Head of Programmes Senior Level

Location: Kathmandu
Salary:As Per Organization's Rule
Posted Date: 2019-06-26 Deadline: 2019-07-07
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Senior Level
  • Qualification Degree : A postgraduate degree in Agriculture or Nutrition or an equivalent degree related to the position
  • Salary : As Per Organization's Rule
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Head of Programmes (m/f) in Kathmandu

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are good prospects for an extension. The place of work will be Kathmandu, Nepal with frequent travel to the programme area.

As Head of Programmes you will support the development, implementation and monitoring of the multiannual country programme. Under the supervision of the Country Director, you will maximise the impact of Welthungerhilfe on the basis of Welthungerhilfe’s strategy and quality standards. The Nepal programme includes four thematic areas: Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Right to Food and Empowerment, Disaster Risk Reduction, and WASH.

Your responsibilities

  • Coordinate country programme and strategy development in close coordination with the Country Director

  • Responsible for quality assurance and ensuring compliance with Welthungerhilfe’s quality standards and donor regulations

  • Plan and develop new projects/programmes ensuring feasibility, sustainability and exit strategies and lead write-up of concept notes and donor proposals in close coordination with the Country Director, programme team and partners

  • Ensure implementation of MEAL standards in the country programme and further develop MEAL system

  • Further develop partnership cooperation and ensure active collaboration with partner organizations

  • Support implementation of emergency preparedness plan and in-country emergency response as necessary

  • Development of Fundraising-Strategy

  • Represent Welthungerhilfe vis-à-vis other national, international, governmental and non-governmental bodies as well as relief and development organisations and participate in coordination committees with other relevant organisations in agreement with Country Director 

Your profile

  • A postgraduate degree in Agriculture or Nutrition or an equivalent degree related to the position

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience in a similar position in a similar position with an INGO; regional experience an asset

  • Strong technical expertise in food and nutrition security

  • Sound experience in project cycle management, MEAL and programme coordination

  • Exceptional analytical and writing skills in English and German with a proven ability to secure complex donor funding

  • Excellent coordination and facilitation skills

  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel

  • Professional proficiency in English and German (verbal and written) 

Our offer

We offer you co-operation in a highly dedicated team and a responsible scope of tasks. Furthermore, we facilitate a flexible organisation of working time as well as a healthy work-life balance. Of course, a comprehensive training is also part of our offer. The job description can be sent to you in case of interest.

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by July 7, 2019. Your contact person is Nawid Ketabi.

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Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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