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|Empl./Engagement Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Empl./Engagement Duration:||10 months|
|Closing Date:||Post Until Filled|
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The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization is seeking a Rapid Response Manager to join our Emergency Management Team. This is a unique opportunity to work with a world recognized brand, shape the culture of the Canadian Red Cross and to put your passion for responding to emergencies and disasters to work for vulnerable people across the world.
Under the direction of the Canadian Red Cross Emergency Management department, the Rapid Response Manager is responsible for deploying at short notice to a variety of leadership deployments across Canada, and potentially into International Operations.
The Rapid Response Manager will be responsible for bringing experience and competency for emergency management leadership into a variety of contexts including natural disasters, epidemic or pandemic operation and non-traditional responses.
Deployments in Various Leadership Capacities to Emergency Contexts:
Domestic leadership deployments
The Rapid Response Manager may be deployed within Canada as Head of Operations, Deputy Head of Operations, Director Operations, Field Operations Team (FOT) Lead, or Operation Manager and will support large scale operations under the CRC Domestic Disaster Management. Typical deployment length is 3 weeks to 3 months.
National Disaster Coordination Team or International Operations support and Training Facilitation
CRC International leadership deployments
Home Based Duties:
When not deployed, the Rapid Response Manager will be responsible for supporting projects as assigned, to be completed at a location agreed upon by the supervisor.
Home Based Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
SKILLS, ABILITIES AND KNOWLEDGE
COMPETENCIES AND VALUES
Travel to both emergency and disaster settings on short notice will be frequently required. Field deployments can involve working in environments that are unstable and with unpredictable access to basic services in emergency contexts. If working in a response site, health and safety considerations will be outlined prior to the assignment. Demonstrated ability to work in stressful and often ambiguous conditions is required. While not deployed, the RRM will work from a home-based office.
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit your application here. This position will be posted until filled
The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
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