Plan International is the lead implementing partner of UNHCR in the area of Child Protection for Nduta and Mtendeli refugee camps and is also implementing youth empowerment and Education in Emergencies programs in both camps.
We are recruiting for an Emergency Response Manager to manage and oversee Plan International’s response to the Burundi Refugee crisis within Tanzania. You will lead a team of almost 60 national and international staff based in Kibondo across three camps.
Managing the Field Emergency Response Team (ERT) and acting as the interface between the Field Emergency Response Team and the Country Director, you will be responsible for the quality and effectiveness of Plan’s emergency response, developing, coordinating and managing all emergency activities. Key responsibilities will include assessment, programme design and planning, implementation and advocacy, public relations and representation efforts as you strategically integrate emergency programming within the overall program approach.
With proven relevant humanitarian aid experience in complex and natural disasters, you will have lead multi-disciplinary, multi-national teams under difficult circumstances, in a sensitive and participatory manner, with management responsibility for multi-million dollar budgets, a high level of expertise in external representation and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
You will have a strong understanding of the humanitarian emergency operating context, including Sphere, the humanitarian system, donors, security, civil military liaison and program management.
A confident and clear communicator, you will have broad project management skills, including program design and proposal development, general finance, administration and information management.
Location: Kibondo in Kigoma region
Type of role: Initial one year fixed term contract. There may be possibility of extension dependent on funding.