VSO Nepal

Consultant - Disaster and Climate Resilience

VSO Nepal

Consultant - Disaster and Climate Resilience

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes in Africa and Asia focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.

VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local …

Consultant - Disaster and Climate Resilience

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Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Contract type: Consultant Agreement
Contract length: 1 month
Full Time: 37 hours per week
Application Closing Date: 19 Jan 2023
Interview date: as soon as possible
Start date: as soon as possible

Role overview

The consultant is required to prepare resilience plan of 4 health institutions in Bara and Rautahat districts by following integrated approaches to execute the activities so the health institutions, Schools, local institutions, and communities can increase their resilience against vulnerabilities to flood and other hazards; make plans to prepare themselves to prevent future disasters. The program has focused on transferring knowledge on the cycle of Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Management, and roles and responsibility of health institutions, local stakeholders, and the communities to develop the Health Facilities more resilient based on the guidelines and directives of the government of Nepal.

Skills, qualifications and experience

The consultant is expected to have a Master’s degree in social science, health or risk management studies or relevant background. The expert shall have at least 5 years of experience in conducting human induced/climate change and natural disaster vulnerability and capacity assessment, expertise in health, school, private institution’s Disaster risk reduction and management. Fluent in developing reports/documents in Nepali along with final proof reading. Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:

  • Ability to be open minded and respectful
  • Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
  • Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
  • Ability to seek and share knowledge

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

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