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Project title: DYNASLOPE

 

Project description:
The PHIVOLCS-funded project Development of Early Warning Systems for Landslides, also known as the DYNASLOPE Project, is a multidisciplinary endeavor addressing the problem of landslide risk. The project is composed of instrumentation engineers, software engineers, civil engineers, geologists, social scientists, and community developers working together towards the development of a community-based early warning system for landslides.

 

Implementing Agency:
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)

 

Employment status:
Contract of Services under PHIVOLCS locally-funded project

 

Contract Duration:
January to June 2022 (may be renewed if performance is satisfactory)

 

Position Title and Job Description:
One (1) Science Research Specialist II - Community Learning Team

 

Monthly Salary:
PhP 45,780.00

 

● Job Description
○ Conduct research (both process and output) pertaining to implementation of CBEWS-L in the context of PEWS and DRRM;
○ Conduct relevant activities related to mainstreaming for the institutionalization of CBEWS-L;
○ Facilitate and co-lead capacity building activities related to PEWS, response capability, governance & institutionalization, and organization development with the community and other relevant stakeholders;
○ Coordinate activities and output with the teams pertaining to capacity building initiatives, PEWS, CBEWS-L;
○ Lead in the development and updating of learning materials for IECs;
○ Conduct relevant capacity building activities related to implementation of EWS-L;
○ Conduct pre­ and post­ fieldwork administrative tasks;
○ Conduct work related to implementation of early warning system protocol;
○ Perform other duties that may be required by the project;
○ Participate in meetings and workshops facilitated for the whole projects
○ Conduct pre­ and post ­fieldwork administrative tasks;
○ Submits necessary individual/team/group documents to MEAL

 

● Educational Background
○ Bachelor's degree in education, community development, communications, public administration or related social science fields

 

● Experience/Training/Competency
● Two years experience relevant to the job;
● At least two (2) years experience in conducting community organizing and education for grassroots communities on topics related to landslides or DRRM;
● Two years research experience;
● Experience working in any research institution is a plus.

● Required skills and qualities
● Proficiency in MS Office and internet applications;
● Knowledgeable in community organizing, education, and mobilization, disaster risk reduction and management (DRRM), climate change adaptation (CCA), and early warning systems, and inclusive development;
● Demonstrates good facilitation skills in training and participatory processes; demonstrates good communication skills, both in English and Filipino; additional local language/s is a plus;
● Excellent writing skills both in English and Filipino;
● Experience working with communities and vulnerable sectors and local government units;
● Can and willing to render monitoring work even at nights, weekends, or holidays;
● Can and willing to go on long field work.

 

Requirements:
a. Application letter addressed to:
     Dr. Renato U. Solidum, Jr.
     Undersecretary, DOST and OIC, PHIVOLCS
     PHIVOLCS Bldg., C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City
b. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-size picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded at csc.gov.ph;
c. Curriculum Vitae
d. Transcript of Records

 

APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS SHALL NOT BE ENTERTAINED. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

 

Submit on or before 5:00PM January 14, 2022

 

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