Northern Nigeria Crisis Response Operations Coordinator

Abuja

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Operations Coordinator.

Description:

The conflict in Nigeria’s northeast, provoked by Boko Haram, has resulted in a growing humanitarian crisis with an estimated 7 million people in need of emergency assistance and at least 1.8 million Internally Displaced Persons. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food security.

FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 20 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.

The Operations Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to manage and support logistics, operations and finance for three sites of the new liberated government areas (LGAs) - Dikwa, Bama and Gwoza – with potential for additional sites. Under the supervision of the Response Team Coordinator, the Operations Coordinator will oversee a Logistics Manager and Finance Manager, supervising and supporting all activities related to logistics, operations and finance.

Job Summary / Responsibilities:

  • Manages the operational and strategic functions for the department to ensure compliance and efficiency with company SOPs.
  • Ensures the development of proper training and documentation for functional areas.
  • Provides recommendations and consults with management on projects and strategic goals.
  • Develops and implements new or revised policies and procedures for internal use.
  • Provides full oversight for projects/programs including project scope and management of cross functional project teams.
  • Builds and trains staff on policies and procedures to achieve department and organizational goals

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or its International Equivalent Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or Related Field
  • Typically requires 8+ years of finance management experience.
  • Articulate, professional and able to communicate in a clear, positive manner with clients and staff.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Prior work in a non-governmental organization (NGO).

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

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  • Organization: FHI 360
  • Location: Abuja
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Conflict prevention
    • Conflict prevention
    • Conflict prevention
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-03

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