CBM is an international Christian development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world. We are looking to recruit as soon as possible a:  
“Humanitarian Programme Officer (m/f/d)”

Main objective of the role:

Reporting to the Humanitarian Director, the job holder will monitor humanitarian crisis around the world providing analysis and recommendations for CBM’s engagement as well as actively support country humanitarian preparedness plans and the design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and overall coordination of CBM’s emergency responses in allocated countries. The Humanitarian Programme Officer role also involves management and coordination activities in close cooperation with country and regional offices within CBM International.

We are looking for someone who will…
  • Support the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of CBM’s emergency responses in allocated countries, remotely and on the field
  • Support country humanitarian preparedness strategies and plans in collaboration with other members of the team
  • Provide regular monitoring and analysis of crisis situations in CBM core countries
  • Monitor the utilization of funds as per the agreed budget plans and propose any needed revision based on contextual analysis of situation and change in activities
  • Work in close collaboration with CBM country offices, to develop a monitoring framework to see the progress of activities and recommend revisions and adjustments to project activities in order to achieve the desired results
  • Carry out physical monitoring and support visits to allocated emergency responses as per need
  • Capture lessons learned and best practices from CBM/partners crisis response programme
  • Build strong and solid relationships with CBM Member Associations, Country Offices, global technical advisors and partners
  • Coach the emergency response teams in allocated emergencies on disability inclusion in humanitarian action and general humanitarian quality and accountability principles
  • Monitor risks and set up appropriate measures and procedures in allocated countries
  • Coordinate and prepare timely reports (narrative, financial and communication aspects) from allocated response projects 

We are looking for someone who has…
  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences, humanitarian or development studies or any other relevant area
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in project cycle management with focus on humanitarian systems and in project budgeting and planning
  • Significant working experience in inclusion with groups at risk ideally in humanitarian context– persons with disabilities, women, children, and the elderly
  • Deep knowledge and understanding on the rights of persons with disabilities and challenges in the humanitarian and development context
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the required travel demands
  • Proven experience working with local organizations and bigger international ones
  • Previous experience of working in conflict affected/crisis situations
  • Advocacy know-how
  • Profound cross-cultural communication and relationship building skills
  • Analytical and forward thinking
  • Can-do attitude
  • Good Computer literacy (MS Office) specially working with Power Point presentations
  • Professional proficiency in English. French and/or Spanish would be advantageous  

The future job holder will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policy.
CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources & Publications section at www.cbm.org. If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you.

Application deadline: August 25, 2019.

This is a permanent contract position under local employment conditions and regulations to be based in one out of CBM´s offices in Europe, and/or subject to the international scope of the country´s specific national labour and immigration laws founded in the EU´s Immigration framework.