Jobs at United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction in Uganda

Job Title: Project Officer (32962)

United Nations office for Disaster Risk Reduction Regional Office for Africa will be implementing an ECHO funded project entitled “Integrated Drought/Disaster Risk Reduction in the Horn of Africa (GHA)”.

The project is designed to target government institutions in charge of drought risk reduction as well as practitioners and community members in drought prone areas in Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia as well as the IGAD and EAC Secretariats.

 Building on existing initiatives, UNISDR supports state and non-state actors to integrate disaster risk reduction in development and relief efforts.

UNISDR is looking for a National Project Officer based in Uganda to support the overall management of the project and follows up on the implementation of the project in Uganda through field missions, interventions where necessary and reporting in close liaison with the national and regional DRR Advisors working under this project as well as UNISDR Staff in Nairobi.

Type of Contract:                             Service Contract

Post Level:                                          SB 4

Languages Required:                     English

Starting Date:                                    1 November 2012 (when the selected candidate is expected to start)

Duration of Contract:                     1 year


How to Apply
• For further details on the terms of reference and application processes, please visit http://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=32962 .
Please email the following documents to isdr-africa@unep.org

• Cover letter, explaining why you consider yourself qualified and motivated for this particular assignment.
• Completed P-11 Form
• Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: 5th Oct 2012


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