Country Director Turkey/Syria/Lebanon

Country Director Turkey/Syria/Lebanon

Welthungerhilfe

Gaziantep, Turkey

As Country Director Turkey/Syria/Lebanon, you are responsible for managing the impact oriented Welthungerhilfe (WHH) country programme. In doing so you take into consideration the overall WHH strategy and mandate and ensure adherence to WHH quality standards. You are expected to create a work environment based on trustful cooperation both within the team in the country office Gaziantep and with all relevant stakeholders at headquarter. Taking the huge programme with its high complexity in three countries into account, a professional and experienced approach towards structures and processes, strategic programming, security management and human resources management will be required.

Your responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the development and implementation of the country programme
  • Represent Welthungerhilfe and coordinate programme activites with local decision-makers, partner organisations and other aid agencies and development organisations operating in the project area
  • Invest in donor relation in order to maintain substantial institutional funding
  • Identify potential partner organisations; develop joint strategies and project ideas
  • Ensure the implenation of the Welthungerhilfe Code of Conduct
  • Ensure efficient and reliable structures and processes which allow to faciliate, coordinate and improve project implementation
  • Select and recruit national experts
  • Manage and supervise international and national experts
  • Ensure the proper planning of financial, asset and human resources as well as regular reporting to the Regional Directorate and the co-financiers
  • Warrant the required flow of information and public transparency of the project work in the country of deployment

Your profile

  • A university or polytechnic degree in relevant field like international development, international management, rural development or a comparable level of qualification
  • A minimum of 7 years of project management and relevant leadership experience in carrying out co-financed projects of international (aid) agencies, preferably in the region
  • Experience in security/crisis management
  • Outstanding analytical capabilities to judge the humanitarian and politicial situation
  • Coordination and organisational skills - even under a high workload
  • Ability to work in a multinational team
  • Excellent communication skills and intercultural sensibility
  • 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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