DRR & Climate Change Officer  
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Job Title:   DRR & Climate Change Officer
Category:   Project Management
Total Positions:   1
Job Location:   Quetta
Gender:   No Preference
Minimum Education:   Masters
Degree Title:   Master’s/university degree in any of the relevant discipline’s disaster management, environmental sciences etc.
Career Level:   Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:   5 Years
Salary Range:   PKR 0 to 0 per Month
Apply By:   Apr 21, 2024
Job Description:

Organization Summary:

Qatar Charity is a Doha-Qatar based International Non-Governmental Organization. Since the inception of QC services in Pakistan early 1992, the organization reflect its greater scope of work to respond to extreme poverty and the Government’s priorities. QC through its field offices enabled itself to strategically address the developmental and humanitarian needs at the very local level. QC is undertaking programmes associated with the socio-economic development of the Country. The projects are categorized under six programme pillars: Youth Leadership & Social Protection, Education, Provision of WASH, Health (with a focus on MNCH), Economic Empowerment & Sustainable Livelihood (EESL) and Disaster Response & Preparedness (DRP), along with its Seasonal Programs like meat distribution, Ramadhan program etc. In Pakistan, Qatar Charity is having its country office in Islamabad and field offices in KPK, Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan, and AJK.

Project Summary:

With financial support from UNICEF and Qatar Charity in collaboration with Local Government (LG&RDD), Balochistan and Commissionerate for Afghan Refugees (CARS), Qatar Charity is implementing a PATS Plus Project (RRP) for Afghan Refugees and Host Communities in Six Districts of Balochistan i.e., Quetta, Pishin, Muslim Bagh, Loralai, Chaman and Chaghi. The aim of the Project is to declare 100 villages Open Defecation free (ODF) in these Six Districts through Social Mobilization and Capacity Building of Local Community and different Stakeholders, to minimize the water borne diseases and bring a behavior change in the communities for the safe disposal of human excreta.

Job Summary

The DRR & Climate Change Officer must have a strong background in WASH in emergencies, community-based disaster risk reduction (CBDRR) and preparedness. S/he will be responsible for the daily management and execution of QC’s integrated WASH, and DRR program in Baluchistan. The candidate must have demonstrated experience working in emergency settings.

Job Description

  • Provide technical support to field teams to develop capacities related to their roles and responsibilities in the Climate adaptive WASH.
  • Organize and attend regular meetings with government counterparts, contractors, and other counterparts to analyze and evaluate climate resilient designs, processes, facilities, and outcomes to ensure achievement of objectives and attainment of sustainability and/or take corrective action when vital to meet project objectives.
  • Prepare all technical designs, estimation and construction management for the climate responsive WASH facilities. 
  • Improve program efficiency and effectiveness through evidence-based approach and implementation follow-up.
  • Contribute to training and orientation materials development. Document results and lessons learned from WASH program implementation to promote knowledge sharing with counterparts.
  • Lead in the development and implementation of processes, methodologies, and tools to ensure quality implementation of Climate responsive WASH interventions.
  • Establish modalities to ensure sustainability of facilities and Lead the delivery of WASH services to QC standards and / or the national WASH standards, depending on the context.
  • Provide guidance and support to communities and field staff on DRR, Climate Change in water, sanitation, hygiene promotion related issues, to ensure quality, cost-effectiveness, sustainability, and impact soundness in their implementation.
  • Ensure that the WASH Monitoring System data collection and reporting is carried out systematically, properly, and timely with quality information.
  • Report regularly on Climate responsive WASH activity implementation, while maintaining accurate records of all relevant WASH performance indicators.
  • Responsible for inclusion of DRR and climate change in all WASH related activities

Qatar Charity’s Core Values and Commitments: Qatar Charity Pakistan is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom QC engages. Qatar Charity Pakistan expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.

All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records checks.

Qatar Charity Pakistan sees diversity of nationalities, genders, beliefs, profiles, and statuses among its Human Resources as a major asset and therefore compels itself to the strict observance of the principle of non-discrimination throughout its recruitment process.

Qatar Charity Pakistan applies a policy of zero tolerance towards exploitation, sexual abuse, and mistreatment, in all its forms, of women, children and all other vulnerable persons.

By applying, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.

Qatar Charity Pakistan is an equal opportunities employer.

Company Information
Company Name:  Qatar Charity
Company Description:
Qatar Charity (QC) is an international non-profit and non-governmental humanitarian organization founded in the State of Qatar in 1980. In Qatar, QC is duly registered with the Ministry of Endowment and Islamic Affairs - Serial No. 06 dated 24/07/1994 - under law No (2) of 1974, amended by decree-law No (17) 1989 and law No (8) of 1998, which regulates the work of private societies and foundations. In Pakistan, Qatar Charity is duly registered with the Economic Affairs Division, Ministry of Economic Affairs & Statistics under Registration No. 4(69) EA.NGO/06. QC has its headquarters in Doha, State of Qatar and is administered by a General Assembly and a Council of Directors supported by a set of executive specialized departments and sections overseeing the execution of its yearly action plan and strategy.

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