Nepal nationals: Technical Coordinator-Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

Nepal nationals: Technical Coordinator-Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

The Role

Technical Coordinator- Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience is responsible for facilitating the project, “Strengthening Community Preparedness, Rapid Response and Recovery in Nepal” in Kanchanpur and Dadeldhura districts. As a technical coordinator, the post holder will be overall responsible for project management and providing technical support to the project, financial and budget management, project administration, Monitoring Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL), partnership management and all matters relating to the project implementation in Nepal. This position is also responsible for coordination and relation building with stakeholders of the project and enhancing technical and managerial capacities of the partner NGOs for disaster risk reduction and resilience.

What we are looking for

Technical Coordinator- Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience will require to be exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs with the following qualification and competencies:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in disaster risk reduction, climate change, natural resource management, social sciences or development studies. Master’s degree in relevant field is desirable.
  • Hands on programme management experience and technical knowledge with at least 5 years’ experience (strategy development, project cycle management, HR and Financial Management, online MIS, and the use of excel) in disaster management and climate change
  • Gender, feminist and rights-based programming.
  • Proven track record in achieving objectives

We offer

This role will provide you with an opportunity to make a difference in Oxfam by working closely with a group of passionate people that are specialists in their field of Gender, WASH and Water Governance, Resilience and Climate Justice and so forth along with the national and international training and development opportunities. Our offer consists of fair pay and competitive benefits package.

Our values and commitment to safeguarding

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme.  In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, click ‘apply for this role’ button below. 

Application for the above position can be sent by 31 October 2020, Saturday. If you would like to learn more about this role, please refer to job profile.

As part of your online application, please upload your up to date CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile. Your application will be shortlisted based on your CV

About us

Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.

Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries. 

In response to Covid-19 if you are offered a role where you are required to travel between countries please ensure you have been briefed by the Hiring Manager about any changes to working or precautions you should take as part of your role.

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