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Country Director Job in South Sudan at Intermon Oxfam

Reporting to the Regional Director, the selected person will be in charge of representing and managing Intermón Oxfam's activity in the country.
Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the building of a national strategic vision with other Oxfam affiliates, provide the regional strategic vision and contribute to the various units in the International Cooperation Department and the institution.
  • Manage the execution of strategic planning (approval and execution of projects and programmes, and other campaign and advocacy activities) and operative planning (staff incorporation, organization changes, implementation, etc.)
  • Represent Intermón Oxfam (IO) both before Oxfam International and other key agents (i.e. other international agencies, local organizations, local governments, the Spanish Embassy, national and Spanish media, donors, etc.) in the country and occasionally within the region.
  • Propose and implement fundraising activities in the country depending on IO priorities defined by its institution and the prospects.
  • Ensure that the office complies with Intermón Oxfam's legal obligations in Sudan, as well as with the organization's Human Resources and Internal Management policies in general.
  • Guarantee the definition and implementation of an efficient system of monitoring and evaluation for the different humanitarian programmes directly executed or with partners.
  • Ensure the fulfilment of the evaluation systems and procedures established by the organization. Ensure accountability to Regional Management in HECA (Horn, East and Central Africa).
  • Manage office staff: selection and team development, induction, performance management and staff skills assessment.
  • Ensure the security management for all the country team.
Experience and Skills
  • Person with thorough knowledge of the country.
  • Experience working with Oxfam International will be valued.
  • University degree.
  • Three year' experience at a high responsibility post in a development or humanitarian organization (National or international NGO, or other civil society organization) preferably in Sudan.
  • Experience and knowledge of formulation, assessment and evaluation of cooperation projects and programmes in rural contexts.
  • Experience in staff management and development.
  • Experience in financial planning and budget control.
  • Capacity for critical analysis of the reality and strategic vision, preferably for South Sudan.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; Sudanese Arabic will be an advantage; Spanish knowledge valuable.
  • Computer skills (Office, Internet, e_mail).
  • Driving licence and availability to travel.
Working Conditions
  • Contract of employment: 1 year contract, provided by Intermón Oxfam and according to the country's legislation.
  • Working hours: 40h a week. Working hours depend upon the functions to be conducted.
  • Availability of dedicating some weekends (working day recoverable)
  • Non Accompanied Post
  • Expatriate Gross Annual Salary: 44.660 euros and per diem
  • Social benefits: Medical, life and accident insurance provided by the institution.
  • Holidays: According to the working calendar in the country and periodic Rest & Recovery.
  • Working place: Juba, frequent travels to the field are required.
How to apply
If you are interested in this job opportunity, please visit us at The closing date for applications is 13.11.2011.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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