Open To : All interested and qualified candidate
Position : Development Program Specialist Disaster Risk Management)-FSNPSC 11
Opening Date : October 26, 2019
Closing Date : November 15, 2019 5.00 P.M Kathmandu Time
Work Hours : Full-Time 40 Hours/weak
NOTE : ALL ORDINARILY RESIDENT APPLICANTS MUS HAVE THE REQUIRED WORK AND/OR RESIDENCY PREMEDS TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION
Basic Function Of The Position :
USAID Development Program Specialist (Disaster Risk Management Program Specialist) will service as the senior Adviser for Disaster Risk Management (DRM), reporting, to the deputy Director the Disaster Rink Reduction, Reconstruction, and Resilience (DRA) Office. In this capacity, S/he is expected to be an expert in the field of disaster risk management, with a particular focus on disaster risk mitigation, disaster risk financing, and/or a closely related field. S/he must have demonstrated experience leading: capacity building efforts (including: training and conferences) for government officials and key DRM stakeholders at all levels, with a focus on finance and sustainable delivery of disaster resilient services and/or disaster resilient infrastructure development. The Program Specialist will demonstrate a track record of technical Readership among, her/his peers 45 well as strong working relationships with key disaster risk management stakeholders, at all levels of authority, relevant to achieving, DR4's Development Objective “Nepal's resilience to natural disasters strengthened and the country 16 well positioned for sustainable development.” The DRM Program Specialist will have excellent writing, oral communication skills, program design, and management kills. S/he will have a deep understanding of the relationship between gender quality/social inclusion and vulnerability to risk and will have implemented applications and/or approaches that have successfully reduced risk in these groups.
It is expected that the incumbent will travel outside Kathmandu approximately 20% of the time. The incumbent should demonstrate a high level of comfort with in-country travel and an ability to be comfortable in a variably of types of accommodations ranging from home stays in small villages to hotels at all standards. S/he must be able to hike up to six hours per day to get to sites at times.
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A detailed job description for the position can be obtained by visiting USAID nepal's website at http://www.usaid.gov/nepal/careers or by requesting USAID Nepal's Human Resources Office [email protected]
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and a resume - not to exceed 3 pages - and any other documentation that addresses the qualification requirements of the position as listed in the detailed job description. Please provide names of three references and their contact numbers and email addresses as well. Please send your application to the attention of USAID/Nepal Human Resources Office, U.S Embassy Maharajgunj, G.P.O. Box. 295, Kathmandu, Nepal. Applications may also be sent electronically to: [email protected].
Only short listed applicants will be contacted to participate in the hiring process.
USAID/Nepal is an equal opportunity employer committed to a staff composition that reflects the social and ethnic diversity of Nepali society. We believe that social inclusion and diversity contribute to excellence. Applicants form disadvantaged caste, under represented ethnic groups, and women are especially encouraged to apply.