DRC Standby Roster

Recruitment for the Humanitarian Response Roster

The recruitment is closed until 2023. When open, the Humanitarian Response Roster will accept applications for a period of 3 weeks. the recruitment procedure typically takes 3-4 months from beginning to end.

The application process

Through the DRC online vacancies application system, we ask the candidate to upload:

After review and screening of all applicants, shortlisted candidates may be asked to undertake a written test.

Candidates who pass the test (if applicable), will be invited to participate in an online interview where knowledge of the technical area and humanitarian emergency programming as well as more personal topics like the motivation for joining the roster are explored. We may also conduct language checks during the interview.

References provided by the candidate will be contacted by email during the recruitment process.

Read more about the Humanitarian Response Roster on pro.drc.ngo

Becoming a member of the Humanitarian Response Roster

Membership and deployment through the Humanitarian Response Roster offer extensive opportunities to make a difference in the lives of people in need. It holds both personal and professional challenges as well as a myriad of unique experiences.

As a member you will be eligible for the following:

  • Deployment to UN operations (normally 3-6 months), matching your professional profile and experience.
  • Professional capacity development through trainings offered by DRC and UN agencies.
  • An entry point for networking with other roster members and UN partners.
  • Possibility for deployment to or employment in the DRC programs in one of 40 countries where DRC operates.

Membership obligations and conditions

Accepting membership of the Humanitarian Response Roster implies accepting the following obligations:

  • The member should be available for deployments with short notice
  • The member should nominate him/herself for deployments on a regular basis
  • The member should on a regular basis update personal data on the member site MyPages (incl. updating personal CV)
  • The member should commit to active membership of minimum 3 years
  • The Humanitarian Response Roster has the right to exclude a member if qualifications no longer match the demands of the UN or DRC priorities or if performance during a DRC or any other partner agency deployment or training is not satisfactory.
  • The Humanitarian Response Roster has the right to exclude a member if qualifications no longer match the demands of the UN or DRC priorities or if performance during a deployment or training is not satisfactory. 

Find examples of Profiles and Terms of Reference for the Humanitarian Response Roster here:

Humanitarian Response Roster Profiles
Humanitarian Response Roster Profiles

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Terms of Reference Humanitarian Response Roster
Terms of Reference Humanitarian Response Roster

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