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Manager Programme Quality - Yemen

Employer: ZOA
Work Type/s: Contract
Classification/s: International Aid & Development, Management, Project Management
Sector/s: Not For Profit (NFP)
Location: International

Job posted on: 15 March, 2019.
Applications close: 07 April, 2019. (Expired)

  • Job location: Sana’a, Yemen
  • Starting date: As soon as possible
  • Duration position: 2 year
  • Work hours: Full time (40 hours)

About ZOA

ZOA is an international NGO, which offers RELIEF to people who are affected by conflict or natural disasters. ZOA wants to contribute to a new perspective of HOPE in which people work together for a promising future in dignity and mutual trust. Together with the affected communities, we work on the RECOVERY until they can provide to take care of their livelihoods. The work of ZOA is coordinated from the Netherlands. From there ZOA operates in seventeen countries in Africa, Middle East Region and Asia. ZOA works approximately with 900 employees worldwide.

ZOA is looking for a Manager Programme Quality.

ZOA’s Programme in Yemen

In May 2012, ZOA got established in Yemen, to respond to the developing humanitarian crisis. The main focus of the programme is to support conflict affected communities in their WASH, Food Security, livelihoods, Health, Nutrition, and NFI needs. Target areas are Hajjah, Hodeidah, al Mahwit, Sana’a, Aden, Lahj, and Shabwah governorates. ZOA works alongside local partners. Creating and strengthening of local capacity is an important element of the programme.

Your challenge

Your challenge is to guarantee high quality programmes by advising the line management. Also, you provide major input in programme formulation, monitoring and evaluation, and submit project proposals to potential donors.

Your main tasks and responsibilities

Programme Quality

  • Advising and supporting Programme Managers (PGM) on the development of Program Plans and project proposals;
  • Ensuring gender and conflict sensitive project design and implementation;
  • Developing knowledge management at country level and contributing to organisation wide knowledge management.

Planning, monitoring and evaluation

  • Contributions to the Country Strategic Annual Plan (CSAP), with a specific responsibility for the quality and consistency of program planning;
  • Develop a comprehensive and suitable PM&E system and capacitate the country team and implementing partners how to use it;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of the quality and effectiveness of program and project implementation (prior experience is crucial).

Donor relations, proposal development and writing

  • Support the CD in cluster coordination mechanisms and participation in internal/external assessment missions;
  • Develop and write donor proposals in line with the agreed upon programme plans and country annual plan and provide adequate support to line managers in the design (prior experience is crucial).

Capacity Building national implementing partners

  • Support Programme Managers in identifying suitable national implementing partners;
  • Conduct partner assessments;
  • Establish a capacity building plan for national partners regarding project cycle management, vision and strategy, CHS, gender mainstreaming, organisational capacity building including finances HR.

Your profile


  • The candidate is expected to fully support the vision and mission of ZOA.


  • University degree in a humanitarian, development or other relevant field;
  • At least three years’ field experience in a development country;
  • Good spoken and written command of English;
  • Research skills;
  • Successful track record in program and proposal development with different donors.


  • Logical thinker;
  • Innovative;
  • Interpersonal sensitivity.


  • Customer-friendly attitude;
  • Result-oriented approach;

Special conditions

  • Duty station will be Yemen;
  • This is not a family or accompanied post;
  • Rest and recuperation conditions apply for this post (after every 8-week rotation in Sana’a).

We offer

ZOA offers you a challenging job, an inspiring and motivated team in the programme country, and good benefits and remuneration which suits the NGO sector. The net salary for this position is between € 2300 – 2900 Euro net per month (depending on your work experience and education). All taxes on the mentioned salary are for the cost of ZOA. Benefits include, but are not limited to, pension coverage, insurance coverage, home leave tickets, housing allowance, leave days, and training possibilities.

Do you need more information? For more information about ZOA, please visit at our website

How to apply for this job

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