Manager in the field or Disaster Preparedness

  Afghanistan Unspecified 560
Date Posted:Mar 28, 2010
Closing Date:Mar 30, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Management
Salary Range:As per NTA salary scale policy
Years of Experience:5 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension: false
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:Unspecified
Required Languages:

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Job Summary:

AGEF requires a fully qualified and experienced Project Manager in order to run the Disaster Awareness Project Kishem to its best.

Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Implementation of the project “Community based disaster prevention in 34 communities in Kishim District, Badakhshan Province/Afghanistan”
2. Contingency planning (survey of the hazards and capacities and according analysis).
3. Capacity Development (arranging trainings for local multipliers and villagers)
4. Participatory implementation of hands-on courses of action taken for the disaster preparedness of the inhabitants of those local communes which the projects are actually implemented in. The idea is to enable them to protect themselves (emergency plans, evacuation maps, emergency assembly points, evacuation, early warning system etc…)
5. Stockpiling (purchase, transportation and distribution of first aid kits and material for the inhabitants).
6. Compilation of project documents and reporting.
7. Close cooperation with the national authorities responsible for disaster preparedness.
8. Permanent coordination with the international project coordinator.

Job Requirement:

- Comprehensive expert knowledge and experiences gained in the fields of:
• Project management of international projects
• Disaster preparedness and management of catastrophes
• Procurement of material and accounting
• Natural hazards, their reasons and impacts
• Rural development and environmental education,
- Experiences gained in the cooperation with unprivileged population groups of remote rural areas,
- Readiness to frequently travelling and stay in those areas which the project covers,
- Very good command of English or of German.

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