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.

Nov 13, 2018
Graphic Designer (TOR) TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR)  Graphic Designer      Background      Danish Refugee Council is a non-governmental humanitarian organization working in more than 30 countries in the world in a wide range of interventions designed to protect and support displaced populations – refugees, internally displaced persons (IDPs), and people in mixed migration flows. In Ethiopia DRC has been active since 2009 working in the Gambella, Somali and Tigray regional states and currently in the Oromia regional state.    Purpose      DRC aims to establish strong partnership with its donors by meeting their specific visibility and communication requirements through better designs and quality products. Also to contribute to DRC’s effort to have better quality designs for all its visibility and communication materials.    The graphic designer is expected to deliver quality designs for various DRC assignments completed in line with DRC’s and donors branding requirements and within specified deadlines.      Tasks and Responsibilities      Implement DRCS’s and donors branding policy  Ensure that all publications, reports and products are produced in line with DRC’s and donors requirements/polices   Implement the graphic guidelines in all DRC’s communication products;  Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, electronic, web-based and Design and layout of reports and other products  Design of reports and other communication materials for printing and electronic distribution;  Improve and edit art work, photos, charts and other graphic elements;  Layout and design information and communication materials (t-shirts, banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, bulletins, flyers, cards)   Create different illustrative materials such as animation, presentations and design of CD/DVD packaging  Custom photo editing     Detailed specifications for each individual assignment will be given to the selected designer and  when the designer’s service is requested.      Qualification and Experience      The successful entity is required to meet the following criteria:        Strong theoretical and practical background in graphic design, including the  use of design software’s  Show a clear and mature style of design, demonstrating an understanding of the communication requirements of different INGO’s.  Proven experience of graphic production from start to published/printed product with knowledge of printing processes and colour management;  Good understanding of new and evolving technologies and digital platforms;  Knowledge of standard software packages   Working experience in development or humanitarian environment is desirable       This application is open for individuals. Individuals should provide the following:  CV  Letter of application;  References list  Copy of catalogue or samples of the design work, if available       Contract duration      The contract will be effective from date of signing and in case of   successful performance will be extended to end of the following year.       Terms and conditions of payment      Design services will be delivered on a call basis or whenever the need arises and paid in local currency upon successful completion of the assignment (as certified by the requesting section). The actual costs of services will be paid by the section requesting these services.
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Nov 01, 2018
Chief of Party - DFID Migration Organization: Danish Refugee Council Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 09 Nov 2018 About Us The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is leading an international consortium to deliver a £21 million programme to protect would-be migrants and refugees form unsafe irregular migration through and from the Amhara and Tigray regions of Ethiopia as well as Djibouti. The 4-year programme, funded by the Department for International Development, UK (DFID, UK) will address the barriers to reducing unsafe irregular migration through and from Ethiopia, taking into consideration the most vulnerable groups - women, girls and unaccompanied irregular migrants. The programme will coordinate and engage in high level national and regional advocacy with key stakeholders. The programme is anticipated to be innovative, cross-sectoral and solutions-oriented with strong emphasis on research, learning and adaptive mangement. This appointment is subject to DRC succesfully securing funding from DFID, UK. About the role The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the project. The right candidate will ensure that planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as donor reporting functions are executed efficiently and effectively to ensure that the project achieves its purpose and outputs. Also, the right candidate will coordinate the process of learning, capturing and disseminating lessons from the programme. The COP will lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team for the DRC in Ethiopia, including virtual and matrix management across the globe of in-country technical teams to deliver programme objectives set out in the donor terms of reference (TORs), our technical and commercial proposals and the logical framework. The COP will report to the Country Director, DRC Ethiopia and will be required to liaise on a regular basiswith the relevant DRC Regional office and DRC Headquarters in Copenhagen. Responsibilities: Management and Coordination: Oversee implementation of the programme according to contract objectives, ensuring the programme meets or exceeds agreed targets, annual plans and budgeting processes for the programme with full accountability to the DRC, project partners and to DFID, UK. Ensure DFID, UK’s compliance requirements are fully met. Lead the overall technical, financial and operational management of the consortium, including programme planning and budget follow-up. Identify and effectively manage due diligence and all associated key risks related to the programme. Ensure Value for Money (VfM) is mainstreamed across the programme, supporting its incorporation into decision-making and programme delivery, and effectively reported to the donor. Ensuring that technical, financial, and operational activities, including reporting are carried out according to DFID, UK’s and DRC's policies and procedures e.g quarterly and annual reports and submission of deliverables and payment by result (PbR) milestones to DFID, UK. Represent the consortium in local, national, and international stakeholder meetings and events, as appropriate. Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the project, including compliance with DFID, UK’s International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and due diligence requirements. Programme and Technical Support: Working closely with the implementation and technical leads in the Programme Management Unit: Provide technical oversight of all programming in all field offices, ensuring achievement according to targets, on time, within budget, consistent with high impact quality programming and in compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations; Actively seek opportunities for generating and disseminating new research obtained by the program, managing adaptively throughout the program as necessary according to learnings. Coordinate technical inputs from the consortium’s Technical Coordinator and Advisors with implementers in the field to maintain a high level of program quality Finance and Administration: Working closely with the Support Services Manager/Head and the wider Finance Team, assume full responsibility and accountability as the primary budget holder for the programme: Ensure that efficient and effective systems and procedures are established to monitor PbR requirements and demonstrate VfM . Oversee and regularly update a comprehensive master budget for the programme. Ensure full compliance with DRC and donor financial guidelines and policies. Human Resources: Working closely with the Head of Support Services and Human Resources Manager: Assume full responsibility over the programme team, with direct line management over Managers as indicated above. Manage all team members and support respectful and positive working relationships for quality programme implementation Logistics and Procurement: Working closely with the Head of Support Services: Ensure logistics and procurement processes are in place in all field offices and fully compliant with DRC and donor policies and standards. Work with the Field Coordinators to collaborate with the Supply Chain Manager, ensuring that field-based records are well managed, fulfil DRC and donor requirements, and are always up-to-date for use in donor reports. Safety and Security: Ensure all relevant information regarding safety, security in the relevant context is collected, updated and shared in a regular and timely manner. Collaborate with the Senior Management Team to make decisions and manage security incidents at a local level. Experience and Technical Competencies: Experience managing DFID contracts An advanced degree in a related field, such as international relations, migration, human rights, law, or social sciences; A minimum of 10 years’ experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations, and with at least five (5) years as a Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party engaged in commercial contract delivery. Proven ability to manage consortia with extensive experience managing multi-agency program Technical expertise and experience in migration, protection and/or livelihoods programming Demonstrated experience in managing large multi-location programs in complex operating environments; Comprehensive understanding of DFID donor requirements, Value for Money and DFID results agenda Robust analytical and strategic planning skills Strong experience in management of finance and budget monitoring, financial forecasting, contracts and risk management Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, whilst maintaining technical quality Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding High-level communications and interpersonal skills A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, partners, local organizations, and other stakeholders Fluent in written and spoken English Additional preferred background experience: Previous experience in the Horn of Africa or East Africa desirable with experience in Ethiopia preferred In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values. Deadline 10 November
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Oct 25, 2018
Chief of Party - DFID Migration About Us     The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is leading an international consortium to deliver a £21 million programme to protect would-be migrants and refugees form unsafe irregular migration through and from the Amhara and Tigray regions of Ethiopia as well as Djibouti. The 4-year programme, funded by the Department for International Development, UK (DFID, UK) will address the barriers to reducing unsafe irregular migration through and from Ethiopia, taking into consideration the most vulnerable groups - women, girls and unaccompanied irregular migrants.   The programme will coordinate and engage in high level national and regional advocacy with key stakeholders. The programme is anticipated to be innovative, cross-sectoral and solutions-oriented with strong emphasis on research, learning and adaptive mangement.   This appointment is subject to DRC succesfully securing funding from DFID, UK.         About the role     The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the project. The right candidate will ensure that planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation as well as donor reporting functions are executed efficiently and effectively to ensure that the project achieves its purpose and outputs. Also, the right candidate will coordinate the process of learning, capturing and disseminating lessons from the programme.   