Vacancy for Field Administration Manager at the Alliance for International Medical Action

Job Title: Field Administration Manager.

Job Location: Monguno, Borno.

Apply Before:19th July, 2017.

The Company: The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an independent medical aid organization based in Dakar, Senegal. ALIMA has three principal areas of expertise: providing medical care in humanitarian crises, supporting the development of national medical organizations, and conducting operational research to bring medical innovation to the field.

Mission and Main Activities

  • Is in charge of the program’s administration, finance and Human resource. Together with the Program Managers, he/she is responsible for expenditure and compiles the budget tracking reports for each program. He/she also manages cash flow.
  • Is responsible for the implementation of Human Resources policies in the project and the correct Administrative Management of all staff working in the project (National, International).

Experience and Skills

  • University Degree in Finance, Administration, and Human Resources
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Finance & HR management
  • Experience in a similar position for at least 1 year
  • Experience with medical international NGO, an asset
  • Team management and supervision skills
  • Perfect knowledge of MS Office package, especially Excel & Word
  • Knowledge of Saga (Finance software) & Homere (HR software) is highly appreciated
  • Rigorous, stress resistant and good adaptation capacity

Applicant qualities:

  • Sense of organization, method and autonomy
  • Adaptable and diplomatic
  • Used to working in a team in multicultural contexts
  • Skills in training and support


  • English is mandatory (written, read, spoken), French and Hausa are an asset


  • Contract term: contract under French law, 6 months, renewable
  • Desired start date: 15 August 2017
  • Duration of Mission: 06 months minimum, with possible extension

Salary: depending on experience + per diem

ALIMA pays for:

  • Travel costs between the expatriate’s country of origin and the mission location accommodation costs medical cover from the first day of the contract to a month after the date of departure from the mission country for the employee evacuation of the employee

How to Apply:

*Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and CV’s to: using the position applied for as the subject of the email.


  • Candidates should send their answers to the following questions (you’ll join a Word document):
  • How do you place ALIMA in the NGO medical emergency landscape?
  • Describe your experience on field administration in the humanitarian environment? Please explain what you liked about it/ did well and what were your difficulties.
  • According to you, which are the challenges of this position in the context of Monguno in Nigeria.
  • Please indicate your level both in English and French, written read spoken (scale between 1 and 10, 10 being native speaker).
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