Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist

(Based at Rangpur Divisional Office in Rangpur)

All over the world girls are at risk because of their young age and their gender. They are at risk of being denied the opportunity to access a secondary education, to gain the skills and training they need to work and to exercise control over their sexual and reproductive health. They are at risk of being married before the age of 18. They are at risk of violence and harassment from men and boys in every space they occupy, including their home, their school, their refugee camp and their city.

Plan International believes in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected. Plan International’s Global Strategy aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach. In view of that, the country programme is focusing towards a vision of empowering girls and young women, to be heard, to live without fear of violence and to achieve their rights.

ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT GIRLS RIGHTS AND ENDING GENDER INEQUALITY?

DO YOU HAVE THE DESIRE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS TO DESIGN & DEVELOP THE STRATEGIES FOR DRM
DO YOU HAVE THE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE TO DEVELOP AND FACILITATE TRAINING ON TOT, DRR AND CCA?

IF YOUR ANSWERS ARE YES, THEN THIS IS THE JOB FOR YOU 
The role:  

The DRM Specialist will be a technical lead of implementing project(s) under DRM programme in Rangpur Divisional Office (RDO). The jobholder will be responsible for close technical oversight, strategic guide, networking, ensure quality assurance and action as well as ensure donor compliance specific to implementing project(s). S/he will be responsible to design, develop and review strategies as well as different communication materials, training manuals, guidelines, tools related to implementing project(s) under her/his portfolio. The DRM Specialist will also be responsible to organize, facilitate and coordinate staff level trainings (TOT) on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), and humanitarian response. S/he will work in a team for developing/adapting implementation standard (M&E framework), monitoring and supervision mechanism, advocacy and networking initiatives at divisional level. S/he will work closely with BCO DRM team both for quarterly and annual programme/project(s) reporting requirements. Provide technical direction and support on implementing project(s) to partner. Undertake field visits and provide on-site technical assistance to field staff for quality implementation of project(s) activities. The jobholder will maintain close coordination/functional relationship with BCO DRM team, Gender and Inclusion Advisor, as well as respective colleague of Protection and Education team (both at BCO and at Divisional Office) to have technical guidance - so that Child Protection and Education in Emergencies embedded in the implementing project(s) interventions in a gender transformative way.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a passionate leader with  Master’s in any discipline preferably in Disaster Management from a reputed university;Should have  at least 3- 5 years’ experience of working in a similar job preferably in an INGO. S/he should have a  Sound knowledge about gender issues and able to conduct gender analysis in project implementation and evidence gathering  The position holder should have excellent writing and communication skills (both English and Bangla) and should be able to present information concisely and effectively to varied audiences. Sound knowledge about gender issues and able to conduct gender analysis in project implementation and evidence gathering; Significant field experience of managing DRR and CCA, and humanitarian response projects with Facilitation skills and experience in delivering training related to Community Based DRR and CCA is required. The candidate must have well understanding of Programme cycle: planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development projects.   

About Plan International

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.

How to apply:

To find out more details and apply visit: Career Opportunities: Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Specialist and should apply online by 25 May 2019. Plan International Bangladesh is committed to ending gender inequality, and achieving a gender balanced workforce. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.     

We promote competitive salary, female friendly workplace, outstanding co-workers (who are respectful, professional, unbiased and easy to work with); equal opportunity that mean equal access to promotion, leadership role or incentive programme.
  
Attractive salary will be offered to deserving candidate along with other benefits as per organization’s policy.

As an independent development and humanitarian organization, We strive for a just world that advances children's rights and equality for girls. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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