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Reporting on ACFID’s activities to ensure transparency and accountability

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ACFID is the peak body for Australian NGOs involved in international development and humanitarian action.

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The ACFID membership is comprised of Australian NGOs that actively work in the international aid and development sector.

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Adviser – Response

Australian Red Cross |
ACFID Member: 1
Location: Hybrid | NSW | VIC
Sub location(s):
  • Fulltime opportunity
  • Hybrid working arrangements
  • Sydney or Melbourne location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity.

About the role

As part of the Australian Red Cross International Program, Australian Red Cross works with Red Cross and Red Crescent National Societies, the IFRC and ICRC to improve the lives of vulnerable communities. The Response team leads Australian Red Cross’s partnerships and associated program support to our Red Cross and Red Crescent partners during responses to international disaster and crises.

The Adviser – International Response is responsible for coordinating ARC’s engagement in response operations with a focus on the Pacific and other regions. This includes supporting analysis, planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning, reporting and coordinating inputs from relevant internal stakeholders throughout the engagement in the operation. The Adviser – International Response will also support the Senior Manager- International Response to seek opportunities for Australian Red Cross to expand and evolve its support, ensuring depth, relevance and value-add to our partnership and support strong evidence bases and connections to ‘the field’ for Australian Red Cross’s research and advocacy work.

What you will bring

  • Experience of disaster preparedness/ response/ recovery/ with Red Cross Red Crescent, NGO or other similar organisations
  • Proven ability to research and interpret complex information and translate this into strategic planning and successful implementation of operations and programs
  • Excellent analytical capacity including interpersonal, negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to communicate, operate and work collaboratively in a cross-cultural setting with a variety of stakeholders in a fast-paced environment
  • Field experience in an international organisation in a developing country context is desirable

Mandatory requirements:

  • Influenza Vaccination andVaccinations for international travel – e.g. MMR, Polio, Typhoid, etc
  • Driver’s License
  • Ability to travel internationally

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay – and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness. And access guided meditation and other wellbeing programs.

Work/Life Flexibility: You can access flexible working arrangements, paid ‘Me’ day just for you and a wide range of other paid leave options

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses

Further information

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.

For additional enquiries, please contact Sophie Ford on 0478043147 for a confidential discussion.

Position description:  Adviser – Response (HRC0073457) (1).pdf

Applications close at 11:55pm AEDT on 15 September 2023  

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities.

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more.

Job Ref #:522810

Closing Date: Sep 15, 2023
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