German Red Cross Project Manager Emergency Relief WASH Addis Abeba / Benishangul Gumuz,Jobs in Ethiopia
German Red Cross Project Manager Emergency Relief WASH Addis Abeba / Benishangul Gumuz,Jobs in EthiopiaThe German Red Cross (GRC) is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflicts and disasters and people affected by social or health related crises.
The Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement provides vulnerable people with assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the Movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality.
The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects on appeals of their sister organisations within the Movement.
GRC is currently seeking a Project Manager (m/w/d) responsible for an emergency relief project with a focus on WASH activities.
The project will also strengthen the capacities of the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) to respond to disasters.
In cooperation with ERCS, GRC supports humanitarian aid activities for for South Sudanese and Sudanese refugees, Internally Displaced Persons and their host communities in the region Benishangul Gumuz.
The Project manager will be based in Addis Abeba.
Frequent long-term field visits to the project area are expected.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Implement the project in close cooperation with our partner ERCS
Ensure accurate project budgeting, financial management and expenditure tracking according to GRC and donor (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, AA) requirements
Narrative and financial reporting in compliance with GRC and MOFA policies and regulations
Set up a monitoring and evaluation system and guarantee collection and analysis of data for indicator-based reporting and project control
Provide technical support to ERCS staff in the field of relief and WASH
Ensure visibility and information sharing on the project
Security Management in close cooperation with the GRC security advisor
Enhancing the partnership and cooperation with ERCS and liaise with other partners
Representation of German Red Cross in stakeholder meetings and other events
Contribute to a conducive work environment
Minimum of 4 years of professional experience in implementation and coordination of emergency aid activities
Strong project management skills, particularly PCM and participatory methods
Profound experience in finance management and prudent stewardship of project budget
Experience in managing donor funded projects (BMZ and MOFA experience will be a strong asset)
Strong skills in networking, negotiation and advocacy
Proven capacity in operational and structural planning of emergency relief operations, as well as mainstreaming new concepts and approaches
Excellent communication skills, the ability to build relationships
Experience in cooperating with local organizations/ capacity building
Experience in training local staff and community volunteers, and provide technical support
Oral and written fluency in English; knowledge of German would be an asset
Readiness to work in remote areas
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Ability and agreement to adhere to the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles
Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural environments
Ability to complete a thorough medical screening process 'working abroad under specific climate and health conditions'
Valid Driving Licence.
What we offer you
You will be part of a highly motivated professional and multicultural team.
We offer you a compensation package according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC, an expatriation allowance during your mission as well as the accommodation/personal allowance to cover your accommodation.
In addition to a full insurance package GRC is covering a home flight within a 12-months period of assignment.
You will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings and coaching prior as well as during and after your mission.
Medical check-ups and Psychosocial Support Service are included in your assignment. This is not a family posting.
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; Overall Title
Please indicate Ref. No. 2020-015 with your application.
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