Field Coordinator - HSK Base

Field Coordinator - HSK Base

Solidarites International

Al Hasakah, Syrian Arab Republic (Syria)


The field coordinator, under the management of the Hub Director, proposes a regional strategy according to the geopolitical and humanitarian context, and ensures its implementation once validated. He/she checks and ensures that projects are carried out in accordance with the Solidarités International charter, respecting all internal and contractual procedures. He/she mobilizes the material and financial resources necessary for programs to run smoothly, and supervises resource management. He/she coordinates the teams in place and is responsible for their security in his/her assigned zone. The position directly manages 2 support managers (logistics, admin), one security advisor, one MEAL Manager, one IM Supervisor, and two Program Managers (WASH & FSL).

General objective:

  • Propose, develop and adapt operational strategy within his/her intervention zone
  • Responsible for security of teams and property within his/her intervention zone
  • Internal/external communication and coordination within his/her intervention zone
  • Resource management (ensure human, financial, and logistical resources are mobilized to accomplish projects in his/her intervention zone)

Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

  • Ensure continuity of the quality of the activities and the opening of new projects
  • Initiate and support the assessments that will inform the program development for 2025.
  • Accompany the recruitment and onboarding of Syrian managers.
  • Participate to efforts at mission level to expand to hard-to-reach areas, including possibly Deir Ez-Zor.

Responsibilities and main activities:

  • Coordination and strategic orientation
  • Relevance and operational quality/operation monitoring
  • Resource management
  • Human resource management
  • Security
  • Financial backer relations/search for funding
  • Internal and external communication
  • Representation


Education/academic background:

  • Master’s degree in a field related to International Relations or Development studies.

Specific skills and experience:


  • 3-5 years of practical experience of planning, management, and implementation of procedures in the context of INGO humanitarian operations.
  • Experience in post-conflict contexts
  • Strategic thinking and willingness to develop SI intervention in new areas
  • Proven influencing and negotiating skills with internal and external audiences (Access Working Group, donors) including in complex and stressful circumstances (local authorities, community representatives, Armed Groups Leaders…).
  • Proven management experience.
  • Arabic language skills would be considered an asset


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, together with the capacity to remain calm under pressure and not lose sight of strategic priorities. Must be organised and efficient.
  • A sound understanding of the importance of gender.
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work in a wide variety of cultural contexts.
  • Willingness to travel at short notice, and often in difficult circumstances.
  • Committed to SI principles.


  • Fluency in English
  • Levant Arabic will be an addition.

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