Disaster Risk Management Specialist via Devex

Sheladia Associates

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Sheladia is currently seeking a Disaster Risk Managment Specialist for a position in Cambodia. This position requires 4 person months of input. This project is for Capacity Development to Support New Initiatives for the Second Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Sector. The objectives of this project will include design, procurement, and construction supervision; which will include the development and implementation of new sanitation initiatives such as latrine solutions for lake-based communities and sustainable latrine emptying, treatment and disposal to support capacity development and implementation of the project, including the progressive mainstreaming of climate change adaptation and disaster risk management.

The minimum requirements for this position:

  • Master’s in Social Sciences or related field
  • 10 years of experience on environmental and/or engineering projects, including disaster risk maangement for infrastructure projects
  • 5 years of experience in rural development, rurla water, and related fields
  • Experience on projects financed my multilateral development agencies would be an advantage
  • Previous experience working on projects in Southeast Asia
  • ADB and Cambodia/Vietnam/Laos/Thailand experience

About the Organization

SHELADIA Associates, Inc. is an award –winning, multi-disciplinary A&E firm with a reputation for excellence in Structures and Facilities, Transportation Infrastructure, Energy, Rural Development, and Water Resources & Sanitation. We provide technical assistance and architectural & engineering services in numerous sectors, including agriculture; architecture; energy; irrigation and water resources; transportation; and water supply, health and education for government agencies, communities, and other stakeholders. We also offer assistance in procurement and sector-wide monitoring & evaluation. Services provided include construction management, architectural and engineering design, planning, feasibility studies, procurement assistance, specifications development, drafting of terms of reference, tendering assistance, contract management, institutional strengthening, training, and capacity building.

SHELADIA has worked in Africa, Asia, and the Americas, successfully implementing projects for US Government Agencies such as USAID, multi-lateral agencies (World Bank, ADB, African Development Bank), host governments, and private sector clients. We are dedicated to crosscutting areas of procurement, monitoring and evaluation, private sector participation, and social development, which have also been a key element of many of our projects in all sectors.