5+ years Leadership experience in a Humanitarian/Fragile/Emergency context
Minimum 2 years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.
Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.
Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.
Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.
Willing to serve unaccompanied (non-family); most likely living in a team house setting.
English proficiency, written and verbal. (French/Arabic/Spanish preferred)
Grant Acquisition and Management experience
Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.
RESPONSE DIRECTOR PURPOSE:
The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, while ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and all areas of the Partnership.
Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs:
Lead response strategy development with National Director (ND), Regional Leader (RL), Partnership Executive Team (PET) and other senior stakeholders.
Ensure primary and secondary information on needs inform strategy formulation.
Ensure context analysis informs strategy development.