INTERNAL/EXTERNAL VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation Officer
January 11, 2017
Vacancy No. 007/17
No of positions: 2
CARE Ethiopia’s mission is to work with poor women and men, boys and girls, communities and institutions, to have a significant impact on the underlying causes of poverty in Ethiopia.
Objective: The purpose of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Officer is to support and lead the implementation of DRR and CCA activities to address the needs and priorities of DFAP target communities and households. S/he provides technical assistance related to DRR and CCA initiatives under the DFAP project: “Strengthen PSNP 4 Institutions and Resilience” for affected communities and key stakeholders. The incumbent is also responsible to help extract, document and share good practices within the organization, stakeholders and its partners. Furthermore, the position holder will assist in refining the programme design and implementation of all components of the project related to DRR and CCA in the target communities.
Responsibilities and Duties
Program planning and implementation
Capacity Building and Technical Support
§ Works with the relevant government structures to facilitate DRR and CCA-related activities and monitoring in the operational areas;
§ Documents and shares lessons/results of DRR and CCA work and strategies in program operational areas;
§ Supports DRR and CCA surveys, analyzes results and writes reports;
§ Helps promote appropriate community awareness strategies around DRR and CCA;
Partnership and Networking
§ Ensure DFAP consortium input into DRR and CCA systems with government counterparts in the target woredas/kebeles/communities;
§ Establish and maintain productive relationships with partner organizations;
§ Develop and maintain productive relationships with other NGOs and UN agencies working on DRR and CCA in the target woredas;
Learning, Documentation and Sharing
Advanced Degree in Development Studies, disaster risk reduction, climate change adaptation, social sciences, or related field of study
5 years of progressive experience for BA/3 years for Advanced Degree that is related to disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation programming in rural areas. Ability in interpersonal relationship, proposal development and team work is required.
C) Competencies: CARE core values (respect, accountability, courage, and excellence), building partnerships, and managing performance for success, initiating action, interpersonal skills, contributing to team success, pro-active problem solving and organizing.
The salary for this position is negotiable and the duty station is CARE East and West Hararghe Field Offices. The deadline for applications is 10 days from the date of advertisement and this is a temporary position for about 8 moths with possibility of extension.