Emergency Coordinator

Handicap International, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Skill Required:, Research and Analysis
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
22nd December, 2017

Job Description



Under the responsibility of the Deputy Head of Desk HQ and under the functional management of the Programme Director, the emergency coordinator will have the following responsibilities:

  • Humanitarian surveillance and analysis
  • Support the definition of the program’s intervention strategies and positioning of HI emergency response
  • Preparation and implementation of emergency projects and ensuring their supervision
  • Fundraising and donor relations, including supervision and coordination of proposal and report writing
  • External representation in emergency clusters and coordination groups
  • Capacity building of the HI teams and their partners

Responsibility 1: Humanitarian surveillance and analysis
Responsibility 2: Strategic development of the emergency response
Responsibility 3: Operational monitoring of emergency projects
Responsibility 4: Team management
Responsibility 5: External representation
Responsibility 6: Security follow-up
Responsibility 7: Reporting

The complete job description will be shared with the sort listed candidates.



  • Generalist bachelor’s or master’s degree (Political Science, Economics, IFAID, etc.) or a degree in project management (Bioforce, etc.).


  • 3 or 4 years of experience in emergency contexts
  • 1 or 2 years of professional experience in coordinating humanitarian projects or as a field coordinator
  • Participation in or managing of an operational strategy definition of a project
  • Experience in development/protracted crises contexts


  • Analysis and humanitarian surveillance
  • Knowledge of emergency preparedness and ability to skill-transfer in emergencies
  • Participation and/or implementation of the operational strategy
  • Knowledge about emergency funding donors
  • Project design and management of multidisciplinary teams
  • English and French mandatory
  • IT skills (Microsoft Windows)

Personal qualities:

  • Capacity to work under pressure and in a context of permanent insecurity
  • Sense of priorities and of responsibilities, strong organizational capacity
  • Strong ability to work, rigor, practicality
  • Autonomy and sense of teamwork
  • Sincere motivation for the humanitarian engagement
  • Sense of humor
  • Previous work experience with HI
  • Previous work experience in Bangladesh

Source : https://hi.profilsearch.com/recrute/en/fo_annonce_voir.php?id=2396

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