[ok-london-announce] OpenDRI Deployment Manager position in The World Bank's GFDRR Labs team

Sarah Johns sarah.johns at plan-international.org
Fri Aug 5 08:52:51 UTC 2011

> Apologies for cross-posting if anyone also subscribes to crisis-mappers.
> Thought you might be interested in this email (below). Deadline is 19 August.
> Please contact Robert for the complete TOR. The duties/criteria for selection
> are as follows:
> Duties and Accountabilities:
> Under the direct supervision of Robert Soden, the incumbent will report to
> Stuart Gill. S/he will be responsible for:
> 1. OpenDRI Outreach: Work within the Bank regions and government partners to
> build the case for sharing disaster and climate data; develop partnerships.
> 2. Deployment Assistance: Help locate in-country institutions to host OpenDRI
> deployments, assist with the design of data management and sharing regimes,
> expedite project design and management in partnership with World Bank regions.
> 3. Open Development Community: Play an active role in the growth of the Open
> Development community around OpenDRI. Identify potential partners and
> cultivate relationships. Facilitate exchanges within the deployment community
> around usage of the GeoNodes and feature requests.
> 4. Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK): Represent the World Bank¹s DRM community
> within the RHoK community and internal Bank partnership
> 5. OpenDRI Help Desk: Act as a resource to projects seeking to open their
> disaster and climate data.
> 6. GFDRR Labs Team: Provide ad hoc support to the GFDRR Labs team on an as
> needed basis.
> Selection Criteria:
> · At least two years of experience working in the international development
> field
> · Strong communications skills, ability to lead trainings and give effective
> presentations
> · Familiarity with GIS tools and data
> · Experience with cartography and/or graphic design desired
> · Experience managing Linux-based systems desired
> · Fluent in English, preferably also fluent in French or Spanish
> · Master¹s Degree in a related field, coursework in disaster risk management
> and humanitarian response
> helpful but not required.
> Cheers,
> Sarah
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Robert Soden <robert.soden at gmail.com>
> Date: Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 7:06 PM
> Subject: [CrisisMappers] OpenDRI Deployment Manager position in The World
> Bank's GFDRR Labs team
> To: crisismappers at googlegroups.com, hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> Hi everyone,
> The World Bank's GFDRR Labs is seeking to hire an international
> development professional to join our team.  As part of the Open Data
> for Resilience Initiative (OpenDRI), the Global Facility for Disaster
> Reduction and Recovery collaborates with partners to promote open data
> in the disaster and climate change space in a number of countries
> around the world.  We are looking for someone with a strong
> understanding of information management and geospatial technologies to
> help guide these partnerships and facilitate data sharing
> arrangements.  This is a full-time position based in Washington DC
> with significant (30%+) travel.  See the attached TOR for more
> details.
> If you're interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and three
> references to: rsoden at worldbank.org.
> Deadline to apply is August 19, 2011.
> Cheers,
> Robert

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