OXFAM Job Consultant: Researcher for Community Resilience to Disaster - Sinabung, Karawang & Trenggalek - Indonesian

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Consultancy - Researcher for community resilience to disaster

Indonesia is one out of five countries that is most frequently hit by natural disasters. Thus, based on this condition, Indonesia people need to be more prepared to any possible disasters. The main purposes of this work is to restore communities' resilience to disasters. Community resiliency is a multi-faceted concept, affecting by three main factors: social, economic, and ecology. This is what lead the works of disaster management becomes complicated and very wide-ranging. The research need to be conducted in order to measure the gap after the phases of disaster response. It aims to measure the level of resilience at community and system levels as a basis to develop effective approaches to maximize contribution of actors, institutions, and regulation in shaping the resilience levels.

The objective
To identify the gap in the field of economic, ecology (environment) and social that emerge after the disaster.

To produce a potential proposal for a humanitarian project, such as improving the communities’ resilience after disaster.


  • Data about the economic, ecology, and social condition in targeted research areas (before and after/baseline and end line) is available.
  • Analysis data on gaps of humanitarian players’ intervention on IDPs management in targeted research areas is available.

  • Questioners and focus group discussion (TBC) to collect high quality data on time with adequate number of respondent (30% of the IPDs)
  • Identifying the potential respondents in the targeted areas.
  • Data input based on field data collection
Time frame and Duration
Estimation of 20 working days to cover the Internal Displaced Peoples (IDPs) locations 

Sinabung (North Sumatra), Karawang (West Java), and Trenggalek (East Java).

Submitted resume will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
  • Independently consultant or institution (university degrees preferably advanced level, in Economy and Statistic for independent consultant)
  • At least 5 years demonstrated experience in effective coordination and implementation of research project with relevant subject matters, collecting & analyzing data relevant and professional experience in data collecting;
  • Good knowledge in Humanitarian with multidisciplinary skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with high standard professionalism
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team;
Resume should be submitted electronically by 3 January 2017 at the latest to jakarta@oxfam.org.uk withResearcher for CommunityResilience to disaster  as the subject of your email.

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