Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promote long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) invites applications for the position of a Cash Expert who plays a critical role in the regional operation.

Sep 13, 2018
Supply Chain Assistant Overall Purpose of the Job:    This position provides procurement data entry, bid document duplication, binding & distribution to vendors, filing procurement document, and assists the Procurement Officers in payment request facilitation for supplier.      RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS    Handle bid document duplication, binding & keep record of distribution to vendors.  Assist procurement officers in maintaining appropriate documentation, tracking and filing of all procurement activities to ensure traceability of all documents and expense.   Maintains Suppliers data base & keep record of black listed supplier.  Compile & maintain a procurement tracker of all supply orders, and monitors procurement orders, trucking and trends across the program and projects and ensures all processes are appropriately documented and stored in the shared file.   Facilitate the inspection of purchased items by requesters against specification and/or samples.  Follows up issuance of GRN  Assist in payment request preparation and follows up collection of cheque by the suppliers;  Assist Procurement officers in preparation of Request for Quotations, Bid Analysis, and Purchase Orders and also follow up of delivery of the goods by the suppliers.  Facilitate suppliers’ payment request through regular and timely follow up with finance  Organize opening of Tenders and support the procurement officers in taking minutes and notes  Performs other related duties.    In this position, you will also be expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:    ⦁    Striving for Excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  ⦁    Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.  ⦁    Taking the Lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  ⦁    Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.  ⦁    Demonstrating Integrity: Acting in line with DRC’s vision and values.          PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS    REQUIRED    2 years of relevant work experience   Ability to work as a team player  Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work under pressure. Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)  BA Degree in Procurement or Supply Chain Management or Relevant Field  Strong Computer Skills       Languages: (indicate fluency level)  English - Very good level of written and spoken       TO APPLY    Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.     We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies.      Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than  September 20, 2018.     For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.    We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit. It is DRC policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to gender, race, national, clan or tribal origin, religion, age, sex, origin or ancestry, marital status, social status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled individual. 
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Aug 28, 2018
Safety Coordinator Organization: Danish Refugee Council Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 14 Sep 2018 Job Title: Safety Coordinator Location: Addis Ababa, with travel to field locations throughout the country. Reports to: Country Director with technical management from the Regional Safety Coordinator. Salary and conditions: in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of National staff**.** Start of Contract & Duration: One Year Availability : As Soon as possible Posting date: August 27, 2018 INTRODUCTION The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promote long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. BACKGROUND DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC East Africa and Yemen (EAY) operation focuses mainly on populations affected by displacement in Kenya, Uganda, Somalia, Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan and Yemen and regional mixed migration flows. DRC aims to create a synergy between the different humanitarian aid and development projects in EAY – both in terms of geographical coverage and types of activities implemented in support of refugees and populations displaced or otherwise affected by conflict, consequences of climate change and natural hazards in the region. RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES The Ethiopia Safety Coordinator will be responsible for the implementation of the DRC safety risk management system (SRMS) in Ethiopia. This will be done in close cooperation with the Ethiopia Country Director, the relevant Area Managers, and the Regional Safety Coordinator**.** GENERAL OBJECTIVE To support the Ethiopia country program in managing safety risks through the implementation of DRC’s SRMS in Ethiopia. This will include safety assessments, training, and both introducing and maintaining sound safety management structures to address the safety challenges facing DRC programming in Ethiopia. SPECIFIC TASKS Assess safety risks for DRC-DDG programs in Ethiopia to facilitate program delivery. Assessments will be undertaken as described in the DRC organizational handbook. Facilitate the implementation of the SRMS, including undertaking minimum operating safety standards (MOSS) and safely level system (SLS) audits. Safety improvement plans (SIPs) will be drafted and followed up on. Provide safety training to DRC staff in Addis Ababa and field sites. Assist in developing and updating the safety management plans. Local safety rules (LSRs), standard operating procedures (SOPs) will need to be established and maintained. Maintain current safety risk assessments (SRAs) for all DRC sites in Ethiopia. Facilitate program access and continuity through the provision of dependable advice, regular sit-reps, and safety advisories, as needed. Maintain relevant safety documentation, such as SOPs, LSRs, pre-arrival briefings and contingency plans, plus records of safety incident and training registers. The online safety level system will be kept accurate for all program sites. Any other duties as directed by the Country Director or Regional Safety Coordinator. ABOUT YOU To be successful in this role, we expect you to be a positive, mature leader with experience in safety management. You are an effective people manager and enjoy working with teams of committed staff to build collaboration and capacity in support of country operations. In this position, you will also be expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies: Striving for Excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback. Taking the Lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly. Demonstrating Integrity: Acting in line with DRC’s vision and values. PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Safety Management or other related field &/or sustained period of directly relevant work experience (i.e. military, police, security management consultants). Minimum three years spent with a humanitarian/development actor. Background in safety and security training. At least one year INGO/IO safety management experience. Strong analytical and writing skills. Stable and robust character with excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills. Ability to train and convey information to non-safety personnel. Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a commitment to humanitarian principles. Fluency in English. GENERAL Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework into the work of DRC How to apply: TO APPLY Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Please forward the application and CV and cover letter, in English through the stated website no later than September 14, 2018. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk . *We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit. It is DRC policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to gender, race, national, clan or tribal origin, religion, age, sex, origin or ancestry, marital status, social status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled individual.*
