Solidarités InternationalClosing Date : 2020-03-23
Duty Station : Baghdad, Iraq
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Organization: Solidarit s International
Country: Iraq, Syrian Arab Republic
Closing date: 23 Mar 2020

Desired start date:15/02/2020
Duration of the mission:6 12 mois
Location:Dohuk/Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan or Northeast Syria


SI, which has been present in Syria since 2013 is dedicated to work on recently opened and challenging areas to provide lifesaving activities to the population affected by the conflict. Main current activities are related to emergency wash (water distribution and rehabilitation) and distribution of essential NFI (winterization) and cash.

The mission is expanding through a major consortium with 4 partners led by SI. The LEARN consortium (Linking Assistance and Relief in Northeast Syria) will support equitable and safe access to essential basic services including WASH, Shelter and Health, for the most vulnerable populations affected by conflict and displacement in Northeast Syria.

There are 3 implementing bases in Syria with the coordination in Amman. The total financial volume of the mission will increase to 13.5 million EUR from the end of 2018. The mission will reach a number of 66 expatriates and 340 national employees.


The Deputy AC Support leads the support services of the NES. She/he manages and coordinates the following support functions: Finance, Human Resources, Logistics and Supply.

As DAC Support, s/he ensures the respect by all of the Solidarit s International HR, Finance and Logistics processes, and the national laws of the countries where Solidarit s International operates.

S/he participate to the strategic definition of the NES.


NES Finance, HR, Logistics and Supply Manager support and supervision

Coordinate, plan and supervise the NES support teams activitiesEnsure the Finance, HR and Logistics Managers regularly visit the NES bases (in Raqqa, Hassake/DEZ) to provide support, training and controlEnsure compliance with eligibility rules and budgetary flexibility inherent to each donorControl and analyze allocation tablesReview the NES monthly internal financial reportingEnsure HR procedures and staff behavior are compatible with the local cultures and labor laws in NESEnsure that SI recruitment and hiring procedures in NES are respected: validate the mission s recruitment needs, post profiles and contractsDrive the implementation and improvement of Solidarit s International training policy and monitor staff developmentAnalyze the purchasing environment at the NES level and define an adapted strategyEnsure that the human and material resources necessary to implement the teams security are mobilized and monitored at field level.Ensure the NES Logistics and Supply Managers provide necessary support to the Program teamsYOUR PROFILE


Post-graduate degree in business administration, Finance or Accounting, Logistics or HR or similar field


At least 5 years experience in logistics, procurement, Finance and HRSolid experience in team management (including expatriates in support functions) and strategic orientationExperience in conflict/post-conflict contexts, preferably with experience in supporting emergency responseKnowledge of security protocols and ability to work appropriately in an insecure environmentKnowledge of major donor requirements and compliance issuesStakeholder managementExperience in data analysisDesirable: previous experience in partner capacity buildingDesirable: Previous experience with SIDesirable: Knowledge and experience working with OFDA projectsDesirable: Previous work experience in response to the Syrian CrisisDesirable: Previous work experience in response in the Middle East

Soft skills:

Demonstrable attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team membersOutstanding communication skills, including excellent diplomacy skills with the ability to influence and negotiateProblem solving skillsAnalytical skills and proven organization and methodical skillsStrong commitment to humanitarian work and principlesAbility to work under pressure, with peaks of heavy workloadAdaptability to changing work environment and possible volatile security situationCapacity to provide leadership and be a unifying forceKnowledge of Solidarit s rules, tools and proceduresStrong stress management skills


English : fluent with excellent writing capacitiesArabic: fluent will be an assetFrench: fluent will be an assetSI WILL OFFER YOU

Solidarit s International will offer you a salaried position including 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly and a monthly per diem of 750 USD a month. Please note that salary is not negotiable with SI.

Vacation: during the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time-off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7-day break during the 3rd and the 9th month (with 750 USD allocated by Solidarit s). He or she will also be entitled to go back to his or her home country for a 14-day period after six months spent on the mission (Solidarit s will cover travel costs).

Social and medical cover: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

Living conditions :

In Erbil, security situation is stable (no curfew), with possibilities to socialize due to the presence of other INGOS and places to socialize (bars, restaurants, etc).

Security inside Northeast Syria is volatile and justifies specific arrangements for accommodation and movement in the areas of intervention. Adherence to strict security procedures is necessary, while the security levels can vary according to the different geographical locations and the changes of context.

How to apply:

Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English via this link:

CV only applications will not be considered.

The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension

For further information about Solidarit s International, please consult our website:

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