Regional head of emergency , international office region west & central africa

Vu le: Dec. 12, 2017 - - Sénégal
The regional Head of Emergency leads the Emergency Department in the Region in order to support the Member Associations (MAs) to be prepared and to respond to crisis and natural disasters. He / she is the central interface for all emergency related issues in the region. The position involves the monitoring, evaluation, communication and leadership of emergency programmes in the region. This involves providing expert advice to key stakeholders in MAs and the federation and Emergency Team leadership across the region.The main tasks and responsibilities of the position are:

Leads the Emergency Response strategy of the IOR in accordance with IOR RMT and with the participation of MAs NMTs and key staff
Manages the IOR WCAF ER team
Directs budget leadership, management and monitoring of the IOR WCAF Emergency budgets
Monitors together with National Associations (NAs) humanitarian crisis in the region feeding into the global alert system
Collaborates with Emergency Response (ER) network (global ER team, regional ER Coordinators) on an on-going basis and
provide information instantly on on-going emergencies and or crisis situations to the network
Coordinates training (in and out-house) and capacity building measures to Regional ER team in collaboration with regional Human Resources & Organisation Development team, ER network, partners, external trainers
Links to regional ER team members and network in the region with externals and established partnerships
Initiates, together with the Global Emergency Team (IO) the first stages of an ER through coordination with vested parties at national / regional level

Provides timely updates and advise to the International Director Region to facilitate the rapid response and decision-making that is required

Provides guidance to the national colleagues on every aspect of emergency programme implementation (assessment, implementation, monitoring & evaluation) and ensure compliance with established protocols

Advises NA colleagues and quality check emergency standard documents (Humanitarian Appeal, Crisis Response form, Project documentation) in collaboration with regional functions

Coordinates internal information management on emergency operations in close cooperation with other stakeholders in the region

Develops partnership and networking with other humanitarian actors (UN agencies, INGOs…)

Feeds info and collate lessons learnt and best practices in security in order to set SOP (standard operational procedures) for each emergency setting

Liaises with regional Finance team to ensure efficient fund transfer and financial administrative procedures (budget, cash flow plan, request for transfers, accounting, financial reporting)
Provides direction in medium-high-level or complex / cross-country emergency operations, where NA capacity is limited and General Secretariat (GSC) support is needed (case-based)
Engages in regional partnerships and networks and lay the ground for local partnerships
Recruitment of key internal and external consultants for the ERPs in the region (such as security advisors, logistic and procurement experts

Active member of the RMT

We offer

Diverse, creative and challenging opportunities in an international working environment

Possibility to make significant contribution towards the development of Member Associations in the Region

Competitive compensation package and excellent development opportunities In accordance with the organisation’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks

If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed e-mail application: CV, cover letter.
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