The Disaster Risk and Resilience Specialist will be responsible for enhancing stakeholder capacity in Disaster Risk Management (DRM), focusing on disaster preparedness for response at all levels, providing technical support on environmental management and impact, and offering technical assistance on key DRM activities, including climate change adaptation.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Identify current and emerging risk factors, their underlying causes, and actions to mitigate future hazards. -Develop a Disaster Risk Management work plan and a DRM training plan. -Identify programming opportunities and challenges to strengthen community resilience. -Provide technical support on DRM and Resilience to consortium partners. -Conduct DRM rapid assessments and collate data from primary and secondary sources. -Conduct DRM coordination and review meetings with key stakeholders. -Prepare concept notes for workshops in collaboration with stakeholders. -Follow up on the implementation of DRM and CAAP plans, ensuring gender and youth integration. -Establish a road map to community resilience, linking DRR resilience to food security, WASH, environment, and inclusive market systems. -Participate in DRM coordination and collaboration platforms at district and consortia levels. -Promote project DRM activities in collaboration with the Documentation and Communication Officer. -Consolidate districts and consortia narrative reports.
Qualifications and Experience
-At least a Degree in Environmental Studies, Natural Resources Management, Agriculture Communications, -Social Sciences/Monitoring and Evaluation, or a related field. -A certificate/Diploma or relevant training/courses in DRR and Resilience will be an added advantage. -Minimum of 2 years of working experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, Resilience Programming, Climate ---Smart Approaches, DRM preparedness, and Community Mobilization. -Experience in training using participatory methodologies, gender, and youth mainstreaming.