By British Red Cross Organization: British Red Cross
Closing date: 30 Oct 2018
EMPLOYER: British Red Cross
TITLE: Country Cluster Manager- Syria, Lebanon and Iraq
LOCATION: Beirut, Lebanon
CONTRACT: Permanent; Accompanied
SALARY: GBP 39403
The British Red Cross (BRC) helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies. We enable vulnerable people in the UK and abroad to prepare for and withstand emergencies in their own communities. Once the crisis is over, we help them in their recovery and rehabilitation.
As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the world’s largest independent humanitarian network, the British Red Cross is bound by, and committed to its fundamental principles: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality.
Are you interested and experienced in alleviating suffering? Do you have hands on experience working in contexts of conflict on leadership issues? Do you want to work as part of the biggest humanitarian organisation globally?
We are looking for an experienced Country Cluster Manager for Syria, Lebanon & Iraq based in Lebanon.
Reporting to the Head of Region for the Middle East, North Africa and the Mediterranean (MENAMED), as a Country Cluster Manager for Syria, Lebanon and Iraq you will be responsible for strategic direction, management and delivery of British Red Cross support to the National Society (NS) programmes, capacity-building programmes, disaster management and partnerships.
You will coordinate with all internal British Red Cross stakeholders, relevant counterparts from the Syrian, Lebanese and Iraqi national societies, the ICRC and the IFRC at HQ and country levels, as well as with external actors to the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement (RCRCM) within the humanitarian sector.
Primary purpose of the role:
*Delivering the Syria, Lebanon and Iraq action plans in line with agreed overall strategy for the International Division, ensuring an integrated approach to partner capacity development, disaster management, cash, conflict, hunger and migration programming, and other British Red Cross supported RCM activities.
*Championing Community Engagement and Accountability initiatives among all RCM work in the three countries.
* Serve as a British Red Cross representative for Syria, Lebanon and Iraq to internal and external parties.
*Manage and coordinate the delivery of all British Red Cross support to NSs, IFRC and ICRC in the assigned countries.
*Support the development of the capacity of National Society’s in line with their own strategic direction to respond to emergencies, and British Red Cross’s International strategy, ensuring the appropriate deployment of resources and technical advice.
For further information please see the full Job Description here
In the British Red Cross, we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated, and perpetrators are dealt with effectively
As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes criminal records checks on all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.
We are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We enable vulnerable people at home and overseas to prepare for and respond to emergencies in their own communities. And when the crisis is over, we help people recover and move on with their lives.
We are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
How to apply:
To apply for this role please visit our website www.redcross.org.uk//Jobs.
For further information about this role or if you are unable to apply online please contact Laura Poppleton; LPoppleton@redcross.org.uk reference REQ0000021RO.
Applications close on Tuesday 30 October 2018
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