DRR Technical PM – 12 months – Lyon


Project management and coordination

  • Supervise and coordinate the planning of activities in line with proposal indicators and objectives;
  • Oversee budget monitoring and follow up in collaboration with the appointed HQ finance officer to ensure activities are carried out within budget;
  • Ensure an efficient and collaborative liaison and coordination with country teams and other HI departments on operational matters.
  • Support country teams in the management of consultants (objectives, contractualisation, follow-up…)

Monitoring, Reporting and Assessment

  • Lead on the development of programme-level monitoring tools and supports the development of their design.
  • Organize programme-level performance review meetings and visits of field at a set frequency and proposes necessary adjustments;

Technical Capacity-building, quality and knowledge management

  • Ensure technical support to country teams on Anticipatory Action (AA) technical area, as well as DRR when gaps are identified;
  • Provide technical guidance according to internal and external guidelines and standards.

HR support for DRR technical area

  • Technical dotted line report of technical staff working on the project;
  • Support recruitments of staff linked to this project.

Representation and external coordination

  • Attend and actively contribute to events with key stakeholders at international level and, where relevant, at field level.
  • Support learning within global initiatives for anticipatory action through active dissemination of project lessons and knowledge products;
  • Facilitate as required specific working sessions on inclusion within the global anticipatory action community of practice.

Technical programme support on DRR for a specific set of countries

  • Ensure strategic and technical support to DRR projects implemented in a set of countries, promoting the mainstreaming of HI crosscutting approaches in their sector.
  • Contribute to the development and dissemination of lessons learnt and research emerging from the targeted countries when relevant;
  • Oversees the animation of a sectorial talent pool in each country, through technical interviews of prospective staff and professional development;
  • Contribute to the development of major opportunities or new innovative projects under his sectorial scope in the targeted countries, including through the identification of relevant partnerships.


  • You hold a Master degree in Disaster Risk Reduction/Management, International Humanitarian assistance, Early Warning and Risk Analysis or relevant field.
  • You have a minimum of five years of experience in Disaster Risk Reduction, Preparedness, Climate Change Adaptation and humanitarian assistance in fragile contexts affected by climate-related extremes, including work experience with national and international NGOs, UN agencies, governments or donors.
  • Experience with Anticipatory Action, Forecast based Action or equivalent approaches;
  • Extensive experience managing and coordinating global, high value donor-funded projects;
  • You have strong networking, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • The position requires fluency in written and spoken English and French.


  • 12 months contract – potentially extendable
  • Additional benefits: luncheon vouchers and health insurance
  • Working hours: 39 hours a week with 22.5 days of RTT (work time reduction) to be taken each year
  • 5 weeks of annual leave
  • Great advantageous telework agreement

How to apply


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