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Disaster Risk Reduction Officer
The Gurkha Welfare Trust Nepal (GWT (N)) invites applications from suitably qualified and interested applicants from outside the organisation for the position of Disaster Risk Reduction Officer based in HQ, Pokhara with frequent travel to field areas.
Essential Qualifications, Skills and/or 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
- Experience in community response trainings, information management, GIS and coordination
- Past experience in conducting different Assessments with the likes of Initial Rapid Assessment, MultiSector Initial Rapid Assessments, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessments, and Rapid Market Assessments.
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.
Note: Please read through the attached Job Description for further information on job responsibilities.
The position falls in EG5 of GWT(N) pay structure and will receive a basic monthly salary of NPR.115,485. All
other benefits and facilities will be as per GWT(N) Regulations and Policy. The job is offered for 3 years initially and may be extended further on the basis of project requirement.
Qualified, experienced and Interested Applicants are invited to apply for the position by 20 April 2022,Wednesday.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted for the assessment process.
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