Project Manager, Danish Refugee Council, Kajo Keji, South Sudan

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  • Relevant educational background (Political Science, Social Sciences, International Development, Economics, etc.);
  • Demonstrated management, leadership, interpersonal and communication skills; experience in managing and working with a multicultural staff; ability to motivate and counsel staff working in a complex post-conflict environment;
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant international experience in program management and development;

  • Experience from humanitarian work "on the ground";
  • Familiarity with grants management and Project Cycle Management, and with refugee and IDP legal framework;
  • Solid experience with administration, financial and human resource management;
  • Demonstrated record in collaborating and networking with Governments, UN, donors and other NGOs;
  • Fundraising skills;
  • Good analytical, negotiation, advocacy and communication skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a relatively basic and sometimes insecure environment;


    Availability: 1. May 2007

    Duty station: Wudu Town, Kajo Keji County, where the DRC Kajo Keji Sub-Office is located.

    Frequent travel within South Sudan and Northern Uganda is expected.

    Contract: Ten months with possibility of extension, subject to funding.

    Salary and other conditions in accordance with the DRC Terms of Employment for Expatriates.

    The position will be placed at salary level B2.

    The project Manager refers to the DRC South Sudan Country Representative (based in Yei).

    Further Information:

    For further information about the programme and position, please contact Programme Co-ordinator Christian Boehm, email: Christian.boehm [at]

    Please note that applications are NOT to be sent to Mr. Boehm, but to job [at]

    For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult

    Application And CV

    Only applications with a CV and letter of application that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.

    CV-only applications will NOT be considered.

    The Danish Refugee Council kindly requests that you, in your application, state where you first saw this job-posting.

    Please forward application, in English and marked "Project Manager/South Sudan" to: job [at]

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