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CAFOD Just one World
Aug 28, 2009, 17:04

Just one World

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Regional Emergencies Coordinator
West Africa and Great Lakes

Wherever disaster strikes- from Darfur to Sri Lanka, from Mexico to Pakistan, from Gaza to Zimbabwe- CAFOD is present, before, during and after the emergency. As Regional Emergencies Coordinator you will be responsible for CAFODís emergency response, humanitarian programming and Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) within the region. You will provide strategic leadership and work with senior staff to ensure CAFOD has a coherent response to humanitarian emergencies that complies with the highest international standards.

You will be an experienced international aid professional with and significant senior management experience in operational emergency response programmes and also with a strong and sympathetic knowledge of working with partners and alongside community based organizations. You will be an inspirational leader, a strategic thinker, and a good communicator.

The post holder will need to be a fluent French Speaker. The post will be based in Freetown. We are only able to short list on the basis of application forms. Please obtain a form by visiting. or emailing quoting ref IREC2. Please state clearly in your application which post you are interested in.

Closes 28th August 2009.

CAFOD is an equal opportunities employer.
Recruitment and selection procedures reflect
Our commitment to Child protection.
CAFOD is the Official development and relief
Agency of the Catholic Church in England and Wales
And part of the Caritas Internationalis Confederation.

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