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Program Officer-Global Rapid Response Team

World Vision
Location: Singapore
Last Date: April 4, 2011
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Program Officer - Global Rapid Response Team: World Vision (Singapore based)

World Vision, ( the world's largest international Christian humanitarian aid organization, seeks a Program Officer to serve as part of our Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT), the position is to be based in Singapore. Serves as an HEA specialist who can be deployed to an emergency site within 24 to 72 hours up to three months. Responsible for developing and maintaining key program information including context analysis, needs assessment, as well as project design and proposals. S/He is required to build relationships with key stakeholders (Government, UN, donors and International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs), WV partners) for the critical duration of the response. During periods of non-deployment, the Program Officer engages in disaster management design, training and capacity building, networking with donors and institutions regarding proposal program design. The position holder will also facilitate and promote disaster management models around the partnership.

We are looking for a rising leader/manager with the following attributes:
3-5 years experience in emergency response programming including hands on operations
Proven track record for multi-sector program design for large complex emergencies
Evidence of successful proposal writing, relationship building and funding acquisition with donor agencies
Empirical knowledge of emergency program administration, program response, program design and project writing
Experience in knowledge of rapid assessment and ongoing contextual analysis
Familiarity with humanitarian codes, principles and practice e.g. SPHERE standards
Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Social Science or related field, MA preferred

Preferred skills include: knowledge of design requirements and regulations of USAID, OFDA, CIDA, ECHO, AUSAID and UN agencies; knowledge of French, Spanish, Portuguese or Arabic a big plus; strong IT skills, including Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office, database management, plus virtual communication tools: WebEx, Illuminate, etc. Candidate must be a leader with proven track record in generating results. We are seeking committed and skilled professionals who share in our Core Values, Vision Statement, and Mission Statement, and in our passion to help others experience life in all its fullness.

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Application Deadline Date: April 4, 2011


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