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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Coordinator, Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation Job at BRAC Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Coordinator, Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation

Jobs at:
BRAC Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
January 25th, 2018

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

BRAC is a global leader in creating large-scale opportunities for the poor. Founded in Bangladesh in 1972, it is now one of the world’s largest development organisations, touching the lives of an estimated 138 million people in 11 countries across Asia and Africa. For more information please visit BRAC’s website .

Job-Title: Coordinator, Disaster Risk Reduction & Climate Change Adaptation
Job Location: Country Office
Position: 01

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Design emergency preparedness and response SOP, plan, guideline and framework for country programme considering
  • BRAC international plan, strategies, focus and humanitarian standards & principles
  • Conduct country risk assessment for designing DRR & Emergency Response strategies & implementation of plans considering humanitarian standards & principles
  • Design, promote, and facilitate capacity development of country programme, local governments, communities and schools to address emergency preparedness and response considering internationally accepted standards & principles
  • Support team to develop emergency preparedness and responses plan for local governments, communities and schools by considering country situation/crisis and internationally accepted standards & principles
Required qualification & Skills
  • Master's degree in social sciences Devpt studies/Disaster Mgt Geography & Environment or related.
  • At least 3 years‘ experience of relevant experience in emergency response & disaster risk reduction in NGOs/development sectors.
  • Experience in proposal development, budgets, situational reports, action plans, brief notes & presentations
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, skills on self-awareness, culture sensitivity, flexibility, adaptability & resilience
BRAC Social Business Enterprise
BRAC social Business enterprises provides value chain linkages, support employment tor poor communities and helps generate profits which contribute to our development programmes. In Uganda the social enterprise was started by establishing a seed production and processing plant at our Nakaseke Research and Production Center.
Job application procedure
interested applicants should send their Application letters, Curriculum Vitae & academic documents (soft copy) to . (CV & Application letter should be in one word document & all academic papers & certificates MUST BE IN PDF FILE). Applications should be addressed to; THE HR MANAGER, BRAD Uganda
Please mention the name of the position in the subject bar. Only complete applications will be accepted and short listed candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: January 25th, 2018
BRAC is an equal opportunities employer