Programs Officer
SAVANNAH Innovation Labs
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Closing Date: 11 Oct 2020


About Us


SAVANNAH Innovation Labs is an inclusive platform that is dedicated to enabling the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Sudan. 

At its core, SAVANNAH is a hybrid space that invests in dedicated future change makers and offers meaningful content that enables them to compete within the local and global market. Through access to our global network of seasoned mentors and seed capital, SAVANNAH aims to elevate innovators and entrepreneurs in Sudan by way of our co-working space, programs and advisory services.

We help foster global citizens and responsible leaders by educating, equipping and empowering those who are committed to building a better world. Our work is based on a Sudanese centric model of partnership and collaboration that catalyzes the growth and integration of social entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainability to pursue meaningful and productive futures. 

 Duties and responsibilities:

About the Opportunity 


Our Program team is an integral part of our operations with the mission to enable our members to create their life’s work.


As a Program Officer, you will undertake a variety of community, administrative and program management tasks. You will help in planning and organizing programs and activities that target community engagement as well as carry out important operational duties.


In this role you’ll:


  • Support planning and coordination of a program and its activities
  • Ensure implementation of policies and practices
  • Maintain budget and track expenditures/transactions
  • Manage communications through media relations, social media etc.
  • Help build positive relations within the team and external parties
  • Schedule and organize meetings/events and maintain agenda
  • Ensure technology is used correctly for all operations (video conferencing, presentations etc.)
  • Prepare paperwork and order material
  • Keep updated records and create reports or proposals
  • Support growth and program development


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

About You


We’d love to hear from you if you meet the qualifications below:


  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field
  • Proven experience as Program Officer or relevant position
  • Knowledge of program management and development procedures
  • Knowledge of budgeting, bookkeeping and reporting
  • Ability to work with diversity and multi-disciplinary teams
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English and Arabic
  • Detail-oriented and efficient



Just as we empower our community, we believe in empowering our team. We move fast and challenge each other, but we always make sure we look out for one another. Our culture and values are what make working here rewarding.

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