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Offered position: Technical Officer - DRR
Type of contract: Fixed term, 1 Year
Job location: Sujawal
Application deadline: 17 April 2015
Interview and assessment date: The procedure will follow several steps, written test and interviews and will be
concluded ASAP.
Handicap International, is a International Humanitarion Organization specializing in the field of disability. A strong
emphasis is placed on empowering people with disabilities through their integration into mainstream
development activities and the provision of appropriate health and rehabilitation services to ensure equal
opportunities for all. Handicap International is present in Pakistan since 2005. The organization continues to
support TDPs and host communities in KPK.
The project:
The project “Increasing Community Resilience to Natural Hazards by reducing vulnerabilities to risks” in district
Sujawal, Sindh Province. Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM), mitigation and structural
measures at community level, livelihood and strengthening of local stakeholders (key government line
departments) capacities are key components of project.
- Contributes to design the methodologies for the assessment and stakeholders' analysis, while
adapting the existing tools developed by Handicap International (inclusive DRR, inclusive livelihoods,
access to services, local participatory diagnosis, etc.)
- Conducts the surveys, assessments or any other type of ex-ante evaluation, collects and analyses the data
as per designed methodology
- Monitor timely and correct implementation of planned activities on the field
- Efficiently manage the construction and rehabilitation team
- Provide estimation and bill of quantity follow logistic process to realize the works on site
- Organizes regular meetings with main operational and strategic stakeholders related to the sector of
intervention and participates to relevant coordination forums.
- Under the supervision of his/her line specialist, organizes workshops / consultations with external
- In coordination with his/her line specialist, designs the reporting mechanisms and monitoring and evaluation
system related to the project in accordance with Handicap International requirements
Compiles and analyzes the information according to the Monitoring and Evaluation system.
Skills required:
- Degree in Social Sciences or with minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working with NGOs in DRR.
- Previous experience in working with people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups
- Sound experience in working on accessibility issues.
- Comfortable facilitating trainings to different kind of audience
- Organisation skills, diplomacy, computer and language skills (Sindhi, English and Urdu)
- Commitment to HI’s mission and values.
Added value:
- Be from the project area/having lived and worked in the project area
- Experience in working with person with disabilities based on the social and/or rights based approach
Availability: As soon as possible
Please note that Handicap International particularly welcomes applications from persons with disabilities and
female candidates
How to apply: Interested candidates should send their application letter and resume (no more than 2 pages) with
subject “Technical Officer- DRR” no later than April 17th 2015 to:
Mr Zohaib Amjad, Senior HR officer
[email protected]
Due to the high volume of applications, HI regrets that it cannot inform all applicants of their eligibility for
employment. HI will inform short listed candidates only. Unsuccessful candidates are encouraged to reapply for
future postings. No allowances will be paid for travel during the recruitment process.