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Chief of Party, Kassala

Published on 25.05.2023


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Position : Chief of Party, Kassala

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We are hiring a Chief of Party to serve with our Sudan office and manage our activities and staff in the Kassala Integrated Response Program (KIRP). Bring your skill and expertise to provide leadership, back-stop support, and direction to Program Managers and achieve our KIRP objectives and sub-objectives. Do you have a passion to serve those in need? Step into this role and make an eternal impact.

A day in the life of a Chief of Party in Sudan:

At Samaritan’s Purse, the Gospel really is the center of all we do!  We start each day with a time of devotions and spend time praying for each other, our staff and volunteers who serve around the globe. 


In the role of Chief of Party, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Maintain your personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be an effective witness for Him
  • Direct and oversee the KIRP program ensuring proper, timely and quality implementation within given budgets and project deadlines. This includes proper planning, staffing, and implementation to meet program goals in compliance with international and Samaritan’s Purse standards and meet USAID rules & regulations
  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems in collaboration with the Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
  • Discuss plans and strategies with relevant stakeholders, including government authorities, UN agencies, other humanitarian actors and Samaritan’s Purse partners, to ensure proper understanding and coordination of project objectives
  • Provide technical support to health activities and services in Eastern Sudan
  • Make regular visits to project field sites, providing staff support, addressing programmatic challenges, and exploring future program possibilities
  • Collaborate with the Area Coordinator and Senior Programs Manager to provide input on new project proposals and budgets
  • Discern, manage, and report critical physical, emotional, or spiritual concerns of supervised staff
  • All other duties as assigned
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Qualifications & Experience:

  • Master's degree (M.A.) in Agriculture, Economics, International Development, Social Studies, or other relevant discipline, with a minimum of 2 years of international emergency response experience;
  • Or a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A) from 4-year college or university in Economics, Development or Social Studies, with  minimum of 6 to 8 years’ related international work experience;
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Previous experience working overseas, preferably in Africa.
  • Field level management experience. Past experience in Agriculture and Livelihoods is an advantage. 
  • Previous experience managing USAID funding. Multi-million dollar budget management experience.
  • 12 credit hours of college-level Biblical Studies (required); if not already completed, opportunity to meet and complete requirement is available upon hire. 

Type:  Full-Time

Language Requirement: Fluency in English

Travel Expectations: 

  • Daily travel to field locations;
  • Required travel documents and vaccinations for entry into foreign countries will be necessary


  • International medical, prescription, dental & vision insurance
  • Paid Family Medical Leave
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid holidays
  • 12 vacation/personal days
  • 10 sick days
  • Annual Home Leave
  • R&R
  • Food and Housing
Job criteria for job ad : Chief of Party, Kassala
Job category :
R&D, project management
Industries :
Social, public and human services
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Al-Damar - Al-Damazin - Dunqula - Ed Daein - El Fasher - El Fula - El Obeid - Gedarif - Geneina - Kadugli - Kassala - Khartoum - Nyala - Port-Soudan - Rabak - Sannar - Wad Madani - Zalingei
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
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Number of Position(s) : 1
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