Project Officer – EWS

Practical Action

We help people find solutions to some of the world’s toughest problems – made worse by catastrophic climate change and persistent gender inequality. We work with communities to develop ingenious, lasting and locally owned solutions for agriculture, water and waste management, climate resilience and clean energy. We share what works with others, so many more people can change their worlds.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Sindhupalchowk district
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : As Per Job Detail
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Related Field
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    Posted Date : Aug 17, 2022

Job Description

Practical Action seeks to recruit dynamic and skilled Project Officer- Early Warning System (EWS) to be based in Sindhupalchowk. 

About the role

We are looking for a competent Project Officer for Community centric EWS for reducing risk of hydro-meteorological disaster in Nepal project. The purpose of this position is to enhance Community Capacity, LEOC, DEOC and local government on DRR, Risk Communication and Early Warning System. S/he will be responsible to provide technical assistance to partner for field level activity implementation – community mobilization and awareness raising, capacity development of the communities and local authority, facilitate in CDMC and task group formation, strengthen LEOCs and coordination with the local authorities.

Required Qualification & Experience

About you

You have willingness and enthusiasm to work in challenging and difficult situations and with vulnerable communities. You have experiences of working with local government for strategic planning and action plans for DRR and EWS.

Additional information

Practical Action is an equal opportunities employer and we encourage applications from under-represented groups.  We stay committed to cultivating an inclusive and diverse working environment and believe that people from different backgrounds or cultures give us different perspectives, and the more perspectives we have, the more successful we will be. By building a culture where everyone feels heard, respected and valued we give everyone working with us the opportunity to achieve their full potential.

Practical Action is committed to safeguarding and protecting children and vulnerable adults and as such candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal checks and terrorist financing.

To ensure that Practical Action meets its obligations of safer recruitment, appointment to posts within Practical Action will be subject to a satisfactory criminal check. Criminal checks will be conducted for all roles.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download detailed job description and standard application form from www.practicalaction.org/jobs.

Submit a cover letter along with the duly filled standard application form to hr@practicalaction.org.np by 31 August 2022