Unicef requires Development Specialist (Disaster Risk Reduction), NOC, New Delhi
Location: New Delhi
Temporary Appointment – 364 Days Days
Closing date: 13 May 2016
PURPOSE OF THE POST: The incumbent will be responsible for providing Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) technical advice to the Government counterparts as well as support in the provision of technical advisory services to the State Offices. Most of the work will be focused on SBCC Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) convergence Output, to promote a shift from a reactive disaster response to a proactive DRR approach and to mainstream DRR in sectoral development processes as well as disaster response to “build back better” following disasters. Large parts of the activity will be to engage and promote in appropriate risk communication with a range of stakeholders including at-risk communities to change both individual and collective behavior in addressing disasters to minimize their impact.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCIESa) Education Advanced university degree (Masters) in the social/behavioral sciences, (Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Health Education, Communication) with emphasis on strategic communication planning for behaviour development, social mobilization, participatory communication, and research.
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