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Closing Date Position Title Job type / Duration of Engagement
23June

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Bangkok, Thailand

The Executive Director guides ADPC in carrying out its mandates to achieve the organization's vision, mission, and goals by ensuring that sufficient technical and financial resources are available to implement appropriately formulated programs and projects aligned with the strategic objectives and priorities defined in ADPC's strategic and regional documents. The Executive Director is the Secretary to the BoT and Chair of the Executive Committee (ExCom).This position calls for a dedicated professional who comes with a strong experience in the areas of organizational leadership and management, resources mobilization, an overall understanding of the landscap of regional climate and disaster hazards, resilient development challenges, and capacity-building of governments and other stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific.


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Regular Contract

2 years

25June

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT (CONSULTANT)

Home-based

The consultant will primarily contribute to the implementation of the BRACE Program in Dhaka South City Corporation and Cox's Bazar Municipality in Bangladesh. A consultant is required to work with BRACE team of staff and consultants in Bangladesh to capture the BRACE experience through usable knowledge products to support further program development, effective learning, reporting and informing further programming on urban risk reduction in Bangladesh.


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Consultant

10.5 months

25June

CONSULTANT - STRATEGY AND GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENT FOR URBAN COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

Home-based

The consultant will be solely responsible for reviewing, developing, and updating of City Strategy Report and Guideline for City Officials as per the provision of SOD 2019 under the Bangladesh Resilience Advancement in City Ecosystems (BRACE) Program.


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Consultant

3.5 months

25June

EMERGENCY RESPONSE PREPAREDNESS EXPERT FOR URBAN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTERS IN DHAKA SOUTH CITY CORPORATION (CONSULTANT)

Home-based

The consultant will primarily contribute to the implementation of BRACE Program activities planned for Dhaka South City Corporation in Bangladesh. As one of the components of the program, BRACE will facilitate the development of emergency response plans (ERPs) for critical hospitals and health centres and undertake simulation exercises and drills to test the effectiveness of plans. A consultant is required to work with 03 Urban Primary Health Care Centres (UPHCC) in DSCC to assist them in developing and finalizing their ERPs through simulation exercises.


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Consultant

4.5 months

25June

TECHNICAL SPECIALIST

Dhaka, Bangladesh

This position is open only to Bangladeshi nationals. 

The consultant will coordinate and provide technical inputs for implementing identified private sector and LNGO activities under BPP. The consultant will regularly coordinate, guide, and monitor for the successful delivery of identified activities within the mentioned timeframe in coordination and consultation with the sectoral focal points. The overall objective of sectoral interventions is to contribute to the effective implementation of Standing Orders on Disasters (SOD) 2019 and the National Plan for Disaster Management targets for strengthening the resilience of businesses and communities for sustainable development in Bangladesh.


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Consultant

5 months

26June

SOD2019 BASELINE ASSESSMENT (CONSULTANT)

Dhaka, Bangladesh

The consultant position is open only to Bangladeshi nationals. 

The consultant is expected to conceptualize and develop baseline assessment tools, approach and methodology in select areas of the SOD 2019 and its implementation in three districts (Bagerhat, Kurigram, and Bandarban) of Bangladesh. The consultant will lead the baseline research and dissemination in coordination and consultation with the technical partner, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief, other sectoral partners of BPP, relevant stakeholders, and ADPC. The consultant will lead the development of tools, key indicators, formation of the research team, facilitation of the process, stakeholder consultations, data compilation, data analysis, reporting, and dissemination of the research findings with the technical partner. The baseline will capture critical gaps, bottlenecks, success factors, and recommendations on key aspects of the SOD and NPDM.


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Consultant

5 months

26June

PROJECT COORDINATOR (CONSULTANT) - PRIORITY IMPLEMENTATION PROJECTS (PIPS)

Dhaka, Bangladesh

The consultant position is open for Bangladeshi nationals only. 

The Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting the implementation of activities, especially identification and implementation of PIPs identified through community-based Urban Risk Assessment (URA). This will be done through meticulous planning, review, and timely follow-up with BRACE program staff and consultants. The position will also support regular and efficient information sharing and exchange through effective internal and external communications, including progress monitoring to ensure timely delivery of activities and reporting.


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Consultant

11 months

3July

URBAN HEAT AND NATURE-BASED SOLUTION PRACTITIONER (CONSULTANT)

Home-based

The consultant will conduct a comprehensive desktop review (and report) on the impact of heat on urban landscapes in Southeast Asia and the role of climate change, Policies and plans related to urban heat resilience especially focusing on Thailand and Vietnam, Key options to support urban heat adaptation (including but not limited to NbS) with a focus on vulnerable communities. Research and develop a stakeholder map of entities responsible for managing heat at the urban scale in Thailand and Vietnam, especially those involved in policy development, planning and implementation. Project management support, including organizing workshops (virtual and onsite).


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7.5 months

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Job Type / Duration of Engagement
21December2014

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST ( SHORT TERM CONSULTANT)

Riyadh, Saudi Arab

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is seeking to hire a short tem consultant as Information Management in Emergencies Specialist with experience in training delivery to prepare learning materials for and serve as the lead facilitator of the Information Management Course that will be conducted for Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) staff in Riyadh, Saudi Arab from February 8-12, 2015 (to be conducted in English). The course should cover a range of topics including information gathering, verification, analysis, interpretation and reporting.

Short Term

1 month

7December2014

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Information Management Specialist prepares and organizes IM learning materials and serves as the Lead Facilitator of the Saudi HEART Information Management Course

Short Term

31October2014

COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Bangkok, Thailand

The intern will support the Information Technology and Communication Department (ITCD) in the daily corporate communication activities.

