Ethiopian Red Cross Society Gambella Regional Branch Restoring Family Links Service Coordinator Jobs

Ethiopian Red Cross Society Gambella Regional Branch Restoring Family Links Service Coordinator Jobs

Job Id: 221935

Category: Management, Social Sciences and Community

Location: Gambella, Gambela

Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)

Salary: As per the organization salary scale

Job Description

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned bellow.

About the Ethiopian Red Cross Society

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) was established in 1935 and is one of the oldest and largest humanitarian organizations in Ethiopia.

ERCS provides services to communities affected by natural and manmade disasters through the provision of emergency responses, ambulance and first aid, family reunification, essential drugs, water and sanitation, and other humanitarian services.

ERCS also runs disaster risk reduction programs with the aim of creating resilience households and communities.

Currently the ERCS has a structure consisting of 11 Regional Offices, 33 Zonal Branches and 131 District/Woreda Branches, 599 Woreda Red Cross Committee and 5871 Kebele Red Cross committees.

Key Performance Areas

  • Plans, directs, coordinates and controls the overall RFL operations of the branch and prepares the branch RFL budget necessary for running tracing activities.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the distribution and implementation of a National RFL policy and procedure;
  • Initiates effective monitoring and reporting mechanisms of the branch RFL operation and manage the implementation of all bodily functions as set out in the plan of action, with special attention to the broader context monitoring of achievement of results.
  • Produces timely narrative monthly, quarterly, and Bi/annual activity progress reports and supports the branch finance unit in the preparation of financial documents, according to ERCS and partners procedures and send the report on time to the headquarter
  • Coordinates and facilitates the natural processes of gathering, screening, registering, dispatching, properly documenting, exchanging and tracking the statuses of RFL tools telephone call services, Red cross snapshot, tracing requests and Red Cross Messages (RCM’s) and ensure the RFL accomplishment is timely communicated and properly handled;
  • Supports the branch to manage the effective and proper utilization of assets, physical resources and facilities, including Tukuls and working materials inside them according to ERCS and ICRC standard procedures in parliamentary procedure to comply with auditing requirements;
  • Offers technical expert support to the branch in order to ensure timely and efficient assessment, planning and implementation of RFL activities and facilitate the documentation of best practices and lessons learned;
  • Facilitates and follows up the procurement and distribution of tracing logistical facilities to
  • For RFL activities of the branches;
  • Offers coaching, mentoring and capacity building support, as needed, to the branch RFL
    technical staff including social workers/volunteers;
  • Assesses capacity gaps of tracing personnel (staff and social workers/volunteers) and RFL operational centers-Tukuls materials, designs, administers capacity building strategies, monitors and assesses the impact of the tracing capacity development efforts in society to enhance the grade and quality of
  • Family links services of the branch;
  • Coordinates training programs, experience sharing and workshops for RFL staffs and volunteers and other concerned work units of the branch on principles, technical aspects of tracing and other related issues;
  • 12, Represents the Society/movement and participates in experience sharing, refugee issue meetings and related forums, and build network with stakeholders in Gambella region and handles communication matters of the branch RFL services with them;
  • Provides expert support to the tracing personnel of the branch at the position and field level as needed and follows up on time dispatching of the collected RFL tools to the headquarter and distribution to the beneficiaries;
  • Follows up the status of drawing requests, phone call services, Red cross snapshot and Red Cross Messages dispatched to beneficiaries and the headquarter and prompts the tracing personnel for handling,
  • Follows-up the proper management and use of the ERCS RFL Tukuls of Gambella area refugee camps and control the materials inside the Tukuls for effective and efficient use
  • Communicates the head quarter RFL unit or DPR department for any RFL technical Matters

    Reporting to:

    ERCS, Gambella Regional Branch Head

    Terms of employment:

    Contract for one year

    Place of Work:

    ERCS, Gambella Regional Branch Based in Gambella Town (with frequent travel to refugee camps located in the region)



    Job Requirements

    Qualification Requirements:

  • First Degree in Disaster Risk management / Management / Social Work / Sociology / Social Anthropology/ Social Psychology / Applied Psychology.
  • 5 years’ experience out of which 2 Years in the senior professional Position/s/
  • Willing to give voluntary service to the society with his/her own initiative.

    Additional Skills

  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Computer Skill (MS. XL. Power Point )
  • High Adaptability skill to new environment
  • Good Networking & Collaboration building skill

    How to Apply

    We invite candidates meeting the required qualifications to fill out the employment application form from the official website of the Ethiopian Red Cross in vacancy menu and email to before the closing date of this announcement on September 11, 2019.

    Qualified women are strongly recommended to apply!

    Please note that we ONLY consider those who filled in the application form and send us back. We regret to inform that we do not accept CV at this stage.

    Ethiopian Red Cross Society Gambella Regional Branch Restoring Family Links Service Coordinator Jobs

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