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Head of Project EU

Port Sudan

  • Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
  • Location: Port Sudan
  • Grade: Senior level - Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • 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 EU*

in Port Sudan 

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 Port Sudan, Sudan.

As Head of Project EU you will be responsible for implementing an EU project on Enhancing Food Security and Resilience of Rural Communities in Red Sea State, Sudan.

Your project objectives will be:

1. Sustainably Increasing productivity and profitability of smallholder agriculture and livestock nutritious short value chains using agro ecological practices adapted to climate change in Red Sea

2. Increasing income through access to value chain development, marketing for small agri businesses and cash for work

3. Increasing equal and sustainable access to natural resources in order to contribute to food security and mitigate conflicts and allow the voluntary return of conflict-displaced people to Red Sea State

Your responsibilities

  • Carry out the project according to the rules and standards of the EU, 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 EU funded multi year projects

  • Experience in implementing EU funded projects and the Nexus approach

  • Proven experience in implementing large scale livelihood/development projects

  • 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 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.