Deputy Country Director

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Last update: 9 days ago Last update: Aug 5, 2022


Deadline: Sep 5, 2022
Location: Sudan Sudan
Sectors: Programme & Resource Management Programme & Resource Management
Job type: Contract, 12 months +
English English
Work experience: From 5 years
Date posted: Aug 5, 2022
Expected starting date: As soon as possible


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The Deputy Country Director -Programmes is a member of the Senior Management team, responsible under the supervision of the Country Director for the overall development, management, and quality control of the operations in the mission. The position holder will discharge their duties in close collaboration with the other departments and Action Against Hunger partners, under the overall supervision of the Country Director.

Key activities in your role will include

Objective 1: Improve the quality of the project cycle throughout the mission enhancing all project implementation processes and establish a good alignment with the processes related to positioning and control and expertise.

Supervision of Programmes/ Project Implementation: Focus on the decentralization of joint processes capital-bases for implementation and monitoring of projects. Project and overall mission projects planning including activities, budget and all necessary resources for project implementation working with Log, HR, Fin.
Program development: Identification, formulation in coordination with CD and in collaboration with Technical Coordinators and / or Leads. Promotes inter departmental participation (across the mission) in the design and formulation, with specific emphasis on the technical capacity in the core sectors of the organization. Lead participatory workshops in the design of programming quality, project cycle, problem tree, solution tree, logical framework, activity, and budget forecast.

Objective 2 : Mission strategy: participates in strategy development and revision; support SMT in elaboration of design of multisectoral programmatic axes that respond coherently and effectively to the needs of the four states in which we work.

Lead the operationalization of the crosscutting axes and impact measurement from a programmatic point of view..
Design in collaboration with our counterparts, facilitate their strengthening and training plan

Objective 3: Management: Improve the management, coordination and communication of the teams under his/her responsibility in Action Against Hunger Sudan mission and with other staff.

Objective 4: Representation: Represent Action Against Hunger to Donors, Governmental bodies, and any other external stakeholders, during absence of Country Director in Sudan and in collaboration with Country Director as required.

Do you meet the profile required criteria?

Specific knowledge on humanitarian and development cooperation. Knowledge of Action against Hunger: an asset
Minimum of 5 years in senior management team positions
Team management and leadership-.
Specific expertise in Programming supervision, Management of Partnerships, Relation with a diversity of stakeholders, Data analysis and Proposal writing
High awareness of humanitarian donors especially in projects funded by ECHO, BHA, GAC, SIDA, GFFO, CIAA, AFD, UN. High capacity for institutional representation. Strategic and operational planning
English compulsory.
Advanced command of computer tools and Microsoft Office package (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.).

Our remuneration package:

We offer immediate incorporation to a dynamic international network with the following remuneration package:

Formal work contract: Long Term
Base: Khartoum (Sudan)
Salary: according to Action Against Hunger salary scale and to candidate’s previous experience.

This packaged includes:

Expatriate insurance (health, live, repatriation, travel, etc.)
Break flights/trips to defined area: (break per diem: 215 EUR)
Yearly holiday return flight ticket
Accommodation and housing expenses
Travel costs to and from the mission.
25 working days of paid leave per year.
Extra per month and per child (Under 18 years old): from 100€ to 225€ monthly (according to standard list of Action Against Hunger -Spain).