Horn of Africa Emergency Capacity Building Project II Coordinator

Job Title

Horn of Africa Emergency Capacity Building Project II Coordinator

World Vision, an international Christian relief and development organization and lead agency for the Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Horn of Africa Consortium, is seeking to recruit a highly competent and proactive person to fill the position of ECB Project II Coordinator.

The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project aims to improve the speed, quality and effectiveness of the humanitarian community's emergency preparedness and response by building capacity at the field, global organizational and humanitarian sector levels for staff development, accountability and disaster risk reduction.

The Horn of Africa Consortium is led by ECB member World Vision, and managed by the East and Central Africa Inter-Agency Working Group (IAWG) on Disaster Preparedness.

Purpose of the Position:

The primary function of the ECB Project Coordinator is to facilitate the implementation of regional project activities, support all members of the consortium with smooth and effective collaboration and, represent Horn of Africa ECB consortium in global ECB project events.

Main Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the mobilization and engagement of the Horn of Africa Consortium in the development of capacity building initiatives and roll out of emergency preparedness, response and disaster risk reduction activities.
  • Facilitate the engagement of the Horn of Africa Consortium in the joint implementation of capacity building activities.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the Horn of Africa Consortium in sharing the learning across the humanitarian sector in the region about innovative capacity building activities.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the engagement of external stakeholders (UN agencies, government bodies, local NGOs and other INGOs) in the implementation of ECB 2 activities.
  • Represent the Horn of Africa Consortium ECB 2 Project in global ECB events, meetings and workshops.
  • The position will require extensive travel within the Horn of Africa Region.
  • This is a one year renewable contract.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • The suitable candidate should have significant experience with the following:
  • Facilitation and coordination (preferably in coordinating multi organization groups or consortia);
  • Management and implementation of emergency response and disaster risk reduction programs;
  • Development and implementation of capacity building and training interventions;
  • Strong program development and management skills including project planning, proposal and report writing, and monitoring and evaluation;
  • At least an undergraduate degree in related fields (development studies, social sciences etc)

    Interested and qualified candidates who wish to apply for this position should send an application letter and detailed CV to wvaro_recruit@wvi.org

    Application Deadline; 14th November,

    For More Information and Application, Please Visit; Emergency Capacity Building Website
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