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Disaster Management Coordinator


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.

The Disaster Management Coordinator for the South, East and Southeast Asia region is responsible for developing, coordinating and advising on the BRC and Movement Partners' disaster management activities within the Region. The Disaster Management Coordinator will be line managed by the Head of Region and receive professional and technical support from the Head of Emergencies. The post holder will work collaboratively, within a matrix structure, with colleagues and partners in the Region, and specialists within the Emergencies teams and Technical & Advisory staff. The post can be either operational or advisory, depending on the context. Main duties will include:

  • Disaster Management Coordination & Capacity Building.
  • Act as the primary focal point of contact within the Region in relation to disaster management expertise, including for National Societies, the Federation and the ICRC on behalf of the BRC.
  • Planning, financial & resource management

Please note that only applicants with the right to work in the UK will be considered.

Refusing to ignore people in crisis

The British Red Cross is proud to have a diverse and neutral workforce. We are bound by seven fundamental principles including impartiality, neutrality and independence and we are committed to welcoming people from the widest possible diversity of background, culture and experience.

Please see the attached job description for more information. If you have any problems with appyling for this role please contact Lydia Keegal quoting reference number REQ0000007YA.

The closing date for this application is 8th October 2015 (midnight UK time).

Please apply online via the British Red Cross Jobs Website:

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: Red Cross - British
  • Location: London
  • Grade: N/A - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
    • Security policy
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2015-10-08

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