NRC Deputy Regional Representative Africa Jobs in Kenya

NRC Deputy Regional Representative Africa Jobs in Kenya

Responsibilities of the Deputy Regional Representative:

  • The purpose of the position is to oversee results-based management of programmes in the region, manage Norwegian Red Cross contribution to Red Cross Movement’s (RCM) regional preparedness and response systems and deputize for the Regional Representative.

  • Closely monitors relevant risks in the region and provides updated analysis and recommendations to the Regional Representative and Disaster Risk Management Unit at National Office (HQ) accordingly

  • Lead the assessment of Emergency Appeals in the region and provides recommendation to the Regional Representative on support to emergency operations

  • Coordinate that Norwegian Red Cross funded initiatives in the region and improve regional disaster preparedness and response operations in, order to achieve desired results

  • Ensure that Norwegian Red Cross proactively contributes to timely and complementary RCM preparedness and response to acute disasters in the region

  • Engage and motivate the professional development of regional technical delegates and Results Management Officer and follow up on yearly plans

  • Oversee and ensure that technical delegates in the region work with other technical personnel globally to contribute to optimal use of technical resources across regions in international activities

  • Ensures that all regional and country office staff have access to and can make use of technical resources

  • Contribute to human resources planning for technical competencies in the region

    Mission Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and coordinate (at regional level) the institutional efforts related to Community Based Surveillance (CBS) in close coordination with the national office and established plans

  • Leads on establishing an effective institutional system at regional level to ensure timely identification of arising emergencies, and guides Norwegian Red Cross’ engagement in accordance with established

    Required Education and Experience:

  • Higher education at master level within relevant field

  • Experience from implementing humanitarian projects at field level

  • Advanced knowledge of disaster preparedness and response mechanisms

  • Leadership experience from an international organization within the humanitarian field

  • Experience and practical knowledge of results-based management

  • Track record of emergency response deployments is an asset

  • Technical expertise in health, WASH or protection is desirable

  • Fluency in English is required. Working proficiency of regional languages is an asset
    International driving license (manual gear) is required

    We seek a person who:

  • Takes initiative and responsibility, is a self-starter, makes things happen and is result oriented

  • Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively

  • Collaborates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information and supports others in the pursuit of team goals

  • Creates a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere; supports and encourages team; is firm and reliable

  • Develops people through delegation, empowerment and coaching; promotes career and self- development

  • Provides team with a clear sense of direction, inspires and co-ordinates others and keep them focused on objectives

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC Deputy Regional Representative Africa Jobs in Kenya

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