Design Fellowship

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Organization: John Snow Closing date: 15 Oct 2020 About the HCDExchange Design Fellowship
The HCDExchange works to advance the adoption of human centred design (HCD) in adolescent sexual and reproductive health (ASRH) programmes.As part of these efforts, the HCDExchange coordinates an annual fellowship programme where human centred designers are placed in host organisations to work on projects related to ASRH.Designers gain a unique opportunity to develop experience working on ASRH challenges, while host organisations build their HCD experience, capacities, and processes.In 2020, we will award one to two initial six month pilot fellowships, one based in Sub-Saharan Africa and another in South Asia. Fellows will begin work with their host organisations in January 2021.Who should apply?HCDExchange Fellows are designers working to advance learning and practice at the intersection between human centred design and adolescent sexual health. They are emerging leaders w…


NIGERIA – HR COORDINATOR – MAIDUGURI Desired start date: ASAP Duration of the mission: 1 year Location: Maiduguri, with regular field visits ABOUT THE MISSION Solidarités International (SI) has been working in North East Nigeria – Borno state, since 2016. The political and military crisis has affected millions of lives in Nigeria, and SI is answering the needs of displaced populations and host communities. The targeted areas of intervention are WASH, shelter, logistics, food security and livelihood. Seven programs are currently running: Multi-sectorial project over 3 years in Monguno, Ngala, Askira/Uba and Hawul in consortium with ALIMA and funded by EuropeAid Logistic Platform project funded by WFP in Monguno Emergency WASH and Shelter response funded by OFDA in Maiduguri, Monguno, Dikwa, Ngala Emergency WASH in Health funded by ECHO – in consortium with ALIMA in Maiduguri and Monguno Emergency WASH funded by ECHO in, Monguno and Dikwa WASH response for vulnerable IDPs and host communities in Dikwa funded by CDC Emergency WASH response for new onset manmade disaster in Ngala funded by NHF This mission has potential to continue developing relevant and mandate-based interventions to cover the needs in the area and to ensure humanitarian impact. To learn more, please visit our website: Key numbers about the mission: 5 locations: Maiduguri (coordination) Abuja (liaison), Dikwa, Ngala and Monguno (bases). The number of international staff is around 20 The number of national staff is around 200 The total budget of the mission is approx. EUR 8 million ABOUT THE JOB General objectives The HR coordinator coordinates the implementation of SI’s Human Resources policy. As HR Coordinator he/she is responsible for the administrative aspects of the mission and ensures the respect by all of: SI procedures, the procedures of financial backers and the laws of the country in which SI is intervening. He/she is the mission point of contact and the link between headquarters and the mission for any questions relating to Human Resources. Main tasks Analysis of the socio-economic context HR management of nationals Admin follow-up of the expatriates Team management Reporting/Communication Priorities for the first 2/3 months Benchmark of Compensation and Benefits Identification + training of PSEA Focal Persons and Investigators Follow up of the recruitments in order to complete the organization chart Organization chart position (reporting and functional relationships) Line Manager: Country Director Line Report(s) on Base: Deputy HR Coordinator, Liaison Officer Functional Manager: HQ National HR Officer Functional Report(s): Administrator (Maiduguri) Regional administrator (Monguno, Ngala, Dikwa) YOUR PROFILE Degree in Administration, Human Resources Management or related field At least 7 years of experience as Admin and/or HR Manager / Coordinator in a professional organization (private, public and/or non-for-profit sector); At least 2 years of experience in the humanitarian sector overseas; Proven training and local capacity building experience Fluency in English mandatory (oral and written) Advanced computer skills (use of MS Office package, Internet, Skype). Leadership skills. Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills Ability to work independently, take the initiative and take responsibility High level of motivation and proactivity Resistance to stress Diplomacy and open-mindedness Good analytical skills Organization and ability to manage priorities Proactive approach to making proposals and identifying solutions Ability to integrate into the local environment, taking account of its political, economic and historical characteristics Previous work experience with SI is an asset SI WILL OFFER YOU A salaried post: according to experience from 2640 euros gross per month (2400 base salary + 10% annual leave). Per Diem: 600 USD / month. Break policy 1 break of 7 working days every 3 months + USD 850 allowance (for each break). 1 day off per worked month. These days off, as well as the breaks, are not deducted from the paid leaves that are paid every months with your salary: they are offered by SI. Social and 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. Living conditions The living conditions of the base are comfortable (A.C, comfortable beds, TV, tennis table, good cooking etc.) with possibility of finding a wide range of goods for cooking. Despite a few restrictions (curfew & limitation of movement), the possible level of activities is quite good (sports, interactions with other INGO). The multicultural environment allows for enriching exchanges and extensive discussions, as the atmosphere is very uplifting. Electricity is available at the office and at the GH (except a small period during the night), communication and internet are available. All essential good (food, hygiene etc..) can be bought locally in the small shops around the office, or in the pre-validated supermarket. There is a dense social life in Maiduguri, and visit to other NGOs are possible, as well as to some pre-validated places. The security constraints are more important when it comes to field deployments outside Maiduguri where stricter rules have to apply.


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