the executives capacity, including capacity to propel and foster abilities of group’s individuals. Should have the option to settle on strong administration choices in tough spots and furthermore have the option to work in a participatory way with colleagues.
  • Previous experience and accomplishments in dealing with a consortium and solid associations with different NGOs (MoUs, arrangements, administration… )
  • Proven capacity to manage contributors and operational partners.
  • Proven capacity to foster adjusted philanthropic vision and strategy.
  • Experience working with SI (or a comparable association) is an asset
  • Prior experience in Nigeria would be considered as an asset

Skills and Qualities

  • Strong information on givers’ strategies and guidelines;
  • Strong information on the venture cycle management;
  • Strong information on principled-based methodologies and backing skills;
  • Excellent correspondence, organizing abilities, authoritative and prioritization abilities, capacity to multi-task
  • Excellent detailing and composing skills
  • Capacity to adjust and show hierarchical flexibility
  • Cross social affectability and incredible group player
  • Mature and strong leadership
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Computer education with generally excellent order of MS Office


Salaried position
Salary: According to encounter, beginning from EUR 3300 gross each month (EUR 3000 base compensation + 10% yearly leave remittance paid monthly)

Monthly Per Diem: USD 600

SI takes care of convenience expenses and travel costs between the exile’s nation of home and the mission.

Break strategy

  • 1 break of 7 working days each 3 months
  • 1 free day for each worked month.

These days off, just as the breaks, are not deducted from the paid leaves that are paid each months with your compensation: they are offered by SI.

Social and clinical cover:
Expatriates profit by a protection bundle which repays all medical care costs (counting clinical and careful costs, dental consideration and ophthalmological costs, bringing home) and a government assistance framework including war hazards. Fundamental inoculation and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

Please note that this is an ostracize position.

Living conditions

The Country Director is unmistakably situated in Maiduguri, where all the coordination group and the Deputy Country Director for Programs are based.

In Maiduguri the base offers an agreeable climate, regardless of restricted developments outside of the compound for security reasons. The Guest House offers great day to day environments, with private room and washroom and shared and agreeable normal spaces. Power and web are accessible at the workplace and at the GH consistently. Volley-ball and badminton court, ping pong, and some rec center hardware are accessible in the GH. All fundamental great (food, cleanliness and so on) can be purchased locally in the little shops around the workplace, or in the pre-approved store. There is a decent public activity in Maiduguri, despite the fact that it has been eased back somewhere around the Covid-19 setting. Visits to different NGOs are conceivable, just as some pre-approved spots City Star eatery, ICRC Lezzy Lizard bar.

A huge and standard portrayal of SI in Abuja stays fundamental, about the half his/her time, for coordination purposes, benefactor relations, security arranging, support and managerial reasons.

If the competitor solicitations to be situated in Abuja could likewise be thought of. Be that as it may, at least half of his/her time ought to be spent in Maiduguri.

Life in Abuja is agreeable and safe. Abuja has great business sectors, great global schools, exclusive expectation clinical benefits, agreeable and safe housing.


Please note that SI emphatically prescribes its staff to get the inoculation against COVID 19, utilizing WHO-supported immunizations. In the event that conceivable, the immunization ought to be done before takeoff, to diminish the future strategic requirements once on the field (organization of the second portion inside a specific time period).

Expected salary:

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State – Abuja, FCT

Job date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 22:14:43 GMT


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