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Regional Emergency Manager West Africa

Organisation: Christian Aid

Posted on: 4 May 2017
Application deadline: 5 June 2017

The post will either be based in Abuja Nigeria or Ouagadougou Burkina Faso depending on the successful candidate. The Salary will be based on the local pay scale and will be dependant on the country that the post-holder will be located.

As the Regional Emergency Manager for West Africa, you will develop, lead and manage Christian Aid’s humanitarian, resilience and disaster risk reduction programmes in West Africa including the current Ebola response in Sierra Leone. You will play a key role in improving the capacity of Christian Aid staff and partners to prepare for, mitigate against the impact of and respond to natural and man-made disasters ensuring best practice in our humanitarian programmes.

You will support the country programs to develop and manage an effective portfolio of humanitarian programs in Mali, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Ghana, Niger and Senegal. Specifically, you will assist program staff in humanitarian program design, implementation, fundraising and partnership development. You will also provide surge capacity for emergency response in West Africa.

You will support broader thinking and strategy development across the Humanitarian division and CA relating to innovative humanitarian and resilience programs ensuring good program practice.

Lastly, you will have an external facing element, helping CA engage in the right networks, increasing the profile of CA humanitarian and resilience work, ensuring we are influenced by current good practise and opening up opportunities for new productive humanitarian collaborations in West Africa.

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