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Solidarités International

Job Description:

Posted on: 27/12/2022

Desired start date: 15 February 2023
Length of the mission: 6 months renewable
Location: Yemen, Base to be discussed


SI opened its mission in Yemen in 2017, establishing its coordination in Aden. Since then, SI expanded the geographical scope of its intervention, and established offices in Al Turbah and Al Mokha in Taizz Governorate and operational presence in Hodeidah, Lahj, Dahle, Marib and Abyan Governorates

The mission has a forecasted budget of about 13M Euros for the year 2023. It operates from Aden, where the coordination is based, and 2 operational field bases located in Al Turbah and Al Mokha. The mission is composed of approx. 19 expatriates and about 120 national staffs. Objectives for the mission for 2023 is to build on its Emergency Response capacity to expand in hard to reach areas, and develop qualitative interventions responding to emergency and protracted needs, while enhancing resilience.

In Al Mokha, SI implements emergency and resilience WASH programs, funded by ECHO, CDCS, and SDC and Dutch MOFA. WASH activities entail water trucking, rehabilitation of water network, construction of emergency latrines and showers, distribution of hygiene kits, hygiene promotion, and cleaning campaigns; and a 3-years resilience project looking for more innovative, sustainable and resilience focus wash activities. Under its FSL portfolio, SI distributes unconditional, multi-purpose cash to IDPs.

SI has been one of the first humanitarian actors to access the West Coast, and remains as of today positioned in hard-to-reach areas close to the frontline of Hodeidah and Maqbanah. SI aims at maintaining this positioning and further expanding its presence. After a significant scale up in financial and operational volume on the West Coast in 2019, SI is expecting to maintain a similar portfolio in the area for 2023.


The mission is looking for an Administrative Manager, to support its operations in the area. SI is looking for a proactive collaborator able to lead operations in insecure environments. He/she will ensure the implementation of SI procedures and their compliance.

The Administrative Manager carries out administrative, accounting, financial and human resources management of his/her base, in compliance with donor and Solidarites International procedures.

  • He/she supervises accounting operations and cash management
  • Carries out budget follow up in conjunction with the heads of department
  • He/she contributes to the development of new proposals and leads the budget design
  • He/she contributes to ensuring that SI’s Human Resources policies are properly rolled out and implemented at base level
  • He/she is responsible for supervising, supporting and training the members of the administrative team
  • He/she will be leading the design, implementation and follow-up of a capacity building plan leading to staff empowerment.

Specific stakes and challenges

  • The position will be based either in AL Turbah, or in Aden, for our EPRT Team, this is yet to be decided.


Specific skills and experience:

  • Diploma and/or experience in relevant field (HR and finance)
  • Previous experience as Administrative Manager
  • Previous field experience with SI is an asset;
  • Experience in tensed context in terms of security is an asset;
  • Experience in remote management is a strong asset.
  • Good and proven writing and spoken English are required;
  • Arabic speaking is an asset;
  • Knowledge of HOMERE and SAGA would give a strong advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of Yemen or Middle East appreciated;
  • Management Skills and HR appetence
  • Great work and stress management capacities;
  • Willingness to work in complex and volatile environments;


A salaried position
According to experience, starting from EUR 1800 gross per month (+ 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly i.e. 1980 euros gross per month) and a monthly Per Diem. SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.

Breaks: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every two months spent in the field.

Social and health cover
Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which refunds 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 are good in a new guest-house/office building fully furnished with roof top and gym room, with internet, and electricity (with some cuts). There are currently other expatriates from 5+ other INGOS permanently based in Al Mokha. Field visits are possible for international staff if the security situation allows.

In Al Mokha, the situation is stable and calm due to heavy military presence from the coalition. Main risks in Al Mokha relate to landmines/UXO/IED presence (not in Al Mokha city, but in neighboring districts), celebratory fire, and/or cross-fire due to personal disputes. Criminality remains low in the city, owing to heavy military presence, while kidnapping is not considered a major threat in the area.


Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered.

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

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How to apply

Closing date: 26 Jan 2023