The NorwegianRed Cross is part of the Red Cross Red Crescent (RCRC) Movement, the world’slargest humanitarian network with millions of volunteers and staff operating in190 countries.
Our mission is to alleviate human suffering, protect life andhealth, and uphold human dignity especially during armed conflicts and otheremergencies.
To achieve this, we follow the seven humanitarian principles; Humanity,Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary service, Unity andUniversality In Asia, NorwegianRed Cross aims to relieve the suffering and save the lives of people affectedby armed conflict, protracted crisis and acute disasters.
We work incollaboration with Red Cross Red Crescent Movement to assist people affected byongoing and new crisis. In Asia, NorwegianRed Cross provides health care and improve community health for the mostvulnerable at community level in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Myanmar and NorthKorea.
Moreover, Norwegian Red Cross contributes to regional disaster preparednessand response operations across the region. The purpose of the Deputy Regional Representative is to coordinate disastermanagement cooperation and to oversee results-
based management of humanitarian programmesin the region, and deputize for the Regional Representative. We seek a person who;
is a self-starter, makes things happen and is result oriented
communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; presents effectively
co-operates well with others; shares knowledge, experience and information and supports others in the pursuit of team goals
builds a useful network of contacts and relationship and utilizes it to achieve objectives
provides team with a clear sense of direction, inspires and co-ordinates others and keeps them focused on objectives
develops people through delegation, empowerment and coaching; promotes career and self-development
Higher education at master level within relevant field
Experience with :
Experience from implementing humanitarian projects at field level.
Track record of emergency response deployments an asset
Advanced knowledge of disaster preparedness and response mechanisms.
Technical expertise in Health or WASH an asset.
Other skills :
Fluency in English. Working proficiency of regional languages is an asset
Reporting to :
Asia Regional Representative
Position is based in :
Islamabad, Pakistan, with travels to other countries in the region. The position is qualified as family duty.
Due to visa restrictions to some of the countries of operations, single passport holders from Pakistan, India and Afghanistan are not encouraged to apply for this position.
24 months, possible with extension
Why should you apply?
Meaningful : You ll be a part of the world's largest humanitarian organization, reaching the most vulnerable people in their local community.
Impact : You will help National Societies in the region to become strong, self-sustained and accountable humanitarian actors.
Career : You will be connected to an international organization with staff based all over the world
A great place to work : You will work in a multicultural environment with hard-working, dedicated and fun colleagues with a strong culture of collaboration, continual improvement, and celebration of wins.
Norwegian RedCross striving to build a working culture based on respect, honesty andgenerosity.