The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of a worldwide community assisting victims of conflicts and disasters and people affected by social or health related crises. The Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement provides vulnerable people with assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions and adheres to the seven Fundamental Principles of the Movement: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity and Universality. The German Red Cross assists in disaster response, rehabilitation and capacity building projects on appeals of their sister organisations within the Movement.
The GRC is currently seeking a
Duration: 24 months
Location: Beirut / Lebanon, with extensive travels in the region
The Regional DRR advisor is a technical resource and will coordinate closely with GRC’s Beirut-based Program Coordinators and Berlin-based Country Managers to ensure that support is given in a coordinated way and in alignment with operational needs. Through coordination and exchange with GRC’s Berlin-based DRR, Urban and Anticipation teams, the advisor will feed into global learning and policy development. He/she will work 80% regionally, and 20% dedicated to the Lebanon country program. The Regional DRR Advisor will advise country teams and sister national societies in their DRR plans, strategies and programs, and contribute to a high level of program quality and capacity building in DRR projects across MENA. The DRR Advisor will actively liaise with RC/RC movement partners at country and regional level. He/she will initiate and support DRR events, workshops and products, and closely work with GRC’s DRR advisory team to feed project learning into global DRR policy products.
The advisor shall also support GRC’s work in the thematic areas of anticipatory humanitarian action and humanitarian assistance in urban areas and encourage and create links and synergies between these focus topics.
Program support to country teams
Regional coordination, learning and exchange
Support global learning and policy development
You will be part of a highly motivated professional and multicultural team. GRC oﬀers you a compensation package for this non-accompanied position, according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC as well as an expatriation allowance during your mission. We will provide an individual accommodation. In addition to a full insurance package (health insurance for residence abroad, private accident insurance, private liability insurance, luggage insurance) GRC is covering one home ﬂight per 12-month period of assignment and medical check-ups before and after your mission. Before your assignment you will beneﬁt from a comprehensive training package and receive brieﬁngs and coaching prior as well as during and after your mission.
Kindly apply by submitting your application until 12.12.2021 by using the GRC online application system.
We point out that the selection and nomination processes for this international delegate position may demand that information concerning your person be shared with involved Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners (IFRC, ICRC, National Society). This may include transmission into countries that do not apply data protection standards comparable to those of the European Union.
Deutsches Rotes Kreuz e.V. - GeneralsekretariatCarstennstr. 58