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Job Description

Responsible for: Humanitarian Programme Assistance, Lead Seasonal programmes and Emergency Preparedness at National level

Purpose of the Post:

The Humanitarian Programme Officer main purpose is to supports Humanitarian team to

develop/implement emergency preparedness and response plans, and manages the

implementation of the humanitarian mechanism based on the MAP Humanitarian Policy, and

integration of resilience programming in humanitarian appeals. She/he works closely with the

MAP team at HQ and different forums at the country-level.

Main Responsibilities

·         To adapt to the changing environment of NGO sector and forces of the competitive world.

·         To maintain constructive, purposeful, trust based and sincere relations with all colleagues working above or under whether directly or indirectly associated.

·         To continuously upgrade own knowledge, skills, attitude and application to become more valuable member of MUSLIM AID family.

·         To update management and other concerned with any development, internal or external, which can be of help to improve quality, provide better services and effectiveness and efficiency.

·         To participate in all meetings, committees, forums, projects and assignments as required and expected.

·         To continuously think for betterment of MUSLIM AID, its progress and its ability to fulfil its mission.

·         To maintain highest standards of honesty and integrity in all disciplines.


Major Responsibilities

·         Supports the Humanitarian Manager towards the full implementation of the Humanitarian Response Mechanism and the MAP Humanitarian Programme implementation plan.

·         Responsible to coordinates with other humanitarian agencies, donors and relevant UN agencies at country levels to advance MAP humanitarian work and promote best practices for emergency response.

·         Provides coordination, technical and capacity building support to the implementing partners and country forums in ensuring effective, timely and accountable emergency response.

·         To assist line manager in yearly seasonal program planning & budgeting.

·         Distribution of funds to partners and Muslim Aid office(s) in coordination with line manager.

·         Correspondence and liaising with partners, HQ and other stakeholders.

·         Collection and compilation of reports form partners and other field offices.

·         Review and finalization of reports in coordination with line manager, share final report with all relevant stakeholders.

·         Clear all financial in coordination with finance team.

·         Assist in humanitarian and emergency response activities.

·         To assist in field surveys, assessments, monitoring and liaison with IPs to ensure timely execution and reporting.

·         Documentation, filling and reporting for Humanitarian Department.

·         Provide support to line manager in planning and implementation of activities as we all rapid need assessment in emergencies.

·         Ensures that a functional monitoring and evaluation, reporting and learning support is

provided to country office.

·         Leads the humanitarian learning and knowledge management process at the country

·         level.

·         Works with the Humanitarian Manager in developing the Protocol/standby arrangements, and subsequent establishment of the mechanism.

·         Serves as focal person for emergency preparedness and response planning (EPRP) at the national level and provides appropriate coordination and capacity building support to country office on EPRP.

·         Supports MAP humanitarian advocacy work by engaging with country forums in advancing MAP advocacy priorities as embodied in the national commitments.

·         Where appropriate, supports MAP fundraising and communications work at the national


·         Ensures regular reporting to HQ on regular programmes (Seasonal Qurbani and Ramdan distribution)

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
No Preference
26 - 60 Years
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Bachelor in Arts, sociology or equivalent or Master’s in Business Administration/ Disaster Management / Public administration or equivalent
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
3 Years - 35 Years (Experience/understanding of humanitarian projects for 3-5 years, Experience in Disaster Preparedness / emergency preparedness and response planning and representation in provincial or national clusters)
Apply Before:
Sep 30, 2019
Posting Date:
Sep 19, 2019
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Muslim Aid

N.G.O./Social Services · 301-600 employees - Islamabad

Muslim Aid, an international relief and development agency working to alleviate the suffering among the worlds poorest and most needy communities regardless of race, creed or nationality across the globe.