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  • Posted: Feb 9, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
  • Christian Blind Mission (CBM) Kenya is an independent Member Association of the CBM Family, registered under Kenyan law as an incorporated company limited by guarantee, having a Memorandum and Articles of Association with a membership, board and company secretary. The association submits an annual audit and company returns. CBM’s work in Kenya aims to ...
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    Disability Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction Knowledge Management and Learning Officer

    Responsibilities and Duties 

    Resource development and Knowledge Management:

    • Lead the development of knowledge framework on Disability Inclusive DRR and Climate change adaptation
    • In line with the global DRR and Climate change plan, support appropriate action research at global and in country level aimed to generate evidence on gaps and good practices on disability inclusive DRR and climate change adaptation
    • Support sharing of results of different research and knowledge products internally and externally
    • Consolidate DRR and climate change adaptation experience in different CBM Global country programmes
    • Support incorporation of key learning objectives in pilot DRR and climate change adaptation project design phase
    • Support and mentor CBM Global project teams in developing appropriate learning objectives, capturing of relevant information and documentation of good practice and knowledge products
    • Document learning across the Federation through participating in regular monitoring, mid term reviews, dedicated research activities and evaluation of disability inclusive DRR and climate change adaptation projects
    • Support development of annual reports to capture thematic work of CBM Global on disability inclusive DRR and Climate adaptation

    Education, Knowledge & Professional Experience

    • Degree in political science, humanitarian policy, international development or related subjects or relevant professional experience
    • Professional background and relevant working experience and expertise in both Disability Inclusive DRR and climate change.
    • Minimum of 8 years relevant working experience in low and middle-income countries, with at least 50% of that time at key objectives linked with knowledge management and action research
    • At least 4 years of relevant experience in, preferably disability inclusion and/or gender equality and social inclusion
    • Strong understanding and application of CRPD principles and a rights-based approach to Inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction, climate change and Community Based Disaster Risk Management.
    • Background and experience in development cooperation, including application of relevant tools and methods (inclusive project cycle management, participatory action research, documentation and publication of good practices.
    • Knowledge and understanding of international trends and priorities in DIDRR and climate change
    • Experience in working with teams and partners in developing projects, identifying learning opportunities and articulating best ways of capturing evidence.
    • Expertise in capacity development including facilitation skills and coaching.


    • English (professional proficiency, spoken and written)
    • French (desirable)

    Method of Application

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