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




Job Title:    Livelihood Assistant
Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Livelihood
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 ensure that all
livelihood activities are implemented in a timely and efficient manner
according to the agreed Donor and DRC Guidelines, standards and budget.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Coordination/
Representation
  • Build relationships with filed level structures, authorities and
    community leaders as well as field level private and other stakeholders
  • In coordination with the Livelihoods officer, attend and represent
    the interest of DRC in the areas of your responsibility
  • Actively coordinate with the field staff of other DRC sectors and
    other organizations
  • Actively participate in the regular sector meetings and in house
    coordination meetings
Project
development, implementation and reporting
  • Effectively implement the day to day activities according to plan
    and technical standards
  • Contribute in the development of projects through field experience
    and information sharing
  • Assist in meetings and trainings with stakeholders and target groups
  • Actively take part in quality data collection and timely reporting
  • Actively take part in trainings at field level
  • Actively mobilize beneficiaries
  • Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood activities
  • Produce field records to contribute to the weekly, monthly and other
    reports
  • Ensure the delivery of items and other services to beneficiaries
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
Logistics /Finance
  • Support the Livelihoods Officer to monitor financial commitments and
    expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow
    ups.
  • Actively take part in the facilitation of purchase requests
  • Ensure effective use of resources in the field
Relationship
Management:
  • Coordination: Maintain close and good relations with all relevant
    stakeholders including UNCHR, OPM, local authorities, other NGOs, CBOs and
    other DRC partners;
  • Transparency: Ensure required reports and information is shared with
    the direct supervisor in a timely and adequate manner;
  • Reporting: Timely provide relevant data and progress updates to
    project stakeholders as guided by Livelihood Officer, Team Leader,
    Livelihood Coordinator and Base Manager.
  • Follow up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics,
    HR and Administration.
  • Uphold DRC’s international code of conduct.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihood
    Assistant job opportunity should hold a Diploma in Enterprise Management,
    Business Development, Development Studies, or other related field
  • Two years of work experience in relevant field with INGO or other
    agencies.
  • Experience in Enterprise selection and development/ Business
    development.
  • High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good
    team-player
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, and with well-developed
    problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent analytical, negotiation, representation and presentation
    skills.
  • Excellent knowledge in preparing comprehensive activity reports.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and other languages widely
    spoken in the area
  • Knowledge of computers: word processing, database management
    packages.
  • Commitment to accountable practices.
  • Working knowledge and demonstrated experience working in challenging
    environments.
  • Proven ability to manage varied workloads and deal constructively
    with stress
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with
    limited supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to establish
    effective working relations.
  • Possession of a valid riding permit
  • Languages: Professional
    fluency in English
How to Apply:
All candidates
should apply online at the link below
Deadline: 13th March 2019
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