Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist

World Vision International
Location: National Office, Lalitpur
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2018-10-07 Deadline: 2018-10-18
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : National Office Lalitpur
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree in Disaster Management or any DRR related discipline (Masters Preferred)
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

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. He/She 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 Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist position will also manage relationships with external DRR partnersinetworks and works in close coordination with the government and stakeholders and WVIN field offices.

Minimum Qualification and Experience required: Bachelor's Degree in Disaster Management or any DRR related discipline (Masters Preferred) with 4 years of work experience of field experience in managing DRR related projects or programming in the field or headquarters of a major NGO, INGO, or government department; High level of practical knowledge on local disaster risk management planning process; Practical knowledge in Community Based Disaster Risk Management; Good knowledge of development work and humanitarian emergencies in low resource context; Experience in the preparation of teaching material and tools; 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; 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.

Apply Instructions

Candidates fulfilling the criteria mentioned above may send in their complete 'Curriculum Vitae (CV) with statement of purpose' by 18 October 2018 before 17:00 hours to the address mentioned below.

World Vision International Nepal 

People & Culture Department 

Email: NPL-Vacancy@wvi.org

World Vision International Nepal is committed to diversity and inclusion within its work force, and encourage candidates of diverse background, women and different)), obled. to apply Only short-listed candidates wilt be called for the subsequent selection procedure.

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

Organization Summary

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,

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Jhamsikhel, Lalitpur-3, Nepal, GPO Box 21969, Kathmandu, Nepal
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