Consultancy to promote the strengthening of national and local linkages framed in the Making Cities Resilient 2030 initiative in Ecuador
United Nations
PANAMA CITY
hace 5 días

Responsibilities

  • With the engagement of the national DRR entity, develop and implement a national strategy to support MCR2030 activities at national and local level in Ecuador.
  • This strategy should be aligned with the the Regional Action Plan MCR2030 for the Americas and the Caribbean.

  • Support the MCR2030 Regional Secretariat and the National Level entity (the National Service for Disaster Risk Management) within the framework of the MCR2030 activities to be implemented at local level.
  • Design and deliver events, aimed to support capacity development, awareness raising, and training of MCR2030 both, at national and local level.
  • Provide technical assistance to selected local governments in Ecuador to apply the MCR2030 tools, including the Disaster Resilience Scorecard for Cities, and the Quick Risk Estimation Tool.
  • This includes dialogues, meetings, interviews, and workshops. Qualifications / special skills

    Skills : - Effective organizational skills and the ability to handle work in an efficient and timely manner are required.

  • Capacity to work independently is required.
  • Fully proficient in computer skills is required.
  • Policy research and analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to design, facilitate and conduct training events is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of MCR2030 and UNDRR tools and methodologies is an advantage.
  • Academic Qualifications : A first-level university degree in social, environmental or political sciences, architecture, urban development, geography, national resource management, or related areas is required.

    A Master’s degree in urban-related issues is an advantage.

    Experience : - At least three years of professional experience related to policy analysis, urban development and / or disaster risk reduction areas is required.

  • Experience working with UN entities is an advantage.
  • Language : Fluency in Spanish is required. Knowledge of English and another UN language is an advantage.

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