Alight Project Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

Alight Project Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

The overall objective of the South Sudan program is to assist the South Sudanese to respond and react to community needs. To achieve this objective, we implement a multi-sectoral program that includes Nutrition, WASH and Gender based violence prevention and response activities. Our GBV programming is expanding its outreach mechanisms and introducing innovative new initiatives. We have a program activities in Central and Eastern Equatoria, Northern Bahr Gazal, and Upper Nile.

The Project Coordinator will be the overall focal person overseeing ARC activities in Ulang. The Project Coordinator will also be leading GBV prevention and response activities in Ulang, including technical oversight and support to GBV project staff. The position will be based in Ulang Upper Nile State, South Sudan.



  • Coordinate with other organizations, including local associations, to strengthen multi-sectoral services for survivors and to integrate GBV concerns into different sectors.
  • Work with partners and community members to develop a GBV referral pathway for available services.
  • Contribute to the positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organization’s Code of Conduct.
  • Represent ARC in relevant coordination mechanisms and provide update on project activities as required.
  • Collaborate with local authorities, government Ministries and other stakeholders and maintain good working relationships with other service providers.

    Assessment and Program Planning

  • Contribute to assessments, ensuring adherence to safety and ethical recommendations.
  • Conduct regular safety audits and share results with partners.
  • Identify locations to establish safe spaces for women and girls, identify support structures to reinforce, and appropriate entry points for support services.
  • Contribute to concepts or proposals as requested

    Human Resources Management

  • Identify, train, monitor and support program staff and volunteers.
  • Develop support strategies for staff and introduce principles of self-care.
  • Work closely with the HR personnel in the recruitment and orientation of local staffs.
  • Lead in the performance appraisals for the GBV Project staffs in Ulang.

    Program Implementation and Capacity Development

  • Establish psychosocial support services for women and girls.
  • Establish a case management system and provide regular support to case management processes.
  • Establish referral pathways with community input.
  • Establish safe information sharing procedures
  • Train GBV staff and select community focal points to become activists of GBV prevention and response.
  • Coordinate with health
    program to ensure appropriate GBV response services are in place.
  • Provide recommendations, trainings as appropriate
  • Organize information sharing campaigns to share key protection messages with communities
  • Compile monthly and quarterly reports, on time and with accurate data
  • Maintain flexibility to take on added responsibility as and when needed
  • Prepare timely and concise donor reports as appropriate

    Financial Management

  • Develop work plans in line with financial BVAs
  • Budget management and reviewing BVAs shared by finance and provide feedback
  • Work with Finance and Logistics to plan and procure supplies within program budgets
  • Ensure compliance with donor regulations


  • Ensure compliance with security protocols and policies
  • Consider security implications of all program activities, reviewing all new initiatives with local staff and community leaders
  • Provide security updates to the security officer as required
  • Any other duties as requested by the supervisor


  • Advanced degree in Social Work, Public Health, International Development or other relevant field of study or equivalent experience
  • Three years’ experience in GBV program design and implementation
  • Supervisory experience
  • Familiarity with standards and guidelines for GBV programming and coordination as well as guidance on protection from SEA
  • Familiarity with international humanitarian operations, coordination structures, and the mandates of donors, UN agencies, and other NGOs
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, to remain flexible to a changing environment, and to make decisions independently
  • Ability to work well with a cross-cultural team
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Strong English language skills
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and HQ, counterparts, government representatives and others
  • Ability to speak the local language is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 10th August, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Alight Project Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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