National Coordinator for CREWS and Early Warning for All, SC9

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Job Title: Nationwide Coordinator for CREWS and Early Warning for All          

Grade: SC – 9

Sort of contract: WFP Service Contract                                

Length: one 12 months (with chance of renewable)

Responsibility Station: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Emptiness Quantity: One

Date of Publication: 19 September 2023

Deadline of Utility: 2 October 2023

This emptiness announcement is for Nationals from Cambodia Solely


Local weather Threat and Early Warning Methods (CREWS) is an initiative launched on the COP21 in Paris as a part of the options Agenda. The Initiative goals to strengthen multi-hazards early warning techniques (MHEWSs) in Least Developed International locations (LDCs) and Small Island Creating States (SIDS). CREWS implementing companions are the World Financial institution (WB), World Meteorological Group (WMO) and United Nations Workplace for Catastrophe Threat Discount (UNDRR), via a Particular Program managed by the WB’s International Facility for Catastrophe Discount and Restoration (GFDRR). WMO offers Secretariat providers, and WB serves as a Trustee.

The CREWS-financed mission titled “Reinforcing the capacities of hydro-meteorological providers and enhancing early warning techniques in Cambodia and Lao PDR (CREWS Cambodia and Lao PDR)” mission goals to strengthen and streamline regional and nationwide techniques and capacities associated to climate forecasting, hydrological providers, multi-hazard impact-based warnings and repair supply for enhanced decision-making. It’s carried out collectively by all three implementing companions and in shut collaboration with the Division of Meteorology (DOM), the Division of Hydrology and River Works (DHRW) and the Nationwide Committee for Catastrophe Administration (NCDM) of Cambodia, the Division of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) and the Nationwide Catastrophe Prevention and Management Committee (NDPCC), Lao PDR.

WFP Cambodia is in search of to recruit an skilled nationwide guide to steer coordination of the CREWS Cambodia mission actions in addition to the EW4ALL actions within the nation, together with via common engagement with the designated authorities counterpart for EW4ALL and different key stakeholders.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  1. Coordinate the implementation of the CREWS mission in Cambodia and act as a CREWS focal mission focus for Cambodia. The guide will work with the WMO Regional Workplace for Asia and the South-West Pacific and the Mission Administration Unit of WMO.
  2. The guide will work intently with the Local weather and DRM unit, the federal government EW4ALL focus and the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Workplace (UNRCO) to advance strategic and operational plans through the inception and early levels of the EW4ALL roll-out in Cambodia.
  3. Assist the government-designated nationwide focus for EW4ALL in streamlining and selling the initiative throughout line ministries, related coordination platforms and different channels to progressively strengthen the federal government’s dedication and buy-in
  4. Take the lead in coordinating and fascinating with a spread of involved stakeholders, together with UN companies, worldwide and nationwide organizations, the non-public sector and others, as a part of the long-term course of to harmonize and develop EWS initiatives within the nation beneath the frequent EW4ALL umbrella.


1. Coordinate the CREWS initiative in Cambodia, together with liaising with authorities counterparts, and mission companions, beneath the steerage of WMO within the Regional Workplace for Asia and the South-West Pacific and Headquarters.

2. Present support to the UNRCO on the next duties: 

  1. Stakeholder mapping of nationwide actors (authorities, UN, NGO, and many others.) and present coordination mechanisms pertaining to EWS;
  2. Manage a nationwide consultative workshop to take inventory of present EWS mechanisms within the nation, gaps and challenges, and arrange coordination mechanisms for EW4All shifting ahead;
  3. Translate the outcomes of the nationwide session workshop on EW4ALL into a niche evaluation and interact key stakeholders to provide a nationwide roadmap for EW4ALL 2024-2027, guaranteeing alignment throughout the principle 4 pillars and the worldwide EW4ALL technique and plans;
  4. Upon UNRCO’s request, assist any additional actions in the direction of advancing the EW4All initiative in Cambodia

3. Liaise with the Regional Places of work of pillar lead companies (UNDRR, WMO, ITU, IFRC) as required to facilitate streamlined communication throughout the RCO, nation officers and pillar lead companies for the implementation of EW4ALL in Cambodia.

