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Emergency Response Manager Job Opportunity at Plan International November, 2018

Emergency Response Manager Job Opportunity at Plan International November, 2018
Emergency Response Manager Job Opportunity at Plan International November, 2018

Job Title: Emergency Response Manager

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
The Opportunity
As Emergency Response Manager, you will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of Plan International’s emergency response, recovery and rehabilitation program.
You will be responsible for a team of 84 national staff, based in Kibondo working in two refugee camps.
You will provide strategic leadership in all areas of emergency programming and strengthen the overall capacity to be prepared and respond to emergencies in accordance with accepted principles and practices, as well as strategically integrate emergency programming within the overall program approach.
Responsibilities Will Include
Oversee the management of specific emergency programmes, ensuring response activities are in line with donor compliance and Plan International’s standard policies and procedures.
Represent Plan International with the host Government, both at the national and regional level, highlighting key issues of concern impacting on children and in particular on girls.
Ensure robust financial management system are in place across the field offices.
Oversee and approve sit-reps on the emergency response and recovery. Ensure timely dissemination of situation reports and fundraising material to Plan International’s Headquarters and National Organisations.
Do you have what it takes?

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With proven relevant humanitarian aid experience in complex and natural disasters, you will have lead multi-disciplinary, multi-national teams under difficult circumstances, in a sensitive and participatory manner, with management responsibility for multi-million dollar budgets, a high level of expertise in external representation and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
You will have a strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil-military liaison, and program management.
A confident and clear communicator, you will have broad project management skills, including program design and proposal development, general finance, administration and information management.
Type of Role: One year fixed term contract
Location: Kibondo, Tanzania
Salary: Circa $55,000USD per annum plus benefits –
Reports to: Country Director
Closing Date: Sunday 11 November 2018
Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.
Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.
A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.
As an international child-centred community development organization, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realization of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.
Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organization, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.
Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

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