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Operational Manager

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

  • Organization: BRC - British Red Cross
  • Location: Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2020-09-21

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Operational Manager, Covid-19 (Bangladesh)

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Contract type: Fixed term – until end of 2020. Seconded to IFRC **
Hours: **Full Time
Salary: � 36,750 pa

British Red Cross are looking for an experienced Operations Manager to lead, alongside Bangladesh Red Crescent Society, on the national covid-19 response plan for IFRC in Bangladesh. The IFRC has prepared a Country Plan of Action (CPoA) to support the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) in its preparedness, response and mitigation efforts. The post holder will provide the operational lead to ensure the effective coordination and delivery of the nationwide component of the IFRC COVID-19 emergency appeal operation. You will be contracted by British Red Cross and seconded into IFRC.

The British Red Cross work alongside the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society and IFRC in country to coordinate and support humanitarian response to vulnerable communities throughout Bangladesh.

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world’s largest humanitarian organization, with 192 member National Societies. Its aim is to ensure excellent support to National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in serving vulnerable people and partnering with communities along the continuum from crisis prevention and disaster risk reduction and preparedness, to disaster and crisis response and recovery, to communities’ longer-term development journey of continuously building safe, health and resilient communities, while building strong National Societies.

To support the BDRCS and IFRC reach its aims we’re looking for a proactive, enthusiastic individual with experience in managing large emergency response operations with an understanding of recovery programming. You will need to be able to build organisational partnerships and be comfortable working both as an adviser and decision maker and take an active role in capacity building. Experience working with institutional donors and managing budgets and reporting requirements will also be key.

Applications close on 23:59 Sunday 5th July.

Interviewing week commencing 13th July.

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Should you have any questions on this role please email us at international_k quoting reference REQ0000030BK

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* Accommodation while on deployment
* Subsistence allowances while overseas
* Travel to and from the country of posting, plus long service flights

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More about us...

The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world get the support they need if crisis strikes.Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.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.If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation’s Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) or equivalent overseas criminal records checking of all individuals who work overseas with us.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738). Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linkedin, to hear about our latest job vacancies.

Connecting human kindness with human crisis

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