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Welthungerhilfe seeks an Advisor on Food and Nutrition Security in Pakistan

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Tamsin Walters

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27 Aug 2015, 12:17

Welthungerhilfe, www.welthungerhilfe.de is one of the large and respected private organisations in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid in Germany. It carries out projects in 39 countries and campaigns for fairer cooperation with developing countries. If you are prepared to dedicate yourself to carrying out projects under sometimes difficult conditions and you match the requirements set out below, we look forward to receiving your application for the position of Expert (m/f) for Partner Advisory Services "Food and Nutrition Security" in Islamabad, Pakistan The post is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial term of 12 months. The workplace is located in Islamabad, Pakistan, with duty trips to project locations in Sindh, Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Objectives and responsibilities of the position Welthungerhilfe works with local partner organisations to implement its programme in Paki-stan. As Expert (m/f) for Partner Advisory Services, you assist the Country Coordinator with the implementation, enhancement and institutionalisation of concepts and instruments in the area of "Food and Nutrition Security" in accordance with our defined strategy for Paki-stan. Your most important duties are as follows: • Further development of Welthungerhilfe projects in close coordination with the partner organisations • Planning and development of new measures and corresponding donors / financing op-tions • Supporting partner organisations with the implementation of the projects • Design, organisation and implementation of training measures in the area of "Food and Nutrition Security" • Managing and instructing partner organisations and national project staff • Representing Welthungerhilfe in the relevant committees Your qualifications include: • a university or polytechnic degree in agricultural sciences, rural development, dietetics or comparable technical training that is appropriate to the post with proven experience in the area of food and nutrition security • project experience in the implementation of co-financed projects of international (aid) organisations, preferably in this region • several years of experience in providing advisory services to (partner) organisation and in organisational development • coordination and organisational skills - even under difficult local conditions • very good knowledge and experience with the application of participatory planning and advisory methods • very good command of both written and spoken English; knowledge of Urdu, Punjabi or Seraiki would be an asset We offer you the opportunity of working in an extremely committed team, and a range of duties involving a high degree of responsibility. Naturally, our offer also includes comprehen-sive induction training. Please send your application by e-mail, quoting reference "PAK 16415" by 30 August 2015 to Rosemarie Rampp (recruitment.rampp@welthungerhilfe.de) .

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