Deputy Program Manager/Operations

Location: Juba, South Sudan.

Creative Associates International Inc. is a dynamic and fast-growing professional services firm that specializes in international development.

It is seeking a Deputy Program Manager/Operations for an anticipated Department of State (DoS)-funded grants-based project to reinforce stability in transitional areas by working with South Sudanese local/regional governments throughout Sudan to identify and address community needs.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field;
  • At least five years of relevant work experience, including experience with a Contractor or international NGO, working on donor-funded projects in a related role and with some demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Experience with management of grants under contract programs, preferably including in-kind and small grants;
  • Fluency in Department of State policies and procedures in regards to financial management, financial reporting, procurement processes, systems and grants management;
  • Experience working in developing countries is required, preferably in a fragile or transitional state environment;
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in establishing systems and overseeing program start-up under limited time constraints as well as program close-out;
  • Evidence of experience as a “hands-on” manager;
  • Fluency in English;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong analytical capacity.

    Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in Sudan is desirable;

  • Experience in conflict, post-conflict, or transitional state environments highly desirable
    Closing date for applications is 20 May.

    Only if you are unable to submit online, may you send your résumé and cover letter by e-mail to Recruitment[at] with Deputy Program Manager/Operations-CODE: PRP47858 on the subject line.

    For more information see: Deputy Program Manager/Operations, application can be made online at: Deputy Program Manager/Operations

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