The COP will lead and manage a multi-disciplinary team for the DRC in Ethiopia, including virtual and matrix management across the globe of in-country technical teams to deliver programme objectives set out in the donor terms of reference (TORs), our technical and commercial proposals and the logical framework. The COP will report to the Country Director, DRC Ethiopia and will be required to liaise on a regular basiswith the relevant DRC Regional office and DRC Headquarters in Copenhagen.     Responsibilities:     Management and Coordination:     Oversee implementation of the programme according to contract objectives, ensuring the programme meets or exceeds agreed targets, annual plans and budgeting processes for the programme with full accountability to the DRC, project partners and to DFID, UK.  Ensure DFID, UK’s compliance requirements are fully met.  Lead the overall technical, financial and operational management of the consortium, including programme planning and budget follow-up.  Identify and effectively manage due diligence and all associated key risks related to the programme.  Ensure Value for Money (VfM) is mainstreamed across the programme, supporting its incorporation into decision-making and programme delivery, and effectively reported to the donor.  Ensuring that technical, financial, and operational activities, including reporting are carried out according to DFID, UK’s and DRC's policies and procedures e.g quarterly and annual reports and submission of deliverables and payment by result (PbR) milestones to DFID, UK.  Represent the consortium in local, national, and international stakeholder meetings and events, as appropriate.  Identify and effectively manage all key risks related to the project, including compliance with DFID, UK’s International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and due diligence requirements.    Programme and Technical Support:     Working closely with the implementation and technical leads in the Programme Management Unit:  Provide technical oversight of all programming in all field offices, ensuring achievement according to targets, on time, within budget, consistent with high impact quality programming and in compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations;  Actively seek opportunities for generating and disseminating new research obtained by the program, managing adaptively throughout the program as necessary according to learnings.  Coordinate technical inputs from the consortium’s Technical Coordinator and Advisors with implementers in the field to maintain a high level of program quality    Finance and Administration:    Working closely with the Support Services Manager/Head and the wider Finance Team, assume full responsibility and accountability as the primary   budget holder for the programme:  Ensure that efficient and effective systems and procedures are established to monitor PbR requirements and demonstrate VfM .  Oversee and regularly update a comprehensive master budget for the programme.   Ensure full compliance with DRC and donor financial guidelines and policies.    Human Resources:     Working closely with the Head of Support Services and Human Resources Manager:    Assume full responsibility over the programme team, with direct line management over Managers as indicated above. Manage all team members and support respectful and positive working relationships for quality programme implementation     Logistics and Procurement:     Working closely with the Head of Support Services:    Ensure logistics and procurement processes are in place in all field offices and fully compliant with DRC and donor policies and standards.   Work with the Field Coordinators to collaborate with the Supply Chain Manager, ensuring that field-based records are well managed, fulfil DRC and donor requirements, and are always up-to-date for use in donor reports.   Safety and Security:    Ensure all relevant information regarding safety, security in the relevant context is collected, updated and shared in a regular and timely manner.  Collaborate with the Senior Management Team to make decisions and manage security incidents at a local level.    Experience and Technical Competencies:     Experience managing DFID contracts  An advanced degree in a related field, such as international relations, migration, human rights, law, or social sciences;  A minimum of 10 years’ experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations, and with at least five (5) years as a Chief of Party or Deputy Chief of Party engaged in commercial contract delivery.  Proven ability to manage consortia with extensive experience managing multi-agency program  Technical expertise and experience in migration, protection and/or livelihoods programming  Demonstrated experience in managing large multi-location programs in complex operating environments;  Comprehensive understanding of DFID donor requirements, Value for Money and DFID results agenda  Robust analytical and strategic planning skills  Strong experience in management of finance and budget monitoring, financial forecasting, contracts and risk management  Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, whilst maintaining technical quality  Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding  High-level communications and interpersonal skills  A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, partners, local organizations, and other stakeholders  Fluent in written and spoken English    Additional preferred background experience:  Previous experience in the Horn of Africa or East Africa desirable with experience in Ethiopia preferred;      In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:  Striving for excellence:  You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  Collaborating:  You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  Taking the lead:  You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  Communicating:  You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  Demonstrating integrity:  You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.          If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Oct 25, 2018
