The post is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial term ending 31 August 2015. The office is located in Beni, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Objectives and responsibilities of the position

As Head of Project, you are responsible for coordinating Welthungerhilfe’s projects in accordance with the framework specified as regards content, time schedules and finance.

Your most important duties are as follows:

  • represent Welthungerhilfe and coordinate the project concept and planned project activitieswith local decision-makers and other aid agencies and development organisations operating in the project area
  • conceptual further development of the project and preparation of planning documents for follow-up phases of the project
  • establishment of a complaint and response systemaccording to HAP standards in coordination with the Country Office
  • regular reporting to the Country Office and head offices
  • appoint, manage, and provide guidance to local experts
  • ensure orderly financial and material expenses planning
  • ensure the required flow of information and transparency of the project work

Your qualifications will include:

  • a university of polytechnic degree, ideally in the field of food security as well as several years of professional experience
  • experience in rural development
  • several years project and management experience in carrying out co-financed projects of international (aid) agencies – preferably in the region; experience with OFDA and AA (GermanForeign Office)
  • coordination and organisational skills – even under a high workload
  • ability to successfully motivate a multinational team
  • willingness to travel on business within the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • a very good command of French (mandatory) and English, both written and spoken;

We offer you the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. Naturally, our offer also includes comprehensive induction training and regular rest and recreation days.

Please send a covering letter and CV by e-mail, quoting “COD 15814″ to Barbara Kürsten by September 30, 2014 ([email protected])

Ville Beni
Fonctions Animation, FormationOrganisation, Administration
Ativités Agriculture, EnvironnementLogistique, Mécanique
Localisation(s) géographique(s) RD Congo
Contrat CDI
Nom de la personne contact Barbara Kuersten
Email de la personne contact [email protected]
Date de fin de validité 30/09/2014