Humanitarian Roster
Key Skills In Demand

RedR Australia provides humanitarian assistance when and where it is needed the most. Our standby roster enables United Nations agencies, international non-government organisations and the Australian Government access to highly skilled experts to make a real difference and build the resilience of the world’s most vulnerable before, during and after disaster or conflict.

Our humanitarian professionals draw on significant experience in a range of fields, including water and sanitation, engineering, nutrition, coordination, shelter, logistics, public health, protection, information management, project management and communications.

RedR Australia has a thorough and detailed roster recruitment process, ensuring we select only the most suitable people for the UN and other partner agencies. RedR Australia focuses on specialised areas of expertise in selecting our Roster personnel.

Please note the prerequisite for joining the RedR Australia Standby Roster is a minimum of five years' professional experience in your given field, with at least 12 months being in an international development/emergency setting. The RedR Australia Standby Roster is opened to both Australian and international applicants.

Our partner agencies call on us to supply people for the following role types:

International Governance
  • Economic development
  • Trade
  • Public Policy
  • Elections
  • Media liaison
  • Public information
  • Communication with communities
  • Reporting
  • Resource mobilisation / Donor relations
IT & Systems
  • GIS / mapping
  • Data analysis
  • Information & Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Telecommunications
  • Database development
  • Food security
  • Livelihoods
  • Early recovery
  • Cash & voucher
Safety & Security
  • Field safety
  • Anti-corruption
  • Counter-terrorism
  • Security risk assessment
Other Engineering / Technical
  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Site planning
Construction & Infrastructure
  • Civil / structural engineering
  • Emergency shelter
  • Architecture
  • Public infrastructure (roads, bridges & airstrips)
  • Education in emergencies
  • General education
Logistics & Procurement
  • Supply chain
  • Warehouse management
  • Procurement
  • Transport
  • General logistics
Resilience & Risk Reduction
  • Disaster risk reduction
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Climate change
Training & Capacity Development
  • Training design (general)
  • Training design (scale up operations)
  • Training delivery (general)
  • Training delivery (scale up operations)
  • Humanitarian affairs
  • Camp management
  • Assessment
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL)
  • Accountability to affected populations
  • Cluster coordination
  • Civil-military coordination
  • Project management
  • General coordination
  • Public health
  • Sexual & reproductive health
  • Nutrition
  • Medical/paramedical
Protection & Legal
  • Child protection
  • Gender
  • Gender-based violence
  • Mental health & psychosocial support
  • Refugee status determination
  • Disability inclusion
  • General protection
  • Human Rights
  • Law & Justice
  • Water engineering
  • Water supply
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hygiene promotion