JOB AT MINISTRY IN CHARGE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT : Director of Prevention and Mitigation Unit : ( Deadline : 04 May 2019 )

JOB AT MINISTRY IN CHARGE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT : Director of Prevention and Mitigation Unit : ( Deadline : 04 May 2019 )

 

JOB AT MINISTRY IN CHARGE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT : Director of Prevention and Mitigation Unit : ( Deadline : 04 May 2019 )

 

 

Job Description

 

1. Coordinate and manage the activities of professionals under his/her supervision

• Plan, organize, implement and monitor Prevention and Mitigation activities
• Coordinate, control and orient the activities of a pool of professionals under his/her supervision,
• Develop Disaster Risk Reduction guidelines
• Develop the action Plan for the activities in the Unit
• Coordinate the development, review and evaluation of existing disaster prevention and mitigation programs, services, policies and procedures; makes recommendation when necessary to facilitate improved outcomes
• Identify capacity building gaps of the unit staff
• Supervise the implementation of planned activities
• Monitor and ensure the reporting process of activities carried out

2. Coordinate prevention and mitigation of disaster risks activities

• Supervise hazard Risk identification and assessments to enhance decision making
• Ensure linkages and concurrence between the Ministry/ Stakeholders prevention/mitigation activities with National policies and strategies
• Coordinate the development of coping mechanisms to hazard risks
• Oversee the protection and restoration of watersheds with the aim of minimizing disaster risks
• Supervise the production of detailed maps for disaster/hazards prone areas to enhance disaster information database
• Ensure coordination of prevention and mitigation capacity building at national and local level
• Enhance community disaster resilience and coping capacity
• Ensure the Ministry participation and involvement in disaster prevention and mitigation projects implemented by different stakeholders in the country and regularly update the Ministry on those projects.

3. Coordinate researches on disaster risk prevention and mitigation

• Coordinate and Conduct research, surveys and analysis to guide prevention and mitigation initiatives
• Provide technical expertise to the Ministry on DRR matters
• Provide technical advices for addressing disaster risk reduction issues
• Contribute to the development and updating of national policies, strategies, plans and other relevant documents in line with disaster risk reduction.

4. Coordinate sector institutions with the objective to ensure Disaster risk Prevention and Mitigation measures are mainstreamed in their Plans.

? Ensure coordination of partners related to Disaster Risk Prevention and Mitigation
? Ensure collaboration with other Public Institutions working on Environmental Protection and related Sectors
? To provide framework for collaboration and partnership for different stakeholders and partners in disaster risk prevention and Mitigation

 

 

 

Job Profile

Bachelor’s Degree in Disaster Management, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency and Disaster Management, Earth Sciences, Geography, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Sciences, Civil Engineering, Climate Studies & Meteorology Sciences with 3 years of relevant working experience
or
Masters in Disaster Risk Management, Disaster Management, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency and Disaster Management, Earth Sciences, Geography, Natural Resources Management, Environmental Sciences, and Climate Studies & Meteorology Sciences with 1 year of relevant working

Key Technical skills& Knowledge required:

Capacity to Conduct research, surveys, assessments and analysis to guide Disaster prevention and mitigation ;

– Knowledge in Mainstreaming and plan for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation;

– Knowledge in coordination, control;,

– Planning, Monitoring and supervision of operational Plans skills;

– Policy development and analysis skills;

– Climate Change adaptation skills;

– Leadership skills;

– Interpersonal skills;

– Effective communication skills;

– Administrative skills;

– Team working skills;

– Computer literate;

– Fluent in Kinyarwanda, English and /or French; knowledge of all is an advantage

 

 

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