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Junior Expert Programme Coordination

New Delhi (India)

  • Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
  • Location: New Delhi (India)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-27

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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 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 our global mission to end hunger around the world, we look forward to receiving your application as:

Junior Expert Programme Coordination*

in Bonn/New Delhi

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with a contract duration of two years. Initial employment location will be Bonn, Germany. As soon as the corona situation allows, the work location will be moved to New Delhi, India.

As Junior Expert Programme Coordination you will provide direct support to the Country Director for the further development of our programmes and projects in India on the basis of the specified content, time and financial framework. Furthermore, you will support the communication of Welthungerhilfe's work within the projects, with partners in Germany and abroad.

Your responsibilities

  • Coordinate the further development of the programme and potential funding opportunities
  • Provide support in the assessment and formulation of concept notes and proposals for donor funding opportunities
  • Contribute to the preparation of regular reports on the project's implementation status and local developments
  • Support the drafting, translation and editing of project reports in English and German
  • Facilitate coordination with Welthungerhilfe's country offices and implementing partners in the planning and implementation of national, regional and global interventions
  • Facilitate knowledge management for the India country office and implementing partners
  • Assist the Communication Officer in documenting case studies and success stories as well as handling international media queries
  • Support the MEAL Officer in data management (including ProMIS) and the roll-out of the complaints and response mechanism at country office and partner level
  • Monitor the implementation of projects and ensure conceptual and strategic development and backstopping
  • Handle communication with agencies in German when required

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in humanitarian/development studies or a related field
  • First job-related experience in international development and/or humanitarian aid
  • Work experience outside of Europe (e.g. various internships) is desirable
  • Initial knowledge of and interest in the humanitarian/development sector
  • Excellent communication, writing and analytical skills
  • Strong intercultural competence and willingness to work in a multinational team
  • 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 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 27, 2021. Your contact person is Ina Stepka.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.

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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