Closing date: 14 June 2019
Job Type: Paid
This role leads MapAction’s operational strategy ensuring the organisation has an exceptional operational offer for highly dynamic humanitarian situations and that it is evolving its operational capability to deliver on all aspects.
This role will allow you the variety to combine strategic leadership, operational management and some hands-on activity.
As a leader with proven operational management experience, you will understand the importance of maintaining optimum levels of readiness for an organisation which has an emergency response capacity. This means, the skills and confidence you have will help you drive and navigate MapAction through the changes it will need, to implement its new strategy. An excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills, you can motivate staff and volunteers alike, to exceed expectations whilst maintaining and developing agreed standards and practices. MapAction’s exceptional volunteer membership will benefit from your support and guidance to build upon their tradition of outstanding humanitarian service. Having either a good understanding of information management in humanitarian contexts or extensive knowledge of practical applications of geospatial technologies will make you an excellent candidate for the role.
You’ll be responsible for developing the organisation’s operational strategy and delivering all aspects of the organisation’s operational capability. Having responsibility for an exceptionally motivated team made up of both regular and stand-by staff and highly trained volunteers, you will ensure that all team members are appropriately trained and prepared to deliver both emergency response and training services. By working closely with MapAction’s Technical Team, you will ensure the technologies used are appropriate and effective.
How to apply
Please send an expression of interest for this role to [email protected] by 14th June 2019. Please forward
A recruitment panel will review all applications and interviews will take place on 3rd July 2019 in Chinnor, Oxon.
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