Internship

3 month

28September2014

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Vientiane, Lao PDR

The Administrative Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Department Head - DRMS, Senior Project Manager, Project Officer, and Project Assistant to provide administrative and financial support to the DRMS team in Vientiane, assist the DRMS team as necessary on relevant projects and assignments and liaise with partner agencies (both government and non-government) in Lao PDR.

Regular Contract

12 month

30November2014

DEPARTMENT HEAD

Bangkok, Thailand with travel to project/non-project areas

The Department Head-DRAM reports to the Director in charge of the department and is a member of the Executive Committee of ADPC. He/She will be responsible for an overall management of the department, including program/project management, department strategy development, technical resource inputs, and management of staff in the respective department. Note: It is not the intent of this Position Description to cover every aspect of the position requirements, rather to highlight the most important areas of personal and joint responsibility.

Regular Contract

12 month

12August2014

KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Bangkok, Thailand

The Knowledge Management Specialist will be the key actor in knowledge assimilation and dissemination, as well as introducing new tools that can enhance the work of the organization. The Knowledge Management Specialist will work together with various stakeholders of ADPC to identify best practices, lessons learned, challenges, and possible ways forward for future projects of ADPC.

Regular Contract

12 month

23August2014

DRR MAINSTREAMING SPECIALIST

Bangkok, Thailand with travel to project/non-project areas

The Disaster Risk Reduction Mainstreaming Specialist will be a core member of the ADPC's Safer Development Planning and Implementation (SDPI) department and work under the direct supervision of the Head, SDPI. Being a technical specialist, s/he will follow the implementation structure and the reporting requirements. This position refers to the professional title and grade as per ADPC's personnel policy and guidelines.

Regular Contract

12 month

10September2014

PROGRAMME COORDINATOR

Bangkok, Thailand

The Programme Coordinator will be a part of ADPC thematic department of Safer Development Planning and Implementation and involve in coordinating implementation of specific components of Core Program 3: Application (Related to Mainstreaming DRR into Development)

Regular Contract

12 month

13June2014

INTERN – DEVELOPMENT PLANNING

Bangkok, Thailand

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Department, the intern will assist the Safer Development Planning and Implementation department in collecting data and conducting research in the area of mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and management into development.

Internship

3 month

13June2014

TRAINING SPECIALIST (DISASTER MANAGEMENT)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) welcomes applications from suitably qualified consultants/resource person to serve as a short term Training Specialist (Disaster Management) in the ADPC project for emergency response capacity building for the training participants of the Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Training Specialist will be actively involved in the DM related training (development of curriculums, modules and relevant materials, course facilitation) activities and ensure the overall quality of the training in the field of emergency response.

Short Term

6 month

4June2014

CONSULTANT FOR EDITING SERVICES

home-based

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) with support from AusAID is implementing Mainstreaming DRR into Development (MDRD) program in several countries across Asia, including Afghanistan, Mongolia, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar and the Philippines. This work has a diverse array of outputs, of which research and capacity development documents including research reports, policy recommendations, case studies, and manuals figure prominently.

Consultant

6 month

5June2014

PROJECT ASSOCIATE

Bangkok, Thailand

The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) welcomes applications from qualified Project Associate to serve in the Public Health in Emergencies (PHE) Department in ADPC which is a well established and recognized resource for project implementation and capacity building in the field of public health in emergencies. Please indicate the professional affiliation and Position Title in the cover letter clearly.

Regular Contract

12 month

30May2014

MANAGER, MYANMAR OFFICER

Yangon, Myanmar

ADPC is now seeking for a candidate to fill in the open position of Manager - Myanmar Office with expression of interest is being sought from both internally and externally. Minimum 10 years of practical experience of managing projects and programs is required and at least 2 years of experience working in Asia, prior experience of working in Myanmar will be an advantage.

Regular Contract

12 month

11April2014

FRONT OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Bangkok, Thailand

 The Front Office and Administrative Assistant is responsible for handling all local and overseas incoming calls, welcoming visitors, managing the telephone PBX system, billing of telephone charge, and responsible for front office safety, security and cleanliness.

Regular Contract

12 month

28February2014

COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT

Bangkok, Thailand

 ADPC seeks a communication specialist to develop an out-reach communications strategy, including social media component, as well as communication materials showcasing the program.

Consultant

3 month

20February2014

HRA INTERN

Bangkok, Thailand

 HRA Intern will support the HRA Team in work related to recruitment, management of staff and consultant data base, staff benefits and maintenance of HR information system.

Internship

3 month

10February2014

TEAM LEADER

Vientiane, Lao PDR

 ADPC is looking for an experienced all-round Civil Engineer with at least 20-year proven experience in a combination of Civil Engineering and Project Management and at least 10 of which should be with a developing country or emerging nations, preferably in Lao PDR and the Southeast Asia region. He/She should have a first degree in Civil Engineering or related subject and postgraduate degree in a Civil Engineering or Disaster Management related core skill.

Consultant

3 month

30January2014

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (TEMPORARY)

Bangkok Thailand

 The Administrative Assistant provides general administrative support to the Public Health in Emergencies (PHE) Department.

Short Term

4 month

20January2014

OFFICE COORDINATOR (INDIAN NATIONAL)

NIDM, New Delhi ( frequent travel to 10 target provinces)

 The Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) is contracted by the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) , New Delhi to prove consultancy services for the PDNA Study in India under the NCRMP project. The project, over 18 months proposes to build a system of Post Disaster Need Assessment in India from a subjective to a scientific and objective approach, which will incorporate the physical, socio-economic and environmental damages and losses.

Consultant

12 month

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