Humanitarian Response Roster - Field Support Officer


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

The Field Support Officer will report to the Humanitarian Response Team Leader or Country Director (CD) for the management of humanitarian response related activities during a humanitarian response deployment.

Medical Teams International maintains a humanitarian response roster in order to facilitate the rapid response of humanitarian professionals and volunteers to emergencies around the world. Medical Teams International’s humanitarian response activities are designed to provide rapid and coordinated humanitarian response to the most vulnerable populations during and after a humanitarian emergency. Collaborating with local government agencies and other humanitarian actors, we evaluate the emergency’s impact and coordinate with our humanitarian response roster of trained and experienced humanitarian response personnel to respond within 48 hours. Through partnerships with local health organizations, we provide emergency medical care, transitional health, and community programming for impacted communities, from humanitarian response to development, saving lives and improving quality of care. MTI’s humanitarian response interventions include health, nutrition, and WASH.

Experience:

Relevant post-graduate degree.

At least five years relevant humanitarian and health program management experience.

Experience managing DFID, OFDA, BPRM, UNHCR, and UNICEF funded projects.

Exceptionally good communication and people skills. Excellent writer, articulate, good networker, able to negotiate between the different stakeholders and to represent MTI at high level forums.

Proven analytical and strategic planning skills.

Ability to design, roll out and maintain monitoring & evaluation tools and frameworks.

Proven ability to work in insecure or hardship environments.

Experience managing, mentoring, and developing capacity of national personnel.

Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Support - grant proposals, coordination of activities, reporting on field activites at Cluster meetings, tracking humanitarian needs in-country, assist where necessary with operations and reporting, ensuring compliance, support financial management and reporting and provide suport with monitoring program activities.

Admin and Finance Support - help establish and maintain field offices, contract and lease preparation, conduct security briefings, entry documentation, assist program and finance staff with day-to-day operations, secure expense pre-approvals, process bank and case transactions, budget analysis, ensure smooth cash flow and assist with in-country registrations.

Logistics - supply chain support, fleet management, reporting, assist with procurement processes, track medical supplies, monitor commodities storage, manage household and accommodation needs.


Please visit: www.medicalteams.org/take-action/volunteer/disaster-response-volunteering



Skills

  • Disaster Response
  • Budgeting
  • Reporting & Dashboards
  • Healthcare
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24 - 48 hour deployment; 2-5 week duration
  • Additional screening and training required.

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