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Senior Programs Manager, Sudan

Location: , Sudan
Job ID: 11745
Date Posted: Oct 19, 2020

Job Description

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A day in the life of a Senior Programs Manager, 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 prayer.  We hear from members of our staff, both from IHQ and our global offices, as well a special guest speakers who encourage us in God’s word.  We then join together to prayer for one another, as well as praying for staff and volunteers who serve around the globe.  We get paid to start each day this way! 


Job Duties

  • Assist leadership in creating an articulate clear vision and strategy for the Sudan field office.

  • Assist in strategic development of the in-country programs.

  • Assist in oversight of day to day operations, including hosting teams and visitors.

  • Direct line management of Program Managers. Conduct appraisals and encourage professional development for all direct reports. Maintain accurate and up-to-date HR and administrative records for all supervised staff and programs.

  • Assist in fostering spiritual support, encouragement and growth among all staff.

  • Build capacity and improve programming through the development and maintenance of Monitoring and Evaluation systems.

  • Build capacity and improve the technical quality of programming encouraging the use of innovative and creative approaches for increased effectiveness.

  • Ensure all programs are conducted in accordance with agreed work plans and budgets; maintaining adherence to Samaritan’s Purse’s, donor and statutory guidelines, and policies.

  • Collaborate with direct reports to develop and set up new projects in line with in-country strategy and available opportunities, liaising with technical advisors where necessary.

  • Assist in ensuring all reporting to Samaritan’s Purse’s Affiliate Offices, government and donors is timely, accurate, appropriate, and of the highest quality.

  • Provide professional representation of Samaritan’s Purse at meetings with government, donor and civil society partners, actively and strategically engaging with stake holders to increase support and publicity for Samaritan’s Purse Programming.


In the role of Senior Programs Manager, you will assist the Country Director in providing overall management for the Sudan field office with specific focus on programs. You will be responsible to assist leadership in activities that promote the success of in-country programs and staff development. Management responsibilities include overseeing program design and implementation, proposal writing and development, coordinating the budget process, and assisting leadership with daily field operations and field staff support as needed.


Check out why people love serving with Samaritan’s Purse:


Qualifications & Experience

  • A personal, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ and desire to continue being an active, consistent witness for Him.

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university in Business, Economics, Health and Nutrition, Food Security, or WASH plus three to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in working with multi-sector programs (ex: food security and livelihoods or health and WASH) in a developing world context.

  • Experience and strong skills in program design, developing proposals, reporting, Monitoring & Evaluation documents, work-plans, budgets, and other project documents.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and field level experience in managing multi-million USD humanitarian grants through institutional donors such as USAID, IHA, ECHO, and DFID.

  • Strong writing background focusing on development of concept notes, proposals for UN agencies, as well as government funding opportunities.

  • Actively engaged in the humanitarian debates and updated on current international standards.

  • Staff management cross-culturally, program management, and implementation experience working for an NGO (preferred).

  • Strong management, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time management skills. Proven ability to work creatively and independently both in the office and in the field. A strong team player and adept at creating a strong team spirit.

  • Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people.

  • Ability to travel and work in difficult conditions under pressure.

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs and have strong analytical, strategic, and reasoning abilities.

  • Language: Fluency in English (required). Arabic a strong asset (preferred but not required).

  • Strong English language writing skills, and demonstrated ability to produce quality reports and proposal inputs on short deadlines.


Job Location: Sudan

Type: Full-Time

Restrictions: Non-Accompanied

Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)

Travel Expectations: Travel periodically to the fields



  • Career with purpose!

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage

  • Disability insurance

  • Term Life insurance

  • Retirement savings plan (after 1 year)

  • 10 paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)

  • 12 vacation days per year       

  • Annual home leave


Samaritan's Purse Mission Statement:

Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.


Samaritan's Purse Statement of Faith:

* We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative Word of God.  (1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Timothy 3:15-17)

* We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons:  Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.   (Matthew 28:19; John 10:30; Ephesians 4:4-6)

* We believe in the deity of the Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood on the cross, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.   (Matthew 1:23; John 1:1-4 and 1:29; Acts 1:11 and 2:22-24; Romans 8:34; 1 Corinthians 15:3-4; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Philippians 2:5-11; Hebrews 1:1-4 and 4:15)

* We believe that all men everywhere are lost and face the judgment of God, that Jesus Christ is the only way of salvation, and that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, repentance of sin and faith in Jesus Christ results in regeneration by the Holy Spirit. (Luke 24:46-47; John 14:6; Acts 4:12; Romans 3:23; 2 Corinthians 5:10-11; Ephesians 1:7 and 2:8-9; Titus 3:4-7)

* We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, whose indwelling enables the Christian to live a godly life.   (John 3:5-8; Acts 1:8 and 4:31; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 2:14; Galatians 5:16-18; Ephesians 6:12; Colossians 2:6-10)

* We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; the saved unto the resurrection of eternal life and the lost unto the resurrection of damnation and eternal punishment.  (1 Corinthians 15:51-57; Revelation 20:11-15)

* We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and that all true believers are members of His body, the church.  (1 Corinthians 12:12, 27; Ephesians 1:22-23)

* We believe that the ministry of evangelism and discipleship is a responsibility of all followers of Jesus Christ.   (Matthew 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe God’s plan for human sexuality is to be expressed only within the context of marriage, that God created man and woman as unique biological persons made to complete each other.  God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society.  For this reason, we believe that marriage is exclusively the union of one genetic male and one genetic female.   (Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:5-6; Mark 10:6-9; Romans 1:26-27; 1 Corinthians 6:9)

* We believe that we must dedicate ourselves to prayer, to the service of our Lord, to His authority over our lives, and to the ministry of evangelism.   (Matthew 9:35-38; 22:37-39, and 28:18-20; Acts 1:8; Romans 10:9-15 and 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10; Colossians 2:6-10; 1 Peter 3:15)

* We believe that human life is sacred from conception to its natural end; and that we must have concern for the physical and spiritual needs of our fellowmen.   (Psalm 139:13; Isaiah 49:1; Jeremiah 1:5; Matthew 22:37-39; Romans 12:20-21; Galatians 6:10)

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    Location: , Sudan
    Date Posted: Oct 19, 2020

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