• Consulate of Canada in Dubai Jobs | Regional Emergency Management Officer

    Consulate of Canada in Dubai Jobs | Regional Emergency Management Officer

    Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates

    Job Description

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Reporting to the Manager of the Regional Emergency Management Office (REMO) at the Consulate General of Canada in Dubai, delivers regional emergency management services to Government of Canada missions in the Middle East and Africa regions;

    • coordinates and delivers training;

    • develops and delivers tabletop and functional exercises; provides emergency management guidance, advice and tools;

    • develops and maintains productive relationships with host authorities, international organizations and other diplomatic missions.

    Job Requirements

    Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, experience and language. Candidates must clearly demonstrate in their cover letter and CV how they meet each of these essential qualifications.


    • Successful completion of a university degree from a recognized university

    • Language:

    • Fluency in English (both oral and written)

    • Fluency in French (both oral and written)

    • Experience:

    • Experience working in an office environment for a minimum of five (5) years.

    • Rated Requirements

    • The Rated Requirements relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies will also be assessed. Methods of assessment may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.

    • Knowledge

    • Knowledge of emergency management principles

    • Asset Qualifications

    • Preference may be given to candidates who have the following asset qualifications:

    • Knowledge of Arabic

    • Master’s degree in a related field e.g. emergency management

    • Experience working for a diplomatic mission or an international organization

    • Experience working in emergency management, consular services or a related field

    • Experience delivering training

    • Experience developing and/or delivering emergency management drills, simulations, and/or exercises

    • If candidates meet the factors listed in the asset qualifications they must also clearly demonstrate how they meet these factors in their covering letter.

    • Abilities/Competencies

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

    • Ability to deliver presentations in an engaging manner

    • Ability to work under pressure and under stressful situations

    • Adaptability and flexibility

    • Attention to detail

    • Client focus

    • Initiative

    • Integrity

    • Judgment

    • Teamwork and co-operation

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: Consulate General of Canada in Dubai

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Salary/Compensation: 246,091 AED gross per annum