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Job Description

Section/Unit:Finance Department
Supervisor:Sudan Country Director
Duty Station:Khartoum
Gross Salary:($2,675 – $3,879.11)
Closing Date:07 Sept 2021

Course: Introduction to Finance and Accounting Specialization by University of Pennsylvania

Job Summary

This position is for the MOMENTUM Integrated Health Resilience Project (MIHR) in Sudan, implemented by CARE with IMA World Health and JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc.   

MIHR works to strengthen the capacity and resilience of both community and health systems in focus countries to enable them to plan and implement health strategies that reach target populations while addressing the underlying determinants of poor health and the impacts of fragility. In Sudan, MIHR will work in the South Kordofan State to improve the availability, quality, and utilization of an essential package of MNCH and WASH services; improve the governance and accountability of health systems; and increase the adoption of healthy behaviors and demand for health services, with the goal of a more resilient health system that supports improved health outcomes.

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The Chief of Party (COP) will provide overall technical leadership and operational oversight for the USAID-funded MIHR project. S/he will serve as the primary liaison with USAID/Sudan, MIHR partners in Sudan, and the MIHR headquarters based in DC (HQ), as well as relevant project stakeholders to foster collaborative working relationships. The COP will ensure the project’s goals, objectives, and strategy are achieved and that contractual requirements are met on time and within budget.

The COP is responsible for directing the project team with an integrated vision, applying effective leadership and strategic planning skills, management experience, outstanding interpersonal skills, and strong written and oral communication skills. The COP is also responsible for ensuring compliance with CARE policies and procedures and United States Government (USG) rules and regulations. S/he will also ensure sub-awardee compliance and monitor the quality of program implementation. The position will be based in Khartoum, Sudan, and will report to the Sudan Country Director.

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Provide overall management, strategic direction, and technical leadership to the project to achieve expected project results within budget and timeframe. Serve as principal liaison to the USG and Sudanese Government and ensure a high level of coordination; nurture relationships with all key stakeholders, including partner organizations/at national and county level, on administrative, financial, and programmatic matters related to the project. Liaise with USG partners, other donors, implementing partners, and stakeholders to ensure coordination of and harmonization with other MNCH, WASH, and resilience activities in Sudan. Oversee the project teams (technical, financial, and operational staff) to ensure program deliverables, tasks, and responsibilities are completed timely.

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Successful Applicants must have:

  • At least 10-12 years of senior-level management experience working on USAID-funded projects
  • Prior experience as a COP or Deputy COP is required
  • Experience collaborating and coordinating with local and national host government agencies, and aligning program activities and results with national strategies
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining strong relationships with government agencies, international donors, UN agencies, civil society, humanitarian actors, and implementing partners
  • Technical expertise in MNCH and WASH
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities, including technical, management, and evaluation expertise for complex programs in resource-constrained countries
  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse public and private partners and the ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong staff supervision skills and demonstrated ability to coordinate programs with partners from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences
  • Deep knowledge of the political, social, and economic context of Sudan
  • Knowledge of USG rules and regulations

About Care International

CARE is a major international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects. Founded in 1945, CARE is nonsectarian, impartial, and non-governmental. It is one of the largest and oldest humanitarian aid organizations focused on fighting global poverty.

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CARE  is an organization driven by its mission to overcome poverty and social injustice. CARE International in Sudan is part of CARE International, whose vision is to seek a world of hope, tolerance, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.  We are known everywhere for our unshakable commitment to the dignity of people. CARE and partners contribute to the empowerment of the most marginalized and vulnerable rural women and girls to exercise their rights.CIS is seeking a strategic, innovative, and problem-solving professional to take up an exciting challenge in the capacity of Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator who not only aligns with our values but also wants to make a difference, develop and inspire others, drive innovation ideas.

Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland

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How To Apply

Interested candidates who fulfill the above requirements are requested to drop the CVs with cover letter, supporting documents and names, addresses, and contacts of three professional non-relative referees (one of the referees being a former or current supervisor)at HAC Labour office, st., Khartoum. in the period from 25th of August to 7th of September 2021.

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