Røde Kors

Tough times don’t last. Tough and prepared people do. Come and be a vital part of Danish Red Cross’ Disaster & Crises Response Unit.

Warehouse Technical Officer

We are looking for a colleague to be a part of a small and agile team, that constantly innovates, develops, and optimizes equipment and methods for emergency response. We go the extra mile when needed, to support and service the international disaster and emergencies response system. 


Your future position

The Warehouse Technical Officer will, in close cooperation with the rest of the team, contribute to the continued development and strengthening of Danish Red Cross emergency preparedness. He or she must ensure that technical equipment prepared to send for emergency operations are fit for purpose and in good working condition. 


The main tasks include:

  • Be a part of developing technical fit for purpose solutions to optimize equipment for easy and quick assembly in the field.
  • Ensure that all equipment for emergency response is in good working condition
  • Helps with quantity, and quality control of receiving equipment is according to specifications.
  • Make purchases on behalf of the Red Cross and ensure administrative follow-up in accordance with Red Cross rules and standards
  • Help develop more green technical solutions.
  • Daily service and maintenance of emergency equipment before and after deployments
  • Ensure timely maintenance of the Disaster & Crises Response Warehouse facility and equipment including vehicles, generators, forklift, computers, satellite phones etc.
  • Support the general work within procurement, packing, freight documents and logistics in relation to the deployment of humanitarian aid for emergencies and Danish Red Cross’ self-supporting Emergency Response Units


Are you the right candidate?

  • You have an education as an Electrician  
  • You have experience working with generators and temporary electrical installations
  • You have a broad technical understanding, also within other areas
  • You can work independently, but still can function in a small team
  • You are self-motivated, structured, and effective, and master the skill of planning and prioritizing your day to meet goals and expectations.
  • You work professionally in English and Danish
  • You are able to work flexible hours when needed
  • You have a B driver’s license and forklift certificate


Your future workplace

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, we create communities and help vulnerable people in society lead safe and healthy lives.

We help people on both sides of a conflict and in the remotest corners of the world, regardless of their religion, race or political views.

The Red Cross is the world's largest humanitarian organization with 17 million volunteers in 192 countries. We are part of your local community no matter where you live. With your help, we can be wherever we are needed, always.

 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 annually. We work specifically on building preparedness and response capacity. DRC works both with long term activities and short-term response particular within health, disaster preparedness and response.

You will be a part of the Disaster & Crises Response Unit that works with disasters and conflicts globally, together with 18 colleagues.

You will mainly be working at our Warehouse for disaster equipment, there at this point, is based in Hedehusene near Roskilde.


We offer

The position is a fixed-term position with 37 hours a week and will run until end of 2023 where the contract will end.  

You will refer to the Team Coordinator, with responsibility for Warehouse, Base Camp, Security and Surge.

Salary and employment conditions will be according to Danish Red Cross’ collective bargaining agreement with HK and AC.


Application and further information

In case you might need more information please write Team Coordinator Jesper Ranch Nielsen, on email: jeran@rodekors.dk

The deadline for submitting the application is the 1st of September 2022.

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