Job Title : Protection Officer  Location : Multiple locations in Ethiopia (Dima, Gambella, Dolo Ado, Jijiga, Shire)   Reports to : Protection senior officer/Protection team leader   Start of Contract & Duration : 6 months   Posting date : June 8, 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    Under the supervision of the Protection Senior officer/Protection Team leader, the Protection Officer will coordinate and implement protection activities in selected areas where DRC is present. Specifically, she or he will plan, implement, monitor and document protection activities targeting DRC’s beneficiaries, including staff from governmental and humanitarian service providers. The position will, furthermore, be tasked to develop and adapt training and monitoring tools, to conduct trainings and awareness raising sessions and provide direct assistance and support to people with specific needs. She or he will also provide technical assistance and guidance to other stakeholders on protection mainstreaming.    RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS      Technical Responsibilities:     Implement assigned protection activities in line with international standards and best practices.  Plan, implement and monitor day-to-day protection activities as part of DRC’s Protection Team.   Conduct protection needs and vulnerability assessments.  Lead the prioritization of the most vulnerable individuals for service using agreed vulnerability criteria.  Ensure the provision of effective protection services and referrals.  Identify individuals with special needs and provide specialized assistance.  Collaborate with relevant partners to develop and maintain protection referral mechanisms.  Develop and contribute to the development of training materials on protection issues.  Contribute in the development of guidelines on DRC’s specific activities  Undertake analysis and assessments of protection issues   Ensure protection mainstreaming in all of DRC’s interventions.  Support in the capacity building of staff, beneficiaries, duty-bearers and other stakeholders in basic protection concepts, PFA as well as protection mainstreaming.    Project Monitoring and Evaluation:    Monitor protection trends and needs in DRC’s areas of intervention and recommend activities and responses for DRC’s and other agencies.  Analyse disaggregated protection related data as a means to inform programming and response activities.   Regularly monitor the project’s protection activities and provide feedback for ensuring activities are responsive, and contextually and culturally appropriate.  Assisting in developing and conducting assessments, mid-term and end of project reports and evaluations.   Ensure DRC’s accountability commitments are mainstreamed into all protection activities.    Report Writing and Documentation     Support in the development of daily, weekly and monthly reports.  Ensure proper documentation of all project activities including means of verification, assessments and case studies.  Contribute to the development of project proposal and concept notes      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   Minimum of 2 years’ experience in an entry to mid-level position, with experience in the field of humanitarian response and refugee/IDP protection working for an international NGO, UN agency or relevant ministry or local authority.  Technical understanding of core protection concepts (including Child protection and GBV), prevention and response strategies, including experience with operationalizing global best practices and international standards for implementing protection programming in humanitarian contexts.   Proven record of designing and facilitating trainings and workshops on protection-related topics.   Hands-on experience with protection case management, psychosocial support and supporting community-based protection structures.  Experience working with displaced or conflict affected populations.  Strong planning, organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to work both independently and within a team.  Integrity, strong work ethic, and ability to consistently meet deadlines under pressure.  Strong interpersonal skills and commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures.   Full proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.    Education:    University degree in social sciences, law, social work, international development, or other relevant field from a recognized institution.    Languages:     Excellent skills in speaking, reading and writing English.   Excellent skills in speaking, reading and writing Amharic  Somali, Nuer, Agnuak or other local languages (overall fluency required)    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 by specifying the location you want to be considered. Applications will be reviewed in a rolling bases.     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.      If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Ethiopia Full time
Oct 17, 2018
Job Title: Program Assistant Location:  Addis Ababa Reports to:  Migrations Coordinator Start of Contract & Duration : 6 months Posting date : October 16, 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. Overall purpose of the role: The Assistant will be responsible for implementation of DRC’s urban refugee program on information hubs for refugees in Addis Ababa. The Assistant will supervise refugee incentive outreach workers and collaborate with other program staff, to ensure DRC's activities under the urban program are holistic and that protection concerns and considerations are effectively mainstreamed. Furthermore, the Assistant will provide support to program development with specific contributions in the area of urban refugee outreach. Responsibilities: (in bullet points) Collaborate closely with the Coordinator and the Officer to implement relevant and responsive, rights-based activities that build upon the existing assets of the targeted refugee communities. Activities will emphasize protection-related refugee outreach and