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Aug 01, 2018
Title:  Communications Intern   Location:   Addis Ababa with some field travel   Reports to : Grants and Projects Coordinator     Start of Contract & Duration:   4 months with possibility of extension depending on availability of funds    Posting date : June 12 ,2018       INTRODUCTION     The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.  With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.         PURPOSE OF THE JOB     Support and maintain the organization’s internal and external communications and visibility initiatives in compliance with donors and DRC policies and priorities.       RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS    Assist the field teams to ensure compliance with donor visibility requirements.     In collaboration with the various field teams, coordinate and lead the development and procurement of visibility materials.     In collaboration with the field team, collect case stories, human interest stories, project facts and other context relevant information for communication purpose.  Develop communication materials, including social media posts, articles, short videos and photo series.     Participate in reviewing and editing information, education and communication materials as well as internal reports and research pieces.    Collect and compile program information for an internal newsletter and facts sheets.    Participate in field visits to conduct interviews and take photos for internal and external communications pieces.        PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS   REQUIRED         At least 6 months of relevant academic experience required. Additional professional experience an added value.       BA Degree in communications, journalism, language and linguistic, literature or related field       E ducation: (include certificates, licenses etc.)    BA Degree in communications, journalism, language and linguistic, literature or related field       Languages: (indicate fluency level)    English          TO APPLY        Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.    We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies.       Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than June 17, 2018.      For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.     We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit. It is DRC policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to gender, race, national, clan or tribal origin, religion, age, sex, origin or ancestry, marital status, social status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled individual.  
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Internship
Aug 01, 2018
Title:  Human Resource Assistant  Location:  Addis Ababa   Reports to:  Protection Coordinator  Start of Contract & Duration : 1 year      INTRODUCTION    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.  With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.      PURPOSE OF THE JOB    The HR Assistant is expected to provide support to the HR Unit in the following activities: -      RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS    Ensure personnel files are complete and accurate assuring adherence to highest level of confidentiality.  Oversee leave management; maintain leave tracking; ensuring complete documentation for all staff movement in the Field Office and Head Office.  Follows up on the submission of accurate timesheets from all staff in DRC and ensures accuracy of basic personnel data before payment is effected;  Ensures that all staff are insured when they first join the organization, sends the updates of any changes that affect our insurance policy like salary increment, resignation, the dependents update, etc;  Handles all insurance related issues of staff in a very organized and professional manner;  Keeps records of different leave requests centrally in Addis Ababa, provides this information to the staff, the management and to any other concerned stakeholders upon request;  Assist in the recruitment processes by contacting the selected candidates for interview and written exam, facilitate and handle the written exams in Addis and different FOs.  Make sure that all newly hired staff have got DRC ID; follow up the contract renewal of ID Printing Service Providers, manage the contract.  Make sure that all staff in DRC Addis and FOs have been registered in the government pension scheme and keep the record in the personal file.  Provide professional advice to project managers on a range of HR issues.   Assist in the compilation of HR related reports as required.   Any other assignments as instructed by the immediate supervisor    In this position, you will also be expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:    Striving for Excellence:  Focusing on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  Collaborating : Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.  Taking the Lead : Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  Communicating:  Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.  Demonstrating Integrity : Acting in line with DRC’s vision and values.      PERSONAL SPECIFICATIONS     REQUIRED   2 years of Experience Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain working relationships across the organisation. Excellent knowledge of legal employment obligations in line with national labour law.  Excellent computer skills and experience working with databases      Education:  Relevant qualifications in Human Resources or Business Administration.     Languages :   Good standard of written and spoken English  .         TO APPLY    Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.     We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies.      Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than  August 5, 2018.     For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.    We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit. It is DRC policy to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals, as well as administer any and all personnel actions, without regard to gender, race, national, clan or tribal origin, religion, age, sex, origin or ancestry, marital status, social status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled individual. 
