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.
Are you looking for an opportunity where you can be part of making a difference for people in other parts of the world? This might be your chance.
The Danish Red Cross and the branch of Faroe Islands Red Cross offer a Project Delegate position for recent graduates where you will be based in Malawi and become part of a strong and professional team.
We are looking for a candidate who is interested in humanitarian and development work and would like to kick start a career in an international organization. You might not have a lot of experience but is eager and open to learn.
The Project Delegate will be part of the Danish Red Cross Country Office in Malawi. You will be introduced to and trained in project management and provide support to emergencies and disasters with a specific focus on forecast based actions (FbA). Together with the team, you will support and further strengthen the development of the forecast-based action approach in Malawi as well as support resource mobilization for such. You will therefore work with Danish Red Cross technical specialists working with FbA and information and data management as well as with the resource and mobilization team.
The position falls under the Disaster Management Unit in the International Department at the Danish Red Cross HQ in Copenhagen. However, the Project Delegate will be based in Malawi and will be under the immediate supervision of the Danish Red Cross Country Manager.
You will be trained in and receive support with the following tasks:
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, ideally beginning 1st of November 2021 or soon thereafter, 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 33,600 DKK per month. 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 24th of October. Interviews are expected to take place soon after.
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 22929054, or Bárdur Atlason Isheim, CEO at Faroe Islands Red Cross branch of Danish Red Cross, phone No +298 509705.
Apply the position via the Red Cross home page www.rodekors.dk/job