Disaster Risk Reduction Manager

الوصف الوظيفي

International Medical Corps is working to relieve the suffering of those impacted by war, natural disaster and disease by delivering vital health care services that focus on training, helping devastated populations return to self-reliance. IMC has been working in Gaza since 2009 and is currently implementing a project to support health service provision in partnership with local NGOs.

International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at the website provided at the end of this document. 

International Medical corps is currently looking for: Disaster Risk Reduction Manager

Capacity: Full Time Contract

Duration: 10 months with the potential for extension depending on available funding

Location: Gaza City.

The Disaster Risk Reduction Manager will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of day to day management and technical leadership with regard to the design and support of effective  DRR work plans. S/he will provide the main technical guidance and offer assistance where needed and appropriate. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.


Project Implementation

  • Effectively implement project activities as outlines in the project documents by complementing existing capacities and providing oversight and support where needed;
  • Facilitate decision making on activity execution, particularly related to planning, budget and implementation issues;
  • Provide inputs to strategic planning, achievement of targets and required modifications to implementation
  • Provide technical oversight for all needs assessments.
  • Provide ongoing technical and programmatic leadership and support to a diverse group of stakeholders, including local NGOs, community-based groups, and representatives of local community.
  • Facilitate technical trainings and deliver technical presentations during events and other engagements;
  • Monitor progress toward meeting objectives and make program design modifications as needed
  • Conduct field visits to project sites for the provision of hands-on support and quality assurance;
  • Ensure professional administrative and logistics support is given to the project activities.
  • Represent IMC at relevant cluster meetings, DRR technical sessions, project events, ceremonies and functions;
  • Human Resource management of DRR team including officers, volunteers, focal points and community DRR teams
  • Financial management including maintenance of DRR budgets, planning relevant procurements as per project timelines, updating pipelines and ensuring compliance with donor budgets.
  • Develop progress reports on project implementation highlighting activities, achievements and progress towards results, challenges and lessons learned.

Technical Support, Capacity Building and Coordination

  • Provide technical inputs that support achieving the project objectives;
  • Assist with planning and development of emergency preparedness processes;
  • Establish engagement and coordination protocols between targeted community organizations and link them to early warning systems
  • Conduct research, consolidate, and analyze disaster and risk data from various assessments
  • Develop local and community contingency plans, based on past disasters and potential new disasters;
  • Provide technical support to design, organize and facilitate simulations, workshops, and other activities
  • Oversee DRR staff and community DRR focal points and provide capacity building support internally and externally as needed and manage a diverse group of program support workers including specialist, professionals, and locals.
  • Update on the status of DRR in country programs and share updates with members of the Technical Unit.
  • Ensure sustainability of interventions and support to institutionalize Disaster Management guidelines and policies at the level of the local communities and the CBOs targeted by the activity.
  • Explore and lead on climate-change initiatives
  • Coordinate and represent IMC with all relevant actors on DRR related matters including clusters and subcluster or working groups, other INGOs and UN bodies

Project Development

  • Conceptualize and develop DRR programmatic and partnership strategies
  • Orchestrate the initiation of strategies in collaboration with various stakeholders and partners;
  • Provide extensive input and technical support to project proposals and program design
  • Support human and financial resource planning
  • Conduct research, assessments, and studies as needed in relation to proposal development
  • Ensure that the DRR strategies and interventions are based on frameworks and approaches that are consistent with or have considered national and international standards and guidelines;
  • Remain updated on disaster management and preparedness issues, knowledge and tools and global initiatives, and incorporate such tools and initiatives where relevant to program
  • Support the review, consolidation and development of tools and guidance documents
  • Support with the development of Preparedness, Emergency, and Technical Quality Minimum standards for DRR
  • DRR integration guidance and support to TU, Operations and Country Team colleagues
  • Develop thematic technical briefs from evidence-based DRR and resilience practices
  • Maintain internal advocacy and communications for the mainstreaming of DRR/resilience and development of project programming including promoting existing tools and resources.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

جميع الحقوق محفوظة لموقع جوبس.

متطلبات الوظيفة


  • Advanced degree in a program-relevant field, and additional training in disaster risk reduction and/or emergency preparedness and response.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in disaster management and emergency preparedness and in humanitarian response contexts
  • Strong technical skills related to disaster risk reduction and emergency preparedness
  • Demonstrated experience in program development, implementation, monitoring and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in the field of emergency preparedness at the community level
  • Previous experience working with INGOs in similar capacity.
  • Experience with USAID-funded projects and familiarity with USAID reporting requirements and procedures.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral, as well as strong presentation skills.
  • Strong commitment to team management approach
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written.
  • Ability to work within a team structure or independently, self-motivated, flexible, and can cope with stressful workload.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
تفاصيل الوظيفة
المسمى الوظيفي Disaster Risk Reduction Manager
آخر موعد للتقديم 30 - Jul - 2023
المكان قطاع غزة
نوع الوظيفة دوام كامل
المستوى المهني إدارة
الراتب N/A
الدرجة العلمية البكالوريوس
الخبرة 5 Years
آلية التقديم

How to apply.

  • Interested candidates with relevant education and work experience are encouraged to send their CVs and Cover Letter to [email protected], Indicating in the subject line: DRR Manager, no later than July, 30, 2023.
  • CVs and Cover Letter must be submitted in English.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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