Medair Programme Funding Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Medair Programme Funding Manager Jobs in South Sudan

Project Overview

Multi-sector relief programme including: Health, Nutrition, WASH, MHPSS across fixed and emergency response locations throughout South Sudan. The goal is to assist in reducing morbidity and mortality in vulnerable communities in South Sudan.

Key Activity Areas

Donor Mapping & Donor Relations Management

  • Keeping up-to-date with trends and analyse institutional donor funding opportunities for South Sudan and advise senior management on strategic funding decisions.

  • Support the Country Director and Deputy Country Directors in developing and maintaining efficient donor relations with the in-country representatives of relevant funding partners.

  • Maintain relationships with key institutional donors.

  • Facilitate donors’ monitoring visits to projects.

    Grants Management

  • Keeping up-to-date with all donor specific guidelines and timelines (incl. humanitarian policy and practice) and inform/train relevant colleagues on these guidelines/timelines.

  • Manage the process of compiling donor proposals and reports in close cooperation with Project Coordinators/Project Managers, Technical Advisors and GSO-staff.

  • Act as the focal point for maintaining online donor grant management systems.

  • Support the development of appropriate systems to ensure donor compliance, including financial and monitoring and evaluation systems.

  • Monitor the project budget expenditure, ensuring budgets are spent according to donor proposals and regulations and within the appropriate timeframe to advise senior management on the overall financial/funding status of the country programme.

  • Ensure timely communication with donors in case of significant programmatic or financial deviances from the submitted donor proposal.

    Quality Management

  • Advise relevant staff on institutional donor requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards.

  • Raise any recommendations on the quality of the programmes and interventions during field visits and at other relevant times.

    Team Spiritual Life

  • Reflect the values of Medair with
    team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts.

  • Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement.

  • Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair’s international prayer network.


  • University degree in a relevant subject such as Management / Development Studies / Business Administration or in a relevant technical subject.

  • Strong working knowledge of English and French (spoken and written).


  • 5 years post-qualification experience in a management position.

  • 3 years post-qualification experience in a complex humanitarian emergency.

  • 3 years overseas work experience, preferably with a humanitarian NGO.

  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

  • Experience in the design, monitoring of implementation and evaluation of humanitarian programmes.

  • Experience in dealing with donors and government officials.

  • Knowledge of Humanitarian Essentials, Sphere and HAP Standards and humanitarian guidelines.

  • Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills. Good report, negotiation and proposal writing skills.

  • Advanced leadership and project management skills. Experience of representation at national and local levels.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Medair Programme Funding Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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