The SRC has been working with the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) since 1999, supporting emergency interventions as well as longer-term transitional and development projects in different geographical and thematic areas. Since 2011, SRC is supporting the SRCS in the implementation of health and WASH projects as well as in emergency interventions such as flood response. SRC is furthermore supporting the SRCS in its strategic transformation process. For the implementation of the SRC Sudan programme 2021 – 2024 we are looking for a Country Coordinator to be based in Khartoum, Sudan, with regular travel to project areas in North and West Kordofan.
What you can move
Oversee the implementation of the SRC country programme implemented through the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS)
Manage and administer the office of SRC at the SRCS Headquarters in Khartoum
Manage and lead two international SRC staff members
Collaborate closely with SRCS staff dedicated to SRC operations
Further develop the existing cooperation with the SRCS and establish further cooperations with SRCS branches
Contribute to the RCRC Movement coordination in Sudan
Facilitate professional and timely planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting of the overall programme (with
focus on WASH and health)
Ensure transparent financial management of the programme, including budget control, financial reporting and facilitation of
internal controls and audits
Act as resource person and provide technical support and capacity building to the SRCS.
What you bring with you
Expertise in development cooperation preferably with specialisation in Community Health, WASH and/or related technical fields.
Experience in disaster Management an asset.
Minimum of 3 years international working experience abroad as country coordinator or senior team leader
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a proactive approach to finding and proposing solutions to challenges
Experienced in volatile security management and proven track record of working in challenging security contexts and in dealing
with complex security situations
Demonstrated skills in financial administration and management
Experience providing training/mentorship/capacity-building to implementing partners
Work experience within the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement including capacity building and organisational
development an asset
Very good command of written and spoken English (working language)
Knowledge of Arabic an advantage.
What you can expect
2 years contract with the option of extension, starting from June 2021 or as per agreement
Highly interesting work with opportunity for creative freedom
Team spirit and respectful atmosphere, in which diversity and equal opportunity are not just words
Share of cost absorption of rent and favorable social benefits
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