Cordaid Area Coordinator-Torit and Bentiu Jobs in South Sudan

Cordaid Area Coordinator-Torit and Bentiu Jobs in South Sudan

Position and responsibility

  • The Area Coordinator will be responsible for the overall management of the management of the organization activities in the region.

  • She/he/she will be responsible for managing the health activities, planning, implementation, monitoring, manage all security, logistics, and procurement issues at the field level are managed plus the coordinate with the relevant stakeholders both state and non-state actors.

    General objective for the position

  • Administratively manage the organization portfolio in the region

  • other project partners in the area which will be implemented in a consortium.

  • Direct management responsibility for all activities in Unity Region and liaison with all the stakeholders at the field level

    Specific objectives

  • Ensure donor compliance at every stage in the implementation of this project. This includes compliance in the areas of financial expenditures, procurements, use of equipment, co-location for the project implementers wherever possible.

  • Work with the consortium members to prepare and submit quarterly reports to the Health Program Manager/Health Advisor in Juba for the project.

  • Support the implementation of other Cordaid activities in the region in liaison with the technical heads at the field and Juba Level

  • Manage all security, logistics, and procurement issues of the project in liaison with the Juba office.

  • Organize a baseline study at the start of the project and monitor the progress of the project based on agreed activity lines.

  • Plan and conduct quarterly review meetings for the project with participation of the partners and the donors as required.

  • Work with key project staff at the hospital and the counties in the day to day planning and management of health activities in the counties and at the Bentiu state hospital.

  • Provide Administrative support to the health team and monitor progress and performance

  • Track, approve and review field purchase requests and ensure monthly financial reporting is undertaken for the project in line with available budgets and plans

  • Maintain high, cordial, and professional working
    relationship with fellow hospital staff, state ministry of health and other actors in the state and other stakeholders and partners

  • Participate in the health, nutrition, and other relevant cluster meetings for the state in conjunction with the other health partners in the area including WHO, State ministry of health and other actors in the area

  • Attend relevant coordination meetings at the state and feedback to Cordaid Juba Office and the donor as may be necessary.

    Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Medicine or any biomedical science with post graduate training and experience in project management with post graduate training in Public Health, Health Management or

  • Post graduate training in management or public health management

  • At least 7 Years’ experience in project management and grant management at senior level with budget management responsibilities.

  • Ability to develop implementation plans for project activities.

  • A good understanding and experience of working with County Health Officials, State Ministry Officials, Donors and UN agencies and the health system in South Sudan.

  • Previous experience of working in South Sudan and Ability to work in areas of limited resources.

  • Excellent report writing and reporting skills in English

  • Ability to live and work in remote settings with minimum infrastructure


  • Integrity

  • Result Oriented

  • Planning and organizing

  • Quality Orientation

  • Dealing with details

  • Entrepreneurship

  • Self-starting/ initiative

  • Social awareness

  • Intercultural Orientation

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualifying applicants can submit their application letter including CV in English, National ID and qualification documents, both phone and email contact details of at least 4 professional references, including most recent/current employer/supervisor to the following email

  • Mention the vacancy reference number and position in the subject line.

  • e.g. CSS01/06/20 Area Coordinator-Bentiu and Torit

  • Deadline for submission is by the 14th July 2020

  • Cordaid is an equal opportunities employer and women are strongly encouraged to apply

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. An integrity check will be part of recruitment procedure

  • All applications submitted cannot be returned.

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