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Recent Recruitment at Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

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Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ 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 looking for its Nutrition team in Maiduguri and Monguno.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Nutrition Officer
Location:
 Bolori II, Maiduguri
Slot: 6 Openings

Overal Mission
General objective:

  • Working under the guidance and supervision of the CMAM supervisor, the nutrition officer will be directly responsible for implementation of the community management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) program, nutrition education & counselling and promotion of maternal infant and young child nutrition. Responsibilities will include day to day supports to nutritional activities in the health facilities, mobile health outposts and their catchment communities, monitoring of activities, report making, coordination with other sectors as well as close collaboration with the nutrition unit at the MOH health facility staff and managers.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Responsible for the day to day management of Nutrition activities (Infant and Young Child Feeding, SAM treatment and Community Outreach)
  • Working closely with the Community Outreach Supervisors and other project team, help in the identification, recruitment and supervision of the activities of Community Nutrition Mobilisers (CNM) and Mother Care Groups (MCG)
  • With technical support from CMAM and Community Outreach Supervisors conduct trainings to build the capacity of CNM and the community at large
  • Provide technical support to PUI staff, MoH and other humanitarian actors as necessary to promote consistent good practice
  • Ensure appropriate and consistent education messaging/behaviour change communication to mothers and other carers at OTP sites and in the community
  • Ensure sound and timely data collection based on the existent database systems for ongoing monitoring of Nutrition project activities
  • Ensure that all Nutrition activities are consistent with established best practices according to the standardized protocols, policies and guidelines outlined by the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and World Health Organisation (WHO)
  • Conduct regular supportive supervision to all supported health facilities and catchment communities, provide mentoring and technical support and appropriate feedback as needed
  • Work with the nutrition team to ensure appropriate use of all programme resources under his/her care
  • Ensure a good working relationship with all stakeholders involved in the PUI service provision to supported health facilities and catchment communities  in Maiduguri Metropolitan Council (MMC)

Specific Objective and Linked Activities

  • Implement the outpatient therapeutic feeding of severely malnourished under-fives, and community outreach integrated with Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) according to the stipulated protocols.
  • Train and mentor the nutrition program staff and the integrated community nutrition mobilisers through identification of capacity gaps and carrying out refresher trainings and on-the-job trainings.
  • Disseminate key messages on nutrition to the targeted beneficiaries, and ensure it is delivered appropriately.
  • Participate in surveillance activities including mass MUAC screening of the under-fives/pregnant and lactating woman based on project needs.
  • Enhance close collaboration with Health, Food Security and Protection and Community Outreach at project level
  • Compile and submit accurate weekly and monthly project data/reports of all the nutrition activities
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Mandatory Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor Degree in Medicine, Nutrition, Dietetics, Nursing or an equivalent course
  • Significant experience in Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) in Emergency in host communities/ IDP camp setting
  • Understanding of nutritional surveillance and information systems
  • Proven ability and experience in planning and conducting formal training session on nutrition including CMAM and IYCF
  • Proven capacity to supervise, train and coach local staff and community workers
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with children and their care takers
  • Willingness and capacity to be flexible and accommodating when faced with difficult and frustrating working conditions
  • Ability to deal with relations with local authorities as a Nutrition representative of PUI in the working areas
  • Ability to integrate into the local environment including awareness of political, religious and economic aspects of the community
  • Strong report writing and computer skills (must be competent in Ms Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Hausa
  • Commitment to and understanding of PUI’s aims, values and principles.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Capital Logistician
Location
: Abuja

General Objective

  • The overall purpose of this position is to ensure a good running of the logistic activities for the mission in Abuja office.

Responsibilities and Tasks
Equipment:

  • Ensure all PUI equipment are recorded in the Equipment follow-up sheet on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure the proper tracking of all equipment through the staff asset form.
  • Follow-up the maintenance of all equipment according to the planning and PUI procedures.
  • Ensure the correct use of all equipment and provide training to PUI staffs or contractors if necessary.
  • Is responsible for the loading and unloading of goods/materials.
  • Inform the Logistics Coordinator in case of major equipment purchase needs
  • Carry out regular store check and physical inventories.

Specific Objectives and Linked Activities
IT/Communication:

  • Ensure a proper follow up of all communication means: mobile phones, handsets, Thuraya and docking station.
  • Ensure the contact list is up-to-date and available for all staffs and in the appropriate location. Especially register all phone numbers in each Thuraya.
  • Ensure all internet modem are operational and charged.
  • Manage the maintenance of all IT equipment (computers, printers, etc.).
  • Check that all IT equipment is protected (uninterruptible power supply, stabiliser, anti-virus etc.)
  • Carry out regular physical inventories of Abuja IT equipment.
  • Ensure correct use of IT equipment.

