Danish Red Cross Disaster & Crisis Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Danish Red Cross Disaster & Crisis Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Can you provide strategic and operational direction to the Danish Red Cross (DRC) Disaster Management (DM) and Emergency Response, and ensure quality and accountability of Red Cross response operations in Ethiopia? Then, this is a perfect opportunity for you!

Your Tasks:

As an integrated part of the DRC country office in Ethiopia, the Disaster & Crisis Coordinator will be working closely with the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) Disaster Management team.

The specific tasks will include the following (but not limited too):

  • Support effective and efficient implementation by ERCS of DRC-funded projects in Ethiopia, as required, with a particular emphasis on DANIDA, ECHO funded projects on disaster preparedness, early warning, cash transfer and emergency response.

  • Identify, develop, facilitate, and coordinate capacity-building initiatives for ERCS staff on DM, project management, monitoring and reporting with the support of DM and HQ level.

  • Support ERCS in developing/producing emergency appeals and projects.

  • Participate in relevant in-country, regional or global coordination meetings relevant for the DRC ERCS.

  • Monitor resource allocation and budget utilization to help ERCS achieve a clear month-by-month overview of completed and planned project activities and spending

  • Provide advice and technical support to the ERCS teams managing the DRC supported projects, and to ERCS volunteers as appropriate, in DM and emergency response.

  • Contribute to the design and operational coordination of Movement response through proactive communication
    and technical input with all relevant stakeholders, including ensuring constructive coordination between ERCS sectors/departments and other partner national societies.

  • Provide technical input and support the development of key ERCS DM documents – such as policies, strategies, manuals, Standard Operational Procedures etc. - according to ERCS priorities.

  • Identify program opportunities and support/lead project proposals.

    Your Profile:

    We are looking for candidates that can work independently, who has strong interpersonal skills and are able to drive and manage small and large-scale humanitarian operations.

    The Ideal Candidate Has:

  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant humanitarian experience.

  • Red Cross Red Crescent experience would be an added advantage.

  • The ability to work under pressure in chaotic environments

  • Experience with operation management, relief operations, Cash, and Voucher Assistance

  • Excellent written and oral skills (in English). Amharic would be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Danish Red Cross Disaster & Crisis Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

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