Fresher Livelihood and Gender Assistant NGO Career Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         Livelihood and Gender Assistant
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
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.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordination / Representation: Develop 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:
  • Contribute in the development of Project
    Plans/Budgets and Livelihood funding proposals.
  • Promote Environment and Gender-Sensitive
    Livelihoods programming.
  • Ensure efficient and Effective program
  • Assist in meetings and trainings 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.
  • Participate in the Program operational and
    long term planning.
  • Participate in Farmers capacity building
  • Mobilization of Farmer groups,
  • Link farmers with potential market
  • Organizing farmers’ field days/exchange
  • 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.
  • Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood
Staff development and management:
  • Manage field based staff, volunteers, and
    community participants.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of
  • Any other duty as may be assigned from
    time to time.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihood and
    Gender Assistant job placement
    must hold a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two
    years of 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 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 clearly indicating position name in the subject
Deadline: 28th January 2018 by 5:00pm

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