Head of Project – Multisector intervention - Tenders Global

Head of Project – Multisector intervention

  • Contract
  • Ukraine
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)



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:

Head of Project – Multisector intervention*

in Poltava


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 Poltava, Ukraine.


As Head of Project – Multisector intervention you will manage the implementation of a German Federal Foreign Office funded multi sector project together with local partners. The project encompasses cash transfers, in-kind food and non-food item distributions, and psychosocial support and protection assistance. You will also assist in the development of new projects and support rapid response efforts.


Your responsibilities


  • Continiously identify the need of the affected population in Eastern and Southern Ukraine and propose and implement action to cover these needs
  • Manage and recruit project team including Cash & Winterization Officers, Protection Officer, Distributions Officer, and other members of the project team and support them in their day-to-day work
  • Coordinate with implementing partner(s) and support them in the implementation of projects ensuring timely delivery of project outputs
  • Financial management of the projects, producing financial forecasts and verifying budgets vs. actual on regular basis
  • Logistics management of the projects, ensuring that the distribution plans and procurement requests are done in a timely and effective manner in coordination with the operations department
  • Collaborate with partnership team in the management of partnership agreements
  • Work with MEAL team to analyse key data linked to project outputs and quality, and share output-level data with JERU MEAL department as required
  • Attend coordination meetings relavent to the projects and areas that the projects are implemented
  • Regularly meet with local authorities to ensure they are informed about JERU’s activities and if necessary required permissions are obtained
  • Actively Support Programme Director and in-country Technical Advisors in the development of new proposals and the country strategy as required
  • Coordinate with the Partnership Advisor on the capacity building needs and planning of local partners and on the identification of potential new partners
  • Act as main focal point for IOM common pipeline and manage the distribution of items received from the pipeline in your geographical area of responsibility


Your profile


  • A university or polytechnic degree in humanitarian action or equivalent qualifications that are commensurate with this position
  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience in a similar position
  • Experience in Ukraine or a similar contexts is an asset
  • Experience with common pipelines and cash and voucher assistance is an asset
  • Coordination and organisational skills, including ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and intercultural sensibility
  • German Donor knowledge is an asset
  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for traveling to Welthungerhilfe’s project countries
  • Excellent spoken and written English, knowledge of Ukranian or Russian is an asset


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”.


Please send your application via our online recruiting system. Please note that we will continously review the applications received. Your contact person is Sarah Liem-Hartmann. 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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