- Job posted on: 14th Feb 2020
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Australian Red Cross is part of the largest humanitarian movement in the world seeking to build a better society base on people helping people
Through a Memorandum of Understanding with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has made a commitment to coordinate enhanced preparedness in shelter at the global level and the provision of shelter coordination services at country level for natural disasters. This responsibility is overseen by the IFRC Shelter and Settlements unit in the Geneva Secretariat.
Australian Red Cross and IFRC have entered into a five-year partnership to strategically advance shelter coordination in Asia Pacific. This partnership will enable IFRC and Australian Red Cross to jointly plan, prioritise, implement and share responsibility for the delivery of more effective, predictable and accountable regional shelter coordination. An important step in this partnership will be an increase in coordination capacity through the recruitment of a Roving Focal Point for Shelter Coordination in Asia Pacific.
In close coordination with the IFRC Shelter and Settlements unit in Geneva, GSC Support team, IFRC Regional Shelter Coordinator and Australian Red Cross, the Roving Focal Point will:
Work for purpose and know that your work assists Red Cross support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability.
To find out more about this opportunity please see the position description below or contact Leeanne Marshall on 0404 943 693.
Position Description: 514129 Roving Focal Point for Shelter Coordinator (Asia Pacific).pdf