Headquarter Programme Manager

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Headquarter Programme Manager 

We’re looking for a new Headquarters Programme Manager to provide headquarter based oversight, management and coordination of all aspects of selected country programmes and projects, staffing, reporting, workstreams and future development.

Location: Brussels Headquarters of Mission East

With occasional travel to: With regular travel to Mission East’s other Headquarter locations (Denmark and Germany) and the field (mostly countries in Central and South East Asia).

Department / Team: Operations

Responsible to: Director of Operations

Hours/Contract: Full time (38hrs/week), Permanent

Background: Mission East is an international relief and development organisation working in crisis-affected countries in the former Soviet Union, the Middle East and Asia. We deliver emergency relief during disasters as well as long-term development assistance.  We are based on Christian values.  Mission East works to support vulnerable people and help local communities lift themselves out of poverty and marginalisation. We work directly with our beneficiaries or through local and international partners. We constantly strive to strengthen the relevance, effect and sustainability of our programmes.

More information on Mission East can be found at: https://missioneast.org.

Gewenst profiel

The ideal candidate will bring a proven track record of working in the relief and development in the NGO sector. With a master’s level degree in a relevant field, you will also bring demonstrable field experience in development or humanitarian responses. We’re looking for someone with experience in management of development and/or relief programmes and also relevant experience in donor relationship management and reporting.

Experience of Mission East geographies would be desirable.

Able to thrive on a variety of tasks, flexible and easy-going, you’ll display an awareness of humanitarian quality standards (Core Humanitarian Standard, SPHERE, Red Cross Code of Conduct, and others) and will have sympathy with Mission East’s organisational values.

A full job description and selection criteria can be found at https://missioneast.org/apply.

Ons aanbod

Full time position with a permanent contract.

Salary and indemnities to be agreed upon.

Benefits as per Belgium regulations.

Great team to work with and formal office arrangements.


Application procedure

To apply for this position and to see a full job description and selection criteria please visit https://missioneast.org/apply, where you will be able to complete an application form. Please ensure that all sections are fully answered as candidates will be initially screened using data submitted on the online form.


Our job advertisements usually spark a big number of responses.

Following the closing date for this position, we expect the following process to take place: 

First and second round interviews will be held, potentially followed by a third round of interviewing.

Usually the interviews go accompanied by invitations towards candidates to participate in several written tests.

We foresee the process to take about 4-6 weeks before a definite decision is made.

All applicants can expect a response from the organizations from early on.



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