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Flood Resilient Specialist Vacancy at Practical Action

Job Title: Flood Resilient Specialist, Practical Action


Organization’s profile:

Practical Action is a UK based international non-government organisation established by Dr EF Schumacher in 1966 with the objective of reducing poverty through wider use of appropriate technologies in developing countries. It works in more than 40 countries through its country and regional offices in Bangladesh, Bolivia, India, Kenya, Nepal, Peru, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Sudan and Zimbabwe.

Job Description:

The incumbent is based in the Delhi Office and shall lead PAC’s Flood Resilience Programme in India. The incumbent is responsible for helping us to identify and capture best practices in flood resilience (from our flood resilience programmes particularly in Nepal and Bangladesh) and extending these into India through our technical advisory services.


Candidate with M.BA/M.A./M.Sc in Geography/Economics/Sociology/Environmental Science is preferred or minimum required is B.E./B.Tech/B.Arch/B.Plan. The subject of study should be related to Flood Resilience, Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Risk Management or Flood Risk Management. At least ten years of work experience which includes working in an international development field with teams in multiple locations and with a range of stakeholders in flood resilience areas is required. Minimum of 5 years of experience in Flood resilience/ Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Risk Management or Flood Risk Management is required.

How to apply:

For further detail on the job description and the Flood Resilience Programme, please refer to Submit a cover letter, a supporting statement of maximum 2 pages outlining your experience in assignments related to flood resilience in India, and including up to two paragraphs on your ideas for integrating best practices on flood resilience into technical consultancy work in India. Along with these, submit curriculum vitae (maximum 2 pages) and a list of three professional references by email to by 22nd December 2013.

Last date for the application:22nd Dec, 2013


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