Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) is a member National Society of the International Federation of Red Cross Red and Crescent Movement (IFRC / the Movement). ARCS prepares for and provides emergency and long term support to communities affected by disasters, both natural and man-made. In order to enhance and sustain its disaster preparedness and response capacity, ARCS is implementing a project titled “Strengthening Emergency Relief and Disaster Response Capacity of ARCS” (SERDRC) with a focus on institutional capacity building across the organization to enable it to deliver efficient, effective and accountable assistance in the country.
The Project Advisor is a full time fixed-term contract position, contracted for the length of the project. Reporting to the Director, Disaster Management Department of ARCS the Project Advisor will be responsible for providing overall project coordination and technical support to the Disaster Management Department under this project. More specifically, the Project Advisor will provide technical support and assist the Director DM to direct the process of developing a disaster management strategy and framework, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), decisions support systems, as well as carry out capacity development activities in accordance with the IFRC standards.