Jun 19, 2017

Guatemala: HUMANITARIAN AND DRR SPECIALIST

NGO/UN Job Vacancy



Organization: Save the Children
Country: Guatemala
Closing date: 21 Jun 2017

Save the Children International (Guatemala), is hiring a: Humanitarian and DRR Specialist under the following conditions:

TYPE OF CONTRACT: National Post

LOCATION: Guatemala City, Guatemala

CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

AVAILABILITY OF TRAVEL IN AND OUT THE COUNTRY: Frequent

ROLE PURPOSE: As a key member of Save the Children International’s Humanitarian Team, the Humanitarian and DRR Specialist will work closely with the Guatemala Country Office to provide administrative and operational support for humanitarian response in country, and with the LAC Regional office and LAC region Country Offices to provide technical support on Humanitarian Response and Disaster Risk Reduction. In the event of a major humanitarian crisis the role holder will be expected to work outside the scope of the job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly including traveling and deployment.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential:

  • Previous experience of at least 3 years in Humanitarian and Emergency Programs.
  • Previous experience in managing Humanitarian responses.
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Fluency in Spanish and English, and excellent writing skills.

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in the field in any LAC Countries.
  • Previous experience in managing DRR/CCA programs in LAC
  • Knowledge of institutional donors, including but not limited to, ECHO, USAID
  • Experience in first emergency response in the field.
  • Proven knowledge and/or experience in Child focus programs.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of security management.

How to apply:

Interested candidates can submit letter of interest and updated resume not later than June 21 to the following address:
http://ift.tt/2sr10Rw