Fresher Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant – Public Works NGO Job Vacancies – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organization: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Team Leader-Shelter and
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 Shelter and Infrastructure
Assistant-Public Works will be purely responsible for strategic intervention
and supervision of the labour intensive infrastructure activities in the areas
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Coordination and Representation:
Report to the Shelter and Infrastructure Team
Leader while executing out programmed activities in all the sub counties
Related linkages representing the organization
within its internal guidelines/standards and those of donor partners.
Attend and represent the interests of DRC in all
infrastructure related meetings with the Lower Local Governments and
Coordination Function.
Represent DRC to the Local Authorities and other
stakeholders in the district of operation as assigned.
Mobilize and sensitize communities on NURI
project activities
Participate in radio talk shows on public works
activities in area assigned
Project Implementation:
Mobilize and sensitize communities within the
project operation areas assigned to you.
Supervise delivery of materials to project sites
in Sub County of assignment.
Supervise the implementation of infrastructure
projects/Public works in area of jurisdiction.
Ensure that proper groups’ attendance registers
are accurately logged, updated and displayed to facilitate cash payment to NURI
project beneficiaries.
Ensure that DRC program/activities are carried out
with pace, effectiveness, efficiency and in compliance with Internal/Donor and
National policies/Operational Standards/Rural infrastructure/water resources
management manual.
Ensure all relevant local stakeholders are
involved in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the infrastructure
Ensure safe custody of tools and other assets of
organization in his/her possession.
Uphold DRC code of conduct.
Organize trainings for Project Management
Committee(PMC), Project User Committee(PUC)
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from
time to time
Attend to any other duties assigned

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The ideal applicant for the Danish Refugee
Council (DRC) Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant-Public Works job must
hold a Diploma or degree in the following areas: – Development studies, Social
Sciences, Agriculture/ Forestry, Engineering and any other related field
At least two years of relevant work experience
in the field of public works
Experience in public works in northern Uganda
and West Nile
Excellent Computer skills in MS word, excel
Experience with following standard procedures
and guidelines
Advanced English proficiency
Fluency in English and local languages is a must
Must have a valid ridding permit
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master
DRC’s core competencies: 
Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching
results while ensuring efficient processes. 
Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and
encouraging feedback. 
Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative
while aiming for innovation. 
Communicating: Listening and speaking
effectively and honestly. 
Demonstrating integrity: “Upholding and
promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation
to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual
exploitation, abuse and harassment. “  
Languages: Fluency in Acholi, and
All Luo Spoken Languages is a must. Knowledge of Arabic Languages is an added
advantage for especially refugee localities.
How to Apply:
All Interested candidates who meet the required
qualifications and experience please submit updated CV and cover letter
explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.
Deadline: 28th August 2020
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