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As a research partner

IHRR would like to collaborate with governmental or non-governmental organization in any kind of research projects which helps to enrich the goals set by  IHRR. IHRR in partnership with diffrent organizations helps to bring advancement in the field of DRR/M by bridging it with different advanced technologies.

Designer

If you have any innovative ideas, technologies, proposals or experiences or if you want to collaborate with IHRR, we would be more than happy to work together for the sustainable risk reduction.

Staff / Intern

IHRR provides opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight in mainstream science, technology and innovation in DRR/M ,while enriching their knowledge and experience in DRR/M, thereby contributing to the advancement technologies for risk reduction and bridging of academic research.

Current Openings

IHRR provides opportunities for graduate and postgraduate students to gain insight into mainstream science, technology, and innovation in DRR/M, while enriching their knowledge and experience in DRR/M, thereby contributing to the advanced technologies for risk reduction and bridging of academic research.

The job-holder is expected to operate within all Institute of Himalayan Risk Reduction (IHRR) policies and procedures. IHRR is an equal opportunity employer.

Openings

Number of Positions: 1

Mode:                           Full Time

Duration:                     6 Months* [Possibility of Extension]

IHRR is looking for a highly motivated and focused individual willing to build a career in Disaster Risk Reduction and Management-related Research and Interventions. The position entails proper documentation of DRR related programs and research, communication with project partners and clients. Deep interest and proven experience in project documentation, proposals and report writing and a strong understanding of scientific interventions in DRR are highly valued.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Lead and coordinate in proper documentation of project documents: proposals, reports, etc. 

  • Idea conceptualization and development of DRR related research project concept notes and proposals in close collaboration with the CEO and thematic advisors.

  • Prepare project methodologies and coordinate all project activities as per the consultation with the project lead.

  • Support development of presentations and training materials specifically for DRR related activities.

  • Coordinate data collection activities both secondary and field-based primary data collection as per the needs of the projects and initiatives. 

  • Document all activities, events, publications related to IHRR and pass it over to the communication team to maintain a proper digital record on the IHRR website, social media, etc. 

  • Handle communications with project partners and clients as needed.

 

Requirements & Skills

  • Excellent verbal, documentation, proposal writing, and presentation skills (English & Nepali).

  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately.

  • Excellent proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power-Point.

  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

  • Asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in having two-way communication.

  • Strong interest in GIS, Remote Sensing, and ICT tools with a proven track record of using such tools for DRR & M interventions such as risks, hazard, and vulnerability mapping.

  • Able to work in pressure and with limited supervision.

  • Basic graphic design skills using tools like Photoshop, Adobe design tools, or any other online tools would be a plus point.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/ Geology / Environment Science OR development studies with a focus on DRR related projects as thesis or project. [Master degree is preferable] 

 

What we are looking for :

  • Proactiveness, Creativity, and Self Leadership.

  • Passionate about DRR, technology in DRR  related research, writings, and blogging

  • High level of learning and positive attitude with a strong willingness to work in DRR/M.

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions to DRR/M.

  • Can work with minimum guidance with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.

 

Why work with us

  • Work with national and international experts, high-level professionals, and practitioners

  • Rooms of Innovation and Space for own initiatives

  • Enhance educational experience through practical assignments

  • A young team that focuses on applications of  Science, Engineering, Technology, and Innovation(SETI) in DRR/M.

 

Deadline of Submission:

Interested Applicants must submit their interest by 7th April 2021. Any submissions after the deadline will be considered void.

 

How to Apply?

1.       Log onto http://inhrr.org/get-involved

2.       Go to Current Openings

3.       Check for the name of the position you would wish to apply.

4.       In the same page, Click on the Apply Now Option:

5.       Type the Name of the position you are applying for.

6.       Submit all the required information and Upload the cover letter and CV in the Choose File option.

7.       Finally, click on Apply now option

No. of Position:     1

Position:                Intern: Health and DRR

Duration:               3 Months* [Possibility of Extension]

 

Job purpose

Under the direct supervision of the line manager, the Intern will assist in the research and program implementation initiatives. Perform a range of administrative and office support activities for the efficient operation of the organization.

Roles and Responsibilities

Program support

  • Support to line manager in the implementation of activities related to health and disaster risk reduction;

  • Support research on topics relevant to IHRR’s health and DRR program;

  • Support for project documentation, report, and other required correspondence;

  • Support in putting place a disaster health data management system: data collection and analysis.

