Help ensure that the Danish Red Cross can provide lifesaving response
The position forms part of the cooperation between Danish Red Cross and the branch of Faroe Islands Red Cross. Speaking Faroese is therefore a must.
Together with the Country Office team in Malawi, the Project Delegate will provide support to emergencies and disasters with a specific focus on forecast based actions. The project delegate will support and further strengthen the development of the forecast based action (FbA) approach in Malawi and will assist with the development of forecast and trigger-based actions as well as support resource mobilization for such. This will be done with support from the Danish Red Cross technical specialists working with FbA and information/data management in Malawi.
The position falls under the Disaster Management Unit in the International Department at the Danish Red Cross HQ in Copenhagen and you will work in close collaboration with the Faroe Islands Red Cross. However, the Project Delegate will be based in Malawi and will be under the immediate supervision of the Danish Red Cross Country Manager.
Your future work place
The Red Cross is always there. We save lives every day, and we equip people with the tools they need to get through crises and disasters. In Denmark and the Faroe Islands, we form communities and help vulnerable people to lead safe and healthy lives.
International Department in the Danish Red Cross supports vulnerable people globally, in close cooperation with Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in more than 30 countries and have an annual turnover of more than 750 million Danish kroner. We work specifically on building preparedness and response capacity. DRC works both with long term activities and short-term response in particular within health, disaster preparedness and response.
The right candidate will be offered a contract for a period of 12 months, beginning 1st of October 2021, with potential for a possible extension (funding permitting).
Salary and benefits are in accordance with the DRC Terms and Conditions for Delegates and will be between DKK 18,000 – 28,000 per month depending on experience and qualifications. The duty station is Malawi and the delegate reports to the Country Manager in Malawi. The position is a Non-family position meaning that spouses and children cannot join.
How to Apply
Please submit a CV and a motivational letter in English. We look forward to receiving your application. Application deadline is 25th of August at 12.00 p.m.. Interviews are expected to take place during the last week of August.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
If you have questions related to this position, please address these to Bjarke Skaanning, Head of Disaster Management, phone No. +45 22 92 90 54, or Bárdur Atlason Isheim, Head of Secretariat at Faroe Red Cross branch of Danish Red Cross, phone No +298 78 88 70
Due to vacation, phone calls will only be answered on the 23rd and 24th of August.
Apply the position via the Red Cross home page www.rodekors.dk/job