Team Manager * Humanitarian Project Management

  • CBM, Stubenwald Allee 5, 64625 Bensheim
  • Publiziert: 23.05.2023
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About CBM

CBM (registered as CBM Christoffel-Blindenmission Christian Blind Mission e.V.) is an international development organisation committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. Based on our Christian values and more than 100 years of professional expertise, we address poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability. We work in partnership to create an inclusive society for all.

To lead our Humanitarian Project Team, we are looking forward to recruiting a Team Manager*!

The position is permanent and fulltime with 39 h/week.

These are your responsibilities

  • Technical and disciplinary management of the members of the Humanitarian Project Management Team
  • Management, oversight and reporting of assigned projects
  • Coordination and oversight of the development of new IHA projects on the regional and global levels in close collaboration with the IHA technical advisors
  • Coordination of interfaces with internal stakeholders, namely internal program standards, quality assurance and finance teams, institutional fundraising and philanthropy division and the regional structures
  • Ensure continuous specialist technical advisory support (upon request and proactive) within the defined areas of technical expertise before, during and after project / programme implementation
  • Representation of CBM in targeted networks and alliances, furthering CBM’s reputation in inclusive humanitarian action
  • Target internal capacity building, especially towards the project/program related humanitarian implementation structures and partners

These are your qualifications

  • University degree in humanitarian action, development, political sciences or a related field
  • Profound understanding of standards and principles of IHA and their application in the project management cycle and humanitarian coordination mechanisms
  • Personnel Management and leadership experience in the humanitarian sector desired
  • Extensive project development experience
  • Structured, quality-oriented and solution-oriented approach to work
  • Independent, outgoing personality with high professional & social competence and diplomatic skills
  • Very good knowledge of English, additional language skills (especially German or French) are an advantage
  • Willingness to travel to humanitarian contexts, including those presenting security challenges
  • Identification with the Christian values and the mandate of CBM

What we offer

  • A meaningful position with a lot of creative freedom in the world's leading organisation in the field of Disability Inclusive Development
  • A fair salary and extensive social benefits based on the collective bargaining system of Diakonie Deutschland (AVR-DD), 30 days holiday, company pension scheme and a wide range of further training opportunities 
  • Particularly good opportunities to balance work and private life through flexible working hours and generous regulations regarding mobile work
  • An approachable, agile organisation with self-reliant people in a diverse and collegial team and great team spirit
  • A modern building with barrier-free workplaces, very good IT equipment and a variety of social rooms such as a canteen, shower, relaxation room, etc.
  • Living and working in an attractive metropolitan and holiday region

How to apply

Please apply exclusively online via our applicant portal (see APPLY NOW).
A letter of motivation, CV and relevant (work) references complete your application.

We look forward to receiving your application! 

Your contact person: Frau Marie-Luise Krümke , Tel.: +49 (0) 6251 131 276

We would like to further promote diversity in our teams and therefore welcome applications from people of different ethnic and social backgrounds, religions and world views, different ages and genders, and especially from people with disabilities.

*Suitability is decisive, gender is irrelevant!