Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Advisor
Humanity & Inclusion (HI)

Created in 1982, Handicap International Federation, operating as Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an independent and impartial aid organization working across 60 countries. HI is a co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize and winner of the 2011 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. The organization works alongside the vulnerable populations, whatever the context, taking action and bearing witness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights. 

Present in Nepal since 2000, HI works through a network of local partner organizations in the area of physical rehabilitation, inclusive education & livelihood, emergency response and human rights to improve the living conditions and involvement of vulnerable populations in Nepal. HI Nepal is looking for the following positions:

Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Advisor

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Location: Kathmandu

About Position:

The DRM Advisor will be responsible for: developing DRM project proposals and strategic planning for resilience component of HI’s programme; and promoting collaboration and partnership with DRM stakeholders. Contract period will be for 2 years initially with possibility of extension.

Job Description: 

  • Lead in preparation of assessments, design documents and funding proposals for resilience/DRM projects  
  • Coordinate in developing  Resilience/DRM intervention strategy of HI in Nepal in close coordination with program development and operation team 
  • Expand and sustain HI’s expertise and legitimacy in the DRM sector in Nepal
  • Provide technical expertise to HI projects and external stakeholders in inclusive DRM, with a focus on people with disability, gender and social inclusion
  • Support HI’s emergency contingency planning and responses/interventions as a member of the Emergency Coordination Cell of HI Nepal

Job Specification: 

  • At least 4 years of experience of technical support to and/or management of DRR/DRM project portfolio 
  • Demonstrated experience in DRM/DRR related strategic planning, designing projects, and preparing funding proposals 
  • Qualification of Master’s degree preferably in social sciences, agriculture, natural resource management, climate change, or DRM related discipline.
  • Decent presentation and influencing skills along with good command over written and spoken English language is desired

Applying Procedure

Please send a motivation letter mentioning expected salary and an updated CV including 2 referees with contact number and e-mail address to recruitment@hi-nepal.org. The application deadline is: Dec. 11, 2018. HI Nepal reserves the right to cancel, postpone or modify the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.

Humanity & Inclusion (HI) is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women, people with disability, and members from disadvantaged communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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