Regional Emergency Director -East Africa

at IRC - International Rescue Committee
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted April 11, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Currency UGX


Regional Emergency Director -East Africa

• Oversee the process to identify and monitor the regional humanitarian environment against key indicators and provide regular updates on the regional situation to EHAU, regional and country program leadership.

Key Working Relationships and Accountability

Position Reports to: The RED will report to the Deputy Regional Director and the Director of Delivery EHAU, through a management in partnership relationship.

Position supervises: Emergency Focal Person in Country Programs (Management in Partnership) where relevant.

Works closely with: Country Program Senior Management Teams, Regional Senior Management Teams and the Emergencies and Humanitarian Action Unit Response Management Team.


A leader with specific geographic experience in delivering complex humanitarian emergency preparedness and response programs within the East Africa Region.
A professional with substantial experience in senior (regional) management roles and dynamic levels of responsibility.
• Extensive lived experience and deep understanding of the East Africa Regional context.
Proven operational analysis and management skills, including project management.