The ICRC is Hiring a Country Manager, Resource Mobilization Division

Country Manager, Resource Mobilization Division (REM)

Please note: Motivation letters and resumes should be sent to lmacabrey@icrc.org. The closing date for applications is January 19, 2018. In the subject line of your email, please put: “Your Name and Country Manager, Resource Mobilization Division (REM) - Application”.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops, strengthens, and intensifies the working relationship with the global network of PRM refugee coordinators and other field-based PRM representatives, in close coordination with and in support of the respective ICRC delegations
  • Contribute to strengthen the delegation outreach on ICRC policies related to innovative financing initiatives to the relevant circle of influence, in particular where they interface with Government donors. 
  • Under the supervision of the Washington Head of Policy Department and REM Head of Unit, contributes to ongoing analysis of US Government funding trends, environment, opportunities and threats. This analysis will provide critical information to (a) measure progress against set objectives for US Government humanitarian funding, and (b) review funding strategies accordingly.
  • Maintains and develops contacts with the relevant USG interlocutors (e.g., PRM refugee coordinators, PRM units in Washington).
  • Leads for the ICRC on any ad hoc country reporting requirements, in particular supporting delegations in meeting the needs of PRM’s enhanced monitoring obligations.
  • Establish ad hoc files and briefing notes about the funding relationship with the US Government to support the efforts for a more comprehensive integration of relationship-building with PRM among relevant ICRC while ensuring coherence, proper coordination and efficiency of fundraising activities.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Proven convening and mobilizing power at both working and senior levels
  • Able to leverage ICRC’s public positioning to attract donor attention.
  • Capable of designing influence strategies to engage US Government donors in the field of fund-raising.
  • Able to travel regularly to support delegations in developing the relationship between ICRC and PRM representatives in the field.  
  • A master’s degree in a relevant discipline.
  • A minimum five years’ experience working with State/PRM and fund-raising, including experience with government and non-government sectors, results-based management as well as general interest in humanitarian policy and assistance. Previous experience with the ICRC the Movement or the humanitarian sector a plus.  
  • An in-depth knowledge of and familiarity with Government circles of the USA (particularly PRM) linked to resource mobilisation.
  • A demonstrated ability to represent with external stakeholders.
  • Strong networking and negotiation skills; a diplomatic and tactful approach with interlocutors.
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.

ICRC is a humanitarian organization, which works to protect and assist victims of armed conflicts and other situations of violence. The position within the institution requires to convey/respect the humanitarian principles of the ICRC. ICRC expects its employees to behave in an appropriate manner at all times and in all places. All members of staff should ensure their attitudes correspond to ICRC principles both during and after working hours.


**Please note that this position is only open to US Citizen or Green Card holders**