Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Logistician / Administrator

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI)

Job Description

Fixed-term contract - 9 months Starting date : 15th of July, 2021 PUI all around the worldWith 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 Yemen

Our mission in YEMEN has been open since 2007. PUI develops its integrated approach with Health, Nutrition, Food Security and WaSH. In addition, PUI works on the fight against malnutrition, support to primary and reproductive health services (supply of inputs and nutrition, medical equipment), maintenance and rehabilitation of health centers (including sanitary infrastructures), training of medical staff, etc.Today, the mission is implementing 4projects.

What about the Logistician-Administrator Yemen ?

As Logistician-Administrator you will be responsible for the sound financial, accounting, budgetary and logistics management of the base as well as the management of human resources, administrative and legal files of the base in compliance with PUI and donor procedures.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :
  • Financial, budgetary and accounting management: You will supervise the financial, accounting and budgetary management on the base and ensure compliance with the related procedures, with the functional support of the Mission’s Financial Coordinator.
  • Human Resources Management: You will oversee the administrative human resources management activities on the base with the functional support of the Mission HR Coordinator or the Administrative and Financial Coordinator.
  • Administrative management: You will supervise the administrative management on the base and ensure compliance with the related procedures, with the functional support of the mission’s Financial Coordinator.
  • Logistics management and monitoring: You will supervise the logistics aspects and activities of your base. This involves the supervision of the supply chain (monitoring and management of purchases, warehousing, transport, including the last mile) as well as support logistics (monitoring and management of equipment, tools, resources and services that the teams need to properly carry out their work). Finally, you will implement the necessary actions in relation to the security, safety of people, goods and premises.
  • Coordination, Reporting and Representation: You will centralize and disseminate information within the database for all matters related to financial, administrative, legal and human resources and participate in internal and external reporting in these same fields. You will represent the association with partners, authorities and various local actors involved in the financial, administrative, legal and human resources fields of the base.
  • Team Management: You will oversee the administrative, financial and logistics team of your base.

The challenges that await you :

  1. Security context unstable (Negotiations by OCHA with specific armed groups in the West Coast).
  2. Junior national team that need support
  3. Occasional difficulties with Southern Authorities (MOPIC, MoH) that may slow down the programme implementation.
  4. Covid-19, Cholera, Malaria, Dengue: All staff need to take care, protect themselves and the colleagues.

What will you need to succeed

  • Training : You hold a Bachelor’s degree in logistics (purchases, transport etc) or in Financial Management (or related field). Technical background in project management will be valued.
  • Experience : You are strengthened by minimum one year of professional experience in a similar position and ideally an expericence in team management. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
  • Skills : You demonstrate good logistical, administrative and management skills. All the better if you have knowledge of institutional donors’ procedures (UE, OFDA, ECHO, AAP, UN agencies…).
  • Qualities : You are able to work independently and to take responsibility in a proactive approach. You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally, you have good analytical, organizational and management skills. You demonstrate diplomacy and a good resilience to stress.
  • Languages : English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak Spanish, Arabic and/or French, it would be a definite asset.

A word from the manager

« PUI is looking for an energetic and experienced person like you, who can really contribute and build the capacity of the staff at base level. Someone like you can make a significant contribution in Capacity Building and implementation of organizational and donor regulations at base level. »

PUI will offer you

  • Status : Employé(e) with a Fixed-Term Contract
  • Monthly Gross Income : 1 815,00 - 2 145,00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accomodation
  • Daily Living Expenses ("Per Diem")
  • Break Policy : 5 working days every 2 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its Humanitarian Action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it.

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge and to join PUI great family ?

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