DCA Readvertisement Country Director Jobs in South Sudan

DCA Readvertisement Country Director Jobs in South Sudan

  • Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a professional team of humanitarian and development experts implementing a 110million DKK/ 17 million USD operation in a challenging context?

  • DanChurchAid (DCA) is looking for a dynamic, visionary and experienced Country Director for its Country Programme in South Sudan. The Country Director will be based in Juba, South Sudan, with frequent travel to the field.


  • As Country Director, you will lead the DCA country management team and ensure good staff welfare and conducive working environment for 50 national and 13 international staff. You will lead and inspire the strategic directions of the programme, ensuring synergy between its different components as well as high quality, accountable and innovative programme implementation.

  • You will be responsible for nurturing relations with donors and other stakeholders as well as for identifying fundraising opportunities and building partnerships to sustain a continuous growth of the programme. You will also ensure a strong focus on security management, conducting regular monitoring and analysis of the security environment.

  • The country programme’s overall focus is in triple NEXUS and localised cash-based humanitarian assistance and livelihood programming, GBV, peacebuilding and mine action projects, which are implemented through partnerships with national NGOs or directly by DCA. The country programme operates in several parts of the country with funding from various back donors. The position will also engage with stakeholders such as the ACT Alliance, South Sudan NGO Forum, Localisation working group.


  • At least 5 years proven experience in leadership and results-based management at a Country Director level or equivalent position.

  • At least 10 years documented experience in managing humanitarian and development programmes and projects in contextual and operational challenging environments and preferably with some work experience in South Sudan. Management experience in complex and volatile security contexts, given the threat to humanitarian staff in South Sudan.

  • Proven successful fundraising and donor relations and a capacity to challenge status quo and innovate.

  • Cultural sensitivity, strong communication and diplomatic skills, with the ability to build relations both within and outside DCA.

  • Programmatic experience with some key areas of DCA’s country programme, such as Triple NEXUS humanitarian response, humanitarian mine action, development, peacebuilding and relevant programming targeting arms and explosive remnants of conflicts, longer term development interventions, rights based programming, gender mainstreaming and roll-out of Core Humanitarian Standards, Localisation and Charter4Change.

  • Experience working with implementing partners as well as in setting up and managing self- implemented interventions.

    ● A relevant tertiary academic education at Master’s level.

    ● Fluency in English – oral as well as written.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; DCA Readvertisement Country Director Jobs in South Sudan

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