Job Description


  • Job number: SRH05412

  • Domaine de competence:
  • Statut: Salarié
  • Type de poste: Overseas missions
  • Country: South Sudan
  • Contract Type: Short term contract

    About us

    Desired start date: July 2023
    Duration of the mission: 6 months
    Location: Juba, South Sudan

    SOLIDARITES INTERNATIONAL (SI) is an international humanitarian aid association which, since more than 40 years, has been providing assistance to populations affected by armed conflicts and natural disasters by meeting their Basic Needs for food, water and shelter. Particularly committed to the fight against diseases linked to unsafe water, the leading cause of death in the world, SI's interventions provide expertise in the field of access to Drinking Water, sanitation and Hygiene Promotion, but also in the essential area of Food Security and livelihoods. Present in some twenty countries, the SI teams – 2500 people in total, made up of expatriates, national staff, permanent staff at HQ, and a few volunteers - intervene with professionalism and commitment while respecting cultural norms.

    About the mission

    SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL (SI) has been responding to humanitarian needs in South Sudan for over 16 years. In 2023, we will continue working alongside communities in some of the hardest to reach areas. SI provides clean water, sanitation, and other lifesaving activities, while supporting vulnerable communities to strengthen their resilience to shocks, rebuild their livelihoods, and regain a sense of normality in some of the hardest of circumstances.

    South Sudan is also witnessing further displacements within the country due to the sub-national and localized violence, which has increased since the beginning of 2022. The security situation is expected to deteriorate further as the transitional period following the signing of Revitalized Peace Process is nearing its end in 2023.

    Following the clashes in Sudan and the arrival of displaced Sudanese and South Sudanese returnees, SI is developing a rapid Emergency response in the north of South Sudan, and notable in the state of Unity, with the opening of a new base of intervention.

    In 2023, the mission’s estimated budget is around USD 3,5+ millions, and there are 50+ employees.

    To learn more about the South Sudan mission, please click here.

    About the job

    General objective:

    The Grant Manager is the mission’s focal point on ensuring accountability to donors. In addition to the general grant manager tasks, the role will also focus on diversification of funding sources and reinforcement of the Reporting and Communication Officer capacities.

    Specifically, he/she is in charge of:

  • Contributing to the mission’s strategic development.
Monitoring and identifying funding opportunities in line with SI country and global strategy. Overseeing compilation of timely and high-quality proposals, reports and contract modification requests for submission to donors and consortium partners. Monitoring compliance with donor procedures throughout the grant cycle and building capacity of new and existing staff on internal accountability tools and donor procedures. Proactively following-up on donor contractual obligations, from contracting to closing and archiving, and ensuring contractual obligations are known and understood by relevant staff/departments. Centralizing and preparing relevant documentation for external audits and audit report archiving. Managing the Reporting and Communication Officer.

Specific stakes and challenges:

Contributing to the mission’s strategic development. Diversifying fundings sources in line with SI country and global strategy. Continue reinforcing technical skills of the Reporting and Communication Officer through action plans. Capacity Building of field staff in terms of reporting, internal accountability tools and donors’ procedures. Increasing the quality of reporting and proposal development.

Your profile


Master’s degree in Humanitarian/International relations, social sciences, Business School, Political Sciences.


At least 1-2 years of experience in Grants Management for an international NGO. Previous experience in unstable environment. Experience in developing proposals for institutional donors. Experience drafting donor reports. Experience in developing concept notes and strategy papers. Experience in managing audits and compliance risks. Experience in budget follow-up.


Representation skills Excellent writing skills MS office. Good analytical skills, ability to adapt. Good Coordination and diplomacy. Good organization skills. Capacity to work under pressure in a tense security environment.

Personality :

Hands-on/Solution oriented. Willingness to evolve in very fast paced and insecure environments. Excellent stress management, and important flexibility; capacity to adapt to quick context/strategy changes.

Other desirable qualities:

Leadership and management Coordination with partners Planning and prioritization Flexibility Capacity to work under stress Solution making oriented Team player Transparency


Bilingual in English, written and spoken Arabic is an asset

To apply, you need to be OK to work in a volatile, complex political and security environment.

SI will offer you

A salaried position
According to experience, starting from EUR 1980 gross per month (base salary EUR 1800 + 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) + a monthly Per Diem of USD 700.

Starting from August 1st, 2023 onwards, the basic gross salary will be increased to 2100€/month as part of a review of the salary grid.

SI covers accommodation costs and travel expenses between the expatriate's country of origin and the place of assignment.

The Grants Manager will be living in a shared guesthouse.


During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every 3 months. For a one-year assignment, the expatriate will have a 7 working days break at 3, 6 and 9 months (with USD 850 allocated by SI). In addition to these, SI adds 1 additional rest day per month of work, i.e. 12 additional days off for a one-year contract.

Insurance package
Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which covers all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system, including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

SI will offer you

Do you recognize yourself in this description? If yes, please send us your CV and cover letter!

Please note that CV-only applications will not be considered, and that the vacancy may close before the deadline.

Thank you for your understanding.

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