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Emergency Programme Manager

  • Salary (full time):
    $50,907
  • Type of contract:
    Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours:
    35
  • Contract length:
    12 Months
  • Location:
    Kabul, Afghanistan
  • Closing date:
    9 August 2018
  • Interview date:
    20 August 2018

About us

Christian Aid has a vision – an end to poverty – and we believe we can make that a reality by transforming the lives of people who live in poverty and empower them to change their lives for the future.  So if you’re passionate about helping others, and want to help us drive positive change across the world, join us. Christian Aid is now looking to recruit an innovative and dynamic Emergency Programme Manager involve close co-ordination with partners in conducting assessments, making donor contacts, developing proposals, managing day to day implementation activities, coordinating with various units and departments within Christian Aid.

About the role

Christian Aid-Afghanistan programme is currently focusing on three specific impact areas, i.e. Gender equity, emergency humanitarian response, Violence to Peace. Programme Manage along with other programme colleagues will work on programme development under these thematic areas. This includes responsibility to conceptualise, design, support implementation though partners, monitoring, reporting, collaborate in resource generation, and co-ordinate with regional and international teams.

Emergency Humanitarian response is one of the most engaging and resource intensive activities required in today’s Afghanistan. Selected person is expected to take responsibility for development, management, and coordination of Christian Aid’s humanitarian response strategy to an emergency situation/appeal in Afghanistan. She/ he will involve other team members in this work and also support others in completing their assignments.

We aspire our interventions are majorly driven by local partner organizations. This role will therefore involve close co-ordination with partners in conducting assessments, making donor contacts, developing proposals, managing day to day implementation activities, coordinating with various units and departments within Christian Aid.  

About you

    • Minimum 5 years of experience managing initiatives international, regional or national level:
    • Degree or equivalent in relevant technical discipline, which is accepted at international or regional level.
    • Knowledge and experience of emergency relief, rehabilitation and recovery programme issues, in south Asian countries, including Afghanistan. 
    • Knowledge of global development issues, including policy and advocacy topics and familiarity with emergency problems relevant to country or region. 
    • Knowledge of the political, social and economic context of the region and the development issues and challenges it faces.
    • Knowledge of capacity building tools and techniques. 
    • Knowledge of Sphere and Red Cross Code of Conduct, awareness of CHS. 
    • Professional experience living and working in a disaster affected country.
    • Experience of strategic planning and management of large and complex budgets.
    • Relevant experience of emergency project/programme management working with and through local partners.
    • Experience on networking, contributing in UN-clusters, public speaking and/or working with the media. 
    • Experience of programme designing, proposal development, relationship building, working in team setting, and distance management of project team.

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.

For queries related to the role and online applications please contact us on: SShams@christian-aid.org