Emergency Response Manager- Haiti
|Closing date||19 Sep 2021|
|Location||Port au Prince, Haiti|
Type of Role: 5 month FTC with potential of extension dependent on funding
Reports to: Country Director
Competitive salary and package available
Closing Date: 19th September 2021
Working in 51 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas, Plan International aims to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalised with high quality programs that deliver long lasting benefits by increasing its income, working in partnership with others and operating effectively. PLAN is committed to responding to children affected by emergencies in the countries of our operation.
Plan International has been working in Haiti since July 1973. The general situation in Haiti remains tense and unpredictable. Political instability and incidents of crime and unrest have reportedly increased. Potential impact for Plan operations to be disrupted for many reasons (new vague of Covid-19, hurricane, socio-economic crisis, armed group, political tension…).
On August 14th in the morning Haiti was struck by a 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Several regions recorded the earthquake particularly. Damage was immediately reported in the departments of Nippes, South and Grand-Anse where several structures (houses, churches, hotels, schools) collapsed.
PIH is establishing a presence in the affected areas in coordination with IASC and government agencies. PIH’s objective is to contribute to the immediate earthquake and hurricane response, prioritising the worsening food insecurity and protection issues exacerbated by disasters. The Emergency Response Manager will be responsible for leading and overseeing the scale up and expansion of response activities in affect communities.
DIMENSIONS OF THE ROLE
The Emergency Response Manager (ERM) will lead and manage Plan International emergency response and/or recovery in coordination with the Country Director with a level of authority comparable to the Country Director limited to the emergency response and defined in the specific ToR. The ERM is responsible for the quality and effectiveness of Plan’s emergency response, will lead the response team and the implementation of response activities and/or the recovery strategy through coordinating project design, implementation and activity and finance monitoring.
Representation & Coordination
Administration and Finance
Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for safeguarding children and youth and those on gender equality and inclusion are fully integrated in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy, including the implementation standards and guidelines applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring that staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct, their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with appropriate procedures.
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TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
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