Location: Juba, South Sudan
Contract: Indefinite duration
Availability: December 2013
In Africa, millions of people survive by their livestock yet veterinary care is often insufficiently available. When farmers lose their herds to disease, drought or conflict, they lose everything: their pride, their culture, their savings and their livelihood.
The role of the Country Director for South Sudan is to develop and implement the strategy for South Sudan in line with the mission, vision, values and global strategy of VSF-Belgium. He/she reports to the Regional Director- East Africa.
Strategic leadership: Develop and lead the national programme Strategy and programs and contribute to the regional strategy.
Programme implementation: Ensure the quality implementation of the country strategy and program for South Sudan in accordance with regional strategy. Ensure monitoring and evaluation and programme targets are met.
Organisational leadership and people management: To oversee the South Sudan Country Office and field Offices by ensuring that the staffs have the capacity to implement the projects / programmes professionally and efficiently.
Budget Management: Development, management and monitoring of South Sudan annual budget. Also manages and approves the expenses of the country annual budget within the limits of the pre approved budget and in respect of VSF-B and donors procedures.
Fund Raising: Secure additional funding to enable continuation of S. Sudan programmes.
Representation: To display positive image of VSF-B as a leading organization among partners in South Sudan and sub-region, develop networks and mobilize funds (incl. matching grants).
To ensure knowledge/expertise is capitalized within South Sudan and shared with teams across VSFB.
Knowledge and experience
Please send your application letter, curriculum vitae and the names as well as contact data of three reference persons by email to CDSouthSudan [at] vsf-belgium.org.
This vacancy is open to male and female candidates.
Applications from South Sudan nationals are encouraged.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information: www.vsf-belgium.org,