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Emergency Response Coordinator

Job Description

For its branch office in Manila, Philippines. We are looking for applicants with the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in health, social sciences, or equivalent, required
  • 3-5+ years’ experience in emergency response management on a national and/or international scale and emergency planning required, NGO experience preferred
  • Experience managing multiple emergency responders including volunteers
  • Strong skills in human resources including recruitment, training, retention and development of emergency response roster members
  • Experience with partnership building including networking and inter-agency coordination
  • Strong appreciation of supply chain, logistics and resource management in an emergency response capacity
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and can effectively communicate with personnel from across the globe and possesses strong cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • A strong mission orientation and a desire to work within the emergency response and global health sector
  • Proficiency with Windows environment, particularly MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint Ability to work overtime and weekends when required, in response to emergencies
  • Willingness to travel internationally, if required
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in Philippines and with residency or ability to relocate to Manila
  • English and Tagalog language skills; other Filipino language skills a plus


Deadline for submission of applications is February 18, 2019. Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit the following materials by e-mail: CV, names and contact details of at least two referees and letter of interest. Please send these materials on or before February 18, 2019 to Paul Gwyn Pagaran, Americares-Philippines Country Director (philippines@americares.org). Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.