Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #142237

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Panama Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) based in Panama City, Panama.
OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), the Humanita…

Emergency Rapid Response (ERR) Officer (2 positions)

Emergency Rapid Response (ERR) Officer (2 positions) The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response. Job Overview: The Emergency Rapid Response (ERR) Officer is responsible for implementation of emergency hygiene promotion, sanitation and capacity building activities in the field office. The position holder will also supervise emergency project activities, participate in assessments and project monitoring, proposal writing, managing budget, and organize ERR and WASH response activities. Duty Station: Adama (with frequent field travel) Contract Duration: Until September 20, 2020 with possibility of extension Job Requirements Education: BSc Degree/Post Graduate Degree in Public Health or Environmental Health. Work Experience: 3 years for BSc Degree or 2 years for MSc Degree holders. 1 year supervisory experience and basic managerial skills. Demonstrated Skills and Competencies: Hygiene promotion experience/ERR with INGO /INGO in IDPs and local community settings. Technical and report writing skills Computer literate. Fluent spoken and written English. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Good command of English, Afaan Oromo, and Amharic languages


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