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Job Opportunity: Deputy Country Manager (Emergencies) for Christian Aid - Haiti
Submitted by OHRConsultants on September 9, 2011 - 9:41am.
Location: Haiti Closing Date: Friday 23rd September (at midnight GMT)
If you are unsure whether you fit the selection criteria, please send an up-to-date copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will advise you.
Haiti is still recovering from the massive earthquake of January 2010. The Deputy Country Manager (Emergencies) position was specifically created to manage Christian Aid’s response to the recovery process.
We are looking for candidates who are both proven leaders and strategic managers to head up a team of emergency programme and disaster risk reduction professionals, developing and coordinating CA’s humanitarian response in Haiti. They will work with donors, local partners and other CA staff, collaborate with a wide range of other aid agencies and ensure that CA’s work in Haiti meets international standards.
They will be responsible for establishing coherent rehabilitation and reconstruction programmes, implementing CA’s policies and practises, and building strong working relationships.
Candidates must have substantial experience of managing complex emergency relief programmes. They will understand internationally agreed humanitarian policies and practice, capacity building tools and techniques, will be able to plan and prioritise with confidence, and know how to build strong teams. They will be resilient, resourceful, decisive and committed to supporting local initiatives. Excellent oral and written communication skills in French and English are essential. Knowledge of Creole is an asset.
For detailed job description and instructions on how to apply, please visit www.oxfordhr.co.uk