Solidarities International Program Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

Solidarities International Program Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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  • The Program Coordinator contributes to the development of SI strategy, guarantee quality of the implementation and coordinate the project cycle in South Sudan mission.

    Specific objectives
    Strategic orientation

  • Develop sector based strategy for the mission
  • Support CD in analysis of SI priorities and its overlap with donor strategies

  • Ensure the strategy is implemented through newly proposed projects

    Quality programming

  • Support the PMs in setting up a technical approach and assessing the financial, human, and logistical elements of programs to be implemented.

  • Ensure that all programs are implemented respecting SI annual operational strategy, technical requirements, and the criteria stipulated by donors.

  • Ensure that the programs reach the contractual results
    Supervise and support the program managers, monitor and evaluate activities implemented
    Coordination, technical support and operational monitoring

  • Ensure that SI project management tools are set up and filled regularly by the PMs and reviewed from programmatic perspective.

  • Anticipate the difficulties in the implementation and propose ways of addressing them/re-orientating.

    Reporting / communication / representation

  • Contribute to the donor fundraising and positioning SI vis-à-vis the donors in the country

  • Serve as a focal point for specific programming aspects vis-à-vis the donors and local authorities.

  • Serve as a main focal point for reports, proposals and project amendments.

  • Participate in the centralization and dissemination of procedures, guidelines and tools linked to activities.

    Personnel management

  • Ensure that the team members are inducted into their position, evaluated on their performance and their capacity built as per need
    Keep regular communication and tasking with the team members inline or technical management.

    Priorities for the first 3 months:

  • Ensure new proposals are in line with the 2021 country strategy.

  • Emphasize program development and expansion, targeting diversified donors.

  • Ensure the projects ending in 2021 are fully implemented and according to the requirements
    Maintain and increase involvement of SI in WASH, FSL, S/NFI Clusters.

  • Ensure the capacity-building of PMs, especially the newly arrived PMs in 2021 – considering that there will be several nationalizations in 2021 on these positions (Aburoc, Raja, especially)

  • Be the focal point for CATI research on cholera respons.

  • Continue and reinforce participation in network and coordination platform with other actors in the light of developing consortium and /or partnership.

  • Reinforce the MEAL department at coordination and bases levels (integrate in proposals and coordinate coordination and bases, if we have MEAL at both levels).

    Start the planification of 2022 strategy
    main challenges:.

  • Volatile context in the country (but situation is more stable in Juba) and complex security situation (Presence of multiple armed actor in the different parts of the country despite peace agreements and reconciliation process ongoing). Criminality and harassment from multiple actors is on medium level in Juba, with curfew and movement rules followed by the mission to mitigate the risk.

  • Humanitarian access impediments in multiple parts of the Country due local authorities, climate and underdeveloped road infrastructure
    Developing collaboration and networking with local authorities and NGOs working in the area
    Evolving nature of needs and interruption of the planned activities.

  • Coordination with all stakeholders: actual partners are ALIMA, Medair, Intersos, IMA, potentially DRC, IMC, Malteser International
    The Program Coordinator is under direct responsibility of the Country Director and is responsible for program activities in South Sudan mission.

  • He/She is the functional manager of four Program Managers in the field bases and the direct line manager for the Program Manager in Juba and the MEAL team.

    Mission: size, bases, budget, number of expatriates and national staffs.

  • 6 bases for now (Juba, Aburoc, Raja, Wau, Lankien, EP&R). Potential changes depending on emergency
  • 5 million EURO
  • 11 expatriates
  • 45 national staffs

    Your Profile

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in International Relations, International Development, Humanitarian Studies, Logistics, Business, Management, or other related sectors.


  • 4 to 6 years of professional experience, including at least 3 years in humanitarian environments.

  • 3 years of experience as Program Coordinator or Emergency Coordinator.

  • Experience in protracted crisis context (being able to switch between short/medium/long term solutions).

  • Previous experience in insecure and access-hindered environment required.

  • Experience in working in South Sudan is a strong asset.

    Technical Skills and Knowledge

  • Good knowledge in MS Office package: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power point, Microsoft Outlook.

  • Knowledge of basic GIS desirable.
    Good and proven writing and spoken English are required

  • Arabic and/or French speaking is an asset.

    Transferable Skills

  • Sound understanding in project cycle management (specifically MEAL and project development).

  • Ability to lead the process of program development.

  • Coordination among internal departments to ensure quality and timely implementation.

  • Ability to collect, manage and filter extensive amounts of information in real time.
  • Capacity to provide clear and well documented strategies.

  • Excellent networking capacities, including with key national and international stakeholders.

  • Ability and willingness to evolve in very fast paced environments and insecure environments
    Strong synthesis and information dissemination skills.

  • Capacity in managing a multi-technical and multi-ethnic team.

  • Experience in remote management is an asset
    Capacity-building and training abilities and experience.

  • Good analytical skills and proactive, solution oriented approach to work.

  • Flexibility and adaptability to quick context/strategy changes.

    Si Will Offer You
    A Salaried Position:

  • to experience, starting from 2600 euros gross per month (+ 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of 700 USD.

  • SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.

  • Vacation: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months (with 850 USD allocated by solidarities). To these break periods, it is necessary to add the granting of one additional rest day per month worked, i.e. 12 days in addition for a one-year contract.

    Social and medical cover:

  • Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs refunded.

    Living conditions:

  • Individual self-contained room available in a team Guesthouse in Juba with electricity 24/7.
    During field visits, living conditions can be basic depending on the project base.

  • Internet and Phone network available.

  • Restaurants and international food available in Juba.
  • In order to better adapt to the culture, clothes should be adapted to the local cultural norms and integration (no short trousers/shoulders must be covered for women/…).

  • Malaria prophylaxis is strongly recommended during the rainy season.

  • Risk of diseases: Malaria, Diarrhea, COVID 19.

  • Insect repellent should be brought from outside the country.

  • Good sunglasses and Sunscreen are strongly recommended.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Solidarities International Program Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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