Coordinator, Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation NGO Careers – BRAC International

Organisation: BRAC
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
BRAC International is one of
the world’s largest Non-Governmental Development Organizations, working in a
number of countries in Africa and Asia on poverty alleviation Programs, is
registered in Uganda as BRAC Uganda. The organization implements integrated
development approach combining Education, Health, Agriculture, Livestock,
Adolescent Empowerment and Microfinance.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design
    emergency preparedness and response SOP, plan, guideline and framework for
    country programme considering BRAC International plan, strategies, focus
    and humanitarian standards & principles
  • Carry
    out country risk assessment for designing DRR & Emergency Response strategies
    & implementation of plans considering humanitarian standards &
  • Design,
    promote, and facilitate capacity development of country programme, local
    governments, communities and schools to address emergency preparedness and
    response considering internationally accepted standards & principles
  • Assist
    the team to develop emergency preparedness and responses plan for local
    governments, communities and schools by considering country
    situation/crisis and internationally accepted standards & principles

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must hold a Master’s degree in social sciences, Development Studies,
    Disaster Management, Geography & Environment or related.
  • A
    minimum of three years’ experience of relevant experience in emergency
    response & disaster risk reduction in NGOs/development sectors.
  • Experience
    in proposal development, budgets, situational reports, action plans, brief
    notes & presentations
  • Excellent
    communication and interpersonal skills, skills on self-awareness, culture
    sensitivity, flexibility, adaptability and resilience
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send their application letters, Curriculum Vita in one Ms.
Office Word Document and academic papers in one PDF to There
should be only 2 attachments & the subject in email must be the name of the
position applied for strictly. Applications should be addressed to; THE HR
NB: Only soft
copy applications will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted. These positions are open for Ugandan nationals only.
Deadline: 25th January 2018

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