engagement, with a particular emphasis on access to information and services. Assist the Officer in ensuring high quality day-to-day technical management of the Information Hub and of activities, including the identification of protection risks and vulnerabilities, with awareness of issues related to gender, age and diversity. Assist in the management of refugee incentive outreach workers, and support respectful and positive working relationships for the effective implementation of activities. Support the Officer in overseeing project locations, including regular activity monitoring. Under the direction of the Officer, assist in related reporting. This will include providing weekly and monthly reports supported by high quality documentation. Provide ongoing general monitoring of the operating context to ensure relevance and accountability to DRC's beneficiary populations. Maintain accurate and comprehensive files of activities, and other relevant documentation. 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 Minimum of 1 year of experience in an entry to mid-level position, preferably with experience in the field of humanitarian response working for an international NGO, UN agency or relevant ministry or local authority. Experience working with mixed migrants, refugees, asylum seekers, and/or internally displaced persons, preferably on protection-related issues, using community mobilization and participatory approaches. Strong planning, organization and problem solving skills with ability to work both independently and within a team in a demanding work environment. Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.) Bachelor’s degree in development studies, social work and social sciences or other relevant field from a recognized institution Languages: (indicate fluency level) Excellent verbal and written proficiency in Tigrinya, Amharic and 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  October 25, 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. If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Sep 25, 2018
WASH Manager Organization: Danish Refugee Council Country: Ethiopia Closing date: 07 Oct 2018 Overall Purpose of the Role: The Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Manager is responsible for WASH technical coordination and implementation within the Gambella region (Dimma Camp). The position exercises technical line management responsibilities over the Dimma WASH staff. The WASH Manager is responsible for ensuring that managers and other employees are provided with the right expert advice and support to set strategy and assure operational quality and compliance with standards and procedures. S/he is accountable for the quality provision of WASH programme delivery. S/he will have delegated budget authority, and is expected to contribute to important management decisions. He/She will support WASH activity implementation teams in Dimma. The WASH Manager must demonstrate technical understanding of all facets of WASH including Water Supply, Sanitation, Hygiene promotion programming including Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). Responsibilities The WASH Manager is expected to comply with DRC’s framework of standard regulations and operational procedures including the code of conduct, Assistance Framework, Program Manual and Operations Handbook, approved documents, donor contacts and applicable laws specific to Ethiopia General Provide technical line management to WASH staff in collaboration with respective Base Managers. Plan and coordinate WASH staff development processes. Provide input into staff performance management, and recruitment processes. Conduct engineering works including development of designs, BOQs and monitoring construction/engineering activities. Coordination and Representation Collaborate with technical partners and stakeholders including local authorities, donors, as well as providing technical support in advocacy activities related to WASH. Provide technical quality oversight on the operations of DRC’s implementation partners in WASH activities. Represent DRC at WASH coordination engagements at either regional level or other areas assigned. Cultivate good relations with key WASH actors, including UNHCR, NGOs, donors, non-state actors and government departments through effective and regular attendance at technical meetings/clusters and bilateral meetings. Develop quality reports for various stakeholders. Maintain high level of coordination with WASH sector leads and co-leads as well as with the Regional water office Coordinate with other sectors within DRC’s program to ensure coherent and coordinated planning of the interventions Participate in inter-agency discussions, ensuring that DRC position, interests and priorities are fully considered Sector Development, Monitoring & Documentation. Participate in program operational and long-term planning process. Ensure prudent utilization of and accountability for resources allocated for WASH activities. Development of WASH concept notes, project plans, budgets and funding proposals for sector development with liaison with Area manager Develop and support mechanisms to undertake gap analysis in WASH and initiate development of new WASH intervention areas. experience or lessons learned; promote knowledge sharing and technical input or recommendations on major programme directions and on introduction of new initiatives in the country. Manage the implementation, monitoring and documentation of WASH action research and innovation (technical or systems), ensuring rigorous monitoring and wide sharing of results. Responsible for technical guidance to the efficient and effective program implementation of all WASH projects within timeframe, budget and quality standards. Develop WASH technical standards for capacity building trainings of sector staff in Dimma. Develop a monitoring scheme, which includes performance and impact indicators for all WASH components and related activities. Develop data base system and data collection tools and ensure quality data collection, data entry and undertake