Project Officer

at ZOA
Published May 26, 2022
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



1- The Project Officer is responsible for the following tasks, responsibilities, and results:

Reporting: Coordinates, writes and supports field staff to prepare and submit timely and quality reports required by ZOA, donors or other stakeholders including regular field monthly and quarterly reports.

Proposal Development: supports proposal development, by writing proposals for small and/or short term proposals and supports the programme department for larger and long-term proposals

MEAL: Supports the MEAL team to follows-up with MEAL issues related to projects implemented by ZOA & its partners in Sudan including carrying out needs assessments, regular monitoirng and data collection of various project indicators, among others.

Communications: Maintains ZOA social media and works with the MEAL Specialist to capture and document best practices and success stories and to produce quality factsheets, videos and brochures, etc.

Coordination: coordinates, with the relevant Programme Manager, some of the (smaller) multi-state programmes

External relations: Facilitates communication and preparations with concerned staff for visits by donors, consultants, missions, etc.

Follows-up and provides general support to specific projects as requested by the direct supervisor.

Any other responsibilities assigned by supervisor

  1. Contacts

External contacts


Relevant as directed by the Programme Advisor, with some autonomy.

Internal contacts


Team members from the programme department

Project staff of field offices and ZOA Headquarters personnel as requested

Operational staff (finance, HR etc) in Khartoum

3- Supervises

No supervision responsibilities


Relevant as directed by the Programme Advisor, with some autonomy.

4- Competencies



Work experience in international development, preferably with an (I)NGO

Work experience in at least two sectors of ZOA Sudan’s programme sectors.

Experience in working with relevant institutional donors

Bachelors’ Degree in development, gender or related fields with practical experience

Demonstrated affinity and knowledge about the social, political and gender aspects of development.

Fluency in written and spoken Arabic and English

Basic knowledge about gender, do no harm and Core Humanitarian Standards

Basic knowledge about monitoring and evaluation systems and methods.



Strong conceptual and writing skills

High accuracy and attention to detail

Basic excel skills

Good in developing and maintaining good relationships

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Ability to work independently

A highly ethical work standard

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-religious setting.

5- Special Conditions

Up to 25 % of time required for travel to ZOA programme locations in Sudan.

The candidate will subject to Membercheck /COTER procedures, which is against Government Sanction lists to verify that the candidate is not on any of these lists. This counter-terrorism check is a requirement of Donor Government Regulations and is therefore an important part of an employee’s ability to fulfil his/her employment requirements before signing the Employment Contract with the Organization.


How to apply

Full applications must include the following:


Motivation letter stating the reasons for applying.

CV including educational, professional training and work experience.

Applicants should submit full documents to HAC Labour Office in Khartoum and send a soft copy to ZOA Sudan

Drop files here browse files ...