3 to 3 Years
Functional Area

Premiere Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

We are recruiting to fill the position below: 

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihoods Project Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Starting Date: 15/03/2018

Job Description

  • As part of our activities in Nigeria, we are looking for a Food Security and Livelihoods Project Manager in Maiduguri:
  • Under the management of the Deputy Field Coordinator for Programs (DFCP) and the technical supervision of the Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL Coo) Coordinator, the Food Security and Livelihoods Project Manager (FSL PM) is in charge of ensuring the good implementation of PUI Cash Based Food Security activities in Maiduguri.
  • The component under the FSL PM supervision, part of PUI integrated response to the Bolori II population needs, aims at managing and monitoring monthly provision of food assistance to the most vulnerable households of the area of intervention (Bolori II Ward of Maiduguri) through an e-voucher system.
  • This component is covered by several grants including two who are part of consortia with other humanitarian actors.

The FSL PM main responsibilities include:

  • Planning all steps of monthly distributions (including financial components)
  • Ensuring qualitative monitoring of the projects’ activities and impact
  • Supervising continuous assessment of population needs (including current caseload, new arrivals and newly identified vulnerable households), in link with the Protection and Community Outreach (PCO) team, in order to integrate most vulnerable households into the projects
  • Coordinating with key stakeholders from other organizations part of the consortia led by / including PUI.

Main Activities
Project planning and implementation:

  • He/she ensures the proper implementation and monitoring of the food security activities, with a strong focus on qualitative aspects.
  • Information sharing, assessments and referral system:
  • As per the Integrated Community based approach developed by PUI in the area of intervention, he/she participates to the development and follow up of the internal and external referrals system linked with Food Security activities.
  • He/she ensures an in depth analysis of data collected by the FS teams, and shares analysis and data with the relevant departments.

Team management and capacity building:

  • He/she supervises the ‘Food Security team’.
  • He/she supervises capacity building support to the project team as appropriate and training activities on the basis of identified needs.
  • He/she suggests modifications in terms of FSL team structuring and responsibilities’ split.

Capitalization, reporting and development:

  • He/she is responsible for the qualitative production of internal and external activities’ reports. He/she supports the DFCP and/or FC and the Grants Officer in providing sufficient and detailed information for program reporting for donors and PUI HQ. He/she contributes to ongoing capitalization efforts regarding program methodologies, lessons learnt and challenges.
  • He/she drafts specific Activity Forms as per the mission’s learning strategy in direct link with the MEAL department.
  • He/she contributes to the adjustment of current intervention or/and development of new interventions on the basis of identified needs.

Representation and coordination:

  • Upon request from his/her supervisors, he/she ensures and coordinates the PUI’s sectorial representation in the area which he/she is responsible for among partners, donors, authorities and other stakeholders and participate to the Ad Hoc relevant meetings.
  • She/he ensures an efficient coordination with the other departments of the base. Part of the activities managed by the FSL PM are within consortia with other organizations.
  • The FSL PM will be regularly interacting with his/her counterparts within the partner agencies and will support the DFCP, Field Coordinator and FSL coordinator in the overall coordination aspects linked to the running of the partnership consortia.

Logistics and Finance:

  • She/he coordinates with the Logs and Admin/Finance teams to mobilize effectively the resources allocated to the program supervised, including forecasting any adjustments needed, taking into consideration determined budget and compliance with logistics and administrative procedures.
  • He/she is responsible for the activity budget lines of his/her project budget and for following-up on the expenditures while providing monthly budget forecast.

Safety and Security:

  • He/she contributes to compliance with safety rules within the mission, especially by the program team under his/her management and communicates any security/safety-related information to the base Security Focal Point.

Training and Experiences

  • Relevant master degree from an accredited academic institution preferably in Socio-economy, Rural economy Nutrition, Social Work, Agronomy
  • Project cycle management
  • Needs assessment


  • 2 years as a manager of humanitarian projects
  • Previous experience with Food Security interventions (at least one previous experience in cash transfer programming)
  • Experience in Market Assessment
  • Knowledge of integrated / multi-sector approach
  • Previous experience with database systems


  • Pack Office and Google Earth required


  • English required
  • Proposed Terms
  • Employed with a Fixed-Term Contract - 12 months


  • Monthly gross income: from 1815 up to 2145 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI.


  • Cost covered: Round-trip transportation to and from home / mission, visas, vaccines…
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accommodation
  • Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)


  • Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy: 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months
  • To know more about our job offer, look at the complete job description on our website!

Application Closing Date
30th April, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application (Resume and cover letter) to Emmanuelle Gracia, Human Ressources Officer for Expatriates via email with the following subject: "NGA_FSLCo"

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