Portfolio and Risk Analyst

Danish Red Cross is looking for a strategic and analytical professional to guide the analysis of the progress and risks and of the Danish Red Cross international portfolio.

As a Danish Red Cross (DRC) staff member, you will be part of the largest voluntary humanitarian organisation in Denmark with more than 30,000 volunteers across the country and 50,000 members. Internationally, we work to increase and strengthen humanitarian impact, to inspire and act for human dignity, resilience and social cohesion. We work through our international Red Cross Red Crescent Movement (RCRC), and presently in approximately 30 partnerships with other RCRC societies.

DRC’s international activities strive to reach more vulnerable people effectively and efficiently with relevant services in partnership with National RCRC Societies and in collaboration with RCRC Movement partners.

The Portfolio and Risk Analyst will ensure strong analysis on portfolio status, progress, risks, resources, and finances to enable scenario planning and strategic decision making for the portfolio development, and will lead the support to the operation on risk analysis and management, both at global, regional and country level, including corruption risk mitigation.

As part of the Portfolio team under the Programme Unit in the International Department, the Portfolio and Risk Analyst will also contribute to the general support to operation including advise and sign-off of contracts and agreements with project partners and innovation initiatives.

In cooperation with other DRC units, your tasks will include:

  • Analyse and support the management of risks in DRC’s global portfolio
  • Assist with quality assurance of risk analysis frameworks at project and country levels
  • Undertake capacity assessments and risk analysis of existing and new partnerships and programmes
  • Support assessment and review exercises
  • Guide and advise internally on risks and strategic development of the DRC portfolio
  • Provide technical support and quality assurance in relation to project development and reporting
  • Ensure proper and accurate HQ filing of key documents
  • Guide and advise internally on risks and strategic development of the DRC portfolio
  • Direct the harmonisation of portfolio priorities and management across regions and countries
  • Contribute to the institutionalisation of good practices and the development of a leadership culture
  • Support regions and countries on monitoring, development and entry/exit of partnerships

Your profile

We are looking for a professional with at least five years of experience. You have strong analytical and communication skills. You are a strategic thinker with experience in preparing and presenting statistics and visuals to inform strategic decisions. You have robust knowledge of risk analyses and management. Excellent English language skills. French and Danish is an added value.

The Portfolio and Risk Analyst will travel 8-12 weeks annually to support the operation with portfolio management, planning and monitoring – or in case of emergencies. This will as far as possible be planned in advance. But readiness to work on flexible times is expected.

Your future work place

The Red Cross is present before during and after a crisis. We save lives every day, and we equip people with the tools they need to get through crises and disasters. In Denmark, we support vulnerable people in society lead safe and healthy lives and aim to increase their resilience. As the world's largest humanitarian organization with more than 17 million volunteers in 191 countries we help local communities after disaster strikes, in armed conflict and in the remotest corners of the world, regardless of their sex, age, religion, race or political views or other status.

International Department in the Danish Red Cross supports vulnerable people in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, 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, through long term activities and short-term response within health, disaster preparedness and response.

We offer

The position is a 37 hours a week employment with reference to the Head of the International Programmes.

Salary and employment conditions are in accordance to DRC’s collective bargaining agreement with HK and AC with a salary level between DKK 40,500 and 47,000 depending on experience and qualifications, including allowances and pension.

Application and further information

If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Nelima Lassen, Head of International Programmes on nelas@rodekors.dk or +45 3154 3318, or Jon Kristiansen, Senior Portfolio Advisor on jokri@rodekors.dk or +45 2186 4542.

The date of commencement will be soonest possible, and we expect interviews to take place in July. To apply, click on the send application link below to create a profile and upload your CV and motivational letter no later than 25 June 2018.

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