Head of Mission – Sudan 196 views0 applications


12 months

Fixed-term contract

4/15/2024

SDN-Port-Soudan

PUI all around the world

With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

  • Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
  • With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
  • Present in 22 countries, on 5 continents
  • Thanks to the work and commitment of :
  • More than 2000 national staffs
  • Around 200 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
  • And 130 employees at HQ

PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

Focus on our activities in Sudan

Our mission in Sudan has been open since 2020. PUI develops its integrated approach with health and nutrition. Furthermore, PUI works on launching health and nutrition activities in support to existing health facilities in the surroundings of refugee camps, supporting local communities, refugees and asylum seekers.
With the ongoing conflict in Sudan, PUI is actively responding in surrounding states to people fleeing from the fighting in Khartoum and around.

What about the Head of Mission ?

As Head of Mission, you will be responsible for the smooth functioning and the development of the mission.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

  • Safety & Security: You will be responsible for the safety & security of the mission.
  • Programmes: You will coordinate the teams and ensure that the programmes implemented on the mission are properly carried out. You will also monitor needs and suggest new operations and development tracks for the mission.
  • Human Resources: You will ensure that the mission is adequately staffed and supervise the teams (defining objectives, follow-up).
  • Logistical, administrative and financial monitoring: You will ensure that logistical and administrative practices in place respect PUI procedures and formats and are in compliance with donors’ rules and regulations.
  • Medical and technical monitoring: You will ensure that medical and technical practices respect PUI’s procedures and formats and are in compliance with PUI’s operational framework and policy.
  • Representation: You will represent the association in its relations with partners, donors, the media and different authorities.
  • Relations with Headquarters: You will ensure that information is properly circulated between Headquarters and the field and ensure that due dates are respected.

The challenges that await you :

The challenges of the position are as follows: 1) security and access management, 2) operationalization of ongoing projects, 3) extent PUI activities to new states in Sudan, 4) fundraising for 2024-2025, 5) internal and external coordination

What you will need to succeed

  • Training : You hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Humanitarian action: project management, a technical background related to one of our activity sectors, in human resources management, financial management…
  • Experience : Strengthened by minimum 3 years of experience in the field with international NGOs in project coordination, you master international team management, the project cycle and security management. A previous experience as Head of Mission or in an equivalent position would be appreciated. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
  • Skills : You master humanitarian project management and team management, you have a detailed knowledge of donors prerequisites. You also have excellent writing skills.
  • Qualities : You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally. You demonstrate good team spirit, leadership skills and the ability to make decisions, trustworthiness and a sense of responsibility, organisational skills, reactivity, ability to be thorough and to adapt. You have a strong resistance to stress and particularly in unstable circumstances.
  • Languages : English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak Arabic and/or French, it would be a definite asset

Position based in coordination in Amman, Jordan, with travel to Sudan through Port Sudan for the Eastern part of the country and via Chad for the Western part of Sudan (Darfur).

A word from the manager

« The mission offers a unique opportunity to positively impact the current situation in Sudan by addressing urgent humanitarian needs. As a mission focused on emergencies, you will have the opportunity to respond swiftly, providing crucial assistance to populations affected in the sectors of Health, Nutrition and MHPSS. The mission demonstrates significant potential for growth and development, providing chances for sustainable impact in both humanitarian and developmental realms. Working in two highly distinct areas, one under the control of Sudanese authorities (SAF) in the east and the other under the control of a dissident armed group (RSF), presents a range of challenges and opportunities that will enhance your professional experience. Join our dedicated team involved in essential humanitarian efforts in Sudan. »

PUI will offer you

  • Status : Executive with a Fixed-Term Contract
  • Monthly Gross Income : 3,330.00 – 3,930.00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accomodation
  • Daily Living Expenses (« Per Diem »)
  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its humanitarian action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it.

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge and to join PUI great family ?

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Première Urgence Internationale (PUI) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political and non-religious international aid organization. Our teams are committed to supporting civilians’ victims of marginalization and exclusion, or hit by natural disasters, wars and economic collapses, by answering their fundamental needs. Our aim is to provide emergency relief to uprooted people in order to help them recover their dignity and regain self-sufficiency.

The association leads in average 190 projects by year in the following sectors of intervention: food security, health, nutrition, construction and rehabilitation of infrastructures, water, sanitation, hygiene and economic recovery. PUI is providing assistance to around 5 million people in 20 countries – in Africa, Asia, Middle East, Eastern Europe and France.

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Our aim is to provide a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

“Our mission is to help populations affected by humanitarian crises by providing them with the skills to take their future back into their own hands”

Currently, our projects are being carried out in 21 countries by 2,650 native workers, 145 foreign workers and 80 head office employees.

