Role and responsibilities
The following is a brief description of the role.
1. Coordinate and manage emergency activities in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements guided by EIE/Protection Project Manager
2. Lead training and developing the emergency team, Including partner staff and other NRC other staffs.
3. Ensure quality of Emergency team work is high technical quality and transparent processes
4. Adherence to emergency standards handbooks and other NRC policies.
5. Represent NRC in internal and external forums
6. Responsible for project documentation and tools
7. Managing and monitoring the budget(s) according to Financial Handbook and donor requirements.
8. Identifying potential partners with whom assessments and emergency interventions could be established projects in Myanmar.
9. Promote rights of conflict on disaster affected people and ensure mainstreaming of protection concerns in all emergency response activities.
10. Directly line manage the daily activities and long term work plans of the emergency Officers and Mine Action partner staff
Set up or support the Logistics Function during emergencies and recovery by:
• Coordinate closely with the local partner staff in Shan
• Develop Plans of Action and SoPs to be used in the event of quick on set emergencies
• Support of and training of emergency officers and assistant and partner staff
• Provide appropriate training activities to emergency project staff in collaboration with EiE/ Protection Coordinator
• Ensure Emergency officer provides quality supervision and support emergency assistant with mapping of and building capacity of CBOs on early warning systems, emergency response and protection fundamentals and lifesaving practices and preparedness planning
• Ensure the emergency officer are correctly Supporting the dissemination information as part of awareness raising campaigns
• Undertake any other duties assigned by the EIE/ protection PM and when required;
• direction and management to emergency team including the development of job descriptions and work plans
• Coordinate cash voucher/NFI distribution to potential beneficiaries and work closely with Education team
• Record lessons learning and improve the efficacy and effectiveness of the organization
• Contribute to emergency proposal development
• Follow up, collect compile and update emergency related national and state/regional information and create emergency data base.
• Prepare progress and quality check final reports of projects
• Undertake any other related tasks that the line manager considers
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:
1. Professional competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.
Generic professional competencies for this position:
• Minimum 3-4 year of experience from working in a humanitarian/recovery context
• Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
• Technical CC expertise
• Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
• Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
• Fluency in English, both written and verbal
• Valid driver’s license
Context related skills; knowledge and experience (shall be adapted to the specific position):
• Knowledge of the context in Myanmar/South East Asia
• Knowledge of Myanmar language desirable, fluency in written and spoken English essential
• Experience with program start-up valuable
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies and the following are essential for this position:
• Managing resources to optimize results
• Planning and delivering results
• Communicating with impact and respect
• Handling insecure environments
Contract Period: Up to end of December 2019 with possible extension
Duty Station: Lashio, but covering all of Northern Shan state or to any emergency site as necessary