Area Coordinator South Yemen

PUI has been working in Yemen since 2007, by providing an integrated approach mainly focused on health and nutrition, coupled with food security and WASH activities, in order to combine an emergency response with a longer term community based approach.

At the time of writing, PUI operates in Al Mansuryah, As Sukhnah and Al Mighlaf Districts in Hodeidah Governorate and in Al Jabin District in Raymah Governorate in the North; moreover, in 2019 a base has been established in the South, in Al Mokha District, located in Taizz Governorate, supported by a small office in Aden.

The Area Coordinator will be based in Aden though required to travel within the country (including to Sana’a, PUI Yemen’s Coordination office) and especially to Mokha, the base under his/her area of responsibility. 

The Area Coordinator is responsible for oversight of all programmes, operations, and safety and security of all staff under his/her area of responsibility. The Area Coordinator represents PUI to local stakeholders including authorities, donors, NGOs and other actors, monitors and analyses the humanitarian context and assesses needs accordingly in order to inform programmatic strategy.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading the development strategy and assesments,
  • Representation and networking
  • Fundraising and grants management (in close collaboration with the deputy hom programmes)
  • Coordination and programmes
  • Ensuring the safety of property and people in his/her area of responsibility
  • Supervising teams of national and international staff 

While PUI has opened in 2019 an operational base in Al Mokha, Taizz governorate, the NGO wishes to better support and develop further its operations in the southern part of Yemen. The Area Coordinator will be the first permanent international staff based in Aden, ensuring a strong liaison with other stakeholders at regional level, and informing, coordinating and supporting operations in Al Mokha, with the following priorities:

  1. Ensuring regular and effective relationships with all stakeholders and particularly with local authorities to facilitate implementation and development of programs.
  2. Monitoring of the wider sociopolitical and humanitarian contexts in order to contribute to the overall security analysis and protocols in Southern Yemen and proposes assessments and new interventions
  3. Ensuring the continuous improvement of implemented activities quality and capacity building for PUI staff. 


  • Employed with a fixed term contract
  • Monthly gross income: from 2 420 up to 2 750 Euros depending on the experience in International Solidarity + 50 Euros per semester seniority with PUI
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing individual room in a collective accommodation in Tunis
  • Daily living Expenses (« Per diem »)
  • Break Policy: 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance if pending visa OR 5 working days at 2, 4, 8 and 10 months if in-country
  • Paid Leave Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Take a look at the full Job Description on Première Urgence Internationale's website.

تاريخ النشر: ٥ يناير ٢٠٢١
الناشر: LinkedIn
تاريخ النشر: ٥ يناير ٢٠٢١
الناشر: LinkedIn