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Part time
May 09, 2018
Organization: Danish Refugee Council Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 28 May 2018 The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an independent, non-profit organization (NGO), founded on the basis of humanitarian principles, and human rights based approach, to secure the protection of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs), and to promoting long term solutions to the problems of forced displacement. ​**Background** DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC East Africa and Yemen (EAY) operation focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrants in Djibouti, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, and Yemen. The EAY Regional office also supports non-operational initiatives, focusing on mixed migration issues, civil society engagement, and advocacy and policy initiatives related to displacement. The Ethiopia/Djibouti operation falls under the EAY Regional Office based in Nairobi. There are currently over 200 national and 13 international staff working in 12 programme offices across both countries. Current programme sectors include protection, food security, WASH, shelter and NFI, livelihoods, and resilience. DRC Ethiopia also hosts the newly established Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) unit and plays a key role in the INGO coordination of the refugee response in the country. ​ Purpose DRC strives to be the leading displacement focused INGO in Ethiopia and Djibouti in terms of relevance, impact and quality. Current focus is both emergency programming to address critical needs resulting from conflict, as well as an increased pursuance for recovery programming, durable solutions and sustainable livelihood strategies for the displaced population while building better strategic, programmatic and operational coherence and synergy across Ethiopia and Djibouti. In close collaboration with the Regional Director; along with DRC and DDG regional staff; CD colleagues and senior programme staff and technical experts, the incumbent’s prime objectives will be to provide leadership and strategic management to maintain DRCs position as a leading INGO in Ethiopia and Djibouti on protection of displaced populations, promotion of durable solutions, oversee the strengthening of DRC’s programme development, quality and accountability framework and be a pro-active partner in the wider regional strategic and programme development process. The CD supervises the senior management team for Ethiopia and Djibouti including the DRC Head of Programmes, the Head of Support Services, and Area Managers. A close working relationship will be maintained with the regional senior management team. The CD Ethiopia-Djibouti reports to the Regional Director. ​**Key Responsibilities** ​***Direct managerial oversight and support:*** Ensure that the SMT and PMs have clear and realistic performance based management goals. Tasks include: Direct line management of SMT, Consortium Managers, and country wide programme support team; Support PMs to establish good management support for their teams; Provide on-going support and coaching, and ensure that staff has the necessary capacity to fulfil their responsibilities. ​***Programme Strategy:*** To develop and update the Ethiopia and Djibouti programme strategy, within DRC/DDG’s overall regional and global strategic frameworks. Tasks include: Keeping abreast key conflict and displacement trends in the region impacting the two countries; Identifying key developments and trends in refugee response in countries and position the organisation to best deal with these Ensure that the key regional and global frameworks are contextualised and applied in the country program context and ensure that staff understand these, Leading a consultative process for local strategy development, Leading the Ethiopia and Djibouti annual programme portfolio analyses, Playing a key role in fundraising and donor contract management. ​***Quality and Accountability:*** To be responsible for ensuring that programmes comply with the organisational quality and accountability commitments. Tasks include: Ensure that the Operations and Programme Handbooks are utilized throughout all offices, Lead process of developing and updating the local Humanitarian Accountability Framework and Quality Management System, Promote accountability concepts and practices. ​***Safety and Security:*** To hold overall responsibility for ensuring that DRC’s Ethiopia and Djibouti programme is delivered in a safe and secure manner. Tasks include: Working with DRC’s Regional Security Advisor and country safety specialists to ensure that all EAY security management protocols and procedures are updated, made locally relevant and applied consistently, To be overall responsible for ensuring