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.
GRC works in Somalia in a coordinated bilateral cooperation with the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS). In line with the SRCS Strategy Paper for Resilience, GRC implemented various community resilience projects, in partnership with SRCS. At present, GRC supports the first phase of a resilience project in Somaliland, one drought response operation and one project on forecast based financing / anticipatory action.
GRC is seeking an experienced Project Delegate (m/f/d) to coordinate project activities in close cooperation with the SRCS in Somaliland in the fields of community resilience, community-based disaster risk reduction and food security with a strong organizational development component. The position will be based in Hargeisa with frequent visits to the field.
Duration: Starting 01.02.2023 until 31.01.2024 Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland, Somalia
The Project Delegate will engage in capacity building activities for SRCS in disaster risk reduction and community based integrated programming. To achieve this aim, the Project Delegate will need to establish good working relationships with SRCS counterparts and along with SRCS colleagues to work collaboratively with other stakeholders. The Project Delegate is line managed by the GRC Head of Office for Somalia based in Kampala, Uganda.
Apart from the management the existing projects the Delegate will also cover the following tasks:
You will be part of a highly motivated professional and multicultural team. We offer you a compensation package according to the collective employment agreement of the GRC, an expatriation allowance during your mission as well as the personal allowance to cover your accommodation. In addition to a full insurance package GRC is covering a home flight within a 12-months period of assignment. You will benefit from a comprehensive training package and receive briefings and coaching prior as well as during and after your mission. Medical check-ups and Psychosocial Support Service are included in your assignment.
Kindly apply by submitting your application by using the GRC online application system until 30.11.2022.
Please note that due to the travel and visa regulations and the guidelines of our partners in the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement certain vaccinations are required for this delegate position. Candidates on the short-list for this position will be asked to disclose their vaccination status.
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.