Procurement:

  • Receive and process procurement requests/purchase orders;
  • Seek products that offer good value for money, negotiate the best prices, clarify request where necessary and complete purchase order;
  • Follow-up on order processing to ensure timely deliveries are done;
  • Do quality/quantity control for all supplies ordered and delivered;
  • Ensure good relationships are established with local suppliers;
  • Facilitate proper paper trail and filing of all procurement documents;
  • Facilitate proper tracking of all supplies received and ensure related documents (delivery notes, waybills) are properly filed.

Storage:

  • Management of the stocks through ensuring that all necessary information is recorded on stock cards and stock movements are updated timely.
  • In conjunction with the Logistics Assistant conduct regular physical inventory counts.
  • Organize the replenishment of the fast moving office stationery stock and safe haven items.
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Reporting:

  • Report on a regular basis all logistics activities (maintenance, meetings, updates, issues, recommendations,…)
  • Update and report to the Deputy Head of Mission with Logistics Coordinator in copy on a monthly basis the Fuel and Vehicles rental follow-up sheet, the Thuraya credit follow-up sheet, the Equipment follow-up sheet, the Stock follow-up sheet, the Maintenance follow-up sheet
  • Makes recommendations to improve unit efficiency to Logistics Coordinator
  • Ensure logistics briefings to all new staff
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Mandatory Requirements

  • A minimum of bachelor’s degree in Bachelor Arts / Science or any other professional qualification.
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Logistics related positions.
  • Knowledge of procedures: institutional donors (UE, OFDA, ECHO, AAP, UN agencies …)
  • Be fluent in English (verbal and written) and knowledge of Local language is an advantage
  • Have excellent organization skills, attention to detail, time management and ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Have strong capacity to represent PUI and sustain relations
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills (team management, communication, reporting, planning)
  • Be committed to PUI working principles and values
  • Have experience working within humanitarian sector and context
  • Computer skills – Excellent knowledge of the MS office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint

Transversala Skills:

  • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to withstand pressure and volatile environment
  • Sense of diplomacy
  • Analytical skills
  • Capacity to adapt and organizational flexibility
  • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and manage affairs professionally, and with maturity
  • Ability to represent the activities and mandate of PUI before local authorities and suppliers
  • Ability to work with different partners in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Capital Logistics Assistant
Location: 
Abuja

General Objective

  • The Logistics Assistant ensures the day to day management/maintenance of the organization’s premises and communicates with supervisor.
  • He/ She will be responsible for the smooth running and prevention of the break down/deterioration of PUI equipment/installations/facilities, under the supervision of the Capital Logistician.
  • He/ she will be responsible for collecting, recording and archiving all related documents concerning procurement and inventory of stock and equipment.
  • He/ she will ensure proper vehicle allocations and proper daily follow-up on vehicles and drivers as well as ensure timely flight bookings within the country.

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Premises Management: S/he ensures day-to-day follow-up on the needs in all premises.
  • Equipment: Under the supervision of the Capital Logistician, He/ she ensures proper recording of all PUI equipment and takes note and reports any damages or incidents in a timely manner.
  • Procurement: Ensure efficient and effective drafting of processing of purchase requests and ensures proper documentation and filing for all procurement files.
  • Logistics: Supports the Capital Logistician in packaging and transporting of items/merchandise to the Bases.
  • Inventory: Ensures regular update of monthly inventory, stock taking and stock reconciliation.
  • Movement: Under the supervision of the Capital Logistician, s/he is responsible for daily vehicle allocation for staff movement at the base. He/she is also responsible for timely local flight bookings for the Mission.
  • Fleet Management: Ensures daily inspection of Abuja base fleet and esures all required items are available at all times in the vehicles. He/she ensures oversees the drivers and ensures adherence with PUI guidelines.
  • IT/Communication: Ensures that all IT devices are in good working condition and reports any challenges to the supervisor. Supports the Capital Logistician in esuriing that all communication devices are in good working conditions.

Specific Objectives Linked to Activities 
Premises Managememt:

  • Ensure daily inspection PUI’s premises to assess safety issues
  • Monitor and report repair needs to Capital Logistician.
  • Ensures allocation of keys to staff and visitors to the base and updates the key register.

Equipment:

  • Records all PUI equipments in the Equipment follow-up sheet.
  • Ensures that  all allocated equipment are duly recorded in the staff asset form.
  • Follow-up the maintenance of all equipments according to the planning and PUI procedures.
  • Ensure the correct use of all equipments and provide training to PUI staffs or contractors if necessary.
  • Supports the Capital Logistician in loading and unloading of goods/materials.
  • Communicate equipment needs and damages to the Logistics Base Manager.
  • Codify all PUI equipment according to PUI procedures

Procurement:

  • Raise purchase requests for Abuja items.
  • Ensures that purchase files are correctly filed.
  • Collect necessary documents from other departments regarding procurements process
  • Ensures that goods are received according PUI guidelines.
  • Ensure all supplies received according to PUI guidelines and ensure related documents (delivery notes, waybills, Goods Received Notes) are properly filled.
  • Support the Capital Logistician in updating on a weekly basis prices and vendors list for Abuja.

