Expert Donor & Grants Coordination


Job Description

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 mission to end hunger around the world, we look forward to receiving your application as: Expert Donor & Grants Coordination* in Kabul The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are very good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Kabul, Afghanistan.

As Expert Donor & Grants Coordination you will support the Head of Programmes and the Project Advisors with the development of concept notes and proposals and contribute to the development of the multi-annual Country Programme and to its implementation and monitoring. Your aim will be to maximize Welthungerhilfe's impact in Afghanistan based on Welthungerhilfe’s strategy and according to internal and external quality standards.

Your responsibilities

  • Support the development of donors and grants, as well as stakeholders Mapping and in the identification, assessment and development of new project ideas and proposals
  • Develop expertise on donors´ strategies and facilitate the roll-out of projects, ensuring that the country programme complies with donors´ and Welthungerhilfe's strategies, procedures, and requirements
  • Contribute to the identification of co-financing opportunities with the aim to further diversify donor funding
  • Liaise with key stakeholders and donors and participate in coordination summits
  • Steer the process of grants monitoring in coordination with key stakeholders within the country programme
  • Contribute to the strengthening of the quality of grants and projects management and to the Capacity Building of staff and partners

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in humanitarian/development studies or an equivalent degree related to the position
  • 1 - 3 years work experience in development aid, ideally in the region
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2016 Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven reporting and organizational skills, with proficiency in writing for different audiences
  • Ability to work under time pressure and, sometimes, high workload
  • Willingness to work in an insecure environment and committment to adhere to strict Security procedures
  • Excellent spoken and written English, proficiency in German language is an asset

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under "Our benefits".

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by February 28, 2021. Your contact person is Barbara Kürsten.

*Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.
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