Head of Project - Agricultural/Agribusiness Development

Head of Project - Agricultural/Agribusiness Development

Welthungerhilfe

Torit, South Sudan

Welthungerhilfe’s Programme in South Sudan aims to improve the food and nutrition security of its vulnerable population, mainly smallholder farmers and internally displaced population, by supporting these target groups in re-building their livelihoods and strengthening their resilience. As Head of Project Agricultural/Agribusiness development, you will manage and implement a project based on the specified directives in terms of content, schedule and budget. You will be responsible for its coordination, planning and operative implementation while ensuring an appropriate use of funds as well as a correctly and duly reporting to Welthungerhilfe's Country Office and donors.

Your responsibilities

  • Ensuring that all project relevant support (monitoring, logistics, finance administration, etc.) is in place;
  • Carrying out the project planning, implementation, monitoring and the project's financial control;
  • Reporting to the Country Director/Area Manager/Programme coordinator on the progress of the project(s);
  • Recruiting and managing staff according to Welthungerhilfe's policies;
  • Ensuring the implementation of Welthungerhilfe's HR policies and their adaptation to local conditions;
  • Contributing to the development of country policies and strategies;
  • Making project purchases according to internal procurement guidelines;
  • Monitoring of logistical procedures, including warehouse management, inventory control and distribution reports;
  • Representing Welthungerhilfe in relevant fora/clusters at state and national levels and within the humanitarian community.

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in Agriculture, Agribusiness, Development or equivalent qualifications that are commensurate with this position;
  • A minimum of 7 years of project and management experience in carrying out emergency/transitional measures with international aid agencies;
  • Regional working experience in South Sudan would be an asset;
  • BMZ donor experience would be a great advantage;
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload;
  • A high level of mental and physical resilience and readiness to travel to areas with volatile local conditions;
  • Excellent spoken and written English, German language skills would be an asset.

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