Deadline: 2 December 2016
Location: Lilongwe, Malawi
The department of Disaster Management Affairs (DoDMA) and districts authorities lead Government efforts to manage disaster risk and the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (UN RCO) leads humanitarian coordination for the UN in Malawi in support of the government. The role entails coordinating joint resource mobilization efforts, facilitating communication between Government and the UN and other partners involved in preparedness, response, and mitigation of disasters. The Resident Coordinator is also responsible for ensuring this development and maintenance of contingency plans for humanitarian emergencies and active involvement of all actors in the process. To efficiently to perform this task, the UN RCO wishes to recruit a Humanitarian Affairs Intern to manage UN coordination in disaster management and recovery and strengthen the coordination of humanitarian affairs among the Government of Malawi and the UN system in Malawi.
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