URCS announces the competition of Methodological adviser for Ukrainian Red Cross Society’s Center for Disaster Risk Reduction

National Committee of the Ukrainian Red Cross Society (URCS) announces the competition of Methodological adviser for Ukrainian Red Cross Society’s Center for Disaster Risk Reduction (URCS DRR Center)

General provisions:

Based in Kiev, Methodological adviser is responsible for development of methodological guidelines for organizing events for the target group of beneficiaries (local government, CP, SESU, local activists, employees and volunteers of the URCS, and other NGOs) based on existing practices and on the basis of the results of piloting approaches.

Education and professional qualifications:

Higher education, preferable additional studies relating to emergency response, civil protection etc.
Experience in adaptation of foreign approaches to Ukrainian context, preferably to have printed or online samples;
At least 3 years of professional experience in writing methodological guidelines or their adaptations, preferably in Non-Profit Organization;
Work experience in international organization or context is an asset;
Mother tongue in Ukrainian and Russian, excellent writing skills in Ukrainian, fluent English
Interpretation experience would be an asset

Personal Competencies:

Share RCRC Movement’s fundamental principles
Willingness to be an active team player
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Integrity and honesty in dealing with confidential information
Ability to work independently and execute tasks in a reliable and competent manner
Strong ability to communicate with people and colleagues at different levels
Flexibility and capacity to adapt to challenging environment

Tasks and responsibilities:
Development of methodological guidelines on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRM) training
Development of methodological guidelines on Community Emergency Planning (CEP) training
Development of methodological guidelines on Hromada Emergency Planning (HEP) training
Development of methodological guidelines on Family Emergency Planning (FEP) session
Development of methodological guidelines on CBDRM awareness session
Development of methodological guidelines on CBDRM training for trainers (ToT)
Field visits with project team within Ukraine
Provide technical assistance and support to set up and implement a planning process of tasks
Maintain good communications and liaise with management staff

Terms: 6 months with possible extension.

Please submit your CV in English, with the desired salary level, along with your motivation letter in English by 16.08.2021 and samples of previous methodological work done – online or printed.

Only candidates meeting the abovementioned criteria will be considered and contacted for tests and interviews.