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Expert Partner Consultancy

Kabul (Afghanistan)

  • Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
  • Location: Kabul (Afghanistan)
  • Grade: Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
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  • Closing Date: 2019-10-23

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Are you aiming to work for an organization where it is worthwile 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 this joint mission and support us in the fight against hunger worldwide, we look forward to receiving your application as:

Expert Partner Consultancy*

in Kabul 

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until December 31, 2020. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Kabul, Afghanistan.

As Expert Partner Consultancy you will advise national and local partner organizations on the implementation of projects financed by Welthungerhilfe in terms of content, schedule and budget in accordance with the specified guidelines in order to help them achieve their project objectives.

Your responsibilities

  • Verification and assessment of project applications and ideas on relevance, completeness and coherence with Government and donor strategies
  • Within the framework of partner promotion, implementation of the strategy in accordance with the global strategy of Welthungerhilfe and the multi-annual country strategy
  • Ensuring the necessary flow of information and transparency of projects results vis-à-vis the general public in the assigned country in close coordination with the Head of Programs
  • Advising and assisting partners in preparing reports for the government, donors and other relevant stakeholders
  • Proactively develop and implement training manuals, courses and workshops to increase knowledge and assist partners in defining training requirements for national experts
  • Supporting project teams in project-related activities
  • Providing technical expertise and guidance to partners and relevant Welthungerhilfe staff in order to coordinate and implement planned activities properly
  • Executing regular field visits to the project sites to verify the implementation of activities by partners
  • Participation in the Country Management forum e.g. Regional Coordination Meeting

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in humanitarian/development studies or an equivalent degree related to the position
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in cooperation with partner organizations, preferably working in the global south
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office 2016 Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proven reporting and organizational skills, with proficiency in writing for different audiences
  • Ability to work under time pressure and, sometimes, high workload
  • Ability to work in an insecure environment and committed to adhere to strict security procedures 
  • Excellent spoken and written English

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. This includes flexible working hours as well as working from home. 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 October 23, 2019. Your contact person is Rosemarie Rampp.

*We welcome applications from all people, regardless of gender, confession, or origin. In case of equal qualification, people with disabilities will be given preferential consideration.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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