Surge Emergency Response Team (SERT) Pakistan
National Humanitarian Network (NHN) and ActionAid Pakistan have joined hands under Transforming Surge Capacity Project to provide human resource for emergency response by developing a national roster. Roster is focused on rapid deployment of technical experts for CAT-II emergency l on “Assessment, Food Security, Shelter, Wash, Protection and Logistic sectors”.

What is SERT Roster Management?
A roster is a pool of candidates who have already been vetted as viable candidates through the application process and who are ready for immediate selection for emergency response.
If you have been informed of your inclusion in the roster, either based on the recommendation for a specific or for a generic job opening during emergency.
The basic aim of the SERT roster is enlisting the right people, ensuring they receive proper training, maintaining availability for deployment, retention – they continue to constitute a key tool for providing additional human resources when surge is needed.
Once you are included in a roster, you will be regularly contacted by e-mail to either confirm your continued interest in upcoming job openings, or you may choose to temporarily put on hold or permanently withdraw your roster candidature.

Who can apply?
o Government, UN, I/NNGOs/CSOs Humanitarian and/or non- Humanitarian Staff
o Consultants
o Community Leaders, Representatives and Individual Professionals
o Private Sector

Member Selection procedure:
Following Recruitment process will be followed during SERT member selection,
o Job Advertisement in national newspapers and networks
o Long listing
o Short listing
o Panel interviews (The competency-based interview can take place either via telephone, video conference or in person)
o Notification email to selected candidates.

Main Sectors:

1. Protection
2. Need Assessment
3. WASH
4. Food Security
5. Logistics
6. Shelter

How to apply:
For detailed JDs of each sector and to apply online, please visit SERT Application Portal
The membership is open all year around however the screening of the applications will be done on quaterly basis