Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Reporting Officer

UN Volunteers Nepal
Location: Gorkha, Charikot and Chautara
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2015-07-09 Deadline: 2015-07-16
  • Location : Gorkha Charikot and Chautara
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Master's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

On the 25th of April 2015, a powerful earthquake struck Nepal resulting in widespread damage and loss of life and livelihoods. Following this, there was a declaration of emergency and the clusters were activated. On May 12th 2015, a further quake struck causing further damage and casualties to an already devastated population
UNV will perform his/her duties under the supervision of the OCHA Humanitarian Affairs Officer in one of the humanitarian hubs/antenna (Gorkha, Charikot or Chautara). Working as part of a dynamic team, in regular contact with all United Nations Agencies and their partners in Nepal, Humanitarian Affairs Officer/Reporting Officer UNV’s will be under the direct supervisions of the Head of Sub- Office, undertaking following duties and responsibilities:
1. Act as a focal point for gathering and dissemination of reports such as minutes of meetings, surveys, maps, assessments and other relevant reports to and from UN agencies NGO’s, government and other authorities;
2. Provide support to District level cluster co-leads to assure updating of information on the Who-What-Where database, working in close collaboration with the National cluster Information Managers to assure District level data (by VDC) is provided to District cluster co-leads, government cluster leads and utilized in meaningful ways in cluster meetings;
3. Be the responsible for the update of the information on the Contact List database, working in close collaboration with all partners working in the affected areas;Disseminate reports produced by the 3W and contact list databases via several communication means such as Google Groups, OCHA website, email lists, hard copies during meetings;
Please apply if you want to serve as a National United Nations Volunteer and match the following requirements:
  1. Masters Degree or Bachelors Degree with combination of education, certification and experience in the IM relevant area is essential.  
  2. At least 2 years of progressive experience in the area of Information Management. Extensive work familiarity with GPS systems is an advantage. Ability to work independently in a result oriented multi-tasking environment is an asset.
  3. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential and will be  assessed; fluency in one or more local languages is highly desirable.  

Apply Instructions

How to apply? Please send your detailed CV and Cover Letter to  by 16th of July. Please mention the job title in subject section. 

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Organization Summary

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is the UN organization that promotes volunteerism to support peace and development worldwide. Volunteerism can transform the pace and nature of development and it benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer. UNV contributes to peace and development by advocating for volunteerism globally, encouraging partners to integrate volunteerism into development programming, and mobilizing volunteers.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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