Welthungerhilfe Job Vacancy: Head of Project - Bogale Ayrarewarddy, Myanmar

Welthungerhilfe is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of

Head of Project

in Bogale Ayrarewarddy, Myanmar

The position is to be filled as soon as possible with an initial contract duration until 31 July 2018. Deployment location is Bogale Ayrarewarddy in Myanmar.

Aims and duties of the position
As Head of Project you will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of a project promoting food and nutrition security in the Ayrarewarddy Delta, supporting agriculture producer groups, village development committees and nutrition groups.

Your most important duties are:
  • Management of the project according to the co-financing agreement and Welthungerhilfe standards and based on the project cycle
  • Coordination of all administration, logistics and financial management
  • Ensuring correct and orderly financial planning and handling
  • Responsibility for the security of local staff involved in the project and for the implementation of the Welthungerhilfe security plan
  • Ensuring the timely preparation of all narrative and financial project reports
  • Contract management with all stakeholders in Bogale
  • Communication with the Country Director and the Regional Directorate regarding the project progress and challenges
As a qualified applicant you will possess the following:
  • A university or polytechnical degree, e.g. in agriculture, nutrition, environmental studies or a comparable relevant qualification
  • Several years of project and leadership experience in the planning and implementation of multi-sector development projects, ideally in the region
  • Experience in the management of institutional donor funded projects
  • Working experience in agriculture, value chain management and cbo development
  • Communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • A very good command of spoken and written English, knowledge of German and Burmese is an asset
We are offering you the opportunity to work in an exceptionally committed team with a high level of responsibility. Naturally, our offer includes comprehensive induction training.

Please send a covering letter and CV by email, including the reference ‘MMR 10316’, by 14 July 2016 to Carolin Möllenbeck (recruitment.moellenbeck@welthungerhilfe.de).