Individual Consultant - Training and Capacity Building Coordinator - District Level
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Himachal Pradesh
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 29 2021


About the Organization

UNDP works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to eradicate poverty, reduce inequalities and exclusion, and build resilience so countries can sustain progress. As the UN’s development agency, UNDP plays a critical role in helping countries achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Job Description/ Responsibilities

The Training and Capacity Building Coordinator will be based at DDMA, in the District Headquarter and under the overall supervision of the Deputy Commissioner, he/she would carry out the following tasks:

  • Act as the disaster management focal point in the district for training & capacity building

  • Assist the DDMA/district administration in the day-to-day coordination required for smooth implementation of various DRR activities in the district

  • Organize consultations with stakeholders on various disaster management activities

  • Support in managing budget, work planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of DRR activities

  • Assist in drafting technical notes, letters, reports and other materials required by the DDMA/district administration

  • Work out training requirements-both fresh and refresher at the district level for various functionaries of line departments and agencies

  • Coordinate and organize training courses and workshops for various functionaries of line departments and other stakeholders/ agencies at the district level

  • Prepare Agenda, Schedule, Background Paper, briefs, fact sheets and training materials

  • Assist in developing IEC materials

  • Provide support in carrying out mass awareness programmes on disaster management

  • Assist in conducting on-site, off-site and other mock drills and simulation exercises

  • Help maintain a database of trainers, trainees and other resource persons in the district

  • Prepare training and workshop reports

  • Coordinate and develop training section on the website, to allow easy access to information, materials and guidance on disaster risk reduction

  • Perform any other tasks related to training, capacity building, planning and implementation of disaster management activities.

Education Qualification /Required Skills & Experience

  • Essential: – Post Graduate/Master’s Degree in Disaster Management or Environmental Sciences or social sciences or related discipline

  • Desirable: Knowledge of Customs and Manners of Himachal Pradesh.


  • Essential: A minimum of 3 years experience in the development sector having relevance to disaster management;

  • Desirable: Work experience in government or civil society organization specifically in managing training programmes;

  • Experience of working in the field of Disaster Management.


  • Fluency in Hindi & English language is required.

How to apply

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