South Sudan: Deputy Country Director Programs

Organization: Action Against Hunger USA
Country: South Sudan
Closing date: 30 Nov 2016

YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE TO ENDING WORLD HUNGER BY …

playing a key role in coordinating technical country strategy and support provision of operational management and integration of all technical areas.

KEY ACTIVITIES IN YOUR ROLE WILL INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate the development and review of Action Against hunger’s programmatic strategy in South Sudan.
  • Coordinate the qualitative review of programs with Technical Coordinators to ensure that humanitarian standards are met.
  • Coordinating proposal development.
  • Oversee the implementation of grants.
  • Responsible for leading program reporting.
  • Ensure Action Against hunger’s programmatic representation.
  • Act as interim Country Director in the absence of the Country Director.
    DOES THIS DESCRIPTION FIT YOU?

You’re an experienced humanitarian professional

  • Advanced University degree (Masters) preferably in development and/or political/humanitarian studies or equivalent.
  • You have advanced knowledge of donors’ guidelines and procedures (ECHO, DFID, OFDA, FFP etc).
  • You have at least 5 years INGO experience preferably with previous experience in nutrition and working in an emergency context.

You are very efficient leading processes

  • You are highly organized & pay attention to small details.
  • You are passionate about finding creative solutions & innovative approaches to long-standing & critical problems.
  • You have experience running nutrition programmes in an emergency context.
  • You are excellent planning, management and coordination skills, with the ability to organize a substantial workload, diverse tasks and responsibilities, and also work calmly under pressure.
  • You are self-disciplined and can work autonomously making decisions with minimal guidance.

Your leadership style reinforces trust within your team

  • You have management and coordination skills (HR, Finance, Logistics, projects, and stress management)
  • You are an excellent communicator You have diplomatic skills and are able to conduct negotiation and mediation.

How to apply:

To apply please follow the link below:-

https://action-against-hunger.workable.com/jobs/369660