|Date Posted||February 23, 2021|
Health Care / Medical
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.
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 provides emergency assistance throughout Sudan, with core funding from WFP, USAID/BHA, and UNICEF. Key sectoral areas for CRS Sudan include food security, livelihoods (on-farm, off-farm and non-farm), nutrition, health, peacebuilding and natural resource management. CRS Sudan manages the financial and procurement needs of the Sudan INGO Forum, based on close coordination with INGO Steering Committee.
Sudan INGO Forum:
The Sudan INGO Forum is a voluntary and independent networking body of over 50international NGOs that supports its members to effectively respond to the humanitarian and development needs in Sudan. It supports its members in the principled and effective delivery of humanitarian and development assistance so that members continue to save and improve lives in the country. All members of the INGO Forum strive to provide professional assistance to the Sudanese people regardless of gender, ethnic background, political affiliation, or religious belief.
As a network and membership body INGOs, the Sudan INGOs Forum provides a unique platform for inducting INGO Country Directors into the regulatory environment of Sudan, providing networking opportunities and capacity building for INGOs, sharing best practices in humanitarian and development assistance and information exchanges, forging collaborations between the international INGOs and national NGOs, coordinating the collective voices of the community, and joint advocacy for enabling environment for INGOs operating in the country.
The functions of the INGO Forum Coordination Secretariat include: information sharing and coordination, security advising and crisis management, external engagement, policy engagement, INGOs networking and capacity enhancement.
The INGO Forum Secretariat Associate is a middle-management position responsible for the management of the essential INGO Forum Secretariat functions, facilitating coordination between members of the forum, the elected Steering Committee, and external stakeholders.
The role entails ensuring effective information exchange, supporting the work of the Steering Committee, promoting common positions and agreed interests of the INGOs Forum.
The INGO Forum Secretariat Associate is also responsible for sustaining productive relationships between NGOs, Government, UN, Donors and diplomatic missions in country, on behalf of and as instructed by the INGO Forum Steering Committee.
He/She is responsible for the management of the Secretariat functions and regular communication to the INGOs Steering Committee.
This position reports to the Chairperson of the INGO Forum Steering Committee (SC) as well as indirectly reports to the CRS Moafa Grant Manager. The Chairperson manages the daily tasks of the Associate; the CRS Moafa Grant Manager provides human resource management of the Associate.
Duties and responsibilities:
Management of the INGO Forum Secretariat Functions
Coordination and Communication
Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:
Required Languages:English language required, Arabic language preferred.
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.
Supervisory Responsibilities (if none, state none)
Key Working Relationships: This consultant will be supervised directly by the INGO Forum Steering Committee Chairperson. The consultant will be indirectly supervised by the CRS Moafa Grant Manager.
- If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and copies of your education and work certificates to Sudanjob.net
***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. 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