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Programme Officer Job in South Sudan - Trócaire

Trócaire Horn & East Africa Regional Office seeks to recruit a qualified candidate as a Governance and Human Rights Programme Officer (PO) for South Sudan, based in Wau, South Sudan.

Trócaire is an Irish Catholic development organization, which works in solidarity with local development actors in over 27 countries throughout the developing world.

We are seeking a committed and competent PO with a proven track record of managing development programmes and building relationships with local partners.

S/He will adopt empowering management practise to deepen partnerships, improve programmes and maintain accountability in the Sudan Governance & Human Rights programme.

Reporting to the Sudan Country Representative, the person will be competent in governance, rights-based and policy work, and development through partnership.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Works closely with the Government of South Sudan and its representatives;
  • Manages a portfolio of national NGOs, supporting their organisational development;
  • Ensures the highest standards of programme quality and accountability;
Qualifications required
  • Advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent) in social sciences, development studies, or related field;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ development experience, preferably with Sudanese organisations;
  • Good knowledge of Sudan and understanding of its history;
  • Proven leadership, management, inter-personal, decision-making, and analytical skills;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, and/or Sudanese languages is desirable.
Terms & conditions: 

The contract term will be one year renewable. Trócaire promotes equal opportunities for female professionals.

If you meet the above requirements, please submit a comprehensive and up to date CV (max 3 pages) with cover letter to the

Regional HR Officer,
P.O Box 66300-00800,

or email by Friday 1st July 2011.

Please include your contact number, your present salary and contact details for three referees including your current or most recent supervisor.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted

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