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 Islamabad, Pakistan.
As Head of Programmes, you will support the Country Director in developing and managing the impact oriented Welthungerhilfe country programme. In doing so you take into consideration the overall WHH strategy and care for the adherence to WHH quality standards. In agreement with the Country Director, you will represent Welthungerhilfe in the country. In Pakistan, Welthungerhilfe implements projects through local partners in south Punjab, south Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (including the newly merged tribal districts), primarily in the sectors of humanitarian response, resilience-building, and food nutrition security through sixteen projects. The programme works with a diverse set of donors which include BMZ, German Foreign Office, EU and DFID and an Alliance 2015 consortium project. The current financial volume of the country programme equals 12.5 million Euros.
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Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V. – or Welthungerhilfe (German for World Hunger Aid) for short – is a German non-denominational and politically independent non-profit and non-governmental aid agency working in the fields of development cooperation and emergency aid. Since its founding in 1962.
It was founded on the initiative of the then Federal President of Germany, Heinrich Lübke. It formed the German section of the Freedom from Hunger Campaign, which was launched in 1961 by Binay Ranjan Sen, the Director-General of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization(FAO). In 1967 the organisation's name was changed to Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.