Bilingual Programme Facilitator Disaster Response
ICCO & Kerk in Actie
Last Date: December 3, 2010
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ICCO & Kerk in
Actie South Asia
are looking for a
Bilingual Programme Facilitator Disaster Response
based in Karachi,
About ICCO and Kerk in Actie
ICCO & Kerk in Actie a Dutch international NGO combine their
knowledge, means and policies to improve their work in 50 developing countries.
Worldwide we provide support to local organizations and networks
that are dedicated to improve access to basic services, stimulate sustainable
economic development and promote peace and democracy. We also intermediate
between enterprising people in the Netherlands and in developing countries. We
work closely with social organizations, educational institutions and the private
sector. We help people to build a dignified existence and become financially
independent. See www.icco.nl and
About the work in the region of South Asia
We work in five countries in the region of South Asia. We are
involved in long-term development cooperation not by implementing projects
ourselves but through supporting a network of over 100 civil society
organizations in the region. We are also engaged in preparedness for and
response to disasters. At this moment we are scaling up our support to the
response of partners to the recent floods.
responsibility of the Programme Facilitator is the interaction with the partners
in Pakistan in managing disaster response programmes in accordance with ICCO/
Kerk in Actie, backdonors, UN and government policies and guidelines. The
program facilitator reports to the regional manager and works in a
multidisciplinary team and in direct cooperation with the regional manager, the
programme officer and finance officer.
Support and facilitate the implementation of ICCO & Kerk in
Actie’s floods response programme in Pakistan through its four strategic
roles: strategic financing, lobby & advocacy, capacity building and brokerage;
Assess and support the elaboration of proposals and reports by
(potential) partners in Pakistan;
Prepare funding- and other decisions.
Review audit reports of projects and programs and follow up of
Provide input to the financial planning, budgeting, performance,
monitoring, capacity development and risk management of projects and programs.
Control, evaluate and monitor ongoing contracts between ICCO/
Kerk in Actie and local partners.
Review field reporting packages for improvements in information
flow and standardization.
Contribute to learning and linking and coordinate research and
knowledge sharing on sector related themes and cross cutting issues by
establishing regular internal exchange and learning sessions in collaboration
with the Technical Assistance in the program coalitions.
Preparing regular updates on situation related to the floods and
the response in general and the progress made by partners.
Contribute to policy development
exit / transition, SPHERE, Code of Conduct, CBDRM (Community-Based Disaster Risk
Management), DRR, beneficiary accountability, rights-based approach, etc.;
Collecting partner and projects related information as input to
communication to constituency, donors and media.
Participating in key coordination platforms (inter-cluster
Profile of the candidate
Good knowledge of disaster response issues and up-to-date insight
in related policies and standards, context analysis and North-South cooperation.
Good understanding of the economic, social and political
situation in Pakistan and the region, especially of Pakistani civil society and
Advanced knowledge of program and project formulation,
Relevant educational background and professional experience in
the fields of rapid disaster response and rehabilitation.
At least five years experience in PME systems of projects and
Knowledge of financial aspects related to funding of projects and
Excellent language skills in Urdu and English.
Facilitation, communication, networking skills.
Resident in Pakistan and willing and able to travel in the
Ability and willingness to work with people of different
backgrounds and to contribute constructively to a working environment based on
mutual respect and trust.
an interesting challenging job, for people who dare to change and have the
energy to do so in an environment with many possibilities for development and
initiatives. Salary is negotiable depending upon the candidate’s experience.
Other terms and conditions will be commensurate with those prevailing among
similar development organisations in Karachi Pakistan.
If you are interested in applying for the position above, please send your CV
and motivation letter to:
the close of office on 3rd December, 2010. Please mention the
position you apply for in the subject line.
take place in Karachi on 10th December, 2010.
candidates will be contacted.
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