International & Relief Service Officer

at Hong Kong Red Cross
Published November 9, 2022
Location 19 Hoi Ting Road, West Kowloon, Mong Kok, Hong Kong
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

The Hong Kong Red Cross’s International and Relief Service provides emergency disaster relief and rehabilitation assistance to people affected by natural and man-made disasters regardless of their nationality, race, religion, beliefs, or political opinion. Besides, we are constantly developing community resilience programs.

Job Purpose:

This position is responsible for managing and monitoring HKRC-funded disaster management programs in Mainland China.

Key Responsibilities:

Manage and monitor the post-disaster recovery and risk reduction projects in Mainland China and take full responsibilities for the projects assigned
Work closely with Red Cross Society of China (RCSC) and local partners to ensure effective and efficient management and implementation of programs
Conduct and facilitate capacity building training to local partners and communities
Monitor the quality, implementation, budget control of the approved programs and compile reports, manuals and operation plans
Travel to project sites is required when necessary

Strong sense and interest on China’s public policy, environment, urbanization, climate change or related field
Experience in working in Mainland China is a definite asset
Strong skills in project management, networking and communication
Proficient in both written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua)
Self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, independent, with high cultural sensitivity
Able to work in a multi-disciplinary team and under pressure

Education

University Degree Holder, preferably in Development Studies and/or Social Science disciplines

Experience

2 years post-graduated work experience in the fields of disaster management and/or development is preferable. And candidates with less experiences but passionate to join the humanitarian field will be considered

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