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Programme Manager - Economic Security
 International Committee of the Red Cross

 Location: Srinagar
 Last Date: October 9, 2011
 Email: (Reference:






 International Committee of the Red Cross

N E W   D E L H I   R E G I O N A L   DE L E G A T I O N

Vacancy Notice

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance. It has delegation in over 60 countries around the world and activities in more than 80 countries. For more information, visit

The ICRC Regional Delegation in India is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for the following position:- 

1.         Job-Title:                      Programme Manager_ Economic Security

Location:                      Srinagar

Starting date:               Immediately  

Minimum Experience & Qualification Required:

Ø  Advanced university degree in economic / social sciences / management/ social work.

Ø  At least 6 years of working experience in the field of relief and rehabilitation / livelihood / socio-economic development with a reputed organisation(s). At least 2 years experience at a managerial level is desirable.

Ø  Fluency in written and spoken English and Urdu. Knowledge of Kashmiri will be an asset.

Ø  Team leadership skills, ability to work independently.

Ø  Good knowledge of the socio political values and geography of Jammu & Kashmir.

Ø  Good analytical skills

Ø  Good communication skills 

Main Responsibilities:-

Ø  Planning and programme development.

Ø  Assume independent responsibility of implementation of relief & rehabilitation programmes for identified beneficiaries in Jammu & Kashmir.

Ø  Lead and manage a team of field officers to achieve effective humanitarian impact on socio-economic situation of target population.

Ø  Effectively manage complex interpersonal relationship with various internal & external stakeholders.

Ø  Participate in market assessment and analysis, assess economic environment of beneficiaries, feasibility of interventions.

Ø  Participate in assessment of economic security and vulnerability of defined target population and identify possible intervention.

Ø  Develop operational partnership with the Indian Re Cross Society branches In Jammu & Kashmir.

Ø  Initiate community level relief and rehabilitation activities and participate in community mobilisation.

Ø  Contribute to a reporting database regarding the economic security activities in Jammu & Kashmir region.         

Personal Qualities:-

Ø  Good ability to work independently and the capacity to manage and organise resources to meet deadlines.

Ø  High sense of responsibility and organizational skills.

Ø  Resistant to stressful situations and able to work under pressure.

Ø  Capacity to adapt to different situations and integrate changes.

Ø  Sound empathy, team spirit, patience, perseverance and flexibility.

Ø  Ability to handle sensitive information with the required discretion and confidentiality.

Ø  Very good ability to work in multi-cultural environment.

Ø  Communications skills, ability to deal with external visitors/applicants.

Ø  Available for frequent travel in areas of Jammu & Kashmir even on short notice.

Ø  At ease with figures and statistics 

Applications should specifically cover qualifications, and particulars of present and past assignments. Present emoluments should be specified. 

Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview in Delhi. 

Please send your application including motivation letter and curriculum vitae to the HR Department: by October 09th 2011, with the mention "Application for the Post of Programme Manager _ Economic Security/ Srinagar". 



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