Individual Consultant – Resilience Specialist

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Individual Consultant – Resilience Specialist

Description

Provide technical advice to the Office of the Prime Minister for leadership and coordination of multi-sector planning,

supporting capacity building through training and guidance in Sectors and Local Governments; and facilitating strategic communication and engagement of stakeholders within government, CSOs, private sector, academia, development partners, cultural institutions, and faith-based organizations.

Responsibilities

As a member of a think-tank established to strengthen in-house capacity within OPM, comprising of a small high-level multidisciplinary core-team:Build local capabilities to respond to current and future emergencies given the high refugee and cross boarder population movements from neighboring countries with varied covid-19 response challenges and fragility situations;
Facilitate strategic stakeholder engagements;
Coordinate, prepare and disseminate analytical reports, policy briefs and best practices to inform policy, planning, budgeting and stakeholder engagement on COVID-19 and other disasters;

Innovation- Ability to make new and useful ideas work;
Leadership - Ability to persuade others to follow;
People Management -Ability to improve performance and satisfaction;
Communication - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform;
Delivery - Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.

Education:

Master's degree in disaster risk management, social policy, public policy, politics, economics, development studies or a related area.
A Phd in Resilience related discipline would be an added advantage.

Experience:

Minimum of Seven years of progressively responsible experience in humanitarian and development coordination or a related field;
Experience working within the UN system, preferably with UNDP;
Experience in advisory role with government particularly on disaster risk management and resilience planning has an added value;

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