SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for over 130 SOS Children’s Villages associations worldwide.
As a non-governmental social development organisation, we are best known for assisting children who have lost or risk losing parental care and assist families in difficult living conditions through the provision of services in care, education and health.
We are also mandated to provide emergency relief services and do so in more than 30 countries worldwide. Some 200 SOS children villages were set up as a consequence of an emergency situation worldwide.
As many of our children’s villages operate in war zones or areas prone to natural disasters, SOS Children’s Villages has more than 20 years’ experience responding to emergency situations.
With the establishment of our Global Emergency Response Department in 2015, we are looking to increase our capacity and scope in emergency response interventions globally.
In the International office of MENA Region we currently coordinate, monitor and assist three emergency response programmes in Palestine, Lebanon and Syria.
In 2016, we will open new emergency programmes in Iraq and Jordan.
We are currently looking to recruit a
Head of Emergency Response Department (ERP)
at the International Office Region (IOR) Middle East and North Africa
Location : Casablanca / Morocco
The Head of Emergency Department is a new position within the region and plays a key role in supporting the Member Associations (MAs) to be prepared for emergency response, as well as plan, implement and monitor emergency response programmes.
He / she is the central interface for all emergency related issues in the region. The position involves the monitoring, evaluation, communication and coordination of emergency programmes in the region.
This involves providing expert advice to key stakeholders in MAs and the federation, as well managing a team of experienced and competent Emergency Advisors.
Tasks and Responsibilities :
Reporting to :
International Director Region MENA (Direct Supervisor)
International Director Emergencies (Technical Supervisor)
We offer :
To apply for the post
Please send a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV / resume in strict confidence by email only to : HR.MENA sos-kd.org
Please ensure that they are sent as Word documents with the titles your name cover letter and your name CV Please put Head of ERP MENA in the email subject line.
Also please let us know your salary expectations
The deadline for applications is : 2th of October 2016. 18.00 CEST