Fresher Best Interest Determination Assistant/BID NGO Career Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection
Officer
About DRC:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent,
humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more
than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees
and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote
durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of
humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN
Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in
Disaster Relief.
Job Summary: The Best
Interest Determination Assistant/BID will be providing support for the
implementation of Danish Refugee Council Program with periodic travel to the
project areas. The BID Assistant is responsible and reports to the Child
Protection Officer and in his absence to the Protection and community service
Coordinator. The BID Assistant is directly responsible for the implementation
of quality BIA/ BID processes as a tool for child protection and ensure that
the following outputs under child protection are met; Best Interest
determination processes in place and functional, Prevention and Response
Services for children at risk. The incumbent is also responsible for complying
with donors and internal DRC reporting and accountability policies and
procedures. He/She also supports the protection sector in quality
implementation of child protection thematic areas in synergy with larger
protection and community services components which constitute the overall DRC
program in Kyaka.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
  • Manage the identification of children at
    risk
  • Carrying out BIAs and BIDs
  • Follow-up on BID panels’ recommendations
  • Conduct case management
  • Provide psycho-social support through
    counselling
  • Up hold principles and ethical
    considerations and legal frame works for child protection.
  • Tasked with the identification of
    alternative /care arrangement; fostering etc.
  • In charge of advocating for children’s
    rights.
  • Support protection, community services
    activities and other sectors when called upon
  • Perform any other duties assigned.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Best Interest Determination Assistant/BID job placement must
    hold a Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree in Development studies, Social
    Sciences and Social Work/Administration, Education, etc.
  • One to two years’ experience in labour
    based infrastructure projects in a busy organization, preferably in an NGO
    setting.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you
    explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the
    qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages).
    The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant
    training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant
    references.
  • All applications should be sent to
    administrator@drcuganda.org clearly indicating position name in the
    subject line.
Deadline: 26th April 2017

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