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Swiss Solidarity Announcement Evaluation Team Pakistan 2012

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Swiss Solidarity (, Switzerland’s major fundraising platform, is looking for a team of 2 experienced consultants to visit a selection of reconstruction projects on two occasions in Pakistan.

A year after the 2010 floods which affected approximately 18 million people in Pakistan, more than half of the collected sum of CHF 42,1 million has been allocated.

Swiss Solidarity
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A professional background in Architecture is required for the Team Leader

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Manolo Caviezel (


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Jens Christian Christensen

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Jens Christian
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Danish Refugee Council

Steve Fitzmaurice

Steve Fitzmaurice is chartered civil engineer with 12 years’ experience in infrastructure programming, design, construction and maintenance. Steve also has experience of disaster risk reduction and reconstruction programmes during relief and development work in South Sudan and Haiti involving infrastructure, community livelihood programmes, health and education infrastructure, and water and sanitation. Steve has experience of community participatory approaches to humanitarian accountability partnership (HAP) standards and Sphere.

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Humanitarian Consultant

Muhammad Abbas Khan

I have geographically diversified professional experience in Shelter, WASH, and lively hoods with INGOs, UN and commercial sector in South & South East Asia, East Africa and Europe. My key expertise include emergency response & preparedness, operational support, program design and coordination, M & E, proposal development, business development, technical design and review, strategy development and coordination.

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CHF International

Shelter Project Manager

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To plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned shelter project(s), providing technical support, leadership and strategic direction, as well as meeting quality standards, encouraging beneficiary participation, liaising with other stakeholders and managing and training staff. The position-holder is responsible for assessing community needs, designing projects, writing proposals and initiating and effectively managing and reporting on the projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget.

Project Overview

Required Experience: 


· Higher level qualification in a technical field, and/ or significant technical experience in architecture/ engineering / surveying


Working knowledgeof French (spoken and written)
Strong knowledge of English (spoken and written)
Ability to speak, or willingness to learn Creole desirable

Experience / Competencies

2 years post-qualification professional experience in a relevant field; Project management experience
Experience using GIS software and / or using CAD software an asset
Team-player with good inter-personal skills
Experience of living and working in a multi-cultural team
Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building
Capacity to work under pressure and manage personal stress levels
Ability and willingness to manage project implementation
Able to prioritise clearly and oversee multiple tasks
Able to set clear objectives for staff and to delegate
Able to take the initiative in project decisions
Passionate about serving the most vulnerable

Medair Standard Working Requirements for the Field

Experienced professionals in a relevant field
Committed Christians
Commitment to Medair values(faith, hope, accountability, integrity, dignity, compassion)
Overseas intercultural experience
Strong working knowledge of English, spoken and written
Working knowledge of French, spoken and written for French-speaking field programmes
Single or married (with no children under 18). If married, your spouse must also apply.
Competent with Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Successful completion of Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC)
Reflect the vision and values of Medair when interacting with team members, local staff, beneficiaries and external contacts
Able to live and work with a multicultural team under difficult conditions
Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity, honesty, and physically fit

Job Duration: 
6 months minimum, full time
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Application Process

We request that you complete all applications on-line at:

We review every online application. We will not review email applications.

Only English-language applications and CV’s will be reviewed.

Medair does not set closing / deadline dates for applications; recruitment is on-going until the position is filled.

Steve Riley

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Humanitarian Consultant

Savitha Rammohan

Savitha Rammohan is an international development consultant. She has considerable experience in post disaster reconstruction and risk reduction. She is an advisor to UNDP's Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery and has contributed to two significant publications that includes the GFDRR's Handbook titled 'Safer Homes and Stronger Communities' and the Acorn Housing-Universities Alliance's ' The People's Plan for Overcoming the Hurricane Katrina Blues'.

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Humanitarian Consultant