The strategy of the CFR in West and Central Africa aims to strengthen the resilience of populations and to respond to humanitarian emergencies affecting vulnerable populations alongside the host national societies (Red Cross of the countries concerned). Development programs focus on the health and Risk and Disaster Management (DRM) sectors.
Since 2017, in line with its 2017-2020 strategy which identifies the West Africa/Lake Chad area as a priority, the FIU decided to create a regional office to support the implementation of the FIU strategy in this region.
Purpose of the position: To ensure the quality, relevance and sustainability of the strategy and interventions in DRM specifically on the themes of Anticipatory Mechanisms (AMF) and climate change adaptation, in order to contribute to the overall resilience of populations, local and national government institutions and Host National Societies in West and Central Africa
Mission 1: Drafting of new integrated projects/programs on the theme of DRM.
Mission 2 : Technical and methodological support to the CRF missions in the field of DRM.
Mission 3 : Development of national and regional thematic strategies and contribution to the strategies and positioning of the CRF in the field of CRM.
Mission 4 : Coordination and representation of CRF in the field of expertise.
Mission 5 : Capitalization, capacity building and partnership development.
Skills ● Level 1 degree in the fields of natural hazard management, geography, hydrology and in project management, disaster risk management and reduction ● Minimum 5 years of professional experience (including at least 2 years in the field) in the areas of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and climate change and environment and/or Early Warning Action/Early Action Protocols ● Expertise in the field of disaster risk reduction ● Expertise in conducting development projects and in emergency settings ● Having coordinated at least once the entire FBF/EWEA process from its conception to the validation of the Protocol would be an asset ● Knowledge of procedures specific to institutional donors ● Knowledge of conducting research ● Mastery of the project cycle management, in particular on the design and monitoring-evaluation stages ● Strong motivation for the issues of international solidarity ● Knowledge of the International Federation's emergency response tools (global tools) ● Diplomat and patient, ability to work in a team and functional link ● Good analytical mind, synthesis and good writing skills ● English required