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Emergency Roving Manager

NGO/UN Job Vacancy

Organization: Tearfund
Closing date: 27 Jul 2017

We are seeking an experienced Emergency Roving Manager to provide in-country short-term senior management support to existing operational programmes and to undertake the field team leader role in Tearfund’s assessment of and response to new emergencies.

As a dynamic Emergency Roving Manager, the majority of your time will be undertaking the role of Area Coordinator or Deputy Country Director as necessary in operational programmes.

You will also be rapidly deployed to new disasters when required, leading the assessment of the humanitarian needs, assisting in developing Tearfund’s response either for Partners and/or operational response, and documenting associated learning.

You will have proven people, programme management and project cycle management skills and experience, including proposal & report writing and needs assessment experience as well as having good interpersonal skills and a strong awareness of development issues in the countries that Tearfund works in. Relevant overseas experience and good cross-cultural awareness are essential, combined with a genuine heart for the poor.

Tearfund is a faith based organisation and applicants must share our statement of faith.

This post may involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.

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