January 15, 2019

Job Opportunity: Programme Officer

As the Montserrat Branch of the British Red Cross continues to grow and develop, holding strong principles of Humanity and Voluntary service, it aims to become the leading voluntary organization in Montserrat, delivering programmes and professional services to meet the needs of the most vulnerable people in crisis and disasters.

We are in search of a Programmes Officer to deliver the Branch strategy which encompasses disaster management and risk reduction, humanitarian education, fundraising, health and social care, strengthening Branch capacity and activities for vulnerable persons and first aid education by planning, organizing, motivating, leading, and working with a small team of staff and volunteers.

The role requires sound financial and planning skills as well as the ability to establish and build good working relationships with the Montserrat Government, other related organizations and the community at large.

The person must be eligible to work in Montserrat, have a sound knowledge of the Island’s culture and working environment, and have the commitment and willingness to travel extensively locally, and occasionally regionally and internationally.

Salary is fixed at EC$4,500 per month before taxes. A travel allowance of EC$800 and telephone allowance of EC$60 will be payable monthly.

The job description and application form are attached here

Persons interested in applying should use the application form above. Copies are also available from the Red Cross Headquarters or by email from director@redcross.org.ms. Completed application forms should also be sent by email to director@redcross.org.ms.  Hard copies may also be submitted to the Red Cross Office in an envelope, with the words “application form” clearly written on the front of the envelope.

Applications must be received by February 15th 2019.

Shortlisting will take place soon thereafter and shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.