Humanitarian Coordinator

CBM Nepal Country Office

CBM is an international development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world irrespective of race, gender or religious belief. CBM has been working in Nepal since 1982. Our work in Nepal spans across 36 districts and based on a programmatic approach to ensure rehabilitation and inclusive development of persons with disabilities. Based on its core values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty both as a cause and as a consequence of disability, and works in partnership with local and national civil society organisations to create an inclusive society for all.

Detailed Job description / requirements:

Vacancy Announcement

CBM International is an international development and humanitarian organization committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in the poorest communities of the world irrespective of race, gender or religious belief. Our work in Nepal spans across 36 districts and based on a programmatic approach to ensure rehabilitation and inclusive development of persons with disabilities in partnership with local organizations.

CBM seeks application from qualified and competent candidates for following position:

Job Title: Humanitarian Coordinator

Reports to:

Country Director

Department:

Programme Development
Contract Start: Feb 2020          

Location:

Kathmandu, Nepal
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract   
Contract Duration: One Year  with possibility of extension

Objective

Aligned with CBM’s Federation Strategy 2023 and Partnership Principles, the position holder will ensure a holistic and consistent approach to crisis response by taking a proactive role in the delivery of CBM’s Disability Inclusive Humanitarian Action Initiative Strategy at the country level by engaging and leading in all phases of humanitarian crisis linking preparedness, response, recovery and development.Responsibility:

Emergency Preparedness

  • Leads the country situation analysis, including overview of the humanitarian architecture, disaster scenarios/context analysis and stakeholder mapping,
  • Ensures that adequate emergency preparedness measures are taken
  • Identifies implementing partners for inclusive humanitarian assistance delivery nationwide,
  • As part of the preparedness work defines the where, when (L1, 2, 3 crisis), how, with whom and niche area/value addition for inclusive humanitarian response.
  • Provides direction and guidance to the CO in the implementation of emergency preparedness measures, including refining systems, processes and procedures for a timely and effective emergency response.
  • Identifies the capacity development needs of the country office team and partners in disability inclusive humanitarian action and facilitates the required training and capacity building to address the identified gaps.
  • Conducts partner assessments and establishes a monitoring mechanism to measure the impact of the CO and partner capacity building initiatives.
  • Inducts partners on relevant humanitarian standards and tools (e.g. Core Humanitarian Standard on Quality and Accountability (CHS), Humanitarian Inclusion Standards for Older People and People with Disabilities (HIS), IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities in Humanitarian Action, through regular trainings and refresher exercises.
  • Participates in relevant humanitarian coordination fora (e.g. Protection, Health, Early Recovery Cluster, Cash Working Group, etc. meetings) to promote inclusion of persons with disabilities in humanitarian assistance.

Emergency Programme Management

  • In the event of an emergency, takes immediate action for collecting reliable information to verify the nature and extend of the emergency from local partners, government and other humanitarian actors. Provides input in and contributes toward determining priorities and an appropriate intervention by CBM and its partners and provides a swift recommendation on the intended response
  • Supports the development of humanitarian funding proposals and related documents as per need and in alignment with CBM’s Global Programme Quality Framework.
  • Leads the development and effective set-up of inclusive emergency response and recovery programme strategies and subsequent projects.
  • Ensures robust humanitarian Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) frameworks are built in every crisis.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Five (5) years of proven professional experience in emergency preparedness, response and humanitarian programme management including in complex humanitarian settings
  • At least five (5) years of experience in partnership management, capacity building and delivering humanitarian assistance through national partners.
  • University degree in humanitarian/development studies, social sciences, disaster risk management or related field.
  • Proven experience of working with variety of stakeholders including UN, INGOs, government and donor agencies, and inter-agency humanitarian coordination.
  • Excellent project proposal development skills for institutional donors.
  • Experience in strategic planning and management of large and complex humanitarian programmes and budgets.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of practical application of the Sphere standards and their foundational documents (the Humanitarian Charter, the Protection Principles, and the Core Humanitarian Standard). 

To apply: For detailed Job Description, log on to http://bit.ly/39x6m2G. To apply submit a CV and covering letter to info.nepal@cbm.org by 5 pm 17 Jan 2020 clearly mentioning the subject line “HR-2020-01 Application for HC”.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.Written test & Interview will be taken on the same day. Further telephone enquiries will not be entertained.

Persons with disability, women and candidates from marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Overview

Category Development and Project
Openings 1
Position Type Contract
Experience 5+ years
Education Please check vacancy details
Posted Date 01 Jan, 2020
Apply Before 17 Jan, 2020
City Kathmandu