INGO Vacancy Announcement in Nepal
– Nepalaya Jobs
Welthungerhilfe (WHH) is one of Germany’s leading non-governmental organizations with a dual-mandate in both development cooperation and emergency response. WHH works to create a world in which all people can exercise their right to a self-determined life in dignity and justice, free from hunger and poverty. To bring justice for all, WHH partners with the civil society organizations in the countries where it operates, and currently, the agency is partnering with over 100 local partners from 37countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America (www.welthungerhilfe.de).
WHH is operational in Nepal since 2012, and currently managing the different projects in nine districts under four program thematic areas (sectors): food and nutrition security, right to food and empowerment, disaster risk reduction, and WASH. WHH works hand in hand with civil society in Nepal to empower socially marginalized and economically poor citizens to reinforce their resilience and to ensure their right to adequate food and nutrition.
Welthungerhilfe Nepal announces vacancy for the following position:
Position: Head of Programmes
Job Location: Kathmandu
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. The employment location will be Kathmandu, Nepal.
As Head of Programmes, you will support the development, implementation, and monitoring of the multiannual country program in Nepal. Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will maximize the impact of Welthungerhilfe on the basis of Welthungerhilfe’s strategy and quality standards. The Nepal program includes four thematic areas: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Right to Food and Empowerment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and WASH.
Coordinate the country program and strategy development in close coordination with the Country Director
Responsible for quality assurance and ensuring compliance with Welthungerhilfe’s quality standards and donor regulations
Plan and develop new projects/programs while ensuring feasibility, sustainability, and exit strategies and lead write-up of concept notes and donor proposals in close coordination with the Country Director, the program team and our partners
Ensure the further development of the MEAL system and implement MEAL standards in the country program
Further develop partnership cooperation and ensure active collaboration with partner organizations
Support the implementation of an emergency preparedness plan and the in-country emergency response as necessary
Further develop the fundraising strategy of the Nepal Country Office
Represent Welthungerhilfe vis-à-vis other national, international, governmental and non-governmental bodies as well as relief and development organizations and participate in coordination committees with other relevant organizations in agreement with the Country Director
A university or polytechnic degree in Agriculture, Nutrition or an equivalent degree related to the position
At least 5 years of relevant working experience in a similar position within an INGO
Regional work experience would be a great asset
Sound experience in project cycle management, MEAL, and program coordination
Strong technical expertise in food and nutrition security
Exceptional analytical and writing skills with a proven ability to secure complex donor funding
Excellent coordination and facilitation skills
A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions
Excellent spoken and written English and German
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”.
Application Deadline: 16 August 2020
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