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"Draw up a job advert for the post of the Disaster Preparedness and Mitgation Project Coordinator for ACRE Cambodia

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HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT ASSIGNMENT 27TH FEBRUARY 2004 "Draw up a job advert for the post of the Disaster Preparedness and Mitgation Project Coordinator for ACRE Cambodia Position Disaster Preparedness & Mitigation (DPM) Project Coordinator Reports to Country Director Responsible for All DPM staff Position Description Background The role of the Project Coordinator is to oversee manage & report on CARE's Disaster Preparedness Mitigation Project. The initial project is a 2 year USD$630K funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs & the Australian Agency for International Development. It includes two main components; a) A focus on the specific districts of Peam Chor, Preah Sdech, Kampong Trabek and Baphnom in Prey Veng Province in Cambodia. To Increase the capacity of the most vulnerable people to cope with, and reduce their vulnerability to disasters. This project builds on an established model for bottom-up action planning for community based disaster mitigation & preparedness, (CBDM) & will introduce a new element of Early Warning System, (EWS) to the flood prone local communities by drawing on the recent experience of other organisations within Cambodia. b) The design & institutionalization of an improved emergency response capacity within the CARE Country Office. ...read more.


4.1.4 Ensure that donors, government departments/officials & local partner organizations & communities understand the project & are involved in the design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation processes. 4.1.5 Establish & maintain working relationships with government departments/officials, NGOs, project partners & donors. 4.2 Information Systems 4.2.1 Oversee the preparation, distribution of project documents to project counterparts & stakeholder organizations. 4.2.2 Adopt an active role in the maintenance of CARE Cambodia Information Systems including contribution to the quality & application of Internet, Intranet, e-library & e-archives. 4.2.3 Ensure utilization of communication systems to share information & harmonize/synergize activities across the disaster response sector components, other sectors & senior mission staff. 4.3 Media & profiling 4.3.1 Ensure appropriate media liaison & promotional initiatives. 5. Qualifications / Matching Indicators 5.1 Education 5.1.1 Graduate degree in a relevant discipline 5.2 Experience 5.2.1 4-5 years experience in a developing country, preferably in East Asia & specifically in Cambodia 5.3 Knowledge and skills 5.3.1 Knowledge of best practices & skills in the design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of disaster preparedness or rural development projects. 5.3.2 Understanding of strategy development in an NGO context. 5.3.3 Demonstrated ability to work with developing country governments. ...read more.


Coverage is continuous on a full-time 24 hours basis until the Insured person returns (following the completion of the overseas posting) to their normal residence or place of business in Australia or their deemed country, whichever first occurs. Should an Insured Person not go directly to their normal residence or place of business in Australia or their Deemed Country of residence following the completion of their overseas posting, their cover ceases when their contract with the Insured expires. SECTION BENEFITS SUMS INSURED 1. Death and Disability Loss of Income: Due to Accidental Causes Due to Sickness A$250,000.00 85% of income to a maximum of A$1,500 per week 85% of income to a maximum of A$1,500 per week 2. Medical Expenses Emergency Assistance A$1,000,000 3. Additional Expenses Cash in Hospital A$1,000,000 A$5,000 4. Baggage and Personal Effects Travel Documents and Money A$15,000 A$1,500 5. Loss of Deposits and Cancellation Charges A$20,000 6. Personal Liability A$2,500,000 Excess: � A$50.00 Sections 2, 3, 4 and 5. � Section 1 - deferral period 7 days in respect of accident and illness weekly benefits. Full details of the application of insurance cover provided is listed in the Insurance Booklet - Policy No 0006819. This policy has the benefits, liability limits and conditions as detailed in the policy underwritten by Accident & Health International Underwriting Pty Ltd. - 1 - ...read more.

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