In partnership with the Country Director, manage the implementation and coordination of field projects and provide oversight of support functions. Providing leadership, strategic direction, management and evaluation of all aspects of the Medair projects, the DCD also plays a key role in liaison with local authorities, donors and other relevant stakeholders, team leadership, program development and security.
Medair’s emergency response team was deployed in Sudan in February 2020 with the objectives of re-applying for country registration and to re-establish relationship with government authorities, donor agencies, UN partners, and INGOs. Medair is operating in camps for refugees from Ethiopia in Gedaref State and delivering COVID-19 programming in Khartoum. The team has also been ascertaining information on gaps and priorities to make decisions on further expansion into other states.
This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Tasks may be assigned and modified as necessary.