security analyses is being done collectively and regularly, Ensuring compliance with risk mitigation against corruption, fraud and diversion. ​***Representation, Coordination and Stakeholder management:*** To ensure that DRC/DDG maintains excellent and productive relations with all key stakeholders, especially beneficiaries, local authorities, the humanitarian community and donors. Tasks include: Representing DRC/DDG at relevant and senior forums/ meetings, Ensuring other staff are appropriately representing DRC/DDG at relevant forums/ meetings, Maintaining agreed profile of DRC/DDG at country level, Conducting regular stakeholder analyses to ensure that DRC/DDG has good understanding of dynamics/ relationships, Engaging in, and where effective, leading coordination processes amongst key stakeholders. ​***Advocacy and communication:*** To lead the Ethiopia and Djibouti team’s advocacy in all DRC/DDG key messages. Tasks include: With Regional Office to prepare and implement an advocacy and communication strategy, Guiding staff to advocate clearly, appropriately and strategically. ​***Financial accountability:*** Ensure that the different programmes deliver financial accountability. Tasks include: Playing an active and coordinating role in linking finance teams with the Regional finance teams, and financial management itself, Ensuring that financial systems are followed by FOs and that financial reports submitted are accurate, Ensuring the finance and programme teams have a productive engagement. ​**About you** To be successful in this role, we expect you to be a positive, mature leader with a proven track record of developing effective initiatives, programmes, and impact. You thrive in managing a wide range of responsibilities, and can effectively communicate and lead the country team. You are an effective people manager and enjoy working with teams of committed staff to build collaboration and capacity within the Ethiopia and Djibouti programmes and building strong relationships with the regional team. In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’ five core competencies : Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results through the country team both to position DRC and ensure excellence in all deliverables. Collaborating: You lead initiatives at country operation level by involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback. Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. Communicating: You listen to beneficiaries, staff and other stakeholders; and you communicate concisely and persuasively Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values and set a very clear standard for your country team members. Moreover, we also expect the following: ​**Qualifications** Essential: A Master’s degree in a relevant field Five years management experience, as head or senior member of humanitarian or development programme/organisation Significant experience with conflict related displacement issues Good communicator and proven diplomacy with all types of stakeholders Proven commitment to accountable practices and knowledgeable of quality assurance systems Hands on experience in managing staff in insecure locations and strong human resource management skills in general. Experience of managing budgets and multiple donor contracts Experience in donor contact, fundraising and networking. Fluency in spoken and written English required; proficiency in French is an advantage ​*Preferable:* Experienced with conflict related displacement issues Experience of humanitarian advocacy ​DRC encourages all qualified candidates to apply, irrespective of nationality, race, gender or age. ​**Conditions** Availability: 1 July 2018 ​*Duty station:* Addis Ababa with frequent travel to programme locations within Ethiopia and Djibouti ​*Duration:* Two years with possibility of extension, subject to funding. ​*Contract:* This is an accompanied post. Salary, benefits and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates at Grade A6; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies . For national candidates, competitive salary and benefits are offered in accordance with the Ethiopia and Djibouti National staff salary scale and terms of employment. ​**Further information** For more information about the position, please contact the Regional Director, Ms Heather Amstutz Ferrao at h.amstutz@drceay.org . For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.ngo ​**Commitments** DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework. ​ How to apply: Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at www.drc.ngo Please submit applications online using this link by 28 May 2018 . ​Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered and email applications sent directly to Ms Heather Amstutz will not be considered. ​If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time