analysis and produce reports and provide feedback to relevant stakeholders. Regularly monitor WASH activities and provide timely inputs and feedback to the Area manager to enhance WASH program implementation. Coordinate with the MEAL Coordinator for conducting relevant baseline survey, mini surveys, needs assessment data, End line surveys and quality assurance are conducted. Prepare timely monthly, quarterly, biannual, end year reports and activity work plan for various donors and share with Area manager for review before submission Programming Lead the technical project planning, developing detailed implementation strategy, harmonizing approaches and methodologies for project implementation within the Dimma WASH grants. Participate in donor missions especially that related to WASH activities. Develop systems for effective, coordination, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting mechanisms for use by the WASH sector in Dimma. Regular conduct assessments and fact-finding missions in the field on operation and implementation of WASH activities Participate in the preparation of project proposals for external donors and participate in negotiations to defend them. Conceptualizing and developing sectoral and field strategies in close co-operation with the Area Manager. Ensure that the programmes are implemented in accordance with DRC standard regulations and operational procedures, WASH technical standards and national standards and procedures. Monitor all WASH program financial budgets, expenditures, procurement (including procurement planning) and inventories in accordance with DRC operations handbook, donor regulations and DRC specific guidelines. Ensure adherence to DRC Security procedures according to the DRC Operations Handbook and local security rules. Provide technical support to project teams in conducting consultations with stakeholders in the project target areas including but not limited to the government authorities (particularly ARRA, UN Agencies, other NGOs and civil societies for the project start up. Staff Development and Management Provide technical line management to WASH Team leaders based at the field base locations. Collaborate with Area manager in developing WASH staff performance measurement and targets and appraisals based on the set targets. Conduct regular field visits to operational sites to provide technical support to WASH teams. Uphold DRC’s code of Conduct and principles of accountability. Participate in in recruitment, staff development, warning and dismissal as required, with a mind-set of anticipation and expectation as opposed to reaction. Design, conduct or outsource technical trainings for the key WASH staff to improve staff capacity Relationship Management: Coordination: Maintain close and good relations with all relevant stakeholders including the other Area Managers of other NGOs, UN organizations, ARRA, local authorities, line ministries, donors, DRC partners and internally with all staff and in particular other sector coordinators. Transparency: Conduct self and responsibility in a transparent way. Reporting: Timely compile required reports for all relevant stakeholders including Donors as required. Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and Administration. Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct. Reporting The WASH Manager will report to the Area Manager, Gambella. Conditions: Contract: Six months’ contract. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for expats. This position is graded at A14 for international staff or competitive salary and conditions as per national staff terms of employment, as relevant. This is a non-family posting. Availability: Immediately Duty Station: Gambella, Ethiopia 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. In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’s 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. Qualifications Experience and Technical Competencies: University degree or equivalent experience in Environmental, Water, Civil Engineering, Geology, Hydrogeology, or WASH, or other related field. Advanced degree has added advantage At least (6) years’ experience in WASH program management including planning of water systems design and implementation including service water Treatment plant, deep borehole systems with NGOs, UN, Government or similar organizations 5 years of proven experience in large scale WASH infrastructural project management. Proven technical expertise in area of WASH assessment including surveys, programme implementation, monitoring and evaluation and coordination is required. Ability to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to achieve a common objective in the area of WASH. Proven technical expertise in the area of WASH assessment including survey, programme implementation, technical design, monitoring and coordination. Good interpersonal, communication skills with proven experience in liaising with local authorities. Proven leadership skills and a competence in people management. Experience in civil or water engineering management and proven organizational skill. Good understanding of donor trends, guidelines and procedures. Experience dealing with national partners and local/government authorities. Professional background in working with internally displaced persons and/or refugees is an advantage. Good experience in training and liaising with national NGOs. Experience working in multicultural work settings. Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines; A team player and the ability to work with limited supervision; Flexible, pro-active, and with the ability on follow through on tasks. Languages: Excellent Communication skills in English required. Knowledge of any Ethiopian local languages is an advantage. How 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 online application on www.drc.dk under vacancies no later than 7 October, 2018. For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
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 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