Child Care and Gender Development Officer, World Vision - Sudan

Employer: World Vision

Location: Sudan (Nyala)

Closing date: 15 Feb


  • Ability to undertake rapid assessments, develop concept papers, prepare proposals, and implementation reports for donors.
  • Ability to work under very minimal (none) supervision. Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail orientation.
  • Understanding of children, youth, women and gender development issues in relief situations.
  • Knowledge in setting up and supporting, adult education, vocational training and micro project centers.
  • Training skills in project planning, designing, implementing, management and monitoring.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) especially in English.
  • A good team player, with demonstrated leadership ability, and strong negotiating skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, Lotus Notes and related software a must.
  • Good understanding of the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct, Sphere Standards, Charter of the Rights of the Child, and adherence to Humanitarian Principles.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina. Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.
  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.
  • Strongly Preferred: University degree in Development/Social Studies or related field. 3 to 5 years field experience with NGO’s in developing countries, with at least 2 years in senior position working in a relief environment.

    Preferred: Working knowledge of Arabic an advantage.

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