World Vision is a child-focused relief, development and advocacy organization that has contributed to the transformation in the lives of millions of children around the world in vulnerable situations. We are driven by Christian values to serve children and families regardless of their religion, age, gender, ethnicity, class and caste. We are looking for potential Nepalese candidates to fill out the following position
Position: Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Humanitarian Specialist (One)- Based in Lalitpur, National Office
Key Responsibilities: The purpose of this position is to provide technical leadership across all WVIN's Disaster Risk Reduction programming, and to lead the implementation of WVIN's Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) project across all working WVIN Districts, and ensure WVIN's annual KPIs and targets related to DRR are achieved. The objective of the DRR project is to 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 role will proactively lead on establishing and implementing capacity building plans to ensure WVIN's Field and PNGO staff have the necessary skills and tools to implement the DRR project and to ensure the organizational capacity to respond the local level disaster. Similarly, the role is responsible for developing all tools, templates. protocols and resources necessary for WVIN's Field staff and PNGOs to effectively implement the DRR project, mainstream DRR into sector programs and achieve the organisation's DRR KPIs.The role is also responsible for contributing to project design and resource acquisition to expand WVIN's DRR work.The DRR and Humanitarian Specialist position will also manage relationships with external DRR partners/networks and works in close coordination with the government and stakeholders and WVIN field offices.
Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Competencies required: Bachelor's Degree in Disaster Management or any DRR related discipline (preferred Masters) with at least 5 years (for those with Master degree) of field experience in managing DRR related projects or programming in the field or headquarters of a major NGO, INGO, or government department. Familiarity with development theory. community-based disaster management. DRM frameworks; Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment. Strong experience and recognized expertise in models and methods of training, facilitation and capacity building and organizational development for staff and communities. Experience in the preparation of teaching material and tools. Understanding and experience in working with children and communities in Nepal. Competent in the use of MS Office, social media and web platforms. High level of practical knowledge on local disaster risk management planning process. Practical knowledge in Community Based Disaster Risk Management. Good media relations and advocacy skills. Strong interpersonal, networking, coordination and organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communications skills in English and Nepali. Good presentation and communication skills. Extensive travel to field is expected in a monthly basis to observe progress of the project activities, coordinate with the stakeholders and to facilitate the project team for an effective implementation of the project activities .
Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete 'Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose' by 01 May 2021 before 17:00 hours to the email, address mentioned below.
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World Vision International Nepal (WVIN), an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice,