Team Manager * Humanitarian Project Management

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.

Logo: CBM Christoffel-Blindenmission Christian Blind Mission e.V.
  • Employer: CBM Christoffel-Blindenmission Christian Blind Mission e.V.
  • Job Type: Position in Management
  • Field of Work: Administration / Support / Organisation
  • Work Hours: Full-Time Job
  • Temporary Job:
  • Location of Job: Stubenwald-Allee 5, 64625 Bensheim
  • Entry Date:
  • Application Deadline:

Job Description

  • 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


  • 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

No official church membership required

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.

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.


*Suitability is decisive, gender is irrelevant!



CBM Christoffel-Blindenmission Christian Blind Mission e.V.

Stubenwald-Allee 5

64625 Bensheim


Frau Marie-Luise Krümke


[email protected]