Disaster Risk Reduction Adviser BLUD42762

Rugby, Warwickshire
£32,000.00 - £38,283.00 per annum (depending on experience)
16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Disaster Risk Reduction Adviser BLUD42762

Salary: £32,000.00 - £38,283.00 per annum (depending on experience)

Plus Comprehensive benefits package

Based - Warwickshire, UK 

Are you passionate about Disaster Risk Reduction?

Our client, the not-for-profit research and technical advisory wing of the INGO, have an exciting opportunity to work with them on Disaster Risk Reduction.

They support governments (national and sub-national), donors and practitioners in disaster risk reduction, disaster preparedness, early warning systems, hazard mitigation and disaster risk management. They work to bring experience and best practices to scale through their consultancy services, whilst collaborating with cutting edge research to bring external best practices back to our client. 

In this role you will use your knowledge of disaster risk reduction to support cutting edge research (eg into landslide early warning systems in South Asia) or to support learning and development of guidance for practitioners and donors (eg on climate information services in Africa). You will build relationships with clients, partners and associates and work closely with the Lead Consultant for Disaster Risk Reduction in developing DRR strategy, working collaboratively with colleagues and partners internationally, focusing on research, innovation and impact at scale.

They are looking for an energetic and committed individual, with experience of disaster risk reduction in the context of international development and a track-record of research, project management or consultancy work. You will be joining a growing team, with a strong project portfolio, in an organisation with a positive and engaging culture, where there is a real focus on training and career development.

All applicants must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in the UK.

Please refer to the full job description when completing your application.

Closing date: 14th December 2016

Our client positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.