Programme Advisor Sudan


Fulltime hours per week

Temporary contract
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Job location:                   Khartoum, Sudan with travel to the other field locations

Starting date:                  As soon as possible

Vacancy closing date:    9th of April 2023,  or as soon as suitable candidate is identified

Duration position:          3 years

Working hours:               Fulltime

Reports to:                      Director of Programmes

We are here for our neighbours in need, who are suffering in this broken world.

ZOA, as an international NGO, supports people who have lost everything due to conflict or natural disaster. Together, we can come to their aid in emergencies and remain faithful to communities as they recover – providing new opportunities for them to help themselves again. The work of ZOA is coordinated from the Netherlands. We are active in multiple countries in Africa, South America, the Middle East Region, and Asia. We work with approximately 900 employees worldwide and with (local) partners. We invite you to join our team of committed colleagues.


ZOA Sudan is looking for a

Programme Advisor

ZOA’s programme in Sudan

ZOA started working in Sudan in 2004 in response to the Darfur crisis. In 2010, programmes in the East of the country were also opened. Currently, ZOA has five offices and a portfolio that varies from humanitarian emergency to developmental projects. The main sectors are Integrated Water Resources Management, Food Security and Livelihoods, Peacebuilding, Inclusiveness for people living with disability, Emergency Relief and Education. Adaptation to climate change, migration, gender and conflict sensitivity issues are mainstreamed. ZOA Sudan has been leading large scale consortia projects and is strongly embedded in the different project areas. You will be part of an enthusiastic and skilled team.

About the role

The development of high-quality proposals is the main focus of this role and will be your challenge and responsibility! As Programme Advisor you don’t shy away from some writing, on the contrary, it gives you a lot of energy, joy and satisfaction. At the same time, you actively engage your colleagues in the field and your team in Khartoum. Besides proposal writing, you will ensure excellent implementation and evaluation of ZOA's projects and manage a small team.

Your main tasks and responsibilities

Programme Quality / MEAL

Grants & Partnerships Management

Your profile


Knowledge & Experience


Special conditions

We offer

ZOA offers a challenging role in a dynamic context. We offer good benefits and remuneration which suits the NGO sector (including but not limited to: medical and other insurances, (contribution to) housing costs, training options and 29 leave days).


Do you need more information?

For more information about ZOA, please visit our website

If you have questions about this vacancy, you can contact Charity van Bemmel, email


Interested and do you want to apply?

ZOA operates an equal opportunities policy and is committed to diversity in the workplace. Qualified women and men, people of all nationalities, and cultural backgrounds, and candidates with disabilities are welcome to apply.

If you are interested in this position, please apply directly via the button "apply now" below.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We reserve the right to close this advert before the confirmed closing date when we have received sufficient applications.

CV’s of no more than 5 pages in length are appreciated. Your cover letter should include a motivation specific for this job.

Please provide at least 3 references related to your current and previous employment listed in the application. References of previous positions held should not be older than five years.

Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited to participate in the process of recruitment. It is our aim to inform all other candidates of their status in the recruitment process within 4 weeks after the vacancy has closed. An assessment may be part of the recruitment procedure. Documents that do not match the profile above will not be considered. Internal candidates will have priority, in case of similar results.

Please note that ZOA carries out background and reference checks (including COTER) for all candidates as part of the recruitment process. As ZOA participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme, all reference checks include a written questionnaire: the “Statement of Conduct”, which will be sent to past employers regarding Misconduct (such as sexual exploitation, abuse or harassment).



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