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Area Coordinator
Practical Action
 Gross Salary: US$ 1524
 Section/Unit: Country Director
 Grade Level: Grade A1 Step 1
 Supervisor: Country Director
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Kassala
 Closing Date: 22 August 2019


Practical Action is a British charity established in 1966 with the vision of a sustainable world free of poverty and injustice in which technology is used for the benefit of all. We have been working in Sudan since 1988 and are operational in Blue Nile, North Darfur, and Eastern Sudan, supported by our country office in Khartoum and our Head Office in the UK. We work in the fields of Agriculture for resilience, energy and Rural WASH with markets, gender and climate change cross-cutting all our work.



Developing strategies and programs in support of the NGO’s mandate, ensure that there are healthy, reciprocal relationships between the different bodies of government and other sectors which influence their organization. Coordination, integration and overseeing implementation of efficient and effective area projects/programmes and support services field activities

 Duties and responsibilities:

  • Strategic Planning, preparing Area office strategic plans with support from the SMT, and Country Director, fundraising identify opportunities  , initiate project assessment  and support initial development of project drafts.
  • Project planning and implementation, office and human resources management, timely reporting progress on projects.
  • Arrange regular office meetings and coordinate project evaluations according to donor contracts.
  • Develop and manage initiatives on area level, influencing of government offices, UN, CBOs and NGOs.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Economics, Development Studies or any other relevant degree.
  • Master Level education in a relevant field such as International Relations or Development is desirable.


  • Excellent skills in written and spoken English
  • Excellent report writing
  • Team building
  • Strong People management


  • Conceptual thinking and visualizing
  • knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • Planning and organizing
  • Decision-making
  • Understanding of contracts management
  • Budgeting and control



  • A minimum of 5 - 7 years previous workexperience with development programs.

NB:Interested candidates should submit their application letters clearly indicating Job title and work station, C.V. and copies of educational and experience certificates to HAC Labour office in Khartoum Algmhoria Street, and to Practical Action Sudan office in the following email: Sudan.Jobs@practicalactionsd.org

Please DO NOT submits original certificates. Applications and attached documents are not returnable.

Only short listed candidates will be called for interview.
Closing date TOW WEEKS FROM THE ADVERTISMENT.31st July – 22nd August 2019


“We treat all applications for employment on their merits and do not take into consideration any factors that are not relevant to the job such as gender, race, religion, ethnic or national origin, caste, tribe, belief, age, marital status, pregnancy, caring responsibilities, sexual orientation, or disability.


Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks.”


“Women are highly encouraged to apply”

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