Director – International Disaster Response Team

Position: Director - International Disaster Response Team

Employer: World Renew

Location: Burlington or Remote

Deadline: July 14, 2024

Employment Type: Employment

Position Level: Senior

Salary Range:

Closing Date: July 14, 2024

Full Description

Brief Description:

The Director – International Disaster Response (IDR) Team is responsible for providing vision, leadership, and strategic direction and implementation to World Renew’s International Disaster Response team. The position will uphold World Renew’s core values and principles and will ensure World Renew’s International Disaster Response is of high quality, timely and effective with a particular focus on forgotten populations in crisis.

This position is responsible for the day-to-day, operational management of World Renew’s International Disaster Response Team and Programs and will be the primary point of engagement and management in relation to World Renews relationship with The Canadian Foodgrains Bank. This role will provide supervision and oversight of IDR staff and volunteers and will ensure program quality by supporting many stakeholders on project planning, design and implementation. The position is also responsible for ensuring program resources are used effectively, efficiently and in coordination with local communities.

The position will strengthen disaster response capacity within the organization by working with World Renew Staff, Regional Teams and local partners to develop and execute strategies to position World Renew as an agency of choice when it comes to disaster response and rehabilitation, ensuring that World Renew continues to be a professional, high quality, Christian disaster response and rehabilitation organization within the context of a North American, bi-national and international disaster response architecture.

This position reports to the Head of Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs and is a member of World Renew’s Strategic Management Circle. This leader is expected to work closely with other program streams and our regional, functional, and fundraising teams to collaborate on programmatic interventions, communications, fundraising, and advocacy work. With a global footprint and significant budget oversight, this position will support or relationships with Government Agencies, organisations, and associations within the Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) community. Some examples include Global Affairs Canada (GAC), Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB), Integral Alliance, ACT Alliance, and other International NGOs (INGOs) and churches, to mobilize and gain additional resources that enables the agency to play a greater role in disaster response and rehabilitation around the globe.

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