Job opportunities in the field of anticipatory action

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Job opportunity at the Anticipation Hub

Manager Partnership & Learning – Anticipation Hub

The German Red Cross (GRC) is currently seeking a Manager Partnership and Learning for the Anticipation Hub.

The position sits in the division 6, International Cooperation of the GRC headquarters and is assigned to department 64, knowledge and innovation. The department implements a global project funded by the German Federal Foreign Office to develop further the thematic areas of disaster risk reduction, anticipation and health considering cross-cutting topics such as climate change, information management/digitization etc. You are part of the Anticipation Hub, a platform to facilitate learning, guidance, exchange and advocacy on anticipatory action that gathers more than 100 partners from 37 countries hosted by the German Red Cross in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre. You are responsible for managing partnership relations and developing learning activities for the anticipatory action community of scientists, practitioners and policymakers from the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, United Nations agencies, NGOs, governments academia, think tanks and network initiatives. Support the collaboration and manage relationship with the Anticipation Hub´s current and potential partners. Develop learning materials and activities in cooperation with the Anticipation Hub regional focal points.

Provide coordination support to the working groups and relevant network initiatives. The employment is full-time (100%). The employment offer is initially limited to two years. An extension of employment is sought, the project is scheduled to 31.12.2025.

Your tasks:

  • Develop high-quality learning material in active partnership with anticipatory action experts and specialists
  • Design and organize targeted and tailored learning activities according to users´ needs
  • Support the delivery of learning activities in collaboration with the Anticipation Hub coordination team (IFRC, Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and the German Red Cross) and other partners as identified
  • Builds and strengthens Anticipation Hub partnerships and networks with scientists, policymakers and practitioners to promote the scale up, collaboration and innovation on anticipatory action
  • Support the coordination and implementation of work packages from the Anticipation Hub working groups Support the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) activities of the Anticipation Hub
  • Assist with communication and reporting as well as contribute to policy and advocacy activities on anticipatory action within and outside of the RCRC movement
  • Ensure good coordination and proactive contribution on anticipatory action by the Anticipation Hub partners to key initiatives such as the Anticipatory Action Task Force and the Risk-Informed Early Action Partnership and focal points at the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement, UN, NGOs, think tank, academia, governments and other network initiatives as well as relevant regional and global fora / processes

Your profile:

  • Relevant university degree
  • At least a combined 5 years of experience in humanitarian assistance, development cooperation, international cooperation, partnership and/or learning.
  • Experience in cross-sector partnership with a broad range of actors and/or community engagement
  • Hands-on experience developing and delivering high quality learning materials for humanitarian and development actors is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of blended learning methods which combine workshop-based delivery with eLearning is an asset Experience in humanitarian assistance, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, approaches and/or project activities
  • Knowledge of the international cooperation landscape pertaining to disaster risk reduction, early warning, early action/anticipatory action and disaster risk financing themes.
  • Good ability to work in multicultural teams and across complex contexts
  • High sense of awareness and good attention to details
  • Highly organized and skilled in communication, facilitation and negotiation
  • Availability and willingness to travel abroad - including fitness for travel in the tropics
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required for this position.
  • Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an asset Experience working within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is an asset

Our offer:

  • A responsible and varied job in the spirit of humanity.
  • A space for your professional and personal development within an experienced and dedicated international team.
  • Fair working conditions according to GRC collective agreement:
  • Remuneration according to remuneration group 12.
  • 30 days annual leave per year and no work on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
  • An attractive company pension scheme (VBL).
  • Flexible working time arrangements to ensure the compatibility of work and family.
  • Individual offers for health benefit scheme.
  • Mobile working (up to ten working days per month if full-time) with a presence in Berlin depending on the work requirements.
  • Urban Sports Club, Headspace, Babbel and other individual offers for health promotion and further development.

As an employer, the principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement represent a special obligation for us. We welcome applications from persons regardless of their ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Please send your application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant certificates) by 31.01.2023. For this position, please write your application in English.

Apply here!

