Country Representative DAHW Afghanistan (m/f/x)

Kabul, Afghanistan
3 Years
Country Representative DAHW Afghanistan (m/f/x)
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Your tasks

Your tasks:

Governance and leadership:

  • Initiation and management of the re-registration process
  • Ensuring compliance with legal requirements
  • Active management of the organization and employees on site
  • Initiating an organizational development process to strengthen internal structures and systems

Program management:

  • Steering and technical advice for the programs
  • Monitoring program activities and compliance with international and local regulations
  • Ensuring that projects achieve their objectives on time and within budget
  • Regular site visits to support and monitor projects

Program development and resource acquisition:

  • Development of strategic plans in line with DAHW's core sectors and objectives
  • Communication, networking and relationship building with donors and partner organizations
  • Identifying new project opportunities and tracking funding trends
  • Building and maintaining partnerships with external agencies

Your profile:

  • Master's degree in a relevant field or Bachelor's degree with relevant professional experience
  • At least ten years of professional experience in implementing emergency programs in a conflict environment, including at least five years in a leadership position managing multidisciplinary teams
  • Solid background and knowledge of USAID, ECHO, EC, DFID (BMZ and AA) rules and regulations.
  • Proven experience working with local governments, rural communities, other NGOs, UN agencies and other international actors in relief and development.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and strategic planning skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English; knowledge of Dari and Pashto is an advantage.
  • Citizenship of an EU country or Switzerland.

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Our benefits - your impetus

We want you to feel good working with us:

Subsistence payments

12 subsistence payments (and a prorated 13th) are based on your degree, experience, marital status, and your obligations to support your dependants. Other allowances will be considered on an individual basis.

Social benefits

Social insurance includes statutory pension, accident and unemployment insurance as well as health insurance for you and the dependants accompanying you.

Private insurance

In addition to statutory insurance, we also take out private insurance including professional and personal liability as well as accident insurance.

Personnel development

Individual seminars including language and safety courses ensure your personal development and effectively strengthen your work on location.

Health care

We bear the costs for medical examinations, the health check beforehand and vaccinations to ensure you are perfectly prepared for your assignment.

Cost coverage

We bear the costs for rent and consumption. The pro-rata costs for furnishing your accommodation depend on the number of people living there.

"Many small but important steps are needed to work for peace."

AGIAMONDO Co-worker about their daily work and life in Cameroon

Your work with AGIAMONDO and the DAHW/LEPCO

Responisble and Challenging

DAHW - German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association, was founded in 1957 as a leprosy relief organization in W├╝rzburg and is today a leading expert in the fight against poverty-related and neglected diseases. Its focus is on particularly vulnerable people who are affected or threatened by illness, disability, exclusion and poverty. As the umbrella organization for LEPCO, DAHW is committed to the reduction and control of leprosy and tuberculosis in Afghanistan, with 65 employees in Kabul and in seven clinics.

From the application to the preparation contract

How can I apply?

We will gladly accept your online application. You will receive feedback approximately 14 days after the application deadline.

What follows positive feedback?

We will invite you to the next available selection day. You will receive information about the procedure in advance.

What do the selection days involve?

Over the course of two days, we will provide you with specific information about the conditions and framework. We will also conduct selection interviews with you.

What happens after that?

If we consider you to be a good match for the assignment, we will request your consent to introduce you to the partner organisation. You will then receive a contract for the preparation period.

What does preparation include?

All specialists receive extensive training for 3 - 4 months in Cologne to prepare them intensively for their assignment.



Jacqueline Kallmeyer

Personnel Recruitment

+49 221 8896 -271

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