Project Technical Specialist

World Vision International Nepal

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Job Description

  • The Project Technical Specialist (PTS) will be responsible to provide DRM technical leadership across all project districts including WVIN DRM programming,  lead the implementation of CBDRR project activities, and ensure the project’s annual KPIs and targets related to CBDRR are achieved.
  • The objective of the CBDRR project is to facilitate development and effective preparation as well as the implementation of local disaster management act, policies, strategies, standard operating procedure (SoP) for Local Emergency Operation Centre (LEOC), the establishment of community-based flood early warning system and promote community-based disaster management activities 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.

Job Specification

  • A bachelor’s degree in Disaster Risk Management, Environment Science, or a degree in a relevant field with substantial experience in DRR programming with a minimum of five years of professional experience in implementing CBDRR/DRM projects in the context of different geographical locations.
  • Alternatively, a Master’s degree in DRM, Environment Science or related field with 3-5 years of experience in implementing and managing CBDRR/DRM projects. Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing of disaster management-related act, policies, strategies, guidelines, etc.
  • Demonstrated expertise and experience in developing and operationalizing of LDCRP, DPRP, SoP for LEOC, DM Fund Mobilization Guideline, CBDRMP, etc. Familiarity with development theory, community-based disaster management, DRM frameworks; Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment (VCA), Participatory Disaster Risk Assessment (PDRA), COVACA, etc.
  • Strong conceptual knowledge about ToCs, logic model, resilience indicators, DRM plans, data quality assurance, data utilization, and gender integration into M&E.
  • Demonstrated experience of working with all three tiers of government of Nepal, especially with provincial and local government including signing MoU with the concerned government.
  • Sound knowledge for the preparation of an advocacy tool for mainstreaming DRR into a development plan. Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation, and report writing skills.
  • High level of practical knowledge on local disaster risk management planning process including development of all the legal documents related to DRM, Early Warning System, climate-resilient livelihood, disaster-resilient infrastructure.
  • Practical knowledge in Community Based Disaster Risk Management projects.
  • Good knowledge of development work and nexus approach of disaster with a livelihood in a fragile context. Good media relations and advocacy skills especially with government stakeholders.
  • Experience in the preparation of DRM materials and tools.
  • Strong experience and recognized expertise in models and methods of training, facilitation and capacity building, and organizational development for staff and communities.
  • Understanding and experience in working with children and communities in NepalSound Knowledge of social security schemes.
  • Knowledge of climate-resilient agriculture practices.
  • Knowledge of disaster-resilient community infrastructures.
  • Demonstrated experience of multiple partner NGO management experience and knowledge is preferred.
  • Strong government stakeholder coordination and familiar with Government of Nepal DRM related matters.
  • Experience in using digital tools that are used for disaster management is also preferred.

About The Company

World Vision

World Vision International Nepal

977-1-5548877 / 5547177 [email protected]

World Vision started its long-term development work in Nepal in 2001. Over the past years, World Vision International Nepal (WVIN) has worked for the well-being of children partnering with communities in 14 districts of Nepal. At present, WVIN’s development programme is being implemented in 11 districts namely Achham, Doti, Jumla,… More