Key expert 2 DRM expert
Abuja, NG
4h ago


DAI Europe is currently preparing for the forthcoming EU project Technical Assistance to support the Decentralization of Disaster Risk Management in Ethiopia which is expected to start in mid-April 2020.

DAI Europe is a leading development company with an extensive EU experience and with offices in Brussels and London. DAI Europe is part of DAI Global which is based in Washington DC.

Overall objective : The Technical Assistance service aims to support the Federal and Regional DRM institutions to achieve the objective of the EUTF project "Decentralisation of Disaster Risk Management in Ethiopia", namely : "to enhance the capacities of the local authorities to proactively and rapidly help communities cope and be protected in the event of conflict and climate stress".

Specific Objective : To advise and support the NDRMC and regional institutions involved in DRR on strategies, policies, technical and operational issues related to the implementation of the DRM strategy of the Ethiopian Government.

We welcome applications for the position of KE2. The profile description may be found below :

Key expert 2 : DRM expert (Amhara region)

Qualifications and skills

  • The key expert should have a Master Degree or a level of education that corresponds to completed university studies of at least 4 years attested by a diploma in one or more of the following related fields : Disaster Risk Management, Natural Resource Management, Rural Development, Public Administration or Economics.
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English with good reporting, interpersonal and communication skills is essential.
  • General professional experience

  • At least 8 years combined professional experience in any of the following fields : Disaster Risk Management, Natural Resource Management, Rural Development and Public Administration.
  • At least 5 years' experience in advisory positions to government bodies including capacity building
  • Specific professional experience

    The key expert should have :

  • Experience in managing / advising project addressing DRM issues, including drought management, in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Experience with the implementation of EU administrative and financial rules and procedures
  • A working experience in Ethiopia and knowledge of Amharic and / or one of the Ethiopian working language would be an advantage
  • Length of the project : 36 months

    Location : Bahr Dar, Amhara region

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