About the job
As a member of EMPACT, your primary objective is to ensure together with the rest of the team that DRC delivers a rapid, predictable, high quality emergency response.
EMPACT is part of DRC’s Division for Global Resources and Emergency Response (GRER) and works in synergy with existing DRC country teams when deployed, to strengthen DRC’s existing emergency response as well as to establish new emergency operations.
EMPACT missions will typically last from 4 weeks up to 3 months and Global Emergency Specialists deploy approximately 220-250 days per calendar year. Deployments can either be individual or as part of a larger emergency team. When not deployed, members will brief and de-brief on missions, work on desk-based sectorial support to individual emergency operations, development of standardised DRC Emergency Response Tools, participation in global clusters or strategic discussions, and any other tasks that are agreed with the Head of the Emergency Unit.
The EMPACT team is comprised of emergency responders with team leader, programme and/or operational support profiles, all with experience and competencies adequate for a fast-paced emergency response setting.
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
We are looking for experienced staff to work at the point of delivery with a hands-on, flexible, and collaborative approach. It is also important that you understand the humanitarian architecture, are dedicated to the humanitarian imperative, and committed to helping and engaging with the affected population. All employees should master DRC's core competencies: Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, Striving for excellence and Demonstrating integrity.
Moreover, we also expect the following:
Contract length: 1 year (with possibility of extension)
Level: A12-13 depending on experience
Designation of Duty Station: Roving
Start date: Ideally 1st October but negotiable
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Caitlin Miller – Caitlin.firstname.lastname@example.org
How to apply:
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.**
Closing date for applications: 5 August 2018
Please note, however, we reserve the right to process applications as we receive them.
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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