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Deputy Country Director - Programmes, Sudan

Sudan (Indonesia)

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.

The Opportunity

Plan International started working in Sudan in 1977 and has a presence in four states.

The Deputy Country Director – Programmes will report directly to the Country Director and will assume direct responsibility for the strategic planning, effective support and oversight of all Plan International Sudan programme department and its units. This will include, programme design and fundraising, overseeing timely and quality implementation and promoting learning through robust M&E.

The Deputy Country Director is a member of the Country Leadership team and is a senior internal and external representation with donors, government counterparts, Plan National Offices and other key stakeholders.

The Person

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in leading strategic planning processes and in driving change and enabling high performing teams.

They will be well versed in integrated development, humanitarian issues and the critical analysis of child poverty and child-rights programming.

A strong communicator, with demonstrated leadership, negotiation and strategic thinking skills, the Deputy Country Director must also display a solid understanding of gender equality integration in programs and personnel management.

Fluency in English is essential and good working knowledge of Arabic highly desired.

Type of Role: 5 year fixed term contract

Location: Khartoum, Sudan

Salary: circa $60,000 USD per annum plus benefits

Reports to: Country Director, Sudan

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  • Organization: Plan International
  • Location: Sudan (Indonesia)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2016-11-04

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