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Regional Donor Relations and Programme Quality Manager job at Welthungerhilfe, Ethiopia


Organization: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: December 18, 2022

Job Description

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 community to end hunger around the world, we look forward to receiving your application as:

Regional Donor Relations and Programme Quality Manager*
in Addis Abeba

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are very good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.

As Regional Donor Relations and Programme Quality Manager you will support the Head of Programmes to develop and implement programmes and projects, to diversify the Country Office donor base and keep strong relationships with donors. You will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team of the Country Office and will contribute to the implementation of the overall country strategy.

Your responsibilities

  • Follow-up on and review the Country Office donor strategy and ensure donor relation management (incl. donor visits to projects) – especially German donors
  • Ensure timely and high quality donor reporting and communication (e.g. amendments, extensions)
  • Translation of donor communication, reports and proposals
  • Pro-actively develop new project ideas or initiatives and conceptualize them into proposals
  • Advise or lead proposal development processes and make sure learnings from past projects are taken into consideration
  • Ensure projects are managed according to Welthungerhilfe and donor standards and implementation is according to budget and time plan
  • Ensure consideration of do-no-harm principles, accountability, and sustainability in projects
  • Ensure mainstreaming of topics of strategic relevance such as gender, inclusion, climate and conflict sensitivity, Triple Nexus
  • Ensure that all obligatory programme and project relevant documents are updated in the internal project management system
  • Ensure close coordination and collaboration with other relevant stakeholders from civil society, government, the private sector and academia in the area of responsibility
  • Engage in Alliance 2015 learning, sharing and collaboration on program level
  • Manage and recruit part of program staff, including capacity building

Your profile

  • A university/polytechnic degree or comparable training in a field commensurate with this position
  • At least 3-5 years of working experience in the development/humanitarian aid sector
  • Demonstrated experience in donor relations management and programme/project management
  • BMZ donor experience is required
  • Strong understanding of all stages of program cycle management and quality standards in development programming
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe’s programme countries
  • 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”.

How to Apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by December 18, 2022. 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.



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