SUDAN – Deputy field coordinator (M/F) – GENEINA

  • Contract
  • Sudan
  • Posted 2 months ago

Solidarités International

Desired start date: July 1st, 2024
Duration of the mission: 6 months


SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association which, since more than 40 years, has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters by meeting their basic needs for food, water and shelter. Particularly committed to the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the leading cause of death in the world, SI’s interventions provide expertise in the field of access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, but also in the essential area of food security and livelihoods. Present in some twenty countries, the SI teams – 2500 people in total, made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at HQ, and a few volunteers – intervene with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultural norms.


The Program Deputy Field Coordinator (P-DFC) is in charge of supervising the implementation of programs in West Darfur. In line with both SI annual country strategy and the evolution of the humanitarian needs in the area that s/he closely monitor, the P-DFC will support adapting/defining the strategy, designing and implementing new projects. She/He oversees the quality of project implementation through the direct management of Program Managers. She/he also supports the Field Coordinator (FC) in his representing tasks in external meetings under FC delegation.


General objective:

  • Strategic orientation
  • Coordination and programs monitoring
  • Institutional knowledge building
  • Reporting / communication / representation
  • Team management

The main challenges:

Very volatile context, complex relationship with authorities, a lot of coordination and management of local partners

Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

  • Set up/follow up parterships with local organizations
  • Launching of new projects
  • Support PMs and national teams on project implementation, follow up and internal reporting (APU)


Education / academic background:

Humanitarian action / project management / political siences

Specific skills and experience:

  • A first experience on a similar position
  • 3-4 years of experience in the humanitarian sector
  • Program management
  • Experience with several grants and partnerships management
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Stress resistance
  • Management skills
  • Adaptation to a very constraint context


  • English
  • Arabic is a plus


A salaried position:

According to experience, starting from EUR 2250 gross per month (2475 base salary + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem of USD 750.

SI also covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.

Breaks: During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months (with a USD 850 break allowance, allocated by Sl). To these breaks periods, SI grants one (1) additional rest day per month worked.

Insurance package: Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which refunds all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.


  • Guest House conditions : GH is simple but nice, 3 bathrooms with running water/showers (cold water), 2 squating toilets + 1 western toilets / private room / outside space. Electricity back up that allows 24/7 electricity
  • Internet and telephone network: Satellite internet in office not in GH. 4G mobile network available with some network cuts, sometimes for a few days. Challenging to watch netflix or youtube for instance. Whatsapp calls totally ok.
  • Restaurant & social life: No restaurants validated for now. Limited social life, few INGOs in town, curfew at 7pm.


Very volatile context. Level 4. Very limited movements


Do you recognize yourself in this description? If yes, please send us your CV and cover letter!

Please note that CV-only applications will not be considered, and that the vacancy may close before the deadline.

Thank you for your understanding.

To learn more about Sl:

Solidarités International (SI) est déterminé à prévenir et à combattre tout type d’abus – tout acte d’exploitation, d’abus et/ou de harcèlement sexuels (SEAH) à l’encontre des membres des communautés bénéficiaires ou de ses collaborateurs et collaboratrices, atteinte aux personnes et/ou aux biens, fraude, corruption, conflit d’intérêt non déclaré, financement d’activités portant atteinte aux droits de l’homme – qui pourrait être perpétré dans le cadre de ses interventions. SI applique une tolérance zéro à l’égard de tout type d’abus, particulièrement des actes de SEAH.

Solidarités International est un employeur équitable qui combat toute forme de discrimination. SI ne demandera jamais une rétribution quelconque en vue de participer à un processus de recrutement.

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