October 10, 2023
PUI all around the world
With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :
Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
Present in 22 countries, on 5 continents
Thanks to the work and commitment of :
More than 2000 national staffs
Around 200 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
And 90 employees at HQ
PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.
Learn more on our history, our values, our areas of intervention.
Focus on our activities in VENEZUELA
PUI has been addressing humanitarian needs in Venezuela since 2019. The organization is framing its intervention through an integrated health, nutrition, MHPSS, protection and WaSH approach. PUI coordinates its programs within the humanitarian cluster system, establishing multi-sectoral partnerships with both national and international NGOs. Projects are implemented in highly populated urban vulnerable areas as well as in hard-to-reach rural and indigenous communities, supporting both fixed and mobile health clinics. The mission is growing, differentiating its donor portfolio, sectors of intervention and areas of implementation, focusing on increasing the quality of its programming.
What about the Field Coordinator ?
As Field Coordinator, you will be responsible for the the proper functioning of the project site, and proper implementation of programs developed on that site..
For this purpose, you will be responsible for :
Safety & Security:
You will be responsible for the safety & security of the site.
You will coordinate the teams and ensure proper implementation of programs on the site, under the supervision of your immediate supervisor.
You will supervise all of the teams at the site, as well as national and international staff.
Logistical, administrative and financial support:
You will oversee the logistical, administrative and financial components at the site for the purpose of program implementation, and ensure compliance with the relevant procedures, with substantive support from the Logistics Coordinator (LOGC), and the Administrative and Financial Coordinator (AFC) of the mission. You will represent the organization before the partners, authorities, and various local actors operating in the area where your base is located.
You will centralize and disseminate information from/to the site, and consolidate the internal and external reporting activities implemented in your field of operations before submitting them to your immediate supervisor.
You will participate in strategy development and propose new interventions in function of needs identified in your field of operations.
The challenges that await you :
1) Ensuring high quality implementation activities
2) Keeping good relations with all stakeholders involved
3) Providing continuos mentoring to top management staff at base level
4) Ensure safety and security of the staff
What you will need to succeed
You hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Humanitarian action: project management, a technical background related to one of our activity sectors, in human resources management, financial management.
You are strengthened by minimum 1 year of experience in the field with international NGOs in project coordination. Experience in international team management, project and security management would be valued. A previous experience as Field Coordinator or in an equivalent position would also be appreciated. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
You master humanitarian project management and team management, you have a detailed knowledge of donors prerequisites. You also have excellent writing skills.
You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally. You demonstrate good team spirit, leadership skills and the ability to make decisions, trustworthiness and a sense of responsibility, organisational skills, reactivity, ability to be thorough and to adapt. You have a strong ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances.
English and Spanish have no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you French, it would be a definite asset.
A word from the manager
« Venezuela is a peculiar complex humanitarian context, which requires professionals that are keen to challenge themselves to fit in! PUI mission in Venezuela is relatively recent, but in an expansion phase. We really value the expertise new staff members can bring in to strengthen our team. This position is key to consolidate operations according to the plan. In addition, further expansions are foreseen with a diversified portfolio of donors. For this reason, we are looking for a proactive and autonomous Spanish-speaker professional, who will be able to contribute to a fast-growing and ambitious team. Are you ready to join? »