Program Coordinator - Wed-Medini, Sudan (National)


Geneva Call is a neutral and impartial non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting respect for international humanitarian norms in armed conflict and other situations of violence. Geneva Call’s mission is to ensure that armed groups and de facto authorities (AGDA) respect International Humanitarian Law and basic humanitarian principles in the areas where they fight or they control. 

Geneva Call consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. Geneva Call is an inclusive working environment for all its staff.  Applications are particularly encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on the grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


The Programm coordinator  is  the responsible of Program design and implementation at country level.  

Core responsibilities

Responsible for Program implementation at Country level
  • Design adapted program strategy at country level for ANSA’s and Communities engagement per GC guidelines. 
  • Supervise and overview the implementation of  GC programme in Sudan to ensure that the objectives of Geneva Call’s operational and country strategy are well implemented
  • Map and develop access strategy for relevant ANSAs to engage  directly or with local partners.
  • Propose clear engagement opportunities to the Sudan Country Director.

Monitoring evaluation
  • Ensure the appropriate design, implementation, monitoring, review, and evaluation of Geneva Call’s country operations in Sudan, in line with Geneva Call programmatic guidelines with a focus on planning and results.

Program budget monitoring
  • Ensuring that program expenditure are in line with the budgets 

External coordination
  • Map and participate to relevant protection coordination mechanisms (clusters) and develop network.
  • Participate when relevant to events and workshops around ANSA engagement and Protection work.

Transversal responsibilities

  • Develop and manage a team of Project officers in the country, ensuring safe and efficient project delivery.

  • Ensure programme implementation is aligned with internal standards and donors rules.

Main qualifications

Education and experience
  • A graduate degree or equivalent experience in international relations/another humanitarian field.
  • Proven experience in protection work in conflict and crisis affected countries. 
  • Experience in Project Cycle Management.
  • Willingness and ability to travel at short notice.
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in a humanitarian organization working in conflict areas in the protection field and engagement with armed actors (ANSAs, other armed actors)including in managing teams of at least 2 people.

Technical skills
  • Solid project management skills related to organizational development projects and international, cross-functional teams with a proven history of delivering results.
  • Excellent dispute resolution, facilitation and team building skills.
  • Substantial knowledge of international development systems, institutions and donors, and of procedures, accountability frameworks and best practices.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in conflict?affected settings, and to handle numerous tasks simultaneously.
  • Understanding of International Humanitarian Law is an asset.

  • Arabic (C1-C2) 
  • English (C1-C2)
  • Third language would be an asset.

Personal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a matrix management environment.  Developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Strong communications skills (both written and verbal) at a level appropriate for high level external representation and ability to tailor communications to different audiences.
  • Interpersonal skills with experience of negotiation with weapon bearers and other stakeholders.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset.

Performance management

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the GC Performance Management p. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:
  • The Job Description
  • The individual Work- and Professional Development Plan
  • The Competency Framework

Conflict of interest

Any candidate affiliated to, or openly supporting, one or more interest groups opposed to the Foundation’s principles and values, or whose previous position could engender safety issues for co-workers at Appel de Genève / Geneva Call, will be excluded from this selection process.


  • Position : Program Coordinator
  • Type of Contract: Fixed term contract (National position)
  • Activity rate: 100%, full-time position
  • Work place:  Wed-Medeni, Sudan
  • Preferred start date: as soon as posisble


No later than 6 July, 2023.
All applications will be kept confidential. Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and only shortlisted candidate will be contacted for further process.