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.