Title: Livelihoods Officer
Location: Dolo Ado
Reports to: Team Leader-Resilience and Livelihoods
Start of Contract & Duration: 12 Months
Posting date: March 8, 2019
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:
Based in Dolo Ado of the Somali Region of Ethiopia, the Project Officer will support with the management and provision of technical support for all resilience, cash for work and job creation activities implemented by DRC Ethiopia as part of EU-funded, cross-border consortium project entitled Building Opportunities for Resilience in the Horn of Africa (BORESHA). The Officer will support the BORESHA Project Manager with the day-to-day management of the project’ Day-to-day responsibilities will include ensuring quality and timely implementation of activities, while ensuring full compliance with DRC and donor policies and regulations and delivery of quality activities to ensure that project objective is met..
RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
The livelihood Officer will work in close collaboration with DRC’s Resilience and livelihoods team leader and Addis Ababa-based Livelihood Coordinator as well as project staff from each of the implementing agencies in based in or visiting Dolo Ado. He/she will provide support for the development of community driven and integrated programming through participation in assessments, design, implementing and monitoring of all resilience activities.
The livelihood officer is responsible for implementation of project work plan, ensures regular reporting to the livelihood team lead and the Technical Coordinators,
Specific responsibilities include:
Finance and Administration:
Logistics and Procurement:
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
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
Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
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 stated website no later than March 21, 2019.
For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.
Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics
We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit.
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.