Disaster Risk Reduction Special…

World Vision International Nepal

Lalitpur, Nepal
Experience: More than or equals to 5 years
Source: Kantipur Newspaper

Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist

Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: Senior Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Employment Type: Full Time
Apply Before(Deadline): Dec. 1, 2019, 5 p.m. (1 week ago)

Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist

Key Responsibilities: 

  • The DRR Specialist will be responsible to provide technical leadership across all project’s Disaster Risk Reduction programming, and to lead the implementation of DRR activities, and ensure the project’s annual KPls and targets related to DRR are achieved
  • S/he will facilitate development and effective implementation of local disaster risk management plans to promote community based disaster management initiatives aiming to increase the resilience of children, communities, as well as local government officials to be better prepared for and able to respond to natural hazards
  • The Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist position will also manage relationships with external DRR partners/networks and works in close coordination with the government and stakeholders and field offices
  • S/he will also provide technical guidance and supervision of sub-grantees and/or sub-contractors on DRR related issues

Minimum Qualifications and Experience required: 

  • Master’s degree in Disaster Risk Management; or a degree in relevant field with substantial experience in DRR programming with a minimum of five years of professional experience in designing and implementing DRR projects in the context of humanitarian response
  • Demonstrated experience in leading DRR project of a large award (multi sectoral and multi stakeholder US Government funded project)
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies
  • Strong conceptual knowledge about ToCs, logic model, resilience indicators, DRM plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in developing and operationalizing a comprehensive DRM plan
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing routine DRR monitoring systems
  • Familiarity with development theory, community based disaster management, DRM frameworks, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment
  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program DRR requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies

Core competencies for all the positions: 

  • Must have previous experience of managing USAID grants successfully
  • At least 5 years of experience designing, implementing and managing large and complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries
  • Excellent oral and written English & Nepali
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer applications including use of Microsoft Office
  • Ready to take initiatives and willing to work under pressure and exhibit a high level of flexibility
  • Hold a high level of integrity and honesty, self-motivated, confident, and able to work independently
  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking with decision making and problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of humanitarian Sector

Note : 

  • All the positions are based in National Office- World Vision International Nepal, Lalitpur
  • These positions are contingent upon the successful acquisition of the Grant.

Applying Procedure

Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose’ by 01 December 2019 before 17:00 hours to the email, address mentioned below.

Email: NPL-Vacancy@wvi.org.

For Details: https://careers.wvi.org/job-search

World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourage candidates of diverse background, women and differently abled, to apply. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the subsequent selection procedure.

WVIN reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

People & Culture Department
World Vision International Nepal

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