Solidarités International Program Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

Solidarités International Program Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

About the Job


The program coordinator, as the Head of Department for the all programs on the mission, contributes to the development of SI’ strategy by proposing sector-based strategies for the whole activities.

More Specifically:

  • He/she is the guarantor of the quality and suitability of proposed technical approaches and ensures the appropriateness between SI’s activities and general objectives and needs of the population.

  • He/she coordinates the project cycle and more particularly the operational monitoring of programs implemented in the intervention country.

  • He/she contributes to the capitalization process and the improvement of SI’s methods and techniques.

  • He//She reports directly to the Country Director and manages 3 Program Managers (1 in Juba and 2 in Upper Nile), one Reporting Officer, and a MEAL team ideally in the future.

    Main Responsibilities

  • Strategic orientation.

  • Relevance and quality of projects.

  • Coordination, technical support, and operational monitoring.

  • People and team management.

  • Reporting / communication / representation.

    Main challenges

  • Volatile political and security context in the country.

  • Humanitarian access impediments in multiple parts of the country.

  • Developing collaboration and networking with local authorities and NGOs.

  • Evolving nature of needs and interruption of the planned activities.

  • Coordination with all stakeholders.

    Responsibilities for the First 2-3 months:

  • Ensure new proposals are in line with the 2023 country strategy.

  • Emphasize program development and expansion, targeting diversified donors.

  • Ensure the projects ending in 2023 are fully implemented and according to the requirements.

  • Ensure RRM can quickly deliver assistance to impacted communities by closely following-up on RRM PMs.

  • Maintain and increase involvement of SI in WASH, FSL, S/NFI Clusters.

  • Participate to the implementation of several consortium projects and ensure proper coordination with partners.

  • Ensure the capacity-building of PMs, especially the newly arrived PMs in 2021, of RCO and of Consortium Manager.

  • 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)
    and closely follow-up on the MEAL team structuration.

    Your Profile


  • Post graduate level in development / humanitarian studies.


  • Experience in and excellent understanding of the humanitarian sector (at least 4 years).

  • Experience in programs coordination and / or emergency response (at least 2 years).

  • Experience in protracted crisis context.

  • Proven experience in insecure and complex access environment.

  • Proven experience as an organized team and people manager.

  • Multigrants / Multiproject experience is mandatory.

  • Experience with SI is an asset.

  • Experience in remote management is an asset.

  • Previous experience in South Sudan is a strong asset.

    Transferable Skills

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

  • Ability to lead the process of program development.

  • Capacity to provide clear and well documented strategies.

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

  • Very good analytical, critical, and synthesis skills.

  • Communication and diplomatic skills.

  • Management of a multi-technical and multi-ethnic team.

  • Capacity-building and training, coaching abilities, and experience.

  • Collect, manage, and filter extensive amounts of information in real time.

  • Organization, focus on objectives and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Proactive, solution-oriented approach to work.

  • Excellent team player.

    Technical Skills

  • Pack MS Office – excellent mastery of Excel included

  • GIS desirable

  • Bilingual in English. Arabic is an asset.

    Personal Abilities

  • Willingness to evolve in very fast paced environments and insecure environments

  • Excellent stress management, and important flexibility; capacity to adapt to quick context/strategy changes

    How to Apply

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

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