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Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Expert (DRR Expert) - German Agro Action Job in Kenya

German Agro Action / Welthungerhilfe is an International NGO operating in various districts in Kenya and is currently looking for a qualified Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction Expert (DRR Expert) for a fixed term field based position in pastoralist Kajiado, south-eastern Kenya.

To qualify for this position the candidate should:-
  • Have a bachelors or masters degree in social sciences, development studies or related field, ideally with additional specialisation in community based disaster risk reduction, specifically drought preparedness
  • Have knowledge and proven experience in:
1.     Community based disaster risk reduction, specifically drought preparedness
2.     Community based social protection and resilience building, preferably Cash For Work/Food for Work/WASH interventions
3.     Recovery and rehabilitation approaches

4.     Targeting methods
5.     M&E methodology
6.     Community trainings (incl. hygiene promotion)
7.     Project reporting
  • Be computer literate
  • Be ambitious, honest, and self-motivated
  • Be a team player, flexible and supporting, able to work under high work loads
  • Have a minimum of 3 years of post qualification experience in a similar position
  • Be willing to live and work in remote areas and with local communities
Women are especially encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Qualified applicants are requested to submit their one-page motivation letter, details of previous/actual salary and expected remuneration, detailed CV with highlight of own skills and achievements (especially in DRR), language skills, testimonials, and contact details of three referees, not later than 3rd January 2011 to:

The Human Resource Manager,
Welthungerhilfe e.V.,
German Agro Action, Regional Office,
P. O.Box 38829-00623,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Ref: DRR Expert Kajiado,

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