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"Head of Programs – Khartoum - Sudan"



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Position: Head of Programs

Country: Sudan

Location: The position is based in Khartoum with frequent travels, as security permits, to field locations

Duration: Six (06) months, renewable - subject to funding availability, starting August 1, 2022 (minimum 2 weeks are necessary to complete the visa procedure)

Conditions: Salaried contract, gross monthly salary from €2,300 to €2,800 according to experience, monthly per diem €600, medical coverage of 100% + repatriation insurance + provident fund, accommodation, international and local transportation as part of the mission, break every 3 months.

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Presentation of TGH

"Actor in a sustainable and shared solidarity"

Founded in 1994, TGH is a French international solidarity organization based in Lyon. The association designs and implements emergency, rehabilitation and development programs in the following sectors: water, hygiene and sanitation, civil engineering, food security and rural development, socio-educational and psychosocial. TGH is currently operating in 10 countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Presentation of the mission

TGH is present in Sudan since September 2003, and opened its first project for the victims of the Darfur crisis in one of the IDPs camp in West Darfur (Riyad camp of Geneina) in June 2004. TGH has since extended its activities in West Darfur and Central Darfur, implementing its projects through 5 operational bases (Geneina in West Darfur; Bindizi, Um Dukhun Golo and Zalingei in Central Darfur). All projects are coordinated from Khartoum main office. TGH currently works in the fields of water and sanitation, hygiene promotion, NFIs and shelters, food security and livelihood, and education.

TGH’s strategy in Darfur consists in shifting gradually and where appropriate to more development-oriented programming, while maintaining the capacity to provide humanitarian assistance when needed.

Ongoing operations include:

TGH is currently funded in Sudan by a set of different donors: SHF, ECHO, USAID, IOM (RRF), AFD, CDCS and CIAA.

Job description

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Head of Programs leads the overall in-country design and implementation of the FSL, Education and NFI/Shelter programming in Darfur and South Kordofan, including, definition of program requirements, writing grant applications, planning, defining strategies and reporting to donors. WASH team and implementation of WASH activities are under the supervision of the Head of WASH Programs.

They supervise the overall work of the program team ensuring program development and quality and timely implementation of all the organization projects in Sudan. He/she is the direct line manager of the Flying Food Security & Livelihoods Coordinator based in Zalingei (national staff) and 2 Project Managers (expatriate staff – to be recruited) based in Khartoum.

They provides direct supervision, coordination and support to the programmatic l functioning of the mission within all the bases in Central and West Darfur, and one base in South Kordofan.
In collaboration with the Country Director and the Field Coordinators, develop and maintain effective relationships with donors, Sudanese organisations, other INGOs, UN Agencies and the Sudanese government, at state and national level.

In collaboration with the Country Director, the Field Coordinators and the support services departments, the main responsibilities are:

Program management

Evaluate program quality, including documenting best practices and lessons learned from Sudan programs and ensuring these are considered in program design.Staff management

Representation

General support to the mission

This list of responsibilities could be modified according to the needs.

Security, working and living conditions

Based in Khartoum, the Head of Programs will perform regular short-term missions to Darfur bases, and when needed to South Kordofan. Security situation in Darfur and South Kordofan is variable from place to place and period. Field-visits are authorized when security conditions allow it. The movements to the field-bases are ensured by United Nations Humanitarian Air Services- UNHAS.

Current social context in Sudan, especially in Khartoum, can lead to temporary tightened security procedures (movement restrictions, etc.).

Health risks are limited and there is little prevalence of malaria or other diseases in Khartoum. Quality medical services are available in Khartoum.

The mission in Khartoum has a guesthouse of a significant size (3 floors), with separate office ensuring adequate separation of work and living spaces. Communication means are good (efficient internet, international phones).

Khartoum enjoys different places for extra-professional activities: markets, swimming pools, gardens, access to cultural sites out of Khartoum. The social life is rather rich.

There are daily flights to regional and Europe destinations (frequency diminished during COVID-19 crisis, however flights frequency is now returning) and expatriates go out of the country every 3 months for breaks.

Security, working and living conditions

Despite the fluctuating security situation in Ukraine, the environment in Lviv is relatively calm and travel on foot or by taxi is permitted in the city centre. It is possible to go out in bars, restaurants... but there is a curfew in place from 11pm to 6am according to the martial law in force in the country. TGH team works in spacious and well-equipped offices in the city centre, close to the youth hostel where the expatriate and national teams are accommodated. Access to good internet connection in the offices and the youth hostel

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