4. Harmonize communication and coordination channels between companies and the federal government EW4ALL focus associated to any related EWS initiatives beneath the broader umbrella of EW4ALL in Cambodia.

5. Elevate consciousness and promote advocacy for the EW4All initiative on the nation stage and among the many UN Nation Group, together with by sharing info merchandise, organizing conferences and different actions

6. Along with WFP administration, RCO, pillar leads, nationwide focus and related stakeholders, work in the direction of defining long-term EW4ALL priorities, strategic objectives and implementation plans, together with via alignment with concurrent EWS efforts akin to CREWS, WFP/FAO’s anticipatory motion plans and others.



A sophisticated college diploma in pure assets administration, environmental science, meteorology/atmospheric science, hydrology, or a associated subject with a minimal of two years of postgraduate skilled expertise on local weather resilience, local weather change adaptation, catastrophe threat administration, pure useful resource administration is required. Or a first-level college diploma in environmental science, meteorology/atmospheric science, hydrology, or a associated subject with a minimal of 4 years of postgraduate skilled expertise on local weather resilience, local weather change adaptation, catastrophe threat administration, pure useful resource administration.



  • Expertise engaged on Early Warning Methods is a bonus.
  • Prior expertise working straight with authorities entities, UN companies and/or non-governmental organizations on points related to EWS and/or local weather change adaptation/resilience is required;
  • Expertise in nationwide coverage and/or program improvement assist, strategic planning or associated work demonstrating a monitor report of engagement with the nationwide authorities is fascinating;
  • Demonstrated expertise in occasion planning, workshop facilitating, report writing, proposal improvement and program cycle administration is fascinating;
  • Demonstrated expertise in managing development-related mission/s. Experiences in tasks on climate-change adaptation, catastrophe threat discount, and early warning techniques can be a bonus



Programme Lifecycle & Meals Help: Shows capacity to determine the principle starvation drawback on the nationwide or subnational stage to design and implement context-specific programmes that combine advanced evaluation and the complete vary of meals help instruments.

Switch Modalities (Meals, Money, Voucher): Demonstrates capacity to analyse and consolidate quantitative and qualitative info from completely different sources (e.g., market research) to tell switch modality choice and programme improvement.

Broad Data of Specialised Areas (Vitamin): Demonstrates the flexibility to interpret primary knowledge within the context of WFP specialised fields to contribute to technical programme design, implementation and monitoring.

Emergency Programming: Shows capacity to translate understanding of programme rules in emergencies and protracted battle conditions into related, efficient, and context particular approaches.

Strategic Coverage Engagement w/Authorities: Develops thorough suggestions utilizing a number of inputs (e.g., authorities counsel, analysis, personal expertise) to strengthen nationwide or subnational entities and authorities owned meals and diet safety programmes.

LANGUAGE: Native Khmer and fluency (stage C) in English

All WFP Workers are anticipated to show the competencies and requirements of conduct aligned with our core values and outlined within the WFP LEADERSHIP FRAMEWORK, particularly:  

  1. Main by instance with integrity,  
  2. Driving outcomes and delivering on commitments,  
  3. Fostering inclusive and collaborative teamwork,  
  4. Making use of strategic pondering,  
  5. Constructing and sustaining sustainable partnerships.  


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The World Meals Programme (WFP) has been in Cambodia since 1979. The present WFP Cambodia Nation Strategic Plan (CSP) 2019-2023 goals to enhance and contribute to the federal government’s efforts to realize zero starvation via supporting social safety, local weather and catastrophe threat administration and meals safety and diet. WFP helps nationwide and subnational catastrophe and local weather change threat administration and to the nationwide strategic route and coordination on meals safety, diet and social safety via enhanced info techniques, information administration, and public-private and south-south partnerships. WFP additionally responds to the acute meals safety and early restoration wants of weak ladies, males, women and boys impacted by recurrent disasters.

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