Disaster Risk Reduction

Gurkha Welfare Trust

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Nepal-GWT(N) is the field arm of Gurkha Welfare Trust UK, a registered charitable Trust working particularly for the ex-Gurkha Veterans and their communities across Nepal. It is a charitable institution, established and registered in the UK in 1969. GWT(N) ensures that Gurkha veterans, their widows and their wider communities are able to live their lives with dignity. We achieve this…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Pokhara
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 115485 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5+ years
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Bachelor
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    Posted Date : Apr 06, 2022

Job Description

The DRR Officer is directly responsible to the Programme Director (PD) and coordinates with Head of Engineering Division (HED) and Head of Social Division (HSD)is in charge for planning and formulating a DRR framework/plan, coordinating, managing and implementing DRR activities in Resilient WASH and Emergency Preparedness Programme (RWEPP). He/she will be responsible to strengthen the GWT RWEPP disaster preparedness and response coordination and institutional mechanism and improve the necessary technical and financial capacities for the benefit of Rural Communities, LGs, Private Sector, and more importantly, Vulnerable Communities in the region.

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Required Qualification & Experience

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in disaster risk management, environmental science, engineering or related field from an accredited academic institution with a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field
  • Excellent understanding of DRR/M situations in Nepal and its integration in the Federal/Provincial/LGs structure
  • Experience in community response trainings, information management, GIS and coordination
  • Past experience in conducting different Assessments with the likes of Initial Rapid Assessment, Multi-Sector Initial Rapid Assessments, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments, and Rapid Market Assessments

How to Apply

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Application deadline: 20th April 2022,Wednesday.

Only short listed candidates will be further contacted for selection board process. 

The Gurkha Welfare Trust Nepal is an equal opportunity employer.