The Ministry of Local Government Urban and Rural Development through the Department of Civil Protection (DCP), is one of the Responsible Parties in the UNDP supported project.
Period of assignment/services: 18th July 2012 to 30th September 2012 (40 days over a 3 month period).
Proposal should be submitted at the following address:
UNDP Office Complex
Arundel Office Park
Norfolk Road, Mount Pleasant
Or by email to;
Deadline: No later than 12th July 2012 by 10.00 AM (Harare/Pretoria time; GMT +2 Hours)
Marked with: “Proposal to Conduct a Feasibility Study on the Transformation of the Directorate of Civil Protection to a Specialized Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Institution”
Your package should contain two envelopes: one marked “Technical Proposal” and containing CVs as described below in Section 4 and second envelope “Financial Proposal”. All submissions should be made in the Annex attached herewith.
The Ministry of Local Government Urban and Rural Development through the Department of Civil Protection (DCP), is one of the Responsible Parties in the UNDP supported project: Support to Peace Building and Increased Access to Sustainable Livelihoods in Zimbabwe. The DCP activities are focused on the Output 4: Increased capacity of communities, local and national institutions for disaster risk reduction and recovery. The key activities of this Output are:
- Support of the development of a national strategy on DRM;
- Support the strengthening of DRM institutions at local and national level;
- Support the advocacy, promotion mechanisms awareness and knowledge management for DRM in Zimbabwe;
- Support the strengthening of early warning mechanisms to be operational;
- Support the development of DRM plans, including preparedness plans and their implementation at community level;
- Provide human resource capacity for DRM.
Following the development of the new draft legislation and policy frameworks on DRM/DRR in Zimbabwe, the DCP intends to undertake a comprehensive organizational assessment analysis and recommendations for its transformation to a specialized Disaster Risk Management Institution. This transformation will take cognizance of other existing national institutions.
It is this context that the DCP through the support from UNDP intends to engage a consultant to undertake this exercise.