Fresher Protection Officer – Distribution NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

 

Job Title:    Protection Officer –
Distribution

Organization:  Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)

Duty Station:  Uganda

Reports to: Team Leader Protection

 

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 Distribution Officers, under the
management and supervision of the Protection Team Leader will be responsible
for implementing CRI distribution to the persons of concern in Rhino camp and
Imvepi refugee settlement.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Project
development, implementation and reporting

·       
Oversee
projects under her/his responsibilities, and ensure that NFI’s are distributed
in accessible and accountable manner for DRC PoCs and according to the
commitment with donors.

·       
Responsible
to use and monitor the budget at his / her disposal according to the work
plans, in compliance with DRC procedures and contracts with donors

·       
Provide
daily, weekly and monthly distribution report in accordance with reporting
requirements.

·       
Define
the daily, weekly, monthly work plan, organize the workload of his / her team
and supervise all staff working under his / her responsibilities in CRI/NFI
distribution.

·       
Participate
in CRI working group, monitor and support the coordination of services and
assistance in the settlements.

·       
Work in
close collaboration with relevant settlement stakeholders, OPM, refugee
leaders, particularly to ensure community support and collaboration in the
provision of emergency relief to new arrivals, refugees and/or particular
individual cases

Coordination and
representation

·       
Develop
relationships with a range of key stakeholders, Local Government and other
stakeholders on distribution thematic areas at the field level in close liaison
with the Protection Team Leader.

·       
Representation
of DRC and active participation in the local distribution working groups and
any other meeting as requested.

·       
Close
co-ordination in project implementation with partners (UN agencies and
national/international NGOs), including referrals, community services gap
analysis, advocacy.

·       
Work
closely with the other program components to maximize program output and
impact.

Staff development
and management

·       
Provide
technical and programmatic leadership for the Distribution Volunteers within
the operational area.

·       
Develop
staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set
targets.

·       
Conduct
field – mentoring – through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers.

·       
Uphold
DRC’s code of conduct and principles on accountability.

Support management
team

·       
Follow
up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and
Administration.

·       
Uphold
DRC’s international code of conduct and principles of accountability.

·       
Any
other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

Monitoring and
Evaluation

·       
Contribute
to the daily quality implementation, monitoring and evaluation of projects and
interventions.

·       
Identify,
document and disseminate relevant project success, challenges and follow up on
implementation of project’s action points

·       
Assist
in participatory needs i.e. post distribution monitoring exercises

Additional tasks

·       
On
request, perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisors in
order to allow the organization to function optimally.

·       
Adhere
to DRC’s code of conduct

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Officer –
Distribution job placement must hold a University degree in social sciences,
Economics, BBA, BCOM or relevant fields

·       
At least
two (2) years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and
protection and NFI distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy
programs.

·       
Experience
in distribution and protection interventions in line with Refugees operation
with PSN assistance.

·       
Experience
of working with UN or Non
Governmental
organizations.

·       
Proficiency
in English (written and spoken) is essential.

·       
Good
communication skills.

·       
Computer
skills.

·       
Good
self-organization and basic management skills.

·       
Familiarity
with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.

·       
Languages:
Knowledge of the local
languages spoken by South Sudanese and Congolese refugee is an asset.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates
should send their online applications at the link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 4th December 2020

 

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