Fresher Livelihoods Assistant Non-profit Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:     Livelihoods Assistant
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods
Team Leader
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. The job is field based with frequent movement within the project Area.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Coordination /
  • Build relationships 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.
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
  • 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
  • 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) Livelihoods Assistant job placement must have two
    years of experience working with community development and livelihoods,
    preferably in a refugee setting
  • Proven experience in cash based
  • 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:
Deadline: 28th May 2018 by 5:00 PM
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