INTERSOS Programme Coordinator - Jobs in South Sudan

INTERSOS Programme Coordinator - Jobs in South Sudan

South Sudan is anchored to the bottom of the human development index.

Access to services is still a significant issue due to ongoing conflict and lack of human and physical resources.

More than half of its school age children – over 1 million in total – are out of school,
GBV is at all time highs, Malnutrition and food scarcity is a looming threat, along with the deepest social and economic inequalities and
its volatile situation makes it a stable location for humanitarian intervention.

INTERSOS has been present in South Sudan since 2006 with a country office in Juba and field bases in six States of the country, namely
Jonglei, Upper Nile, Unity, Eastern Equatoria, Western Equatoria and Central Equatoria.

INTERSOS focuses on implementing emergency response and relief programs in different sectors: Protection, Education, NFI/Shelter and WASH with a special focus on serving the conflict-affected population, which were forced to displace from their homes by the conflict but also the hosting communities, which often are equally vulnerable.

General purpose of the position

  • Support the overall programme management and development of the South Sudan mission
  • To manage and oversee the development of the assigned projects such as Health and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation Hygiene, EiE, Protection,

    Main responsibilities and tasks
  • Develop and revise programme of activities for INTERSOS SS mission
  • Prepare and review strategies related to the roll out and development of integrated WASH Health and Nutrition activities and project
  • Ensure that all projects are reaching high quality of performance through coordinating implement of the organisation's tools and
  • Ensure ongoing learning on good practices and sectoral standards relevant to the assigned projects and monitoring system and tools are
    developed and used by project managers and sector coordinators
  • Promote teamwork and coordination across sectors to ensure integration
    and homogenous
    quality implementation of programmes
  • Enhance a positive identity of INTERSOS across all Programmes
  • To build a strong collaborative network among partners and community in the spirit of the participatory approach of INTERSOS programmes

    Program Quality

  • Develop and update minimum standards for programme implementation across strategies
  • Ensure with the support of the Protection
  • Coordinator that all sectors
    are considering Protection Mainstreaming actions and AAP in all activities
  • Ensure strengthening of existing presence through complementary integration of INTERSOS sectors of intervention


  • Ensure 5W matrices are submitted to national clusters as agreed,
  • Coordinate internal cross sector communication and updates
  • Represent INTERSOS with national and state authorities, non-state actors I/NNGOs, donors etc. in Juba

    Human Resources

  • Ensure ongoing training of team, re-recruit where necessary
  • With administration section ensure procedures are followed for staff, updated details on file, ToRs are in place and followed, payments are
    followed up on

  • University degree at Masters level of relevant sectors and fields or demonstrated programme management experience

    Professional Experience
  • Experience (5 years) working in a complex context is required
  • Knowledge of proposal development is essential
  • Intersectoral experience or similar positions are an asset
  • Experience managing integrated projects is an asset
  • Knowledge of the different sectors of intervention is a must

    Professional Requirements
  • Strong skills in communication, mediation and negotiation
  • Strong understanding of stakeholders and stakeholder management
  • Proposal writing, grant development
  • Team management skills

  • Excellent written and spoken English is essential

    Personal Requirements
  • Willingness to live in the field including in temporary bases and to accept basic living standards and movement restrictions
  • Willingness to work adapt and productively work in insecure, volatile, or harsh environments
  • Strong team spirit
  • Flexibility, stress tolerance
  • Problem solving attitude solutions oriented

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; INTERSOS Programme Coordinator - Jobs in South Sudan

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