The Head of Mission is responsible for the smooth functioning and the development of the mission.
Safety & Security: S/he is responsible for the safety & security of the mission;
Programmes: S/he coordinates the teams and ensures that the programmes implemented on the mission are properly carried out. S/he also monitors needs and suggests new operations and development tracks for the mission;
Human Resources: S/he ensures that the mission is adequately staffed and supervises the teams (defining objectives, follow-up);
Logistical, administrative and financial monitoring: S/he ensures that logistical and administrative practices in place respect PUI procedures and formats and are in compliance with donors’ rules and regulations;
Medical and technical monitoring: S/he ensures that medical and technical practices respect PUI’s procedures and formats and are in compliance with PUI’s operational framework and policy;
Representation: S/he represents the association in its relations with partners, donors,the media and different authorities;
Relations with Headquarters: S/he ensures that information is properly circulated between Headquarters and the field and ensures that due dates are respected.
Masters in relevant sector related to humanitarian aid;
3 years of humanitarian experience in project co-ordination;
Successful experience in expatriate team management and multi-sector programmes;
Experience in security management
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Excellent writing skills;
Detailed knowledge of the donors (OFDA, ECHO, UN agencies, EuropeAid, AAP…).