Solidarites International Country Director Jobs in South Sudan

Solidarites International Country Director Jobs in South Sudan

The civil armed conflict that broke out in South Sudan in mid‐December 2013 has burdened the country with a multi‐layered array of challenges. According to OCHA and UNHCR, in December 2018, over 4 million people were still forced to flee their homes due to insecurity, including 1.87 million IDPs and 2.27 million refugees still hosted in neighboring countries.

The protracted nature of the conflict has considerably destroyed key basic infrastructures, and weakened livelihood opportunities, while eroding the coping capacities of the local communities. The most vulnerable are also facing the impact of climate change, with alteration of usual rainfall patterns, leading to seasonal droughts and flooding, causing further displacements and contributing to resource‐based conflicts.


  • To maintain a constant and in-depth understanding of the context and the humanitarian needs
  • To lead the definition of SI’s country strategy for South Sudan based on a in-depth analysis of the needs, the context, an actor’s mapping and SI’s mandate.
  • To uphold the growth of the mission through active fundraising and new programmes development.
  • To oversee the implementation of the ongoing projects
  • To ensure active external representation to establish close coordination with all key stakeholders, donors, authorities and partners.
  • To ensure the required resources are mobilized
    as required and as per established procédures (HR, financial, logistics)
  • To provide guidance and supervision to the coordination team, including support to the Field Coordinators.
  • To ensure safety&security


  • More than 5 years of professional humanitarian experience, including a previous experience as Area Manager/Field Coordinator or CD.
  • Demonstrated experience in conflict contexts and insecure environments, with significant experience in supporting emergency response programming, access negociation and security analysis and management.
  • Extensive program development and fundraising experience, including in working with major institutional donors, including: OFDA, ECHO, UN Agencies, etc
  • Successful experience in managing multi-sector programmes especially WASH, Food Security&Livelihoods
  • Demonstrated succesful experience in negotiation and external respresentation.
  • Leadership skills, problem-solving skills and ability to make decisions
  • Outstanding communication skills, including excellent diplomacy skills with the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • Analytical skills and proven organization and methodical skills
  • Strong interest and understanding of the context and strong commitment to humanitarian work and principles.
  • Ability to withstand pressure
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in working in complex and volatile environments
  • Capacity to adapt and show organizational flexibility
  • Ability to represent SI towards different stakeholders

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; Solidarites International Country Director Jobs in South Sudan

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