Country: Ukraine
Organization: ChildFund Deutschland
Closing date: 30 Apr 2022

Since 1978 ChildFund Deutschland is supporting disadvantaged and needy children, young people and families with an aim to improve their future perspectives. We initiate and accompany mostly development and transitional aid projects in more than 30 countries.

For building up and leading a focus area for emergency relief activities in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, ChildFund Deutschland is searching for a committed and experienced

Humanitarian aid manager (m/w/x)

We expect the successful candidate to start this full time engagement as soon as possible.

The successful candidate will closely work in Lviv with our Ukrainian and Moldavian partners as well as our Italian partner organization “We World”. At this stage, the position will exclusively cover humanitarian help within Ukraine and support for Ukrainian displaced persons in Moldavia.

The long-term aim of this engagement is to expand its scope with developing humanitarian aid structures within ChildFund Deutschland as well as covering other countries and taking over other relevant assignments.


Managing independently emergency-relief-projects/-programmes in the context of the war in Ukraine
Organizing, implementing and evaluating humanitarian project activities with a focus on cash programmes, medical treatment for children, informal and formal education, setup of emergency accommodation evacuation of internally displaced people
Developing, implementing and follow-up on new humanitarian projects and programmes
Liaising with donors and preparing narrative and financial reports
Liaising with partner organizations in Ukraine and Moldavia
Developing and coordinating general logistic- and communication processes
Designing and leading training activities for partners in Ukraine and Moldavia
Representing the humanitarian engagements of ChildFund Deutschland in Ukraine and international work clusters (focus: cash, education, nutrition)


At least one year of proven work experience in international humanitarian or development projects, ideally in Ukraine or Eastern Europe
Native speaker level in Ukrainian and English. Knowledge of German language is an asset
A good understanding of civic and humanitarian context as well as the political developments of Ukraine or Eastern Partnership countries
Proven work experience in raising public funds (e.g. ECHO, UNHCR, USAID etc.), strategic project planning and implementation as well as experience in financial reporting and budgeting
Intercultural competencies, personal commitment, result orientation as well as very good verbal, communicative and team work skills
Readiness to travel in the countries of operation
Motivation to perform in an international team

The duration of this engagement ist 6 months. Contract extension will be aimed for.

This position will be based in Lviv, Ukraine. The Unit is already active in providing humanitarian aid in the targeted countries.

The successful candidate will be remunerated appropriately. ChildFund Deutschland is offering a versatile work environment, space for personal initiative as well as insights in the work of an established development organization.

How to apply:

Prospective applicants are invited to apply per e-mail as soon as possible. The application should entail information on the expected salary and the earliest possible entry date. Complete and convincing applications should be sent to: Your contact person is Mr. Dr. Bohdan Androshchuk, Head of Eastern Partnership Unit.

Only digital applications will be considered.

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