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As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.
Field position with the main purpose of providing the necessary strategic community leadership and management support to WVNS through coordination, integration and overseeing implementation of efficient and effective area projects/programmes and support services field activities in South Darfur.
Link to build and strengthen relationships in the field with communities, local leaders, GoS, NGOs and other partners.
Build relationships and linkages with local authorities and communities in the areas WVNS is operating and other prospective areas.
Build relations with other NGOs that are working in and around the areas WVNS is operating
Strengthen/build relationships with NGOs
Provide leadership to WVNS team, build and maintain team spirit
Participate in community, GoS and NGO meetings and give WVNS programme updates if and when necessary
Arrange meetings for WVNS teams with stakeholders (Communities, local authority, GoS and NGOs)
n collaboration with WVNS, Operations Manager, programme sector specialists and support services coordinate WVNS activities at all levels in the Area.
Give support to sector specialist by ensuring that all logistic arrangements are in place for field activities.
Ensure that all sector programmes are provided with office space
Oversee and coordinate warehouse and transport management in the field
Ensure that staff visiting the field are accommodated
Host visitors from other WV regional offices SOs, partners and donors
Excellent English written and verbal communication skills (Arabic advantage).
Demonstrate leadership, coaching, mentoring, and team building skills.
Strong people management skills.
Strong problem identification, analytical and solving, skills.
At least three years experience in humanitarian related work.
Practical management experience preferably in relief or development work with rural communities.
* Demonstrable competence in proposal and report writing together with financial monitoring experience.
Experience of working through systems of community participation and good analytical skills.
Prioritization skills and the ability to follow procedures are necessary.
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members in a cross-cultural environment is required.
Sensitivity to staff from different educational and national backgrounds and ability to advise and mentor staff and partner organizations is required.
Experience working with donors is required.
Ability to live and work in remote areas and travel extensively, work in difficult situations,
Ability to monitor a large, diverse portfolio of projects/programmes.
Good understanding of World Vision, LEAP and Sphere relief standards.
For more information and job application, see: Area Coordinator Website
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