Junior Expert (Programme 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: Junior Expert Programme Coordination* in Duhok The position is to be filled as of April 1, 2021, with a contract duration of two years. There are good prospects for continued employment. Employment location will be Duhok, Iraq.

As Junior Expert Programme Coordination you will provide direct support to the Head of Programmes for the further development of our programmes and projects in Iraq on the basis of the specified content, time and financial framework. Furthermore, you will support the communication of Welthungerhilfe's work within the projects, with partners in Germany and abroad.

Your responsibilities

  • Coordinate the further development of the programme and potential funding opportunities
  • Collate, annotate and deliver contributions for the drawing up and further development of regional/country concepts and concept papers
  • Prepare relevant planning documents for new Welthungerhilfe projects in consultation with the Director" id="link" class="link">Country Director, local employees and partners
  • Prepare co-financing and sponsorship applications in coordination with the respective superior
  • Monitor schedules and completion regarding narrative reporting, commenting on reports and forwarding to the relevant offices
  • Support national staff on project-specific, technical issues
  • Perform preparatory work for monthly updates of the operational plan
  • Contribute to the preparation of regular reports on the project's implementation status and local developments
  • Participate in coordination committees (e.g. Emergency aid situations)

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in humanitarian/development studies or a related field
  • Work experience outside of Europe (e.g. various internships) is desirable
  • Initial knowledge of and interest in the humanitarian/development sector
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
  • High stress level
  • Strong intercultural competence and willingness to work in a multinational team
  • Excellent spoken and written English and German

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 24, 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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