Head of Programmes (m/f) in Somaliland, Hargeysa

Welthungerhilfe (www.welthungerhilfe.de) is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of

Head of Programmes (m/f)

in Somaliland

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Hargeysa, Somaliland.

The objective of this position is to ensure the implementation of Welthungerhilfe (WHH) Somaliland Programme in line with internal standards and procedures and compliant with donor agreements. Additionally the Head of Programmes is responsible to further develop WHH programme in Somaliland in order to maximise our impact adhering to WHH global strategy, positioning the organisation as key Food and Nutrition Security Actor in the region and diversifying our funding basis. The Head of Programme represents WHH in Somaliland in agreement with the Regional Representative. He/she supports the Regional Representative to further develop and implement programmes and projects in Somaliland.

Your responsibilities

identify, examine and assess new project ideas on the basis of the multi-annual regional programme and WHH strategic objectives
write proposals and reports for donor submission
coordinate preparation of internal project documents
identify co-financing opportunities with the aim to further diversify donor funding
liasoning with key stakeholders and important donors for the programme
identify and promote new project partnerships including capacity building of national Civil Society Organisation
ensure compliance with WHH and donors quality standards and procedures
ensure reporting occurs correctly and in due time to Head Office and to donors
further build up and ensure a systematic monitoring and evaluation system to be implemented in Somaliland
provide support to in-country evaluations and audits and ensure that learnings from evaluations and audits are incorporated into existing programme and projects
participate in coordination summits

Your profile

A university or polytechnical degree in the area of rural development, agriculture, nutritional sciences or other relevant qualification
2-5 years of project relevant professional experience in projects of international (aid) organisations, preferably in the global South
Proven experience in the planning and implementation of Food and Nutrition Security Projects / Agricultural projects
Proven experience in working with pastoralist communities
Proven experience in establishing and managing an office and project teams
Proven ability to engange in active and sensitive communication with employees and contacts in a diverse environment
Fluency in English in oral communication and writing

Our offer

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

How to apply:
Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 3, 2018 via this link

Head of Programmes m/f Somaliland= Your contact person is Rosemarie Rampp