War Child Holland is looking for a:
Head of Programmes
occupied Palestinian territory
“Strategic thinker with a strong track record in programme design and grant writing”
This recruitment is open to both Palestinian and international applicants of all backgrounds, subject to ability to safely live, work and travel throughout the oPt
War Child Holland’s programme in the oPt
In the oPt, War Child works with partners to create an inclusive, protective psychosocial care system for Palestinian children and young people affected by conflict related violence, including in domestic and juvenile justice settings. We help build a network of support, from community interventions to specialized psychological and legal services. We work with communities, families, parents, caregivers, youth and children, as well as professionals, with the aim to provide a safety net for children and young people in the West Bank including East Jerusalem, and Gaza.
A detailed job description is attached to the vacancy text on www.warchildholland.org
Relevant tertiary education background
Demonstrated knowledge in MHPSS and child protection programming, and child safeguarding
Demonstrated ability for high level representation (e.g. donor liaison)
Proven high-level proposal and budget development skills
Knowledge on monitoring and evaluation tools and methods
Substantial experience in (strategic) programme design and quality assurance
Experience in management and development of senior and junior staff and partners
Willingness and ability to work in Jerusalem and conduct regular travel to Gaza
Fluent in written and spoken English
Basic knowledge on research and data analysis desirable
Knowledge and experience in oPt desirable
Arabic language desirable
A challenging job, within a harmonious, enthusiastic and motivated local team in the oPt, and the backup of a strong and professional organisation in The Netherlands;
The opportunity to make a leading contribution to program development and country (and global) strategy in a flexible, inclusive, and creative – but evidence oriented – organisation;
The opportunity to work in collaboration with an outstanding Research and Development team at HQ level;
A fair salary and comprehensive secondary benefits including:
free individual housing and transport (expatriates only);
good insurances (including health, travel and disability);
opportunities to travel, develop and learn professionally;
War Child believes in long-term relationships with staff with regard to career planning and multi-country/programme experience;
You will be located in the oPt, based in East Jerusalem with travel to other locations in the West Bank and Gaza and occasional travel to Amsterdam.
The expected duration is at least 1 year in this position, with the intention to prolong.
War Child strives to create an inclusive work environment. Candidates from all backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences who judge that they are able to fill all or most of the essential requirements for this role are encouraged to apply.
oPt is a family duty station. An expatriate is allowed to bring a partner and children, but will be expected to travel regularly and for extended periods to Gaza, where partner and children cannot accompany.
Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send a CV and a letter of motivation before 11th Feb 2018.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to undertake interviews and a work-related written test in English.
Interseted and qualified candidates can apply online through Apply Now button below
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The safety of children is essential to War Child. War Child does not tolerate or accept any form of abuse.
This subject is addressed in our recruitment and selection procedures.