Concern Worldwide Area Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

The principle objective of the Bentiu-based Area Coordinator position is to be responsible for the overall management and implementation of Concern’s programmes in Northern Unity (Northern Liech State).

Key activities include: security monitoring and protocol implementation, coordination of the programmes and sectors, including strategy, budget and implementation oversight, and to ensure the effective and efficient management of programme staff and programme logistics, in collaboration with the Bentiu-based support team.

The Area Coordinator is responsible for state-level representation, oversees the management of one core pipeline, and manages directly or indirectly all Bentiu based staff.

S/He liaises regularly and directly with the E-PD to discuss strategy of current programmes, expansion opportunities based on context analysis to ensure Concern is identified as a forefront emergency response partner.


  • Lead on situation analysis and programme proposal development for the Northern Unity programmes.
  • Ensure quality implementation of Concern’s integrated emergency response and recovery programme including nutrition, WASH, shelter and NFI, along with any new thematic areas in Northern Unity, according to international standards, Concern policies and best practices.
  • Provide oversight and support to programmes managers to ensure prepositioning of stock, development of procurement plans, expenditure tracking and donor reporting is done accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Monitor programme expenditure and budgets, and work with programme managers, the base manager and the EPD to ensure resources are optimally utilized and spending is in line with Concern financial procedures and donor requirements.
  • Support cross-sectoral periodic programme reviews in order to
    assess programme progress, capture lessons learnt and adapt programme strategies as necessary in accordance with Concern’s results-based management principles.
  • Ensure mainstreaming of cross cutting issues/approaches throughout the programme cycle including Accountability to Affected Population, Gender, Protection, HIV and Aids, Rights Based Approach, Accountability and do no harm philosophy.
  • Ensure the local authorities and communities are meaningfully engaged in programme development in line with the Common Humanitarian Standards initiative and best practices.


  • At least three years’ experience of managing and coordinating field based operations preferably integrated emergency response programmes in remote and fragile locations.
  • Experience and ability to lead a multi-sectoral programme team of international and national staff working in a remote location.
  • Familiarity and knowledge of finance, logistics and administration.
  • Experience of monitoring and reporting of budgets across a programme and ensuring effective and accountable use of funds.
  • Computer literate and sound knowledge of Word and Excel.
  • Experience of working in challenging, insecure areas and willingness to travel to remote environments.


  • Masters in development studies or sociology or any other development related study
  • Experience in promoting community participation in programme design, implementation and evaluation
  • Experience of institutional strengthening of government and local NGOs
  • Experience of conducting emergency assessments and rapid response mechanisms

    We would also like:

  • Cross cultural awareness and sensitivity.

    How to apply

  • CV’s should be no more than 4 pages in length
    15th August, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; Concern Worldwide Area Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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