Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization that are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Food Security Project Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria


  • Programmes: He/She shall ensure the proper implementation and monitoring of the food security programme(s) for which He/She is responsible.
  • Human Resources: He/She shall supervise the food security team (PUI employees and any daily-employed workers).
  • Logistics and administration: He/She shall ensure the logistical and administrative monitoring of project(s) for which He/She is responsible.
  • Representation: He/She shall represent the Association to partners, authorities and local players involved in the implementation of food security programmes.
  • Safety and Security: He/She shall contribute to the observance of safety and security rules at the site and shall transmit all information relating to safety and security to his/her line-manager.
  • Specific objectives and linked activities

Ensuring the Implementation and Monitoring of Food Security Programme(s):

  • He/She shall ensure that aid recipients and local populations both understand the project goals and actively participate in their implementation.

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Required knowledge and skills
Required Desirable

  • Specialization in IT systems
  • Project management

Professional Experience:

  • Humanitarian
  • International
  • Technical.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good drafting skills
  • organisations’ procedures (OFDA, ECHO,
  • Knowledge in e-voucher systems
  • Knowledge of project management
  • Cash Based Intervention
  • Knowledge of institutional funding


  • French
  • English
  • Other (details) Mandatory


  • Office Suite
  • Other (details)
  • Statistics, GIS (MapInfo, ArcView etc.)
  • Database (Access or other)

Required Personal Characteristics (fitting into the team, suitability for the job and assignment):

  • Ability to work independently while taking initiatives and showing a sense of responsibility
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Sense of diplomacy
  • Ability to work with various partners, in a spirit of openness, and with adaptable communications strategies
  • Strong listening and negotiation skills
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to remain calm and level-headed
  • General ability to resist stress and particularly in unstable circumstances
  • Analytical skills
  • Capacity to adapt and showing organizational flexibility.
  • Organization, rigor and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work and manage affairs professionally and with maturity
  • Ability to represent the activities and the mandate of PUI before local authorities
  • Ability to integrate the local environment into operations, in its political, economic and historical dimensions


  • Mobility: Extensive travel may be required.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should please send their Application (Resume and Cover Letter) to “Romain Gautier, Human Resources Officer” for Expatriates at: with the following subject: “FoodSecPM-Nigeria”.


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