CARE Nepal is an international humanitarian organization working in the country for the past 36 years. It currently works in 37 districts through various programs on issues relating to improving the lives of the poorest and most vulnerable populations through programs that work on the following themes: food security and climate change; emergency preparedness and DRR; migration and urbanization; sexual reproductive and maternal health; gender based violence; women and girls’ leadership. Marginalized Women and Adolescent Girls are our two primary impact groups. Core priorities include investment in the empowerment and leadership of women and girls, good governance and accountability, working in partnership and alliance with like-minded actors, and evidence-based advocacy.
CARE Nepal hereby invites applications from interested candidates for the following full time positions for the 5 year USAID funded Sustainable Action for Resilience and Food Security (SABAL)
Position : DRR and CCA Assistants (3 Nos for 4 years based in either Rasuwa, Nuwakot, Kavre, Sindhupalchowk, Dolakha)
Key responsibilities: The DRR/CCA Assistant will support the implementation of the project through district level facilitation, technical backstopping and coordination. The role will ensure successful planning, implementation, integration and mainstreaming of climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction with development intervention at district level. The DRR/CCA Assistant will coordinate with the communities, local facilitators, and other stakeholders to accomplish SABAL activities in one of the five project districts. As a DRR/CCA Assistant; s/he will be responsible for the overall implementation of the DRR and CCA program activities at district and community level. S/he will also be responsible for program effort to generate new concepts and ideas for enhancing program effectiveness.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
Intermediate degree in Forestry, Agriculture, Climate Change, Disaster Management, NRM, or any relevant subjects from a recognized university with at least 3 years of practical experience in environment, NRM, DRR and CCA sectors. Facilitation in community based adaptation and disaster planning would be added value for this position.
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