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Manager- Emergency Response and Disaster Preparedness

Posted Date: 05/16/2013

Reports To: Director, Operations

Location: Mumbai, India

About AmeriCares India Foundation

AmeriCares India, is a US-based NGO, dedicated to providing medical relief to the poorest sections of society. Our mission is to ‘help people live longer, healthier lives by conducting program and supporting other organizations’. AmeriCares India  was registered as a non-profit in India in 2006. It accomplishes its mission through the donation of essential medicines and supplies to charity hospitals and community medical programs, and by operating medical camps in slum and tribal areas.  AmeriCares India currently operates in 23 states across India, and has already reached more than 10 million people through 110 NGO partners. AmeriCares has supplied over 9 Crores worth of medicines to these NGOs during the past couple of years.

Job Description of the Position:

Responsible for emergency response (survey, identification of disaster requiring assistance, evaluations of status, planning response, reaching out to local partners, liaising with NDMA and SDMA, volunteer database, putting together resources, leading the response on the ground, carrying it forward to logical conclusion, mobilizing further assistance from other interested parties, follow up

Duties and Responsibilities:

Response

Monitoring and Evaluation

Communications

Reporting

Required Qualifications:

Masters/Bachelors degree in public health, public administration, emergency management, emergency medicine, or related field with 5-8 years of experience.

Experience:  

Experience of coordinating programs related to emergency response work will be an added advantage.

Desired Profile of the Candidate:

Knowledge:

Skills:  

 

 

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