Township Resilience Officer

The post is to be based in Kyauk Taw and opened to Myanmar Nationals and advertised nationwide.

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The role:                  Oxfam and the partners, with support from ECHO under the HIP programme, are going to implement a disaster risk reduction project in Kyauk Taw, Rakhine State. The resilience project will support men, women, boys and girls in targeted villages in Kyauk Taw have improved capacities to cope with man-made and natural shocks through integrated and inclusive disaster risk reduction strategies. The project will also support to strengthen township and community level resilience plans and enhance service delivery capacity of the government and local authorities in case of emergencies.

post holder will be responsible to implement the project with a strong focus in ensuring to strengthen township level disaster management mechanism including to review/update the township disaster management (DM) plan, strengthen capacity development of township disaster management committees and explore the linkages and synergies with the targeted village/village track DM plans.

Level:                        National, D1

Employment term:    Fixed – Term (until 28th February 2019)

Report to:                 Programme Manager

What we offer:          Respectful and empowered working environment,

                                Life insurance, Medical+ dental + optical benefits,

                                Competitive salary and Career advancement opportunities,

                                Generous leave entitlement