Overall purpose of the role:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been operational in Sudan since 2004 focussing primarily on Protection, Food Security and Livelihoods (FSL) as well as Community-driven Recovery and Safety Programmes (CDRS) with a geographical focus on Khartoum, Central Darfur and South Kordofan.
In order to support our growing programme, DRC is looking for a motivated candidate for the position of Liaison Coordinator who will ensure a timely and effective processing of Technical Agreements, permits and visas to support DRC’s operations, developing and maintaining good relationships with the relevant bodies on national and state level.
About the job
Under the supervision of Country Director, the Liaison Coordinator will represent DRC’s Country Director vis a vis government authorities in Khartoum and field offices as required:
Responsible for establishing networks between DRC and central authorities in close coordination with the CD and SMT members;
Ensure support to the field liaison/program teams in processing/follow-up of project permission (Technical Agreements), country agreements and other permissions on national and state level;
Ensure constant interaction with the DRC project teams, units and departments. Provide valuable updates from meetings and developments from the National level to CD/SMT;
Coordinate efforts with Base Managers in field bases to strengthen liaison efforts;