Programme Officer

Published November 17, 2022
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  


Based in Khartoum - Sudan*, International IDEA seeks to appoint:*


The programme seeks to support the democratic transition by supporting the establishment of mechanisms for dialogue and consensus building on the transition process; support continental and regional efforts of political mediation; strengthen stakeholders’ capacity for constitution building; enhance stakeholders’ capacity for electoral reform that will facilitate credible electoral processes; and strengthen citizens awareness on the transitional process and broader democratic governance practices. It is anticipated that Sudan’s transition period and processes will provide an opportunity for Sudan’s transition to democracy.

The Programme Officer will contribute to the advancement of the projects work in the domain of peacebuilding, democratic dialogue and community engagements activities. In doing so, the Programme Officer will support the Programme Manager in the design of peacebuilding, democratic dialogue and community engagements activities, their implementation, and reporting for results.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

Contributes to the design, planning and implementation of peacebuilding, democratic dialogue and community engagements activities
Supports the coordination, implementation and facilitation of capacity building sessions, to enhance the capacity of local CSOs including women and youth groups to undertake programmatic interventions on peace building, democracy, constitution making, and electoral reforms
Develops knowledge products relating to Sudan’s transition and supports the contextualizing and updating of existing International IDEA publications
Assesses and analyzes the political developments in Sudan including tracking news and developments of the international intervention negotiations
Provides technical inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives related to the International IDEA programme in Sudan
Contributes to the implementation of projects and initiatives throughout project cycle, including planning, budgeting, delivery of outputs. monitoring and reporting
Supports the Programme Manager in organizing regional and sub-regional stock-taking and agenda-setting policy dialogue sessions on pertinent themes in community engagement and political participation
Produces regular update reports on trends and challenges in participation across Sudan and the impact of IDEA’s interventions;
Maintains and develops relevant professional contacts and networks of cooperation within the relevant fields, including practitioners, policymakers, academics and the international community


University degree in peace and security studies, strategic studies, political science, public policy/administration, international relations or similar fields


Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the field of civic engagement, peacebuilding, democratic transition, and security issues. in Sudan/ Africa

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