Health Field Officer

at Catholic Relief Services
Location Rokero Office, Central Darfur, Sudan, Sudan
Date Posted January 19, 2022
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency SDG


We work with organizations around the world to help poor and vulnerable people overcome emergencies, earn a living through agriculture and access affordable health care.

 Gross Salary USD: 652
 Section/Unit: Program
 Grade Level: 5
 Supervisor: Health Project Officer
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Rokero Office, Central Darfur, Sudan
 Closing Date: 20 Jan 2022

Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS’ relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

CRS Sudan is as dynamic and diverse as the needs of the people we serve. Since 1978, CRS Sudan has been assisting the people of Sudan across the emergency, recovery, and development spectrum. Key sectoral areas for CRS include health and nutrition, water and sanitation, food security, livelihoods, natural resource management, and peacebuilding. Currently, CRS Sudan has over 190 staff and oversees programming across the five Darfur states and the Red Sea.


 Duties and responsibilities:

Job Summary:

As a member of the Daya Health & Nutrition project team, you will assist project implementation by working directly with local partners and community members, coordinating various project activities and events in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work to serve the poor and vulnerable. Your service and community relations skills ensure that the local partners and communities feed into and benefit from the project that consistently applies best practices and continuously works towards improving its impact.


This position is dependent on funding.


Roles and Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the coordination and monitoring of project activities at the field level, ensuring implementation schedules are met as per the detailed activity plan, and that adherence to systems for quality project implementation are strengthened.
  • Coordinate communication and facilitate information sharing among the project team, implementing partners, and project beneficiaries at the community level to assist local partners in strengthening the community interest, involvement and support networks.
  • Liaise with various community stakeholders and mobilize them to ensure full involvement of community leaders, community representatives, and local government representatives in the overall implementation and improvement of project activities.
  • In coordination with the project team support capacity building events for community representatives.
  • Coordinate, monitor, and report on volunteer activities.
  • Compile data provided at the community level as per project requirements and contribute to the preparation of reports.


 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in health fields a plus.
  • 2 years of work or volunteer experience in community development and mobilization. Experience in health programming a plus.
  • Additional education may substitute for some experience.
  • Computer skills required.


Required Languages – Fluent written and spoken Arabic and professional level of written and spoken English required.


Travel - Position is based in Rokero, Central Darfur. Must be willing and able to travel up to 80% to project areas in Central Darfur.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Observation, active listening and analysis skills with ability to make sound judgment
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively with diverse groups
  • Proactive, results-oriented and service-oriented



Agency-wide Competencies (for all CRS Staff) 

These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship


Supervisory Responsibilities: None


Key Working Relationships: 

Internal – Project Manager, Project Officers, Rokero Admin and Operations staff, CRS MEAL team

External - As requested by Project Manager and supervisor


Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation. 


Disclaimer:  This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position. 


CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.


CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer





•            CRS gives equal opportunities for applying of men, and women.

•            Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

•            Only Sudanese national staff can be considered for this post.

Safeguarding Policy statement: “CRS requires its staff to treat all people with dignity and respect and to actively prevent harassment, abuse, exploitation, human trafficking everywhere and at all times. I, the applicant, accept these requirements as part of my job application.”


Submission location: -

If interested, please submit cover letter, resume and copies of your education and work certificates to (Labor office (LO) Zalingei-Central Darfur, ensure that your cover letter or resume has a phone number where you can be reached. No later than January 20,  12:00PM

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