DAI works at the cutting edge of international development, combining excellence in technical and operational project management, and exceptional customer service to solve our clients’ most complex problems. Since 1970, DAI has worked in 150 developing and transition countries, providing comprehensive development solutions in areas including crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS, avian influenza control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change.
Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist
The DRR (Disaster Risk Reduction) Specialist contributes to the achievement of APIK objectives at the regional level by assisting in the development of DRR CCA (Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation) strategies, regional-level work plans, coordinating regional-level activities, ensuring strong communications with the APIK regional office and technical specialists, and generally building trust between APIK and local stakeholders. S/he works side by side with APIK partners on a daily basis and represents the front line of the Project. This position will be based in Ambon.
- Proven experience with DRR CCA policy issues, providing policy and advisory services to determine best approaches for enhanced development effectiveness in support of DRR CCA;
- Experience with resilience-focused activities, resource mobilization, and advocacy;
- Possess at least a university degree; preferably in environmental engineering/science, disaster management, geology, geography, or social science;
- At least 3 years of experience working on institutional DRR CCA program; preferably with working experience in Maluku;
- Excellent interpersonal skills, with experience in facilitation, training, and organizing work at government and policy level;
- Ability to facilitate different actors and interests between government-civil society-private sector to have deliberative processes towards building local resilience and sustainability;
- Able to work independently in limited supervision/facility as well as a team player with a range of people;
- Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office tools and internet-based infrastructure;
- Able to work in challenging areas (i.e. limited access to the internet, small islands, live-in with local communities, etc.);
- Women are encouraged to apply.
The vacancy will be closed 06 October 2019 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. We look forward to hearing from those who are interested in taking this opportunity to grow and develop with us.