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0 USD Amman CF 3201 Abc road Fixed Term , 40 hours per week Première Urgence Internationale (PUI)

12 months

Fixed-term contract

4/15/2024

SDN-Port-Soudan

PUI all around the world

With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :

  • Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
  • With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
  • Present in 22 countries, on 5 continents
  • Thanks to the work and commitment of :
  • More than 2000 national staffs
  • Around 200 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
  • And 130 employees at HQ

PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.

Focus on our activities in Sudan

Our mission in Sudan has been open since 2020. PUI develops its integrated approach with health and nutrition. Furthermore, PUI works on launching health and nutrition activities in support to existing health facilities in the surroundings of refugee camps, supporting local communities, refugees and asylum seekers. With the ongoing conflict in Sudan, PUI is actively responding in surrounding states to people fleeing from the fighting in Khartoum and around.

What about the Head of Mission ?

As Head of Mission, you will be responsible for the smooth functioning and the development of the mission.

For this purpose, you will be responsible for :

  • Safety & Security: You will be responsible for the safety & security of the mission.
  • Programmes: You will coordinate the teams and ensure that the programmes implemented on the mission are properly carried out. You will also monitor needs and suggest new operations and development tracks for the mission.
  • Human Resources: You will ensure that the mission is adequately staffed and supervise the teams (defining objectives, follow-up).
  • Logistical, administrative and financial monitoring: You will ensure that logistical and administrative practices in place respect PUI procedures and formats and are in compliance with donors’ rules and regulations.
  • Medical and technical monitoring: You will ensure that medical and technical practices respect PUI’s procedures and formats and are in compliance with PUI’s operational framework and policy.
  • Representation: You will represent the association in its relations with partners, donors, the media and different authorities.
  • Relations with Headquarters: You will ensure that information is properly circulated between Headquarters and the field and ensure that due dates are respected.

The challenges that await you :

The challenges of the position are as follows: 1) security and access management, 2) operationalization of ongoing projects, 3) extent PUI activities to new states in Sudan, 4) fundraising for 2024-2025, 5) internal and external coordination

What you will need to succeed

  • Training : You hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Humanitarian action: project management, a technical background related to one of our activity sectors, in human resources management, financial management…
  • Experience : Strengthened by minimum 3 years of experience in the field with international NGOs in project coordination, you master international team management, the project cycle and security management. A previous experience as Head of Mission or in an equivalent position would be appreciated. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
  • Skills : You master humanitarian project management and team management, you have a detailed knowledge of donors prerequisites. You also have excellent writing skills.
  • Qualities : You are a good communicator, both in writing and orally. You demonstrate good team spirit, leadership skills and the ability to make decisions, trustworthiness and a sense of responsibility, organisational skills, reactivity, ability to be thorough and to adapt. You have a strong resistance to stress and particularly in unstable circumstances.
  • Languages : English has no secrets for you! All the better, it is mandatory for this position. If you speak Arabic and/or French, it would be a definite asset

Position based in coordination in Amman, Jordan, with travel to Sudan through Port Sudan for the Eastern part of the country and via Chad for the Western part of Sudan (Darfur).

A word from the manager

« The mission offers a unique opportunity to positively impact the current situation in Sudan by addressing urgent humanitarian needs. As a mission focused on emergencies, you will have the opportunity to respond swiftly, providing crucial assistance to populations affected in the sectors of Health, Nutrition and MHPSS. The mission demonstrates significant potential for growth and development, providing chances for sustainable impact in both humanitarian and developmental realms. Working in two highly distinct areas, one under the control of Sudanese authorities (SAF) in the east and the other under the control of a dissident armed group (RSF), presents a range of challenges and opportunities that will enhance your professional experience. Join our dedicated team involved in essential humanitarian efforts in Sudan. »

PUI will offer you

  • Status : Executive with a Fixed-Term Contract
  • Monthly Gross Income : 3,330.00 – 3,930.00 EUR depending on your experience in International Solidarity + 50€ per semester of seniority with PUI
  • Insurance including medical coverage and complementary healthcare, 24/24 assistance and repatriation
  • Housing in collective accomodation
  • Daily Living Expenses (« Per Diem »)
  • Break Policy : 5 working days at 3 and 9 months + break allowance
  • Paid Leaves Policy : 5 weeks of paid leaves per year + return ticket every 6 months

Our commitments

Première Urgence Internationale sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset for its humanitarian action, and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Première Urgence Internationale applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons. It engages all its staff to promote, disseminate and respect the principles set out in its ethical charter.

Please note that Première Urgence Internationale shall not in any case request a financial contribution for administrative costs related to recruitment. Any such information would be fraudulent, please disregard it.

You recognize yourself in this profile and you adhere to our commitments ? You feel ready to take up the challenge and to join PUI great family ?

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