Head of Project - Agricultural/Agribusiness development at Welthungerhilfe

Posted on July 3, 2020 by
Agriculture agribusiness South Sudan Welthungewilfe head of project rural development

Deadline: 12 July 2020

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!

Our vision is clear: "Zero Hunger by 2030" - If you want to become part of this joint mission and support us in the fight against hunger worldwide, we look forward to receiving your application as: Head of Project - Agricultural/Agribusiness development* in Torit, South Sudan. 

I. Responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all project relevant support (monitoring, logistics, finance administration, etc.) is in place
  • Carrying out the project planning, implementation, monitoring and the project's financial control
  • Reporting to the Country Director/Area Manager/Programme coordinator on the progress of the project(s)
  • Recruiting and managing staff according to Welthungerhilfe's policies
  • Ensuring the implementation of Welthungerhilfe's HR policies and their adaptation to local conditions
  • Contributing to the development of country policies and strategies
  • Making project purchases according to internal procurement guidelines
  • Monitoring of logistical procedures, including warehouse management, inventory control and distribution reports
  • Representing Welthungerhilfe in relevant fora/clusters at state and national levels and within the humanitarian community

II. Eligibility

  • A university or polytechnic degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Development or equivalent qualifications that are commensurate with this position
  • A minimum of 7 years of project and management experience in carrying out emergency/transitional measures with international aid agencies
  • Regional working experience in South Sudan would be an asset
  • BMZ donor experience would be a great advantage
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
  • Excellent spoken and written English, German language skills would be an asset

III. Benefits

  • 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".

IV. Application

Please send your application via online recruiting system by following this link



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