Individual Consultant - Capacity Building and Documentation Coordinator (For Indian Nationals Only)

United Nations Development Programme(UNDP), Shimla, India

Skill RequiredTraining and Capacity Building
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th September, 2015

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

The Capacity Building and Documentation Coordinator will be based at HPSDMA, Revenue Department (DM), Shimla, and under the overall supervision of the Special Secretary (Rev-DM), he/she would carry out the following tasks:

  • Assist in identifying training needs-both fresh and refresher at state and district levels for various functionaries;
  • Coordinate and organize various training programmes in the state and district levels;
  • Support in reviewing and designing training modules, manuals etc.;
  • Maintain a roster of trainers and resource persons;
  • Assist in maintaining a database of trainees and system for nomination officers for various state and national training programmes;
  • Facilitate dissemination and exchange of expertise in the concerned field;
  • Develop training section on website, to allow easy access to information, materials and guidance on disaster risk reduction;
  • Assist in organizing information and preparation of reports in coordination with the field staff;
  • Facilitate and strengthen the reporting system for dissemination of information to the different agencies involved in Disaster Management activities;
  • Assist in classifying and compiling various knowledge products such as reports, training manuals, handbooks, audio-visual materials, IEC materials and other publications;
  • Conduct field studies to document and disseminate best practices and lessons learnt;
  • Facilitate production of documentary animation films and provide need based editorial assistance;
  • Assist in the development of reports, briefs, fact sheets, training manuals and other publications;
  • Perform any other tasks related to capacity building, planning and implementation.


  • Essential: University Degree in any of the disciplines under Social Sciences, Management or relevant discipline;
  • Desirable: Post Graduate degree/diploma in Disaster Management and/or relevant fields.


  • Essential: A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the development sector having relevance to disaster management;
  • Desirable: Work experience in government or civil society organization specifically in managing training programmes;
  • Experience of working in the field of Disaster Management.


  • Fluency of Hindi & English language is required.

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