  • Take an initiation on blog writing, translate data into infographic, and summary formats.

Administrative Support

  • Provide logistical support on activities such as organization and reporting of conferences, webinars, events, training courses, etc.

  • Administrative support for efficient program implementation.

  • Support on periodic events such as quarterly reviews, workshops, and other administrative support.

 

Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree in a related area of public health/nursing/disaster management or equivalent (freshers are encouraged to apply).

 

Skills

  • Experience in research or community-level development or emergency work.

  • Knowledge and experience in community mobilization tools and techniques.

  • Strong writing skills and ability to synthesize information into a clear summary.

  • Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing to a diverse range of actors.

  • Working competence in spoken and written Nepali and English.

  • Competent computer skills

 

Submission Deadline:

Interested Applicants must submit their interest by 7th April 2021. Any submissions after the deadline will be considered void.

 

How to Apply?

1.       Log onto http://inhrr.org/get-involved

2.       Go to Current Openings

3.       Check for the name of the position you would wish to apply.

4.      On the same page, click on the Apply Now Option:

5.       Type the Name of the position you are applying for.

6.       Submit all the required information and Upload the cover letter and CV in the Choose File option.

7.       Finally, click on Apply now option

Number:                 1

Position:                Intern: DRR & CCA 

Duration:               3 Months* [Possibility of Extension]

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assist the team leader /program officer in necessary data compilation and project implementation-related activities.

  • Assist the program officer to pilot and manage Technologies in DRR related activities not limited to the use of open data, GIS, Drones, Virtual reality in different DRR preparedness and management-related initiatives. 

  • Carry out GIS mapping (particularly risk, hazard, and vulnerability mapping) at a local level integrating data from several heterogeneous sources.

  • Assist the project team in designing training materials and organizing different DRR related training and capacity-building exercises.

  • Contribute to the handling and managing of Open Source Data Inventory of IHRR.

  • Closely work with the technology development team in translating the project requirements into a technical document that is easily understandable for the technical team. 

  • Proper documentation and data management for all activities and projects where they are engaged/involved.

  • Involve in data collection activities both secondary and field-based primary data collection as per the needs of the project. 

  • Stay updated with DRR related plans and policies, new innovative initiatives, and frontier technologies on DRR related interventions.


 

Requirements:

Technical Requirements 

  • Strong interest in GIS, Remote Sensing, and ICT tools with a proven track record of using such tools for risks, hazard, and vulnerability mapping.

  • Sound knowledge of data collection and analysis using digital tools, open data sources, and their use in DRRM.

  • Detailed knowledge of existing DRRM data portals, Disaster Information Management Systems (DIMS) in Nepal and across the globe. 

  • Technical knowledge on how to map with OpenStreetMap.

  • Candidates with knowledge of Risk Modelling and simulation will be given high priority.

 

Soft Skills

  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others, and responds appropriately.

  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.

  • Able to handle pressure with limited supervision.

  • Presentation skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power-Point would be a plus point.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ICT/ GIS/ Engineering / Geology / Environment Science with a focus on the introduction of technological innovations for enhanced DRR/M.

  • Basic graphic design skills using tools like Photoshop, Adobe design tools, or any other online tools would be a plus point.

 

What we are looking for :

  • Proactiveness, Creativity, and Self Leadership.

  • Passionate about the introduction of technologies for enhanced DRR/M.

  • Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions to DRR/M.

  • Can work with minimum guidance.

  • Can work collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals.

 

Why work with us

  • Opportunity to work with the National and International Experts

  • Be a part of the team that focuses on applications of  Science, Engineering, Technology, and Innovation(SETI) in DRR/M.

  • Capacity Development 

  • 3 months paid Internship Package

  • Flexible work timing

  • Space for own initiatives

 

Submission Deadline:

Interested Applicants must submit their interest by 7th April 2021. Any submissions after the deadline will be considered void.

 

How to Apply?

1.       Log onto http://inhrr.org/get-involved

2.       Go to Current Openings

3.       Check for the name of the position you would wish to apply.

4.       On the same page, click on the Apply Now Option:

5.       Type the Name of the position you are applying for.

6.       Submit all the required information and Upload the cover letter and CV in the Choose File option.

7.       Finally, click on Apply now option