The position is to be filled as of June 1, 2023, with an initial contract duration of one year. There are good prospects for an extension. Employment location will be Mogadishu, Somalia, with frequent travel to Nairobi and Hargeisa. Nairobi can also be considered as working location under the precondition that required working/residence permits can be obtained.
Welthungerhilfe (WHH) has been active in Somaliland for more than ten years and is now increasing its involvement also in south/central Somalia, responding to the current drought. So far, this part of the program was managed by the Kenyan Country Team. It has now been decided to manage both regions under the umbrella of a joint country program, establishing a structure that builds and promotes synergies and efficiencies between the two regions. As Country Director Somalia/Somaliland, you are responsible for managing the impact oriented Welthungerhilfe (WHH) country program. In doing so, you take into consideration the overall WHH strategy and mandate and ensure adherence to WHH quality standards. You will be responsible for a sound financial management of the allocated funds as well as for the acquisition of additional funding. This will require a professional and experienced approach towards structures and processes, strategic programming and human resources management. As teamleader of the national and expatriate staff members, you are expected to take over responsibility for security management to assure the safety and security of your employees.
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 by February 22, 2023 by following this link. 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.