Action Against Hunger
Log/Admin - Head of Base
Field - Multiple Locations – Multiple Countries – Contracted
The Head of Base is responsible for coordinating, consolidating, and ensuring smooth implementation of and adherence to logistic, human resource, administration and security procedures in ACF bases.
Objective 1: Support for the human resources of the bases
To ensure the exact and exhaustive payment of the monthly salaries
To implement all HR procedures on the base ; to propose to Administrator new procedures if needed
To follow in collaboration with the Country Administrator and HR Manager, the regular update of the staff database and of the staff files
To implement in collaboration with the Country Administrator, the payment of the social insurance and income tax monthly and on time
To ensure the implementation of the staff regulation in the base.
To ensure the communication/coordination with other NGOs in the area regarding HR issues and in collaboration with the Country Administrator
In charge of relationship with local authorities concerning administrative issues (i.e. Labour Office…)
Ensuring the daily needs of the staff residing in the compound are met in line with ACF policy. This includes organizing meals preparation and living arrangements, such as cleaning and laundry.
Responsible for following up on administration and HR issues with the respective coordinators in the capital and the field administrators
To ensure that consistency and coherence are observed
To ensure that each disciplinary action is justified, compliant to the law and staff regulation, and validated by the HR Coordinator
To ensure the proper communication within the base concerning administrative staff information, and communication of memos from the capital.
Supervision of the program managers, base logistician and all local base staff: recruitment, induction, job description, follow up, evaluation, and promotion of positive team dynamics and motivation.
Planning of R&R/leave of base staff
Objective 2: Support for the finances of the bases
Monthly treasury forecast for the base : Consolidation and validation of the treasury forecast of the base and forwarding to the capital finance team, and follow-up with Finance Manager.
Responsible for any financial authorization of the expenses done on the base in compliance with the monthly treasury forecast
Responsible for the monthly cashbook in order to ensure that all items are charged to correct budgets (SAGA); assist with update of SAGA when necessary; cash counts once per month per base.
Participation in the financial management of the base in collaboration with the Country Administrator and Finance Manager to ensure the financial visibility and compliance of the base.
Prepare and finalize the accountancy and sent to the administrator on a monthly base, not later than the 10th of each month. Adhere to specific donor requirements, ensure all accountancy is copied, ensure for all invoices / receipts the required internal authorization documents are attached (IOF, AF, AT, Contract , PO, DN, etc )
Objective 3: Support for the logistics of the base
In accordance with the procedures and guidelines defined in the kitlog V2 / V3:
Responsible for following up on logistic issues with the Logistics Coordinator and Capital Logistician.
To ensure that correct logistical procedures are being followed in accordance with donor requirements and ACF kit log.
To be in charge to implement the change of kitlog from V2 to V3 and all the changes in procedures required.
Supply chain management in cooperation with the base log/ admins
To compile, process and validate on base level all IOF (Internal Order Forms)
Yearly procurement planning involving all relevant staff.
Ensure the correct filing of all the procurement documents, copying and sending all files for more than 700 USD on a monthly base to the logistics coordinator.
Equipment and fleet management in cooperation with the Logistics Coordinator, Capital Logistician and Fleet Manager
To evaluate the equipments needed for the base
To supervise the allocation and the use of the equipment
To establish and manage the equipment list of the base
To supervise the organization and planning of vehicles and staff movement.
Maintenance, service and initiate repairs of the fleet (all means of transportation)
Implementation and administrative tasks (Insurances, documentation, consumption logs)
To ensure driver training and appropriate driving behaviour
Ton ensure coordination in planning of movements between the bases and departments
Rehabilitation and maintenance in cooperation with the base log/admins
To monitor the construction, rehabilitation and maintenance of all base structures in line with relevant budgets
To develop plans, drawings, BoQ's together with the WASH or other relevant technical support.
Objective 4: Support for base security management and management of National Security with the Logistics Coordinator and HoM
Collection of information providing for context analysis in collaboration with the LogCo and HoM
To compile and submit base security plans to the Logistics Coordinator for approval and update every 3 months.
To contribute base relevant information to the communications handbook, movement handbook, as well as security guidelines for Staff and National Security Guidelines.
Implementation of security procedures in compliance with ACF guidelines and policies.
Management of security incidents/evacuations and medical evacuations in collaboration with the LogCo and HoM.
Objective 5 :Representation of ACF to local authorities and partners
To represent Action Against Hunger at state and county level in coordination and under the direct supervision of the HoM
To develop networks with local authorities
To represent ACF programs at the field level with institutional partners and donors
To participate in coordination fora at the state and county level
Education / specific degree / special skills:
Excellent communication and representative skills (written, oral, cross-cultural)
To be well organized and able to multitask
Excellent finance management; specifically budget management (usually multiple budgets).
Proven experience in staff management as this is a managerial post
Team spirit and leadership skills
Good general knowledge in IT, mechanic, radio & satellite communications
Knowledge and experience in the management of Safety & Security procedures
- Proven ability to work in field settings as this is a field post
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