Program advisor humanitarian aid (m/f/x)

Your Tasks

  • You will advise and support the local partners in the identification of needs, planning, management and implementation of projects and programmes for emergency aid and rebuilding measures according to the Caritas Germany project agreements and guidelines.
  • You will carry out training for managers and program coordinators in the application and monitoring of institutional funding bodies (German federal government, EU), train local partners in administrative and financial matters and support them in narrative and financial reporting.
  • You will check project applications from local partner organisations, carry out content and administrative monitoring of ongoing aid programmes and projects, report promptly on the project progress as well as draw up recommendations for Caritas Germany.
  • You will coordinate and oversee the short-term deployment of specialist consultants.
  • When specifically agreed on, you will take part in relevant coordination meetings on location (German Embassy, OCHA, ECHO, UNHCR), represent Caritas Germany at meetings and support public relations work.  

Your Profile

  • You have completed a relevant degree (e.g. social sciences, international cooperation, international emergency and disaster relief) and have professional experience in the field of humanitarian aid and/or development cooperation, ideally in a comparable environment.
  • You use your communication and counselling skills in a culturally sensitive way and have already gained experience in carrying out training.
  • You are experienced in the education sector and/or inclusion in humanitarian aid.
  • You are experienced in programme management and have knowledge of financial management, accounting and administration. You are also familiar with the management of public funds. 
  • You identify with the objectives and substance of Caritas Germany and  the values of the Christian church.
  • Your written and spoken English and German is excellent, ideally you have knowledge of Arabic

Ihre Ansprechpartnerin

Frau Jacqueline Kallmeyer


Ripuarenstrasse 8
50679 Köln