Project Officer - Sudan
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Medical Emergency Relief International (Merlin)
International Health NGO
Location: Sudan (Nyala, with travel to project sites - Ed Dein/Adilla/Gereida and Khartoum)
Programme: Emergency Public Health Care to internally displaced and Host Populations In South Darfur
Responsible To: Operations Coordinator
Working With: Project Coordinators, Medical Coordinators, National Teams
Responsible For: Senior Office Manager, Translator
Location: Nyala, with travel to project sites (Ed Dein/Adilla/Gereida) and Khartoum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
Allowance: £11,760 - £16,800 per annum dependent on relevant experience plus an annual cost of living allowance of £4649 (variable subject to exchange rate), insurance cover, accommodation and return flights.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Due to the urgency of this position, applications will be shortlisted on a regular basis and we may offer this post before the closing date.
Significant previous experience within a humanitarian aid organization, preferably in an insecure environment.
Fluency in English written and oral
Experience of project administration and management within a development setting
Experience of security management or providing security support
Ability to work independently and under pressure
Good computer skills including excel and word
Excellent management and personnel skills
Excellent ability to understand and monitor local dynamics in terms of changes of the security situation
Ability and flexibility to understand the cultural and political environment and to work well with the local authorities.
Ability to remain calm and to be diplomatic.
Good team player. Able to live and work in remote, isolated and insecure areas
Able to read and interpret a manual
Able to live as part of a team
Previous experience within the country or region.
To apply for this position
Please download an application form from our website
Completed applications should be emailed to applications [at] merlin-uk.org stating clearly in the subject field the job title, country and reference number (if any)
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