Help ensure that the Danish Red Cross can provide lifesaving response
The purpose of the Junior Humanitarian Officer is to provide support together with the rest of the Disaster Management Unit to emergencies and disasters globally. The position forms part of the cooperation between Red Cross in Denmark and the branch of Faroe Islands Red Cross. Speaking Faroese is therefore a must.
The position forms part of the Disaster Management Unit in the International Department at the Danish Red Cross HQ in Copenhagen. The Junior Humanitarian Officer will under the immediate supervision of the Senior Humanitarian Advisor and with direct line-management to the Head of Disaster Management.
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 position is 37 hours a week. The contract period is one year with the possibility of extension. The position refers to Bjarke Skaanning, Head of Disaster Management.
Gross salary and employment conditions is according to Danish Red Cross’s collective bargain agreement with HK and AC and will be minimum DKK 30,000 per month including allowances and pension depending on experience and qualifications.
Application and further information
If you have specific questions please contact Bjarke Skaanning, Head of Disaster Management, firstname.lastname@example.org or Bardur Atlason Isheim, Head of Secretariat at Faroe Red Cross branch of Danish Red Cross, email@example.com. Due to vacation you can only ask questions from the 12th August and onwards.
The deadline for applying for the position is 21st August. Interviews are expected to take place during the last week of August.
The date of commencement is 1st October 2019.
Fixed Term Contract
Telephone: +45 3525 3357