Country Representative Caritas Czech Republic

Country Representative Caritas Czech Republic

Job title: Country Representative (CR)
Accountable to: Regional Coordinator (RC) of Caritas Czech Republic (CCR)
Assigns tasks to: project managers, administrators/partners when authorized by the RC
Based in: Torit, South Sudan, travelling around the Eastern Equatoria State
Language requirements: English excellent. (Czech language skills are welcome, but not required)

Key duties and responsibilities

1. External relations

  • Important responsibilities of CR are representation of CCR in the country and in absence of people responsible for the projects (regional coordinator, program/project manager), building external relations with different stakeholders, promoting visibility of CCR program in South Sudan and networking

Responsibilities of CR in relation with:

  • Czech Embassy (after consideration the Regional coordinator can share with ORS/ZÚ Addis Abeba)
  • Meets the Embassy representative when needed and proposed by either of the respective parties
  • Notifies the Embassy on major events that took place in the scope of the projects implemented when relevant and/or inform the embassy about the overall progress (submits monthly project activity plans received from the partners)
  • Is present at monitoring actions carried out by the Embassy when required


  • Gets in touch and meets new potential donors after preliminary agreement and in coordination with the Program Manager
  • Be involved in frequent communication with representatives of ECHO, EC, UN OCHA, etc.

Potential partners

  • Gets in touch and meets new potential partners after preliminary agreement and in coordination with the Regional Manager

2. Project management

  • Provides support to partner organizations if needed, not the main responsibility
  • Responsible for specific agendas of projects (according to instructions of Regional Coordinator)
  • Solves problems related to project implementation
  • If necessary conducts regular project monitoring
  • Attends the key projects’ events

3. Program development

  • Monitoring of informational sources concerning the situation in the field of employment of in South Sudan, monitoring of state policy
  • Identification of potential areas of intervention in the country
  • Identification and formulation of new projects in cooperation with CCR team
  • Conduct need assessment and data collection for new projects if applicable with potential partners
  • Monitoring of local call for proposals
  • Identification of new partner organizations, networking
  • Establishment of joint program with other Caritas members, other NGOs and donors attending workshops, conferences and other relevant events organized by other NGOs and donors
  • Fundraising from local resources (small scale embassies projects, companies …)
  • Informing about situation in the country (region) relevant to spheres of projects intervention

4. CCR development in the country

  • Establishment and supervision on current project realized by Caritas Czech Republic in South Sudan
  • Coordination of interventions with other Caritas members in the country
  • Establishment of Caritas Czech Republic representation in the country
  • Monitoring of governmental and legal procedures (registration, work permits, ID cards, project agreements etc.)

Posting Date 27th February 2014
Application Deadline 16th March 2014; 20:00 (pm)
Starting Date 10th – 15th April 2014 in South Sudan

Application Process
Send 1-page motivation letter in English confirming that you meet the requirements above and a CV in Czech or English to the address below on or before the application deadline.

Send CV and cover letter to:
Subject Line: Country Representative South Sudan

CV and Cover letter should be labeled as follows:
• Last Name, First Name, Country Representative SS_CV
• Last Name, First Name, Country Representative SS_Cover Letter

Only candidates selected for an interview will receive a response.

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