• Coordination Assistant at Cooperazione Internazionale

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    Date Posted: 2019-12-09

    Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI), an Italian humanitarian non-governmental organization, is hiring a Coordination Assistant in Maiduguri, Borno.

    Duration: 6 months renewable

    Role Purpose

    • Under the supervision of the Head of Mission the Coordination Assistant will be responsible for the institutional representation; internal and external coordination; information sharing among the coordination office, field and the HQ; liaison with state and local authorities; help the Head of Mission in understanding the humanitarian situation and the context; donor compliance, project development and reporting revision.


    • Meeting attendance: participate to internal coordination meeting and prepare the minutes to be shared to coordination team.
    • Institutional relations: attend external coordination meeting and prepare report to be share with coordination team; attending and representing the organisation at the INGO forum, if requested by the Head of Mission; contributes to the HoM’s representation with donors and consortium partners by providing briefing papers and accompanying meetings as requested; travel to the field offices in order to build networks with different stakeholder and to collect and disseminate information among the staff.
    • Bureaucratic aspect: follow up on INGO registration in country and make sure that the organisation is in line with all governmental rules; archive project documents (contract, report, amendment etc..) to be shared with the HQ.
    • Communication: dial directly with the communication office at the HQ level and make sure that COOPI communication manual is followed and disseminated; prepare and coordinate all relevant communications materials (photos, communication reports, visibility plan etc.).
    • Project proposal: support the Head of Mission and Program Manager on project proposal development, operational plan updates and internal program planning tools revisions and update.
    • Reporting: prepare and revise projects narrative reports to be shared with the HQ and Donors.
    • M&E: liaise directly with the different project manager on the revision and follow up of the internal M&E tool.
    • Others: perform other additional duties requested by the Head of Mission provide solutions and define work processes for various interventions.


    • Advanced degree in International Development or related fields;
    • Excellent knowledge of project cycle-management;
    • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
    • Excellent inter-personal and writing communication skills;
    • Strong commitment to follow the rules and procedures of the organization.

    Soft skills:

    • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills;
    • Strong supervisory abilities and demonstrated capacity of teamwork;
    • Adequate resilience to stress;
    • Organize work efficiently and deliver assignments in a timely manner often under time constraints.


    • Previous experience in writing project proposals;
    • Previous experience in Western African country;
    • Previous experience with an international humanitarian INGO.

    Requested Experience:

    • Minimum of 1 year.

    How to Apply
    Interested and qualified candidates should click here to apply on or before 30th December, 2019.

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