People in Need
People in Need began providing aid to Nepal in 2015 when the country was hit by the most destructive earthquake in the last 80 years. The earthquake left more than 8,500 people dead and thousands of others found themselves without a roof over their heads. Nepal is among one of the most underdeveloped countries in the world and therefore today…
Location: Rasuwa District (Uttargaya/Naukunda), or Sindhupalchowk District (Barhabise/Bhotekoshi) with regular visits to Kathmandu
Duration: June 2022-February 2024
Reports to: Programme Manager
People in Need (PIN) is a non-governmental, non-profit, international organization founded in the Czech Republic in 1992. PIN arrived in Nepal as part of a humanitarian response to the April 25, 2015 earthquake. Since its inception in Nepal, PIN has had a strong role advocating and addressing the needs of vulnerable populations affected by disaster including person categories who live in geographically remote areas of the country, historically marginalized ethnic groups, and those marginalized because of their age and/or gender identity. PIN has also supported Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction efforts ensuring that the most vulnerable people are not left behind with resilience (focused on shelter and resettlement) and education programming. PIN Nepal is strongly committed for safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, including persons with disabilities, in line with its safeguarding framework and child protection policy.
Scope of Work
Reporting to PIN’s Programme Manager, the Field Coordinator for Disaster Preparedness (DP), Mitigation and Planning will support the support the implementation of all disaster preparedness and mitigation activities under PIN’s ECHO funded DRR project by the municipality staff and partners. S/he will work closely with Programme Manager, partners, municipalities and other key stakeholders to leverage the governmental grants for DP and mitigation, with special focus on CAT II and CAT III households (those at risk of landslides) and nature-based solutions. S/he will make sure that activities are implemented in a timely fashion and to a high standard. S/he will be responsible to collect lessons learned during the project implementation, closely collaborating with MEAL and the Programme Manager and partners.
Key Summary of Functions
Disasater Preparedness, Mitigation and Planning
Project Management and MEAL
Submit an updated CV and motivational Letter to the following link by June 17, 2022. Please note, applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis and should a suitable candidate be found before the official closing date, the advertisement might be withdrawn prior to the deadline thus early submissions are strongly encouraged. No phone calls will be entertained.
PIN promotes equal opportunities. Women, Janajati and Dalit candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.