Deadline: 15 October, 2021

Location: Bamenda/Buea/Kumba, Cameroon

Plan International is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Emergency Response Manager.

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the emergency response team (ERT) and associated emergency programmes and be the interface between the ERT and the head of programmes
  • Ensure the quality and effectiveness of the organisation’s emergency response
  • Coordinate and manage all emergency activities relating to the response to the socio-political crisis in the country’s northwest and southwest
  • Ensure the security and well-being of ERT staff plus programmes and assets
  • Provide strategic leadership in all areas of emergency programming and strengthen the ERT’s overall capacity to be prepared and respond to any expansion or extension of the crisis in accordance with accepted principles and practices, as well as strategically integrate emergency programming within the overall programme approach
  • Actively contribute to the overall governance of the country office, and delivery of its strategic and annual operating plan

Requirements

  • Proven relevant humanitarian aid experience in a complex conflict setting as well as 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, multinational team under difficult circumstances
  • High level of expertise in representation and negotiation with governments and donors
  • Strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context
  • Fluency in English and French

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Plan International Cameroon

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