We are searching for a Support Services Coordinator
COUNTRY : Afghanistan CITY: Kabul Starting Date: 19/09/11 Length of the assignment: 12 months Closing date for application: 16/09/11 Advertisement reference:AdminAfgh1108
Handicap International is an independent and impartial international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, our action and testimony are focused on responding to their essential needs, improving their living conditions and promoting respect for their dignity and their fundamental rights. Handicap International is a not-for-profit organisation with no religious or political affiliation. It operates as a federation made up of a network of associations that provide it with human and financial resources, manage its projects and implement its actions and social mission. For more details on the association: http://www.handicap-international.fr/en/s/index.html
JOB CONTEXT: HI has been working with Afghan people since the 1980’s, initially in the refugee camps in Pakistan and establishing a national program in Afghanistan in 1996. Today, Handicap International Afghanistan works in the Southern (Kandahar), Western (Herat) and Central (Kabul) regions of Afghanistan in four main sectors: - Disability advocacy and awareness - Physical rehabilitation - Socio-economic inclusion - Mine Risk Education
The important stakes of this role are: - Ensuring coherency and relevancy of Administrative, finance, Human Resources and logistic processes and organization - Building capacity of directly line-managed teams - Ensuring Administrative, finance, Human Resources and logistic support to field teams including Kandahar teams which are in remote control.
The main responsabilities of this role are: - You supervise and manage the support services (HR, logistics and administrative processing) for the HI Afghanistan Programme, in terms of process development, improvement, and implementation. - You participate on the establishment of the strategic orientations of the Program, and leads the drafting of the funding, HR, Administrative and logistics strategies. - You ensure that HI Afghanistan management process and regulation relating to administrative, finance, HR and logistic issues are well written in MoP (Manual of Operation), up dated, followed and respected. - You ensure that MoPs are well known by teams and organize training according to the needs. - You ensure a capacity building process is developed for the entire programme (policy and tools). - You support the implementation of appropriate coordination mechanisms among the various cells of the HI Program (support services – Technical cell, Programme/ project Cell). - You work in direct and close collaboration with the Country Director. - You ensure the interim of the Administrative, HR and or Logistic coordinators during their absence.
CANDIDATE PROFILE: You will have : - Management degree with major in finance and HR And/or business and administration degree - At least 3 years experience in admin, finance, HR management within an NGO in a developing country - Coordinating, organising, managing and training team - Working with major donors - Excellent writing and communication skills in English.
Advantage - NAVISION trained - Experience working with Handicap International
REQUIRED LANGUAGE SKILLS: FLUENT ENGLISH IS MANDATORY
JOB ENVIRONMENT: - The position is based in Kabul with travels to the field - The climate is continental in Kabul, hot, dry summers, cold winters, and high altitude of 1,800 meters. - Kabul offers extremely limited recreational and leisure activities due to the deteriorating security context. - Accommodation is in a secure guest house, close to the office, with other expatriates
EMPLOYMENT CONDITIONS: This is an unaccompanied position Volunteer: 750 or 850 Euros monthly indemnity + living allowance paid on the field + accommodation + 100% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for partner and children Salary: 2000 to 2350 € gross salary/month + 457 Euros net expatriation allowance + 50% of the medical cover taken in charge by HI + repatriation insurance + indemnity for partner and children
TO APPLY, Please send resume and covering letter with the reference AdminAfgh1108 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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