Are you a humanitarian who likes to build local capacity for disaster responses? Have you worked with first responders such as the church, and been involved in building their capacity? You might be who Tearfund is looking for to fill this role.
Tearfund is currently recruiting for an experienced Emergency Response Manager who is able to join the team to build the effectiveness of Tearfund and partner staff in response to the Cyclone Idai crisis. The individual will bring a wealth of experience and learning from previous disaster response and be able to demonstrate a good understanding of environmental and economic priorities in both development and humanitarian contexts.
Your major focus will be working closely with our Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe team to improve the humanitarian response capacity of our Tearfund partners and staff. This will involve capacity assessments and providing training and accompaniment to partners.
The role will involve supporting partners in the crisis, undertaking assessments, guiding and advising partners, helping to develop project design, support monitoring and reporting and developing preparedness and contingency plants
You will make a valuable contribution to Tearfund’s learning culture, participating in evaluations, coordinating and facilitating leaning review, ensuring learning on humanitarian good practice is disseminated and applied.
Your role will also include representation to external networks and humanitarian funding (donors) sources, INGO/NGO coordination groups and providing support in developing partner consortium’s.
Applicants require strong English language skills (written and spoken) with an additional preference for a working knowledge of the Portuguese language.
All applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs and must have the right to live and work in Mozambique. The recruitment process includes specific checks related to safeguarding issues.