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Christian Aid Job Vacancy: Regional Emergency Manager - Yongon or Manila, Myanmar, Philippines

About us
Christian Aid has a vision: a world free from poverty. To do that we are committed to exposing the scandal of poverty, helping in practical ways to root it out from the world, and to challenging and changing the systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised. We also recognise that in a crisis people cannot wait for change to happen, they need support immediately. Our humanitarian work aims to provide immediate support where necessary, doing so in a way that can lead to lasting change in the future.

About the role
This position could be based either in Yongon, Myanmar or Manila, Philippines
Salary Scale: Myanmar: US$43,119 - US$52991
Salary Scale: Philippines: PHP1,895,581 - PHP 2,329,597
Salary outlined is gross per annum plus expatriate benefits applicable for international applicants (expatriate benefit is a part of gross salary.  An amount equal to 20% of gross salary  would be deducted monthly to avail expatriate benefits such as accommodation, school fees and annual flights home).  Additional 25% of salary will be withheld for tax for expatriate staff based in Myanmar

An experienced professional is required to manage Christian Aid’s humanitarian and disaster risk reduction work in South East Asia & Afghanistan.  You will need to be a confident manager and communicator, able to deal with different people throughout the organization.
This role is responsible for developing and implementing high quality and accountable programmes that attract resources, enabling us and our partners to meet Christian Aid’s humanitarian and DRR objectives as a core part of the South East Asia regional programme and Afghanistan country programme. The role has responsibility for managing humanitarian programmes in South East Asia   & Afghanistan and will work closely with colleagues from across the International Department and beyond, including fundraising, media, communications and policy and advocacy staff.

About you
You will understand the complexity of working in various parts of the South East Asia & Afghanistan, and know what it takes to deliver high quality work and perform to tight deadlines.  You will have a background in international humanitarian work and good knowledge of resilience, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation. You will need significant experience of emergency/humanitarian programmes including emergency preparedness and the links between emergency and development work. You will have considerable knowledge of the application of key humanitarian standards into programming.  You should also have experience of programme appraisal, monitoring and evaluation, and working through partners.

Candidates need to have a degree in a development-related discipline, with substantial knowledge of emergency relief, rehabilitation, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation and development.  Other essentials are excellent writing and communication skills in English, with knowledge of other regional languages desirable.

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, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, a season ticket loan, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Application is by submission of a CV with supporting statement through the system.  Please ensure you address the competency requirements for the post in your supporting statement.

To apply go to: HERE

Deadline 24 Nov 2015