The overall the Technical Assistance service aims to support the Federal and Regional DRM institutions to achieve the objective of the EUTF project “Decentralisation of Disaster Risk Management in Ethiopia”, namely: “to enhance the capacities of the local authorities to proactively and rapidly help communities cope and be protected in the event of conflict and climate stress”.
Specific Objective: To advise and support the NDRMC and regional institutions involved in DRR on strategies, policies, technical and operational issues related to the implementation of the DRM strategy of the Ethiopian Government.
We welcome applications for the position of Team Leader. The profile description can be found below:
Key expert 1: Team leader/ Senior DRM expert NDRMC
Qualifications and skills
The key expert should have a Master Degree or a level of education that corresponds to completed university studies of at least 4 years attested by a diploma in one or more of the following related fields: Disaster Risk Management, Natural Resource Management, Rural Development, Public Administration or Economics.
Excellent command of spoken and written English with good reporting, interpersonal and communication skills is essential.
General professional experience
At least 10 years professional combined experience in the following fields: Disaster Risk Management, Natural Resource Management, Rural Development and Public Administration.
At least 5 years’ experience as a team leader or in advisory positions to government bodies including capacity building
Specific professional experience
The key expert should have:
Experience in managing/advising project(s) addressing DRM issues, including drought management, in Sub-Saharan Africa
Experience with the implementation of European Union administrative and financial rules and procedures
Working experience in Ethiopia would be an advantage
Start Date: Mid-April 2020
Length of the project: 36 months
Location: Addis Ababa, Oromia region