February 14, 2023

Recruiter Company: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Position in company:  Emergency Manager

Experience Required: Minimum 8 years

Place of work: Mekelle, Tigray, Ethiopia

Application Deadline:     February 24,  2023

NGO Jobs in Ethiopia – UNICEF Emergency Manager Jobs 2023. UNICEF published a job announcement for qualified Ethiopians seeking a position as Emergency Manager in Ethiopia. There is an opening for a ” Emergency Manager ” in UNICEF jobs in Ethiopia.

Emergency Manager job description

Under the guidance Chief of Field Office, the Emergency Manager establishes/updates, implements and monitors the regional Tigray humanitarian response. The incumbent will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the emergency interventions to ensure the survival and well-being of children and mothers, and the affected communities in an emergency situation.

Emergency Manager responsibilities include:

  • Adopts adequate emergency preparedness measures through the development and updating of country contingency plans and establishment of early warning mechanisms, to ensure effective preparedness and response to specific emergencies.
  • Participates in the formulation and development of plans of action in preparation and response to emergencies, monitors compliance of all sectors with emergency plans of action, including financial resources. Ensures coordination of the management of emergency preparedness and response.
  • Provides technical advice related to emergency preparedness and response, including on programme management related issues. Provides advice to the country office in the implementation of emergency preparedness measures in the field to strengthen preparedness and response mechanisms in the country faced with impending emergencies.
  • Develops and maintains databases on country/regional information and ensure the flow of information and communication crucial for the planning and implementation of emergency preparedness and response management. Identifies availability of resources in emergency prone areas and establish logistics plans to be implemented during an emergency operation, to ensure a timely and effective emergency response.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts training for the office’s staff capacity building in emergencies preparedness and response. Assists in developing and conducting emergency training courses. Provides training and/or briefing, as required. Participates in other emergency training workshops in the region, and builds up the emergency preparedness and response capability of UNICEF staff as well as implementing partners.

 Qualifications and Experience:

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in social sciences, public administration, international law, public health, nutrition, international relations, business administration or other related disciplines. Preferably a combination of management, administration, and relevant technical fields.
  • Eight (8) years of progressively responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration.

 Requirements and skills

  • Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO).
  • Specialized training/experience in emergency response management highly desirable.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.

How to Apply for  Emergency Manager?

Interested and qualified applicants fulfilling the above requirement can apply through the following link Apply here or click apply button below.

Work Level
Manager / Executive
As per Company Scale
UNICEF Ethiopia
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Company size
50000-100000 employees
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