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Manager, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)
|Location:||CAN - BC - Province|
|Empl./Engagement Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Empl./Engagement Duration:||12 months|
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Manager, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) BC Fires Recovery Operations
Full Time Term Contract 12 months
Flexible, British Columbia
Reporting to the Director, BC Recovery Operation, the incumbent is responsible for providing technical contributions and program management support to CRC BC Recovery Operation. Specifically, support will include the development of a Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) plan and the implementation of new and ongoing projects, including programming with specific communities around resilience building in relation to DRR and preparedness. The incumbent will provide support to DRR program (national and provincial teams) regarding prevention and preparedness, as well as liaise with external partners on this portfolio. This position will work closely with the Manager, BC Fires Community Partnerships and the Senior Manager, DRR, Emergency Management.
The position strengthens CRC DRR programming in recovery initiatives that enable the CRC to effectively and efficiently reduce the impact of disasters on people/communities most at risk. The DRR Manager will support the roll out of standardized tools, messaging and programs related to DRR and will ensure consistent, high quality programming that supports Recovery Plans.
Program Development, Planning and Implementation
Supports DRR planning and integration into the BC Fires Recovery operation as well as support DRR project design, implementation and monitoring:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Duties are principally conducted in an office environment. Travel throughout BC and other parts of Canada is required, often to remote areas where connectivity is limited and is reached by vehicle-only access. A demonstrated ability to work in stressful and often ambiguous conditions is required.
Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. While we appreciate all responses, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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