The Tigray Emergency Coordinator will provide senior management support to CRS’ emergency response in Tigray, Ethiopia; represent the CRS Ethiopia SMT with leadership presence in Tigray, including liaising with local authorities, partners and UN agencies; backstop CRS’ emergency programs and the JEOP; assess security and develop and implement protocols for staff safety, security and wellbeing. This position will support functions in Ethiopia linked to program quality, business development, human resources, staff security, and representation.
The goal of the Emergency Coordinator is to assist the country program with emergency coordination support and representation specific to the Tigray response. It is expected that the Tigray Response will continue to be funded by multiple donors across multiple awards. The Emergency Response Coordinator will represent CRS in high level meetings and discussions to promote clear and open support to impacted communities while advocating for continued support of CRS programs, partners and activities.
The Emergency Coordinator responsibilities could include the following. Given the highly fluid nature of the situation, the scope of the assignment will remain flexible to adapt to emerging needs:
Supervisory Responsibility: No Direct Supervision.
Required Languages - Excellent written and communication skills (English).
Travel – Must be willing and able to travel up to 50% within the region.