Manager- Operations Emergency Management

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Author alnationtalk
Date March 25, 2023
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Canadian Red Cross
Salary $62, 824- $78 530 - Per Hour
Location North Bay Branch, ON
Category Manager
Client Canadian Red Cross
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Title: Manager- Operations, Emergency Management
Employee Working Location: Remote/Virtual (Northern, ON)
Employment status: Permanent full time
Salary band: $62, 824- $78 530 / year

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) – one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet and an awardee on the Forbes list of Canada’s Best Employers 2022 – is seeking a Manager- Operations, Emergency Management to join our team.

We are guided by our Fundamental Principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons who share our values and want to contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace to apply.

The incumbent will manage, advise and support local program personnel in the development of strong cohesive teams who are ready to respond to Level 1 and 2 operations. In collaboration with the Senior Manager and Director, EM the Regional Manager assists in disaster planning and preparations alongside indigenous communities, government partners and agencies and is a key interlocutor in the CRC’s role in health emergencies, agreement building, and maintaining strong relationships at provincial, regional, and local levels as assigned.

In this role, you will:

  • Lead the completion of local work plans annually that ensure the operational plan is implemented in the designated area.
  • Ability to manage and work within an unionized environment.
  • Monitor service delivery and identifies gaps in Site Management and ESS services, paying close attention to agreement areas, Indigenous Communities, asylum seekers and other groups as required;
  • Identifies and pursues key relationships with indigenous communities and partners to support community resiliency, response readiness and define CRC support in times of disaster or emergency;
  • Participate in the operational planning process.
  • Participate in the development of the Emergency Management budget in Ontario budget based on local activities.
  • Participate in planning related to field staffing needs based on national, program standards, objectives and hazard and risk map.
  • Monitor performance against agreed upon staff performance objectives and recommend any corrective action to supervisor monthly.
  • Support and rationalize volunteer team workforce planning activities with field staff.
  • Lead all new field staff orientations to CRC, Emergency Management and Ontario processes.
  • Develop, in consultation with program leads and others, a government relations approach for the north
  • Lead the negotiations of agreements with local governments.
  • Available to support on-call rotation duties.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area of study.
  • 5-10 years of job-related work experience in emergency management.
  • Experience in planning and evaluation, performance management or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a field related to emergency management
  • Experience managing staff and volunteers.
  • A proven track record of working with diverse populations, and multicultural and Indigenous settings.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to use MS office and provide ongoing leadership.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to interact effectively and build ongoing relationships with diverse groups of volunteers, staff and stakeholders.
  • Strong adaptability and results driven initiative.

Working conditions:

  • Duties are principally conducted remotely at this time; however, travel to other regions in Ontario is anticipated. The job will require working non-traditional hours and the performance of on-call duty as needed.
  • Most of the work is performed in an environment which is mostly clean and comfortable; field assignments can involve working in environments that are unstable and with unpredictable access to basic services.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • If you are selected for this role, you will be required to complete a successful pre-employment screening process which includes a satisfactory Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC).
  •  At this time, the CRC has temporarily suspended our Covid-19 vaccination policy and does not require but continues to strongly encourage full vaccination of all our personnel.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible – those who apply after the selection process has started may be held for a second review if needed OR reviewed for alternative roles. We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply and thank you in advance.

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.


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