Friday, October 2, 2015

Plan,Emergency Response Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Closing date: 13 Oct 2015
The Emergency Response Manager (ERM) will lead Plan International Tanzania’s emergency work in Kigoma region related to the Burundian refugee crisis. (S) he will also be responsible for reviewing the capacity of Plan International Tanzania’s disaster preparedness and response for making key recommendations to senior management, some of which (s) he will execute during the length of employment. The ERM is expected to provide strategic leadership in all areas of emergency programming and strengthen th
e country office’s overall capacity to be prepared and respond to emergencies in accordance with accepted principles and practices, as well as strategically integrate emergency programming within the overall program approach.
Skills specific to the post
· Ability to work independently and as a team player who demonstrates leadership and is able to support and train local and international staff and also able to work with disaster affected communities in a sensitive and participatory manner.
· Well-developed written and oral communication skills. Able to communicate clearly and sensitively with internal and external stakeholders as a representative of Plan. This includes
· Works with trustworthiness and integrity and has a clear commitment to Plan’s core values and humanitarian principles.
· Ability to operate effectively under extreme circumstances including stress, high security risks and harsh living conditions. Works and lives with a flexible, adaptable and resilient manner.
· Demonstrates awareness and sensitivity to gender and diversity.
· Have experience and the ability to live and work in diverse cultural contexts in a culturally appropriate manner.
· Has a capacity to make accurate self-assessment particularly in high stress and high security contexts.
· Is well planned and organized even within a fluid working environment and has a capacity for initiative and decision making with competent analytical and problem solving skills.
Qualifications and Experience
· A Masters Degree in Social Science or its equivalent with proven relevant humanitarian aid experience in complex and natural disasters
· High level of all aspects of managerial experience, including managing multi-million dollar budgets
· Experience in complex decision making and leading a multi-disciplinary, multi-national team under difficult circumstances
· Experience of managing grants and reporting requirements with donors such as ECHO, UNHCR, Sida, DFID etc.
· High level of expertise in representation and negotiation with governments and donors
· Strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil military liaison and program management
· Knowledge of Plan or like organisations’ policies and procedures, Sphere and the Red Cross/ NGO Code of Conduct Requires general finance, administration, information management and telecommunication skills and proficiency in information technology/ computer skills.
How to apply:
Plan International Tanzania is an equal opportunity employer. Interested and qualified Tanzanians are invited to send their applications enclosing detailed curriculum vitae, certificate copies of relevant education and professional qualifications together with names of three referees, and their contact. therefore all applications should be sent to .

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