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Head of Project SIDA

Port Sudan

  • Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
  • Location: Port Sudan
  • Grade: Senior level - Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

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 organizations for development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. As a politically and confessionally independent organization, 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:

Head of Project SIDA*

in Port Sudan 

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until December 31, 2024. There are very good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Port Sudan, Sudan. 

As Head of Project you will be responsible for managing a SIDA-funded project with the focus on Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security in Red Sea State.

Your responsibilities

  • Carry out the project according to the rules and standards of SIDA, WHH, as well as in compliance with the Core Humanitarian Standards

  • Prepare key project documents, e.g. procurement plan, M&E plan, quarterly internal reports and reports to donors

  • Ensure that all project expenditures are made in line with WHH's financial and procurement policies and procedures

  • Manage the project team and all activities related to the project

  • Implement appropriate teaching and learning strategies, orientation mechanisms and lessons learnt/work plans to deliver content to target audiences

  • Ensure knowledge management and communication

Your profile

  • A university or college degree in a relevant field

  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in managing SIDA funded multi year projects

  • Experience in implementing SIDA funded projects and the Nexus approach

  • Regional experience, ideally in Sudan

  • Excellent coordination and organisational skills, including ability to work under pressure

  • Ability to work in an insecure environment and commit to strict security regulations

  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for working in Welthungerhilfe's project countries

  • Excellent spoken and written English language and report writing skills

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 June 23, 2024. Your contact person is Nawid Ketabi.Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.

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

This vacancy is now closed.