The Preparedness for Response and Recovery department is currently implementing the Asian Preparedness Partnership (APP) program. APP is a multi-stakeholder regional partnership comprising national and sub- national governments, local NGOs, civil society organizations, media, academia, and the private sector in Cambodia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, and Sri Lanka, with the support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The APP promotes and supports locally-led actions to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, commonly referred to as “localization.” One of the key areas of focus under APP is promoting inclusive approaches in localization The Technical Specialist will guide the APP to integrate gender-equal approaches in their implementation and develop the APP Gendering Guidelines and Tool. The technical specialist will also undertake a landscape analysis of the existing tools and guidelines on gender integration in DRR/ Emergency response for providing recommendations for the APP for the appropriate tool and develop the APP Gendering Guidelines and Tool in consultation with the APP program team. The specialist will further lead the piloting of the tool for feedback and finalization and conduct an orientation workshop for guiding the local partners in the APP countries. The specialist will also guide the rollout, dissemination and monitoring, and evaluation plan for the guideline and the tool. These actions will enable the implementation of APP interventions to be gendered and inclusive.
The Technical Specialist will be responsible for providing technical inputs and implementation of the Asian Preparedness Partnership program for the following tasks:
In performing the duties and responsibilities indicated above, the consultant will be supervised by APP Program Lead, Director, PRR and work closely with the program managers in APP countries.
This is a home-based assignment. In case required to travel for the assignment, the Technical Specialist will be entitled to international travel, daily subsistence allowance, accommodation, and other related travel costs, including visa and terminal fees as per ADPC financial policy.
Interested candidates can submit the completed ADPC application form (downloadable from www.adpc.net), resume, copy of degrees/certificate(s), and relevant portfolio of work together with a cover letter to email@example.com within 11 April 2021 at midnight Bangkok time.
Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply. ADPC encourages diversity in its workplace and supports an inclusive work environment.