Technical Officer - DRR

Job Description

Title: Technical Officer - DRR

Company Name: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Masters/ University Degree in Disaster Management/ Geography and Environment/ Earth and Environmental Science/ Geology/ Urban and Rural/ Regional Planning/ Development Studies/ Governance and Development Studies/ Development Studies from any recognized university/ institute.

Experience Requirements:
∎ 2 to 3 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Duration of the contract: Contractual, upto December 2021 with possibility of extension
∎ Based in: Kutubdia Sadar under Cox`s Bazar District having frequent field visit to working areas of Kutubdia
∎ Reporting to: DRR Manager, American Red Cross

Additional Requirements:
∎ Candidates having 2-3 years of experience in the field of Disaster Risk Management/Disaster Risk Reduction and candidate having research (in DRR/DRM) background is highly preferred.
∎ Understanding on DRR Projects Management Cycle in Bangladesh
∎ Working experience at coastal district/island areas
∎ Strong Coordination and Communication skill
∎ Academic background on DM/DRM
∎ Working experience in DM/DRM field
∎ Understanding on local dialect/Chittagonian dialect
∎ RCRC Movement background (Volunteer/NDRT/NDWRT/Staff)
∎ Background on DM/DRM research
∎ Program Budgeting and Financial understanding
∎ Training Facilitation/Module Development
∎ Understanding on Core humanitarian principles, standard, Emergency Management
∎ Experience in conducting sociological research/action research/DRR related research
∎ Understanding on national and international DM drivers (DM act, SOD), Institutional and Regulatory framework of DM in Bangladesh
∎ Motivation to stay and work at remote places/island areas
∎ Practical Efficiency on Microsoft package& RS/GIS/SPSS/STATA

Salary: Negotiable

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Festival Bonus
∎ Life & Medical Insurance
∎ Provident fund
∎ Medical reimbursement for staff and immediate family of up to 70000 BDT per annum.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 7 Jul 2021

Company Information:
∎ 23 Jun 2021
∎ International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
∎ Business : The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, (IFRC) is the world`s largest humanitarian organisation. The IFRC Country Office in Bangladesh has worked alongside the Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) for more than 30 years in humanitarian fields including disaster management, with a focus on the cyclone early warning and response programme in the coastal belt, and disaster preparedness and response during natural disasters.

Category: NGO/Development