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Expert Assessment and Analysis (Part-Time 60%)

Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)

  • Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe
  • Location: Home Based - May require travel (Home Based)
  • Grade: Senior
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  • Closing Date: 2021-09-29

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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:

Expert Assessment and Analysis (Part-Time 60%)*

Home based 

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract period of two years due to the project duration. There are good prospects for an extension. You are home based, but are globally deployable for a period of up to three months to reinforce Welthungerhilfe's Country Offices for the development of country strategies, programmes and projects.

As Expert Assessment and Analysis you will will be responsible for executing, guiding and providing coaching on context analysis, conflict analysis, humanitarian needs assessments & analysis, and disaster risk analysis in Welthungerhilfe's Country Offices or on assignments in countries where Welthungerhilfe (WHH) does not have an operational presence. You will be part of the Assessments and Analysis for Action (3A) team, which is managed by Welthungerhilfe's Humanitarian Directorate and is comprised of two Experts Assessment and Analysis.

Your responsibilities

  • Translate Welthungerhilfe’s humanitarian strategy and commitments into action

  • Support country strategies, programmes and project development through assessments and analysis 

  • Conduct, guide and supervise context analysis, conflict analysis, humanitarian needs assessments & analysis and disaster risk analysis in Welthungerhilfe's Country Offices, as well as in non-WHH programme countries

  • Support the ongoing strengthening and capacity building of our Country Offices and partners in relation to the assessments and analyses mentioned above and ensure that gender, age, diversity and protection aspects are included 

  • Assist in the development and preparation of project proposals for emergency projects to be implemented with donors (e.g., GFFO, ECHO, FCDO, OCHA) from an assessment and analysis perspective

  • Develop/identify relevant guidelines, minimum requirements and practicable implementation tools/toolkits regarding the various forms of analysis 

  • Contribute to learning and knowledge management by sharing best humanitarian practices both internally and externally

  • Represent the organization in humanitarian coordination, networks and other relevant forums

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnical degree in a relevant field

  • At least five years of professional experience in emergency relief and/or development cooperation covering programme/strategy implementation and development

  • A high degree of experience in facilitating and executing context analysis and conflict analysis processes

  • Extensive experience in undertaking humanitarian needs assessments and analysis for programme and project development as part of programme and project cycle management

  • Experience in data management as part of assessment and analysis processes

  • Experience in undertaking assessments and analysis of gender, age and diversity (GAD) and/or protection issues

  • Experience in leading multi-cultural teams and building the capacity of staff through training and coaching

  • In-depth knowledge of international and national humanitarian coordination mechanisms

  • Willingness to be on call in the event of an acute disaster (leaving within 48 hours of being alerted) as well as ensuring readiness for deployments of up to 3 months to support projects already underway at home and abroad

  • Excellent spoken and written English and French, German language skills would be an advantage

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 September 29, 2021. Your contact person is Barbara Kürsten. 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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