Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Summary of Job
This position reports directly to the Country Director and is responsible for overall oversight, leadership, and management of all nutrition, water/sanitation, hygiene, education, and primary health projects in Kassala state. Major responsibilities include program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, budget tracking, fundraising support, liaising with local government and NGO/CBO partners, staff capacity development, and internal liaising with senior staff. The Area Coordinator ensures programs align with Samaritan’s Purse’s strategy, donor standards, and local laws. Other essential duties include the management of operations, safety and security, human resources, financial reporting, community relations, and internal communications.
Qualifications & Experience
Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk extensively in rough terrain. The employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. Noise level is moderate (example: business office with computers and printers, light traffic). The employee is occasionally required to lift or move up to 40 pounds.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: The environment is hot, with little rain, with austere field locations with very basic services.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Language Requirement: Fluency in English (required)
Travel Expectations: Travel periodically to the fields
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.