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Assistant Program Officer
Muslim Aid

Muslim Aid is a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters, conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease and illiteracy. It was established in the United Kingdom in 1985 in response to the drought in the Horn of Africa. Muslim Aid's Sudan Country office (MASCO) was set up in 1991 in response to the strategic need and to enable the continuation of effective aid work in the country. Currently, Muslim Aid is implementing projects in Kassala and Red Sea State in Sudan.


 Salary: SDG 3,000 (approximatelyUSD397.73 net)
 Estimated Start date: As soon as possible
 Supervisor: Program Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: Fixed Term, 12 months with possibility of extension
 Closing Date: 26 Sept 2019

 
 Background:

Muslim Aid is an International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) that has been working in Sudan since 1991 in response to conflict, drought and famine. MAS focuses on the links and integration of food security, livelihoods, health, nutrition and WASH and works in partnership with other International and local NGOs.

Muslim Aid – Sudan is seeking to recruit a suitable qualified Sudanese national for the position of Assistant Program Officer based in Khartoum with significant field travel. The Assistant Program Officer will support administrative and programmatic activities, data collection and communication, documenting of lessons learned as well as undertake specific programmatic activities.



 
 Duties and responsibilities:

Administrative

  • Provide administrative and practical support to all existing programs within Muslim Aid Sudan.
  • To assist in ensuring that programs, comply with all policies and procedures, international humanitarian, child and vulnerable adults’ protection and development standards, legal and regulatory requirements.
  • To make follow up and ensure timely correspondence, quarterly progress/completion reports including financial reports are produced in a timely and accurate manner in line with requirements for both donor/country office.
  • Initiate and support the process of technical proposals for the raised calls for proposals.
  • Close and supportive follow-up to program team through regular communications, field visits and other suitable activities.

Program Development

  • To assist in undertaking appropriate research that strengthens various aspects of program development
  • Follow up on the implementation of the ongoing projects.
  • Monitor the implementation process and make the required corrective actions as appropriate in close consultation with the Program Team.

Reporting and Documentation

  • To maintain program files and archives, prepare drafts of the requested reports, information and proposals, ensures tracking of the documents, timely responses to their quests, inquiries.
  • To respond to external enquiries and monitoring/analyzing traffic to the department in order to develop most suitable approaches to material dissemination.
  • Prepare quality progress reports for donors, partners and other stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Ensure all Muslim Aid relevant projects are well documented on the project database.

Communication

  • Supervise and support communication with the target communities and ensure the communication is effective.
  • Contribute to editing of the organizations’ annual report and other publications as required.
  • Participate in the relevant cluster meetings with partners and stakeholders.

Field Support

  • Liaise with local authorities, partner organizations, NGOs, government bodies and clusters at base level.
  • Any other relevant duty assigned by the management.

 
 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Knowledge and Experience

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Qualification

Degree in Community Development, social work or related field

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Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience in programam development and implementation experience with any INGO or UN in sectors such as; health, nutrition, WASH, FSL, education, or others
  • Knowledge of office systems and practice
  • Knowledge of Issues around International Development
  • Experience in the use of community participatory methodologies in emergency and development operation
  • Experience in training, advocacy for change and ability to influence behavior

 

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Skills and Abilities

Fluency in English and Arabic Languages

Ability to work in a diverse team

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Strong numeracy and literacy skills

Good organizational and time management skills

Excellent report writing skills.

Strong analytical abilities

Good ICT skills, including MS Office

Good attention to details

Ability to adapt to changing deadlines and priorities

Ability to work unsociable hours to meet deadlines

Ability to be proactive

Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative

Ability to work in a systematic and methodical manner

Ability to compile data for reports

 

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Commitment

Commitment to Muslim Aid’s mission, visions and values

Commitment to Muslim Aid’s ethos

Commitment to equality of opportunity and diversity

Hard working and self-motivated

 

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Note: Interested applicants are requested to deliver their applications with C.Vs, copies of academic qualifications, copy of birth certificate and experience certificates toKhartoum HAC Labor Office

Closing date: 26/9/2019

Only short listed candidates shall be invited for the interview.










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