Surege Capacity Coordinator - Islamic Relief, Birmingham

Closing date:  02 Dec 2011

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Surge Capacity Coordinator

Base Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom Ref: SCC/IPD-HD /112011 Contract: 1 year fixed term Salary: £25,030 per annum

(Pay is subject to review and change)

We are recruiting for a Surge Capacity Coordinator to be part of IRW’s Humanitarian Department. The main purpose of the position will be to facilitate the delivery of emergency programmes, improve surge capacity; working with the additional emergency response teams to efficiently respond to emergencies in a timely and effective manner, reporting and compliance with Institutional Donors and IR partners. The person will also focus on the capacity building in areas such as DRR, programme management, food security, protection and financial management. This position will significantly contribute to building IRW’s capacity to prepare for and respond to emergencies worldwide.

The successful candidate will have a relevant post-graduate Degree or equivalent in Development Studies as well as knowledge and ground experience of NGO emergency response. The person will also require to have proven experience managing institutional donor relations in some capacity and ability to coordinate information and response in times of emergency. Excellent written and oral English is essential and an understanding of foreign language will be desirable.
How to apply: 
If you are trustworthy, service minded, discreet, dedicated and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website,  and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date. Previous applicants need not apply.