Resilience Expert (Volunteer Job in Pakistan)
VSO Nepal
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Resilience Expert (Volunteer Job in Pakistan)

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Job Title: Resilience Expert (Volunteer Job in Pakistan) 
Job Location: Other 
Job Type: Contract 
Job Categories & Sub Categories: NGO / INGO / Social work : Volunteering 
Apply Before: 15 June, 2018
Note: If salary below is not "Negotiable", choose Range. 
Salary: Negotiable 
Job Level: Mid Level 
Preferred Age Range: No Age Bar 
Preferred Educational Qualification: Bachelor 
Educational Qualification Description: Experience working in fragile context with expertise of different approaches as (DRR/CBDRM, Conflict transformation, Peace-Building etc)  

Role Overview

The purpose of this role is to strengthen understanding of the concept of resilience across VSO Pakistan programme areas through participated action planning which will be the basis of resilient programming approaches. You will conduct a national/ district level risk analysis and work with national volunteers and partners to undertake participatory risk analysis to community level to complement the macro-risk information.

Ideal Applicant Summary

  • Bachelors or Master's degree in research, social science or business studies, with proven affinity of social awareness. 
  • Experience with reviewing current development programmes and  identifying areas for improvement; 
  • Experience working in fragile context with expertise of different approaches as (DRR/CBDRM, Conflict transformation, Peace-Building etc) 
  • Several years of experience in conducting large survey / fieldwork (data collection, validation, entry and analysis), leading field staff teams implementing surveys in the field; 
  • Strong affinity with and preferably expertise in resilience issues in developing countries; 
  • Ability to communicate with different stakeholders on different levels within organisations 
  • Knowledge on resilience and risk management in developing countries is required as a core skill; 
  • Know-how of participatory assessment / development approaches is required; 
  • General software knowledge (e.g. Microsoft Office), and knowledge of statistical packages such as Excel, SPSS or STATA. 

Desirable 

Previous experience of living or working in Pakistan or South Asia

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.

Min Experience: 5 
Max Experience: 0 
Job Specification:

Role Overview

The purpose of this role is to strengthen understanding of the concept of resilience across VSO Pakistan programme areas through participated action planning which will be the basis of resilient programming approaches. You will conduct a national/ district level risk analysis and work with national volunteers and partners to undertake participatory risk analysis to community level to complement the macro-risk information.

Any Other Specific Requirements: You will conduct a national/ district level risk analysis and work with national volunteers and partners to undertake participatory risk analysis to community level to complement the macro-risk infor 

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