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Partnership Officer
We go the last mile: ACTEDís mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard-to-reach areas. ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable amongst populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTEDís approach looks beyond the immediate emergency towards opportunities for longer term livelihoods reconstruction and sustainable development.

 Section/Unit: Support
 Grade Level: D2
 Supervisor: Operation Manager
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Port Sudan
 Duration: 8 Month
 Closing Date: 15 July 2024



ACTED is committed to immediate humanitarian relief to support those in urgent need and protect peopleís dignity, while co-creating longer-term opportunities for sustainable growth and fulfilling peopleís potential. ACTED endeavours to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential. The commitment of ACTED and our teams is guided by 4 core values: (1) Responsibility: we ensure the efficient and responsible delivery of humanitarian aid with the means and the resources that have been entrusted to us. (2) Impact: we are committed to having the most sustainable impact on the communities and the people with whom we engage. (3) Enterprising spirit: we are enterprising and engage in our work with a spirit that creates value and overcomes challenges. (4) Inspiration: we strive to inspire all those around us through our vision, values, approaches, choices, practice, actions and advocacy

Job Purpose

The ACTED Partnership officer, under the supervision of the Operations Manager, is responsible for implementing projects related to ACTED assessments and coordinating the communication between the data collection partners and the different research units.

Location: Based in Port Sudan and working remotely with Sudan-based data collection partners


Chain of Command

Under the authority of:

  • Operations Manager


Line Management:

  • Operations Manager




Internal relations:

  • ACTED Country Coordinator
  • ACTED Research Manager
  • ACTED Assessment Officer
  • ACTED Field Officers


External relations:

  • Data Collection Partner(s)



 Duties and responsibilities:


Context Analysis

  • Observing and/or gathering information on the context in the field in order provide the relevant information to ACTED team to correct and/or contextualize data
  • Regular communication to ACTED team of any local administrative guideline[s] or situation[s] that are affecting or may impact data collection efforts by partners in the field

Data Collection

  • Contributing to the planning and organization of the activities
  • Keeping track of progress and delays of data collection of assigned ACTED partners
  • Providing support and follow-up on identified challenges during the data collection process
  • Ensuring that the cleaning log is filled by the partners timely and that all the data checks are successfully addressed
  • Translating relevant documents or information.


  • Assisting Operations Manager in data collection partner training on assessment survey tools and conducting refresher training to partners during data collection as needed
  • Processing activity documentation (list of participants, etc.)
  • Identifying capacity building needs of partners on an ongoing basis during data collection
  • Providing administrative and logistical support to ACTED team during the conduct of in-person trainings and other activities that may be conducted in Yangon.


  • Submission of daily progress reports, highlighting day to day or long-term issues, to ensure the Partnership Manager is updated about the partner activities across all relevant locations
  • Reporting directly to the Assessment Officer, whenever requested
  • Contributing to lessons learned reports

External Relations

  • Building a strong line of communication and coordination with data collection partners
  • Maintaining good working relations with data collection partners and other relevant stakeholders. Updating data collection partner focal points about assessment progress and any changes to the plans

Ad Hoc

Other tasks falling within his/her functions as requested by the Operations Manager/Team

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Essential Qualifications:

  • Fluency in Arabic; Intermediate spoken and written English.
  • Academic degree
  • Excellent command of excel and mobile data collection platforms (ODK, Kobo)
  • At least 3 years of total experience.
  • 1 Year of experience in a relevant field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working in NGOs/humanitarian sector.
  • Bachelorís degree, associate degree, or at least some tertiary study.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Completed related humanitarian/management pieces of training (food security, protection, WASH, project management etc)
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential, as well as the ability to plan, take initiative and organize work independently.

Ability to build and sustain relationships with team members and interviewees in the field as well as the local authorities like camp managers/HAOs...etc

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