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Global humanitarian manager (christian aid)

Job Summary

Christian Aid has been working in Asia for over 50 years, supporting partners tackling injustice, human rights violations and inequalities, and responding to medium and large-scale emergencies, in countries including India, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Nepal, Indonesia and Philippines.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

About the role

The Global Humanitarian Manager will play the lead role setting up and managing new and managing

existing Christian Aid emergency responses in various parts of the globe but with a focus on an agreed

set of countries in Asia and Middle East region. The post holder will work with the Regional/Country

Teams and partners to develop humanitarian programmes ensuring appropriate funding is in place and

that Core Humanitarian Standards for quality and accountability are met.

The role is part of the Humanitarian Division in Christian Aid but works alongside colleagues across the

International department. They work closely with senior staff in country programmes. The Global

Humanitarian Manger will play the lead role in specific responses at the direction of the Head of

Humanitarian response and Senior Global Humanitarian Manager. In addition, they will provide

management and other technical support to existing emergency responses and keep a watching brief

on potential future emergencies. The work can be high pressured and high profile both internally and

externally during major emergency responses. When it is feasible, the post holder needs to be willing

About you

The candidate we seek will have a strong personal commitment to Christian Aid’s agenda of putting

affected populations at the centre of their own response and recovery and empowering local

organisations to take a stronger role. You will have significant knowledge of humanitarian issues and

best practice in humanitarian action. You will have experience leading both rapid response and chronic

emergencies or managing programmes to build resilient communities.

You will have an excellent understanding of the CHS, SPHERE and other humanitarian standards. You

will have multi-country humanitarian programme support experience, You will have professional fluency

in written and spoken English.

You will have a proven ability to contribute to and work successfully as part of management and cross

organisational teams with excellent time management and the ability to work with challenging deadlines

and to multi tasks. You will be self-motivated, with personal resilience and the ability to sustain

performance. You will have high written and oral communication skills. You will have experience of

emergency programme cycle management from needs assessment, through funding applications,

management, review and evaluation.

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