The Solidarity Center stands with workers as they defend their right to freedom of association, supporting them as they organize, advocate and build worker voice. Our 221 professional staff work in about 60 countries with 400-plus labor unions, pro-worker nongovernmental organizations, legal-aid groups, human rights defenders, women’s associations, advocacy coalitions and others to support workers-in garment factories, home service, seafood processing, mining, agriculture, informal marketplaces, manufacturing, the public sector and beyond-as they exercise their rights, including organizing for safer work sites, demanding living wages and improving laws (and the enforcement of existing laws) that protect working people, and fighting exploitation and abuse.GENERAL OBJECTIVES
Under the line management of the Field Coordinator for North West, and the technical management of the finance coordinator, the Logistics Coordinator and HR Coordinator the roles will be to carry out administrative, accounting, financial, HR and logistics management of SI in the NW, in compliance with donor and Solidarites International procedures.as below:
Define the needs of administrative and logistics personnel at his/her base, and recruit according to the resources allocated
Train, support and evaluate the administrative and logistic team at his/her assignment base
Plan and direct the activities of the administrative and logistics team
Lead meetings for the administrative and logistics teams
Conduct performance reviews for members of the administrative and logistics teams
Organize logistics and administrative support for the programs.
Support, manage and train the members of his logistics and administrative team.
Assist the Field Coordinator in the implementation of the security procedures.
HUMAN RESOURCES AND TEAM MANAGEMENT
Prepare of monthly payroll and salary advance and shares to finance for payment.
Update and share the monthly HR reports
Monitoring of contract end dates for staff and ensure all contracts are up to date.
Human resource policies and procedures are maintained, implemented and communicated in line with country legislation and SI human resource policies.
Ensure that all the EAP are done on good time and file them accordingly.
Manage entire employee lifecycle by implementing and maintaining systems related to recruitment, on boarding, case management, staff communication, staff exit management
Update allocation boards for his/her base
Update and analyze budget follow up in conjunction with logistic and program teams
Make connections between budgetary consumption and activity progress; Propose solutions if necessary
Monitor functioning costs at his/her assignment base
Oversee adherence to donor administrative procedures
Support the administrative coordinator in formulating financial reports and carrying out audits
Preparing monthly accounting and financial closure
Ensuring SI’s SOPs are respected and compliance is ensured before processing payments.
Record keeping as per updated SAGA.
Supporting Financial Coordinator for audits, conducted by government and donors
Assist in formulating budgets for new projects
SPECIFIC STAKES AND CHALLENGES
Empower the inter-department communication (with program, finance, logistics….) at the base level to generate/increase global understanding of the mission and of challenges in the different departments.
The remote management affects the management capacity and capacity building, limited presence in the field
PRIORITIES FOR THE 2/3 FIRST MONTHS
Harmonize the approach of the supply strategy
Purchase schedule matching the activities timeframe from the program
Market assessment quarterly basis to strengthen the price monitoring and update regularly the BoQs
Framework agreement to mitigate any procurement delay
Define with the bases/coordination the relevant means for the logistics department (RACI matrix, JD updated….) to suit the new situation of the mission (financial situation, access challenges…)
Ensure precise monitoring and forecasting of the bases expenses to increase the accuracy of our budgeting (BFU, LFU, BoQs…)
Conduct regular meetings with the program team at the base level and discuss any appropriate issues with the Coordination
Education background in management, logistics, HR, finance
Minimum 2 years’ relevant logistics HR and Finance and management experience in emergency and/or development context
Experience in the management of budgets and the ability to prepare timely, complete, and accurate reports
Demonstrable knowledge of rules, regulations, and donor policies governing the compliance/regulatory management of procurement rules from US, EU, UN, and other agencies
Proven ability to develop, implement and support adequate systems, including planning, managing, Supply, budget, HR management
Previous experience with SI is an asset
Previous experience in remote management is an asset
TECHNICAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Good command of logistics procedures
Problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to assess challenges and recommend solutions
Strong management, training/capacity-building skills
Computer literacy with very good command of MS Office Suite and especially high proficiency in Excel to handle and develops auditing tools with the coordination
SOFT SKILLS AND SPIRIT
Autonomy and flexibility
Stress management skills: the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines, with peaks of heavy workloads
Team player, capacity to give a positive dynamic to a young team whilst being fully part of the base’s management team
Fully fluent English: speaking, reading, and writing skills
Commitment to the fundamental principles of SI’s charter and ethics
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