Education & Experience:
A bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as international relations, development studies, social sciences, or a related discipline. A master's degree is preferred.
A minimum of 4-5 years of professional experience in humanitarian or development work, preferably focusing on women's rights, gender equality, or related fields.
Proven experience coordinating projects in complex and challenging environments, especially in Sudan. Familiarity with states and communities within Sudan.
Demonstrated experience managing partnerships and fostering relationships with diverse stakeholders, including NGOs, governmental bodies, donors, and grassroots organizations.
Solid experience in security management, including risk assessment and incident response.
Previous experience in supervising and leading teams effectively.
Skills and Competencies:
Strong knowledge of women's rights, gender equality, and related human rights issues.
Leadership and managerial skills with the ability to guide and motivate a diverse team.
Excellent communication and negotiation skills for building effective partnerships and representing the organization to various stakeholders.
Proficiency in risk analysis and mitigation, with a keen understanding of security protocols and safety measures.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to adapt to evolving situations and make informed decisions.
Fluency in English; proficiency in other relevant local languages is a plus.
Proficiency in using standard office software and project management tools.
A deep commitment to gender equality and women's rights, aligned with SIHA's feminist principles.
Cultural sensitivity and the ability to work effectively in diverse and multicultural settings.
Adaptability and resilience in facing challenges and working in sometimes difficult conditions.
Integrity, ethics, and a high level of professionalism.
A passion for social justice and the empowerment of marginalized communities.
Ability and willingness to travel and work in remote or conflict-affected areas within the Greater Horn of Africa region.
Flexibility to work irregular hours and under pressure when necessary.