Emergency Response Manager Job at Plan International

Vacancy title:Emergency Response Manager

Jobs at:Plan International

Deadline of this Job:03rd December 2018

Duty Station:West Nile, Uganda

Date Posted: 23rd November 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian not for profit organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination, And it’s girls who are most affected. Working together with children. young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children‘s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
The organisation is an equal opportunity employer currently seeking to recruit competent people to fill this position:
Emergency Response Manager- West Nile
Duration: 1 Year fixed contract

Plan international are recruiting for an Emergency Response Manager to oversee the management of specific emergency programmes, ensuring response achvities are in line with donor compliance and Plan internationals standard policies and procedures and to lead on the development of specific humanitarian response strategies,‘ clearly defining key priorities in line with Plan international‘s expertise.

You will oversee the implementation of the “West Nile Transformation Plan” that in the long term aims to generate durable solutions to bridge the humanitarian and development gap and lead and manage rapid needs assessments ensuring a clear focus on the specific needs of children and in particular girls.

You will be responsible for representing Plan international with the Government. both at national and regional level highlighting key issues of concern impacting on children and in particular on girls and engaging with relevant humanitarian fora and clusters in country, ensuring appropriate information is provided in a timely basis. in addition you will be responsible for developing an appropriate grant pipeline.

You will have significant humanitarian aid experience in complex and natural disasters and excellent leadership and managerial experience, including managing large budgets, complex decision making and leading a multidisciplinary, multinational team under difficult circumstances.
With proven expertise in representation and negotiation with governments and donors you will have a strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system. donors, security, civil military liaison and program management.

Job application procedure
Suitably qualified candidates should submit letters of application, together with a CV. Contact telephone numbers, copies of relevant certificates, names and contact details of three refenences and salary history should be included and sent to the undersigned not later than Monday 03rd December. 2018.
For full details of the job profile and how to apply please visit this link:
Note: The link is case sensitive.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply. Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. Please consider your application unsuccessful in case you do not hear from us by 31st January, 2019.
NB: Only soft copies of applications will be considered.
As a child centred development organization, Plan strives to ensure that children are kept safe in all the areas we operate. The organization further has a child protection policy that every staff is required to sign. Potential candidates will be required to provide information confirming whether or not they have ever been convicted of anychild abuse crimes.

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