Manager Event and Knowledge Management (f/m/d)

The German Red Cross (GRC) is part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the largest humanitarian network in the world. In our work both internationally and at home, the GRC is committed to the seven principles of the Red Cross: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.

Working in the GRC National Headquarters in Berlin, you will help shape the future direction of the DRK e.V. as a national Red Cross society and umbrella organisation of non-statutory welfare organisations. Every day, you will support GRC’s work providing comprehensive aid for people in conflict situations, disasters and health or social emergency situations, solely based on their level of need.

GRC is currently seeking a Manager Event and Knowledge Management (f/m/d).

The position sits in the division International Cooperation of the GRC headquarters and is assigned to department knowledge and innovation. The department implements a global project funded by the German Federal Foreign Office to develop further the thematic areas of disaster risk reduction, anticipation and health considering cross-cutting topics such as climate change, information management/digitization etc. You are part of the Anticipation Hub, a platform to facilitate learning, guidance, exchange and advocacy on anticipatory action that gathers more than 100 partners from 37 countries hosted by the German Red Cross in partnership with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre.

You will develop and implement a knowledge management system for the Anticipation Hub and manage the design, coordination and implementation of events including the Global and Regional Dialogue Platforms.

The employment is full-time (100%). The employment offer is initially limited to two years. An extension of employment is sought, the project is scheduled to 31.12.2025.

Your tasks:

  • Design, execute, manage and monitor knowledge management for the Anticipation Hub team, partners and users
  • Provide training and guidance to the Anticipation Hub coordination team on knowledge management
  • Develop standardization and guidance; and provide training on organizing high-quality events
  • Design, coordinate and implement Anticipation Hub main events such as the Global and Regional Dialogue Platform on Anticipatory Humanitarian Action
  • Analyze and consolidate statistics, lessons and good practices to guide and strengthen events and knowledge management
  • Support the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) activities of the Anticipation Hub
  • Support the procurement of goods and services
  • Assist with communication and reporting as well as contribute to policy and advocacy activities on anticipatory action within and outside of the RCRC movement
  • Ensure good coordination and proactive contribution from the Anticipation Hub team, partners and users on knowledge management

Your profile:

  • University degree in areas relevant to international cooperation, knowledge management, management and communication. Masters degree preferred.
  • At least a combined 5 years of experience in humanitarian assistance, development cooperation, international cooperation, knowledge management and/or event management.
  • Knowledge of knowledge management technology, social networking, and peer-to-peer collaboration tools in organizational environments
  • Hands-on experience in coordinating, developing and delivering large, high quality events.
  • Experienced in project cycle management and information technology
  • Knowledge of in humanitarian assistance, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation is an asset
  • Good ability to work in multicultural teams and across complex contexts
  • High sense of awareness and good attention to details
  • Highly organized and skilled in communication, training, facilitation and negotiation
  • Availability and willingness to travel abroad - including fitness for travel in the tropics
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required for this position. Knowledge of German is an advantage. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an asset
  • Experience working within the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement is an asset

Our offer:

  • A responsible and varied job in the spirit of humanity.
  • A space for your professional and personal development within an experienced and dedicated international team.
  • Fair working conditions according to GRC collective agreement:
  • Remuneration according to remuneration group 12.
  • 30 days annual leave per year and no work on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
  • An attractive company pension scheme (VBL).
  • Flexible working time arrangements to ensure the compatibility of work and family.
  • Individual offers for health benefit scheme.
  • Mobile working (up to ten working days per month if full-time) with a presence in Berlin depending on the work requirements.
  • Urban Sports Club, Headspace, Babbel and other individual offers for health promotion and further development.

As an employer, the principles of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement represent a special obligation for us. We welcome applications from persons regardless of their ethnic, social and national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation.

Please send your application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae and relevant certificates) by 14.02.2023. For this position, please write your application in English.

Apply here!

Contact

If you would like to post a job opening on this page, please contact Marius Horata.

Marius Horata

Content manager

Anticipation Hub

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