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  • Posted: May 20, 2024
    Deadline: May 29, 2024
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    About UNDRR As the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, UNDRR brings governments, partners and communities together to reduce disaster risk and losses to ensure a safer, more sustainable future. UNDRR (formerly UNISDR) is the United Nations focal point for disaster risk reduction. UNDRR oversees the implementation of the Sendai Framework for...
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    Junior Consultant: Development of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Training Manual

    The Consultant will be responsible for the following overall duties and responsibilities:

    Building on the existing draft that has been initiated by the AUC AMHEWAS team, the consultants are to develop a training manual on, Impact Based Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action Systems. Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

    • Conducting a rapid needs assessment to identify gaps (this will include consultations and desk review of previous assessments)
    • Develop the Manual in consultation with AUC, ECOWAS, ECCAS, EAC, ICPAC, SADC, ACMAD, UNDRR, UNDP, CIMA Research foundation, IFRC and other partners, and at least one country from each Regional Economic Community.
    • Building on the existing draft and guided by the above consultations and desk reviews, the consultants will develop a curriculum/course outline, with chapters and training content for the chapters and method of delivery
    • On regular basis, hold meetings with key programme partners on progress made, for guidance, comments and review to ensure the development of the manual is on track
    • Facilitate validation workshop of the proposed training manual to the stakeholders, compile feedback and incorporate in the revised manual
    • Conduct a pilot testing of the manual to an audience that will be decided by the project partners
    • Submit the manual to AU through UNDRR Regional Office for Africa
    • The consultant will work under the overall supervision of the Programme Management Officer, UNDRR Regional Office for Africa, and daily supervision of the AMHEWAS Programme Manager in the AUC Disaster Risk Reduction Unit.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Hydrology, Meteorology, Disaster Risk Management/Reduction, Environmental Science, Geography, or other relevant fields is required.
    • A first-level university degree in any of these fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
    • At least five (5) years’ experience working with national or regional hydrological, meteorological and disaster risk management institutions is required.
    • Experience with Multi-Hazard Early Warning systems is required Experience in designing and delivering trainings is required
    • Experience with global, African frameworks on hydrology or meteorology, involving technical assignments in Africa is desirable

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    Transboundary Risk and Early Warning Expert – Africa Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action (AMHEWAS)

    • UNDRR is recruiting a consultant to build capacity of the AUC, RECs and Member States, under the aegis of the AMHEWAS programme, to strengthen capacities for transboundary disaster risk management.
    • The assignment is expected to help AUC, RECs and Member States to better identify and understand how to manage transboundary risks and integrate transboundary hazards and risk into the early warning and early action products of the AMHEWAS programme.
    • The Transboundary Risk and Early Warning Expert will work under the overall supervision of the AUC’s AMHEWAS Programme Manager and UNDRR Regional Office for Africa, to develop the key deliverables.
    • The consultant will be expected to interact closely with the RECs and will be a home based consultancy.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Disaster Risk Management/Reduction, Environmental Science, Geography, Hydrology or other relevant fields is required.
    • A first-level university degree in any of these fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying work experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
    • At least 5 years of experience of working in Africa at the national or international level in implementing Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes or other relevant field is required. Experience in managing early warning or disaster operations projects and working in Africa at regional or national level on Disaster Risk Reduction/Management (DRR/M) is desirable.
    • Experience in liaising with regional organizations and Member States in policy and protocol formulation is desirable.
    • Experience with early warning/early action, including being familiar with hydro meteorological hazards (flood, drought, etc.) assessment and mapping, vulnerability assessment and weather forecast, and monitoring is desirable.
    • Experience of leading or contributing to strategy country-led development initiatives is desirable.
    • Experience with at least one major government institution or international organization working on early warning/early action or disaster risk reduction/risk knowledge in desirable.
    • Experience in hazard assessment and mapping and experience in risk profiles/atlas preparation is desirable.

    Deadline : May 26, 2024

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    Senior Consultant: Development of Multi-Hazard Early Warning Training Manual

    The Consultant will be responsible for the following overall duties and responsibilities:

    • Building on the existing draft that has been initiated by the AUC AMHEWAS team, the consultants are to develop a training manual on, Impact Based Multi-Hazard Early Warning and Early Action Systems.

    Specific duties and responsibilities will include:

    • Conducting a rapid needs assessment to identify gaps (this will include consultations and desk review of previous assessments)
    • Develop the Manual in consultation with AUC, ECOWAS, ECCAS, EAC, ICPAC, SADC, ACMAD, UNDRR, UNDP, CIMA Research foundation, IFRC and other partners, and at least one country from each Regional Economic Community.
    • Building on the existing draft and guided by the above consultations and desk reviews, the consultants will develop a curriculum/course outline, with chapters and training content for the chapters and method of delivery
    • On regular basis, hold meetings with key programme partners on progress made, for guidance, comments and review to ensure the development of the manual is on track
    • Facilitate validation workshop of the proposed training manual to the stakeholders, compile feedback and incorporate in the revised manual
    • Conduct a pilot testing of the manual to an audience that will be decided by the project partners
    • Submit the manual to AU through UNDRR Regional Office for Africa.

    Qualifications/special skills

    • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in Disaster Risk Management/Reduction, Environmental Science, Geography, or other relevant fields is required.
    • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
    • At least seven (7) years of experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, Early Warnings, Climate Change is required.
    • Experience in implementing Disaster Risk Reduction Programmes is required. Experience in managing early warning or disaster operations trainings and working in Africa at regional or national level on Disaster Risk Reduction/Management (DRR/M) is required.
    • Experience in liaising with regional organizations and Member States in policy and protocol formulation is desirable.
    • Experience in conducting, coordinating/implementing early action and anticipatory action training activities is desirable.

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