Expert Programme Coordination

Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwhile investing your personality, your skills and your time? Are you looking for a job that is exciting and has clear goals? Welcome to Welthungerhilfe!

We are one of the largest and most respected private organisations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. As a politically and confessionally independent organisation, our value-oriented actions are always based on ethical principles. Our vision is clear: "Zero Hunger by 2030" - If you want to become part of our global community to end hunger around the world, we look forward to receiving your application as:

Expert Programme Coordination*

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 Bangui, Central African Republic.

As Expert Programme Coordination in our Bangui Country Office, you will be responsible for implementing project activities in compliance with established deadlines and organizational, contractual and financial guidelines including appropriate reporting. Under the supervision of the Head of Programmes, you will support programme development, project proposal preparation and contribute to the implementation and monitoring of the overall country strategy.

Your responsibilities

  • Identify, assess and pre-select new project ideas on the basis of the country programme and in line with the multi-annual country strategy and the annual plan
  • In coordination with the Head of Programmes, serve as focal point for proposal development and contribute to proposal writing
  • Monitor project reporting schedules and ensure reporting occurs correctly and in due time to Head Office Bonn and donors
  • Revise and draft narrative reports prior to submission to donors
  • Ensure programme compliance with donor guidelines and Welthungerhilfe strategy
  • Serve as the in-country focal point for ProMIS (Welthungerhilfe's programme management information system) related issues
  • Participate in the training of team members both at country and field office level
  • In coordination with the Head of Programmes, ensure that Welthungerhilfe is represented at all important external technical meetings

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in a relevant field like International or Development Studies
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience
  • BMZ, AA, GIZ, USAID/BHA, WFP, FAO, ECHO donor experience would be a an asset
  • Strong (project) planning skills, ability to work under pressure and to deliver results in a challenging context
  • Strong communication skills, hands-on mentality and pro-active working style
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe's programme countries
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French; German language skills would be an asset