Support Services Manager
The British Red Cross Society
Location: Port au Prince, Haiti
Salary: from £28,374 per annum (plus daily allowance worth over £14,000 per annum & other excellent benefits including accommodation, transport, 30 days annual leave, R&R breaks, etc).
Closing Date: 14th June 2012
Following the Haiti earthquake of January 2010, under the co-ordination framework of the International Federation of Red Cross/Crescent Societies (IFRC), the British Red Cross Society (BRCS) established a programme to assist affected communities to respond to the disaster. Two years on, the BRCS’s focus has shifted towards recovery and regeneration, with a flagship programme based in the Delmas area of Port-au-Prince.
The BRCS programme activities focus around an integrated community approach to urban neighbourhood recovery, including risk reduction and improving community resilience through sustainable livelihoods safe housing, public health improvements and infrastructure repairs and regeneration. This project will run to the end of 2013.
We are looking for an experienced, resourceful manager who will lead, motivate and support the implementation of administrative, human resource and finance functions, ensuring that they are effective and efficiently run. You will oversee and document the establishment and management of working processes across teams to ensure the development and implementation of high quality programme and support functions. And as a critical member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), you will contribute to the overall achievement of programme goals.
The ideal candidate will have considerable overseas experience in a relief or recovery/ development context; of managing and supporting staff; and of managing and monitoring projects and budgets. S/he will be a excellent communicator in English and French.
For further details of the post and how to apply, visit the Oxford HR website http://www.oxfordhr.co.uk/index.php?pg=43&job=182. For an informal discussion, please contact The British Red Cross Society’s Executive Search Consultant, Tamsin Jewell, at Oxford HR: firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your CV.
PLEASE DO NOT WAIT FOR THE CLOSING DATE - APPLICATIONS WILL BE REVIEWED AS AND WHEN THEY COME IN.