• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1864

German Red Cross (GRC)

To assist national sister societies in international co-operation upon request is a statutory responsibility of national German Red Cross headquarters and more specifically its international cooperation department, also in charge of representing the German Red Cross in dealings with the international institutions of the Red Cross / Red Crescent Movement. In its international humanitarian operations, GRC headquarters act as a part of the world-wide Red Cross Movement. The Red Cross/ Red Crescent Movement is comprised of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), as well as more than 180 national Red Cross/ Red Crescent Societies world-wide. The co-operation among these components of the Movement is ruled by International Humanitarian Law, the Statutes of the Movement, the Principles and Rules for Disaster Relief and other international agreements.   WHAT WE DO The German Red Cross (GRC) co-operates with other national Red Cross/ Red Crescent societies, the International Federation of Red Cross/ Red Crescent Societies and the International Committee of the Red Cross in numerous missions concerning: -Emergency Response (Quick assignment of pre-trained personnel and pre-packaged material, provision of relief materials, donations and contributions in cash and in kind to partner organisations) -Rehabilitation after disasters (Rebuilding houses, medical facilities, and infrastructure after disasters) -Development and disaster preparedness projects with national sister societies of the Red Cross/ Red Crescent (Co-operation between national societies in order to become more effective in program development and implementation, mostly with a strong focus on disaster preparedness and disaster management capacities as well as monitoring, marketing and finance).
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

10Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Finance Delegate
    Uganda
  • Project Delegate (Disaster Risk Management and Livelihood Intervention)
    Bangladesh

Staff at German Red Cross (GRC) have experience in

Sectors

  • reproductive health
  • development
  • disaster preparation
  • monitoring / evaluation
  • implementation

Funders

  • ec
  • save the children international
  • test

Countries

  • germany
  • sudan
  • kenya
  • bangladesh
  • ethiopia

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Reproductive Health
Trade Promotion
Monitoring / Evaluation
Performance Measurement
Local Government
Logistics / Supplies
Architecture / Design
Slums / Housing
Disaster Preparation
Hygiene / Sanitation

Contract Awards

First aid and Medical Transportation for the People affected by the Syria Crisis

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Developing Human Capacity and Building Resilience in Support of the National Plan for Disaster Risk Management

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Strengthen the Resilience of Rural Communities: Enhancing Institutional Capacities in DRM and Reducing Disaster Related Risks

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Humanitarian Assistance to Population Affected by Armed Conflict

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Emergency Assistance in Health and Water to Communities Affected by Drought in Rural Communities

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Building Disaster Resilient Communities

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

Health and Nutrition Emergency Preparedness and Response for the War-Affected Population in Rural Areas

EC - Directorate General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO)

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Company Offices

  • Germany (headquarters)
  • Berlin
  • DRK-Generalsekretariat Carstennstr. 58