Fresher Livelihoods Assistant NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:     Livelihoods Assistant
Organisation: Danish Refugee
Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood
Officer
About US:
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 Livelihoods
Assistant will be providing support to the implementation of DRC Program.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
Coordination / Representation: Build relationship with a range
of stakeholders in Local Governments, Private Sector and CSOs in order to
facilitate the development of economic opportunities and increased incomes for
the targeted beneficiaries.
Project implementation and reporting:
·        
Actively contribute in the development of
Project Plans/Budgets and Livelihood funding proposals.
·        
Promote Environment and Gender-Sensitive
Livelihoods programming.
·        
Ensure efficient and Effective program
implementation.
·        
Assist in meetings and training with stake
holders and target groups within the settlement.
·        
Regular data collection and monitoring and
evaluation of program activities as directed by the Livelihood Officer.
·        
Implementation of livelihood activities for
PSN’s and other needs identification exercise and follow up.
·        
Contribute to the central objective of Achieving
the key Project Objective of enhancing Self-Reliance.
·        
Take part in the program operational and long
term planning.
·        
Participate in Farmers capacity building
training.
·        
Mobilization of Farmer groups,
·        
Link farmers with potential market
opportunities.
·        
Organizing farmers’ field days/exchange visits.
·        
Setting technical demonstration plots (TDS) for
farmers.
·        
Manages the day-to-day livelihood activities,
including activity finances while bearing in mind DRC’s/Donor financial
regulations.
·        
With support from his/her Supervisor, draw work
plans/Budgets.
·        
Keenly monitor and document DRC’s livelihood
activities.
Staff development and management:
·        
Manage field based staff, volunteers, and
community participants.
·        
Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.
·        
Any other duty as may be assigned from time to
time.



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) Livelihoods Assistant job placement should have two years
experience working with community development and livelihoods, preferably in a
refugee setting
·        
Ability to speak local languages
·        
Proven experience managing community dialogues
and working directly with beneficiaries
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their
applications with the following documents to the E-mail address below;
·        
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.
E-mail your cover letter, updated CV and academic credentials to:
administrator@drcuganda.org
Deadline: 25th
October 2017 by 5:00 PM
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