Organization: CARE USA
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 03 Nov 2016

At CARE, we seek a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live with dignity and security.

This is the vision of CARE, and has been since our founding 70 years ago, when 22 American organizations came together to rush lifesaving CARE Packages® to survivors of World War II. Today, CARE is a global leader within a worldwide movement dedicated to eradicating poverty. In 2015, CARE worked in 95 countries to reach more than 65 million people with 890 life-saving poverty-fighting programs, including maternal and child health, education, food and clean water and more.

CARE is about enabling the human-to-human connections that affirm the dignity of every person on this planet. CARE puts women and girls at the center of its programs both because they are disproportionately impacted by poverty, something we cannot overcome until all people have equal rights and opportunities.

The Gender and Protection Manager (GPM) is responsible for the overall direction and performance of the Gender and Protection program portfolio. The range of duties include playing a critical role in defining the sector’s programs principles, objectives and operational strategies; setting standards for project implementation, monitoring and evaluation; overseeing project planning and budgeting; giving technical assistance to staff (or recruiting and hiring specialists as needed for various projects); ensuring collaboration with counterpart agencies; representing the CO to external organizations. The GPM will be responsible for new project development starting with the identification of program initiatives appropriate to both the sector and country strategies, all the way through submission of quality proposals. The GPM assure collaboration and synergies among projects within the sector as well as between this sector and FSL, Health, Nutrition, NFIs and Peace-building.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • People management

  • Program quality and implementation

  • Resource mobilization

  • External relations and partnerships

  • Perform other duties as assigned

    Primary Skills:

  • Advanced degree in Gender Studies, Protection, Social Sciences, or Bachelor's degree

  • Five (5) years of technical experience in either Protection or Gender

  • Minimum of five (5) years progressive experience in mid-level management position with team management or supervision responsibilities

  • Three (3) years of experience in project management

  • Fluency in spoken and written English

  • Protection and Gender technical knowledge of SPHERE minimum standards and other UN standards

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please visit our website:

CARE USA is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

The closing date for this posting, if listed, is approximate. Job postings may be removed from CARE's career website at any time.

South Sudan: Operations Coordinator – SOUTH SUDAN

Organization: Handicap International
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016

Outraged by the injustice faced by people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, we aspire to a world of solidarity and inclusion, enriched by our differences, where everyone can live in dignity.
Handicap International is an independent and impartial aid and development organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. We work alongside disabled and vulnerable people to help meet their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

For further information about the association:
Present in more than 55 countries, Handicap International is composed of 2 operational directions:

  • The Direction of Humanitarian Action
  • The Direction of Development Action


    The context in South Sudan is characterized by a continuum between emergency and development with regular chronic crisis, periods of stability and period of massive emergency. Handicap International is present since 2006, it has shifted in 2009 from the emergency department to the development one but remains active in both operational interventions.

    The program currently includes:

  • An emergency component composed of:
    • A protection program in Juba PoC and Urban Juba camps, that includes psychosocial support and targeted assistance to persons with specific needs
    • An emergency flying team all over the country

  • A long-term component composed of:
    • A Victim Assistance project based in Yei county including rehabilitation activities
    • An Inclusion / DPOs project funded by EC – Europe Aid focusing on mainstreaming disability among development process and support to DPOs
    • A psychosocial project in the hospital and jail of Juba funded by AFD and EU focusing on mental health

Under the management of the Program Director (PD), you will ensure the operational and strategic running of the long term unit, and manage three program manager as well as one technical advisor. You will be expected to lead the effective implementation of the different projects in Juba, Yei, Torit and Bor as well as achieving results and compliance with HI commitments to various stakeholders (beneficiaries, donors, partners…) .

During the Program Director’s absence, you may be asked to serve as Acting PD. You will be required to travel often to field sites for monitoring and support purposes.

Because of the difficult operational environment, you may often be required to assist the Program Director or other colleagues in performing tasks that may not necessarily be related only to your position. The position is cross-cutting, guiding the program on operational strategy, quality of actions, capacity building of the teams and monitoring and evaluation.

Responsibility 1: Participate in the development and the implementation of the new strategy of the program

Responsibility 2: Guide the planning, monitoring and evaluation process of the program and ensure donor compliance

Responsibility 3: Guarantee the quality of the actions implemented

Responsibility 4: Capacity building of the staff

Description : Juba is the capital of South Sudan, and accessible by commercial flights and by road. Road movement is generally unadvisable, due to general security situation and poor road conditions. Internal flights operated by UNHAS connect Juba with major cities and key sites across the country for development and humanitarian activities. The rainy season severely limites movement from May/June to September/October, including internal flights, cutting most of the roads.
The office and the guesthouses are separated in Juba. Both premises are in the center of town. The accomodation in Juba is simple but comfortable. Each staff has his/her own self-contained room with Air Conditioner. City Power is non-existent, but a generator is running in the morning and at the evening time at pre-determined hours. There is a TV in the dinning room with DSTV (cable) and the Guesthouses have internet/wireless facility. Juba offers some facilities as bars, restaurants, gym and swimming pools available according to curfew time.
Due to security reasons, the position is unaccompanied

Spécificités/Particularités :

Profil recherché : • You hold a diploma in political sciences or a Master in development or humanitarian project management
• You have three years’ experience in project coordination in a post-crisis context
• You have proven expertise in successful proposal writing and reporting
• You have a good understanding of project related to disability and vulnerable people
• You demonstrate excellent analytical and organisational skills while being flexible and dynamic
• You have proven experience in managing a multi-cultural team
• You are capable to adapt to basic living conditions and limited private space, you are willing to respect strict security rules (curfew, etc)
• You have excellent communication and writing capacities in English

• Starting date : January 2017 • Length of the contract: 5 months • Employee status: from 2757€ gross/month + perdiem + hardship allowance (500 €) + medical health coverage, retirement planning, repatriation insurance • Accomodation: collective, and fully covered by Handicap International • Leaves: 25 days paid leaves + 5 days field leaves every 6 weeks

How to apply:

Apply online, send your resume and cover letter: