THE GLOBAL NETWORK OF CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS FOR DISASTER REDUCTION JOB VACANCIES 2020
The Global Network of Civil Society Organisation for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) is seeking a Regional Coordinator to support the network in the South East & East Asia, and Pacific Subregion. Applicants can be based in Bangkok, Manila, Jakarta, or Kuala Lumpur, and other locations with similar access to Bangkok may be considered.
GNDR is a network of member organizations across 127 countries striving to build resilience of disaster-prone communities. We have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Coordinator to oversee our work in the South East & East Asia, and Pacific Subregion. The role is responsible for all activities in the subregion, including the development, support, and management of members organizations; knowledge management on Risk-Informed Development; supporting fundraising and project management; and influencing policy-makers to adopt and implement Risk Informed Development.
Candidates must have a background in international development, with a relevant degree and substantial experience working in either development or humanitarian sectors, with a good understanding of the issues surrounding disasters, resilience, and development, including the Sendai Framework, Paris Agreement, and the SDGs. Candidates should also have experience working alongside governments, UN bodies, institutional donors, and inter-governmental bodies, implementing advocacy initiatives at the national or regional level. It is expected that candidates will have experience of working in civil society organizations and networks, and experience in implementing capacity strengthening initiatives for CSOs. Candidates must have excellent communications skills, including excellent written and spoken fluency in English. Candidates should have networking, representational, and influencing skills.
GNDR offers a competitive salary plus pension, specific to the location. Please note expatriate benefits are NOT offered and candidates must have the legal right to live and work in either Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, or Malaysia.
How to apply
Please download the Job Description and Person Specification from the GNDR website for details.
If you feel that you meet the criteria set out in the Job Description then send a cover letter and CV (no more than 4 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Regional Coordinator“. Applications must be in English.
Closing date: Wednesday 16 December 2020.