Location: Reg Serv Division, Nairobi Regn’l
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
Purpose of the Position:
Under the general supervision of the Regional Director, and in close coordination with the Director, Emergency Operations, NYHQ, to initiate and provide high level policy and programme planning support in matters related to humanitarian action resilience and peacebuilding in the ESAR region. The post focuses on support to ESAR Country Offices and ESARO in addressing the underlying causes associated with high vulnerability of populations recurrently or chronically affected by crises and emergencies whilst ensuring close links and a clear continuum between prevention, preparedness and response activities before, during and after emergencies. The post will support the development of risk analyses; guide contingency planning and the development of preparedness strategies; support emergency responses through technical advice in planning, advocacy, resources mobilization, and coordination of surge capacity; . The incumbent will provide support to ESAR Country Offices and ESARO in risk informed planning to promote resilience linking humanitarian action with regular development programming.
Fluency in English and a second UN language; Local working language of the duty station is an asset.
Competencies of the Successful Candidate:
Diversity and Inclusion
Working with People
Drive for Results
Leading and Supervising
Formulating Strategies and Concepts
Relating and Networking
Persuading and Influencing
Creating and Innovating