Job opportunity: Emergency Response Assistant - DRC - Cameroon Desk

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Job opportunity: Emergency Response Assistant - DRC

Job opportunity:  Emergency Response Assistant - DRC

Position: Emergency Response Assistant

Location: Buea, South West Cameroon

Contract type: National Fixed Term contract

Start date: 27th September 2020

Overall purpose of the role
Assist in the implementation of emergency response activities comprised mainly of food/non-food items distribution, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and shelter.

Main responsibilities
  • Assist during all the processes of rapid multisectoral needs assessment and emergency responses
  • Provides administrative or technical support within sector area
  • Assist the Emergency Team Leader in ensuring quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of sector activities
  • Contribute to programme planning with implementing partners and other key stakeholders
  • Strong collaboration with relevant stakeholders
  • Facilitate joint meetings and activities with partners when required
  • Data collection
  • Monitoring / progress reporting, according to donor’s requirements
Required experience and competencies
  • Minimum of 1-year relevant work experience
  • Experience in administrative tasks
  • Prior experience with international development organizations and displaced population highly desirable
  • Strong ability to work in a variety of environments and in remote locations without communication or amenities.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Willingness to live and work in a challenging environment with limited resources
  • Native proficiency in English and experience working/living in SW and NW Cameroon
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment
Diploma in Law, Sociology, Psychology or any other related Social Sciences is required

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Fluency in local South-West Cameroon Languages
Key stakeholders : (internal and external)
  • Community leaders and the communities
  • Knowledge of context: Minimum 10 years working / studying / living in South West or North West Cameroon. Applications that do not demonstrate this will not be considered.
Method of Application

Application Process

Applications including a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English should be sent to by 17th September 2020.

Subject of the email should be ‘Emergency Response Assistant’

NB: Ne donnez pas d'argent pour obtenir un emploi

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