Job Vacancy: Knowledge Management Consultant – Disaster Risk Management – South Asia Print
Written by Christian Walter   
Wednesday, 06 June 2012 13:19
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) invites applications from suitable candidates for the position of Knowledge Management Consultant – Disaster Risk Management.
The consultant would be involved in knowledge management initiatives with the objective of capturing the current understanding and experiences in South Asia on various risk reduction initiatives including those related to earthquakes as well as in urban areas. Specifically, the consultant would be involved in developing several knowledge products including: (i) Synthesis Report on Earthquake Risk Reduction and Recovery Preparedness in South Asia, (ii) Publication on Urban Early Warning Systems, (iii) Publication on Disaster Risk Management Best Practices from South Asia, and (iv) Compilation of Urban Risk Assessment Case Studies. S/he will also be responsible for organizing as well as documenting the proceedings of a regional workshop on earthquake risk reduction and recovery preparedness in the South Asian region.
The consultant will work in New Delhi under direct supervision of Regional Disaster Reduction Advisor, South and South West Asia, Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, UNDP.
Please visit the UNDP India Career Website for a full job description.  Interested persons should submit the required documents online by 14 June 2012.  Women candidates are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.