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Welthungerhilfe recruits 01 Head of Programmes

Welthungerhilfe recruits 01 Head of Programmes


The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until June 30, 2020. Employment location will be Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Under the supervision of the Country Director, the Head of Programmes supports the development of the multiannual country programme and contributes to its implementation and monitoring in order to maximise the WHH impact on the basis of Welthungerhilfe strategy and quality standards.

Your responsibilities

  • Coordination and implementation of projects and programmes according to Welthungerhilfe quality standards
  • Managing the integration of all project ideas, project documents and concept papers into the respective information and management systems (ProMis and FundsPro)
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with local partners and principal donors, always with regard to their emerging priorities
  • Ensuring partner relations are well maintained and executing donor mapping to identify future partners/donors
  • Managing and coordinating concept and proposal development process with key internal stakeholders and relevant partners
  • Assisting in updating capacity statements for key sectors (in collaboration with technical and communications team)
  • Assisting in creating a clear and structured communication strategy to engage with corporate partners aligned with WHH Congo business development plan
  • Working closely together with the logistics and finance Departments to ensure compliance of donor requirements
  • Contributing to the development of the annual donor engagement plan

Your profile

  • University degree in Management, Marketing, Mass Communications, Development or a related field
  • Qualification in the field of development and emergency aid or other relevant qualification
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • Experience in project design and writing proposals at a high level
  • Experience with major donors (USAID, DfID, EU, ECHO, BMZ, …)
  • Sound experience in grant acquisition and institutional donor relations
  • Good knowledge of planning and survey methods (incl. M&E)
  • Very good analytical skills for evaluating the humanitarian and security-related situation
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
  • Fluency in English and a very good level of written and spoken German and French

Our offer

We offer you co-operation in a highly dedicated team and a responsible scope of tasks. Our performance oriented remuneration is based on an in-house salary scheme. Of course, a comprehensive training is also part of our offer.

Town/City Goma
Experience 3 to 5 years
Positions Program/Project management
Areas of activity Agriculture, Crisis & Post-crisis management
Country Africa, DR Congo
How to apply Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 30, 2019 by following this link. Your contact person is Barbara Kuersten.
On-line application link
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