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"Head of Programs – Sudan, Khartoum"


Country: Sudan, job based in Khartoum, with regular field trips to Darfur

Duration: 9 months renewable, starting end of October 2020 (minimum one month is 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. More information on www.trianglegh.org, under "Job announcement".

Family duty station: To be discussed according to experience and context evolution in Sudan.

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, CDCSand CIAA.

Job description

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Head of Programs supports him/her on the overall implementation of the FSL, Education and NFI/Shelter programs in Darfur and South Kordofan, definition of program requirements, writing grant applications, planning, defining strategies and reporting to donors. WASH team and implementation of activities are under the supervision of the Head of WASH Programs.

He/she supervises 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 Zalinge (national staff) and 2 Project Managers (expatriate staff – to be recruited) based in Khartoum.

He/she provides direct supervision and support to the operational and overall functioning of the mission within 5 bases in Central and West Darfur, and one base in South Kordofan (related to the opening project in consortium with PUI) in coordination with TGH program and support staff.

In direct collaboration with the Country Director, the sector program managers 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


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.