14 December, 2016

6689 Shelter Awareness & Community Work Support Officer

Vanuatu Red Cross Society

VRCS/FRC office in Lenakel, Tanna and North Tanna communities'
Job Hours:
Full Time
Due Date

Job Description:
The Vanuatu Red Cross Society, working jointly with the support of the French Red Cross, is seeking applications from dynamic and highly motivated persons to immediately fill up the following position. 

Applicants are required to demonstrate the following:

Minimum 1 year experience of project management if possible in the field of Shelter Awareness or DRR. 
1 to 3 years of experience will be preferred.

Demonstrated experience and competencies in at least two (2) of the following sectors:
  • Program coordination, particularly in humanitarian field 
  • Shelter Awareness activities
  • Construction of local safe house
  • Disaster risk reduction activities
  • Community based program
  • Capacity building/training and awareness
  • Monitoring and evaluation of project activities.
University graduate in construction sectors or field related will be an asset.

Ability and flexibility to travel regularly, particularly in the North of Tanna Island.

Ability and flexibility to live 5 days a week in the communities.
  1. Skills in audience analysis and strategic communication
  2. Interest in sharing professional skills as well as learning from others
  3. Excellent computer skills (Internet, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  4. Ability to speak and write effectively and compellingly in English and/or French + Bislama
  5. Ability to speak North Tanna language will be an asset
  6. Knowledge of North Tanna geography will be an asset 
  7. Skills in training and awareness
  8. Team management, training and facilitation skills
  9. Driving licence is an asset
  10. Open-minded, dynamic and flexible 
  11. Knowledge of Red Cross movement will be an asset.
Ability and flexibility to travel regularly in the communities will be expected. The Shelter Awareness & Community Work Support Officer will be based in Isangel, Tanna. It is possible it will be required to spend several days within communities.


      Not Stated


      English, Bislama, French

      How To Apply:

      Interested candidates are invited to pick up a more detailed Job description of this position at Vanuatu Red Cross Office (located at Vanuatu Red Cross Headquarters), or send request by mail to: recruitment@redcrossvanuatu.com or Click this new link: 
      Interested candidates may submit their applications, with letter of interest and CV, no later than January 13th 2017 to HR Department: recruitment@redcrossvanuatu.com and indicating the position "Shelter Awareness & Community Work Support Officer" in the topic of the email.
      Only Short listed candidates will be contacted. 

      Contact Person:

      Not Stated


      (+678) 27418
      VRCS HR Department, PO Box 618, Port-Vila, Vanuatu



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