Head of Operations

  • Contractor
  • Dohuk Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

Welthungerhilfe

Dohuk Iraq

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration until December 31, 2024. Employment location will be Dohuk, Iraq.

As Head of Operations you will facilitate the smooth workflow and efficiency in the Country office and the overall structure of the programme activities in the Country. Your objective is to capacity build the HR, Logistics and IT teams.

Your responsibilities

  • Supervision and support to the HR and Logistics Manager
  • Provide guidance and support to the Human Resources and Logistics Departments in all field locations
  • Capacity building of HR and Logistics teams in Dohuk and the field bases
  • Develop and/or update HR and Logistics procedures
  • Coordination with project and provide advice when needed

Your profile

  • A university or college degree in logistics, business or another relevant field realted to the position
  • At least 3 years experience as in a similar position
  • At least 3 years previous experience in the Middle East, preferably in Iraq
  • Very good command of Welthumgerhilfe’s global Human Resources and Logistics procedures
  • Experience in structured capacity building
  • Readiness to receive necessary vaccinations for working in Welthungerhilfe’s programme countries
  • Very good English language skills

Our offer

We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under “Our benefits”.

How to apply

Please send your application via our online recruiting system by April 28, 2024.Your contact person is Nawid Ketabi. Welthungerhilfe is committed to fighting terrorism in all its activities. Accordingly, any applicant who is offered employment will be screened against lists of known and suspected terrorists.


Deadline: 28-Apr-24