ADMIN MANAGER (M/F) – (Geneina) – Solidarites International


Job Describtion

Job numberSRH04615
Domaine de competenceAdministrative and finance management
Type de posteOverseas missions
Contract TypeShort term contract


Desired start date: 


Duration of the mission: 

12 months

Location: Geneina-West Darfur

Following fighting between the Tigrayan Forces (TPLF) and the Ethiopian Armed Forces (EAF), many Ethiopians fled the hostilities and sought refuge in eastern Sudan. Today there are more than 50,000 refugees, most of whom are in different locations: Tunaydbah, Um Rakuba, Village 8, Hamdayet and Babikri. All along 2021 SI was working mainly in Tunaydbah and launched wash activities in the new camp of Babikri in October – November.

Also, a wash in health program in consortium with PUI and funded by AICS (Italian Cooperation) was launched un July 2021 and will be over end of March 2022.

In terms of wash in camps for 2022, HCR will fund SI in Babikri Camp (approx. 2500 individuals) and other donors are under identification (SHF, CIAA, ECHO) for Gedaref and West Darfour. Main activities implemented in Gedaref are: Latrines construction, supply water through water system, HP, solid waste management, wash in health (in 4 health centers: hardware and HP) and potentially Water trucking in case of needs (contingency funded by HCR).

In Geneina, proposal are under finalization. Proposed activities are related to support in terms of WASH in urban and camps context for IDPs (currently 100 000 IDPs in Geneina).


  • Specific stakes and challenges

Challenge of opening a base and of a young mission:

Opening the base: recruitment of the new team, induction, implementation of basic procedures

Young mission: coordination under creation, procedures not yet adapted to local context, no senior employees to support the opening and the base)

  • Priorities for the 2/3 first months:

Recruitment of the new team (support to other managers and for the admin team)

Setting up basic admin procedure and induction

Capacity Building admin team



  • Education: Bachelor degree in a field related to finance and/or HR management
  • 1 year minimum experience required in administrative management (or as an assistant of administrative coordinator)
  • Previous experiences in the humanitarian field.

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Solidarites rules, tools and procedures is an asset as the base opens
  • Management skills
  • Understanding, knowledges of local cultural / religious codes and habits and capacity to adapt to this environment
  • MS office.
  • Good analytical skills, ability to adapt
  • Good communication and diplomatic skill
  • Good organization skills.
  • Capacity to work under pressure in a tense security environment.


 English is mandatory / Speaking Arabic is a strong asset.

Other desirable qualities: leadership and management / coordination with partners / planning and prioritization / flexibility / capacity to work under stress / solution making oriented / Team player


A salaried post:

According to experience, starting from 1 800 euros gross per month (+ 10% annual leave allowance paid monthly) and a monthly Per Diem.
SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL also covers accommodation costs in the Guest House and travel expenses between the expatriate’s country of origin and the place of assignment.


 During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of 7 working days every three months (with 850 USD allocated by SOLIDARITÉS INTERNATIONAL). To these break periods, one additional rest day per month worked are granted.

Social and medical cover:

Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks. Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.


Does this description fit you? Please send us your CV and Cover letter in English. CV only applications will not be considered. 

NB:  The vacancy may close before the deadline. Thank you for your comprehension 

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