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Emergency Response Coordinator

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MedGlobal
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Chicago Ridge, IL
New
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Published 15 days ago

Job Status: Full-time

Hours: 40 hours/week

Salary: 2000-2500/month

Job location: Remote, preferably GMT timezone

Reports to: Director of Emergency and Health Programs


ABOUT MEDGLOBAL

MedGlobal is a global humanitarian non-profit organization providing medical and health education services to people in need, including refugees and displaced persons, in disaster and underserved regions. The organization is composed of medical and public health professionals of diverse backgrounds.

CODE OF CONDUCT

MedGlobal Code of Conduct reflects the profession’s core set of beliefs and values of care, respect, trust and integrity. These beliefs and values are fundamental to MedGlobal employees, volunteers, and interns to guide their practice and conduct.

The Code is organized into categories, as follows:

  1. Always act with fairness, honesty, integrity and openness; respect the opinions of others and treat all with equality and dignity without regard to gender, race, colour, creed, ancestry, place of origin, political beliefs, religion, marital status, disability, age, or sexual orientation.
  2. Provide a positive and valued experience for those receiving service within and outside MedGlobal

JOB SUMMARY

MedGlobal is seeking an Emergency Response Coordinator to plan our responses to natural and manmade emergencies across the globe, to manage their implementation, and to evaluate their impact. The candidate must be flexible: able to work weekends, holidays, and/or evenings to address emergencies rapidly. The candidate must be comfortable managing all aspects of an emergency response from project design through evaluation, including marketing, fundraising, procurement and logistics, partner relations, and other tasks.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Plan emergency response projects

  • Monitor humanitarian websites, health clusters reports for information on new emergencies
  • Complete needs assessment through communication with local organizations (NGOs, hospitals, Ministries, etc.) and stakeholders
  • Identify potential sources of funding, including in-country donors
  • Launch fundraisers in collaboration with communications and fundraising teams
  • Identify local implementing partners and, if needed, local human resources
  • Write project proposals, grants, and project management plans
  • Design Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) plan in collaboration with M&E department

Manage response implementation

  • Remotely monitor local implementing partners progress compared to the project work plan
  • Coordinate and collaborate with in-country field teams where appropriate
  • Manage partner relations throughout implementation
  • Ensure M&E plan is being implemented
  • Identify creative solutions to logistical challenges
  • Provide project updates to MedGlobal leadership

Evaluate response impact

  • Collect deliverables from local implementing partners
  • Manage M&E data collection and reports review, and analysis
  • Compare data to project objectives
  • Draft project report and lessons learned
  • Identify additional needs that could be addressed by future projects

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

  • 5+ years of experience supporting international NGO emergency responses
  • Strong skills working with a variety of systems and technologies, including but not limited to G Suite, Slack, Microsoft Office, and KOBO Toolbox
  • Ability to work independently, quickly problem solve, anticipate challenges, and handle data with confidentiality
  • Exceptionally skilled at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, allocating and optimizing resources, and managing timelines and tasks from start to finish
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • English required
  • Arabic beneficial
  • Comfortable conversing with individuals from diverse social, cultural, economic, religious, racial, ethnic, and other backgrounds
  • Able to work evenings, holidays, and/or weekends as needed

Job Status: Full-time

Hours: 40 hours/week

Salary: 2000-2500/month

Job location: Remote, preferably GMT timezone

Reports to: Director of Emergency and Health Programs


ABOUT MEDGLOBAL

MedGlobal is a global humanitarian non-profit…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 20, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 12, 2021

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
10604 SW Hwy, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415, USA

How to Apply

Please submit a Resume/CV and cover letter as PDFs to careers@medglobal.org with the subject line “Emergency Response Coordinator.” Applications that do not follow these instructions will not be considered. No phone calls or emails to team members, please.

Please submit a Resume/CV and cover letter as PDFs to careers@medglobal.org with the subject line “Emergency Response Coordinator.” Applications that do not follow these…

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