Logistics:

  • S/he supports the Logistics Base Manager in transporting and the packaging of the merchandise from Abuja to Bases.

Inventory:

  • Assist with monthly rolling stock takes and the annual stock take, reconciling inventory records with physical counts
  • Assist the Capital Logistician in stock management
  • Support the Capital Logistician in ensuring proper documentation of asset issued to arriving staff/visitior and leaving staff/visitiors.
  • Receives stock needs from staff and proesses such in a timely manner
  • Monitor stock levels and communicates with Capital Logistician when reorder levels are reached.
  • S/he ensures that all stock files are duly updated.

Movement:

  • Makes bookings for staff movement as required either on UNHAS or on local commercial flights.
  • Update the movement board daily
  • Incharge of vehicle allocation on a daily basis
  • Receives weekly movement plans for the week from Abuja staff.
  • Make sure there is proper management and planning of vehicle movement.

Fleet Management:

  • Support the Logistics Base Manager in  defining the vehicles needs on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure the proper planning of cars and movements, and ensure Log books are correctly filled.
  • Carries out daily checks to ensure all vehicles have the equipment requested (First Aid Kit, Fire Extinguisher, Kit tool, etc;) and valid documents (Insurance, vehicle registration, etc;).
  • Oversee the operations of the drivers and ensure that vehicles comply with PUI requirements.
  • Fills the cards of pointing at the end of month and forward it to the Capital Logistician.

IT/Communication:

  • Follow-up and update communication credit for Abuja staff.
  • Ensure daily monitoring of all internet modem  to ensure they are operational and charged.
  • Communicates maintenance needs of all IT equipment (computers, printers, etc.) to the Capital Logistician.
  • Assist the Capital Logistician to carry out regular physical inventories of Abuja IT equipment.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Mandatory Requirements

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Arts / Sciences or any other professional qualification or
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience in Logistics related positions and or electricity, carpentry, plumbing in INGO/Private Companies
  • Knowledge of technical work is an asset
  • Be fluent in English (verbal and written) and knowledge of Local language is an advantage
  • Be committed to PUI working principles and values
  • Have experience working within humanitarian sector and context
  • Computer skills – Excellent knowledge of the MS office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint.
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Transversals Skills:

  • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to withstand pressure and volatile environment
  • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: CMAM Supervisor
Location:
 Bolori II, Maiduguri
Slot: 3 Opening

General objective

  • Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Nutrition Project Manager, the CMAM Supervisor oversees all activities at the CMAM sites: screening, health education, treatment of and follow up of children with malnutrition and record keeping

Responsibilities and Tasks
Activities Implementation:

  • Overall lead in the CMAM treatment points.
  • In liaison with medical staff refer for medication or dispense routine medication as per Nigerian protocol.
  • Supervise malnutrition screening, admission and recording of beneficiary information.
  • In liaison with Deputy Nutrition Project Manager, develop lists for home visits and defaulter tracing and share with Nutrition Supervisors for follow-up by Community Nutrition Mobilisers (CNM).
  • 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 staff. 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 including drafting of the field work plans
  • Make sure every members of the team clearly understand his/her task and has the necessary material to correctly fulfil his/her objectives
  • Ensure the work schedules are respected in the field
  • Organise regular meeting with his/her 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 guaranteed 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, rumours 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.
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are not exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project needs. The employee could be requested to perform other tasks as his/her Line Manager may judge necessary.

Specific Objective and Linked Activities

  • With the support of Deputy Nutrition Project Manager and Nutrition Project Manager ensure quality implementation of CMAM activities integrated with IYCF program.
  • Actively support a functional referral system from identification of malnutrition cases from different sources including community, health posts and other partners operating in the area, to treatment and follow up of project beneficiaries
  • Prepare and share quality and timely data and/or reports as requested by Nutrition Project Management
  • Ensure  that staffs understand duties and responsibilities in the working environment according to their job descriptions and internal HR guidelines
  • Take part in preparing and conducting trainings and on-the-job mentoring of nutrition team
  • Coordinate with the Nutrition Management team in addressing any relevant issues related to the routine project implementation
  • The tasks and responsibilities defined in this job description are non-exhaustive and can evolve depending on the project’s needs.

Mandatory Requirements
The successful candidate will have:

  • 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 2 years’ 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

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 5th August, 2018.

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