Care is hiring a Emergency Team Leader, based in Pemba.
CARE is seeking a dynamic and passionate Emergency Team Lead (ETL) to oversee the Cyclone Idai program closing out in Sofala Province, and the Kenneth recovery program and conflict emergency response in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique. The ETL will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of CARE’s emergency response programming and overall operations in the provinces. The Emergency Team Leader has overall responsibility for the security and well-being of all staff based in these provinces; in association with the Assistant Country Director – Programs, ensures required rapid needs assessments are executed and from them appropriate implementation and exit strategies are developed; Ensure that CARE International Members are provided with regular updates and are aware of humanitarian developments and CARE’s response to them.
The Emergency Team Leader will play a key role in ensuring a successful scale up of operations; Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for CARE Mozambique’s response activities; Review and update the Emergency Response Strategy for CARE Mozambique; review, update and capacity build (where necessary) within the Response Team.
The ETL will ensure adequate monitoring, reporting and acquittal of emergency and recovery response activities in accordance with CARE International’s humanitarian accountability framework, relevant SPHERE standards, and essential environmental mitigation measures; establish and maintain constructive working relationships with other NGO’s, UN agencies, host government, bilateral and multilateral donors, and other principle stakeholders including the military where present and if necessary; recommend changes to the emergency team composition and functioning with Country Office and partners to maximize program quality and effectiveness; create the conditions to ensure effective teamwork and morale; ensure staff wellbeing is addressed.
Reporting to the Assistant Country Director-Programs (ACD-P), the ETL will ensure that human resources implications for CO and CARE International for both existing and anticipated emergency response are fully assessed, identified, described and communicated; in liaison with the HR staff make sure staff have suitable rest, relaxation and that wellbeing is addressed; support the Country Director and CI-RED Media Officer to ensure positive coverage and the timely provision of situation reports and fundraising material to National Member Headquarters and the CARE International Secretariat; liaise with the CI-RED Security Officer (whether in-country or not) to ensure compliance with CARE International Security Guidelines and their effective application in the local context; monitor the operational environment with respect to increased level of threat and advise the Country Office, CI-RED staff, CARE International and the CARE International Security Officer; ensure with the Logistics Officer the establishment and maintenance a functional procurement and supply chain management system; assist the CO review the current structure and responsibilities of the emergency response team particularly with a view to ensuring balanced staff responsibilities in order to avoid overload and/or burn out; S\he will ensure with the Finance Manager the establishment and maintenance of CARE International financial management and accounting systems for all CI-RED assessment and response activities and assets; ensure CI-RED members are familiar with usage, procedures and relevant communications protocols; strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil military liaison and program management.
Job Type: Full-Time
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