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Protection and Community Services Coordinator NGO Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Head of Office

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 Protection and Community Services Coordinator will be tasked with technical planning and implementation and participates in District level activities including supporting synergy between and linking up local and national levels activities; managing multi-stakeholder engagement platforms at district level including the CSOs, and any identified stakeholders in order to maintain and further enhance the protection ideology. The post holder may be called upon as and when necessary to support the emergency team in cases of humanitarian crisis

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Coordination and Representation:
  • Build relationships with a range of key stakeholders including donors, Local Government and other stakeholders.
  • Representation of DRC and active participation in the local Protection Sector and relevant sub-sectors/working groups.
  • Close co-ordination of project implementation with partners (UN agencies and national/international NGOs), including referrals, protection gap analysis, advocacy.
  • Maintain/establish rapport with government authorities, UN agencies, international and local NGOs as required.
Project Development and Implementation:
  • Responsible for initiating concept papers and proposal development on the thematic areas of protection, conflict management, child protection and GBV in particular. Also identify protection gaps with a view to generating ideas for future projects with strong beneficiary impact.
  • Take lead to develop new thematic areas according to the analysis of the protection situation and risks.
  • Responsible for the development of detailed project implementation plans, budgets and funding proposals at the field level under the supervision of the project Manager and in coordination at national level with the Senior Protection Programme Manager, and M&E Officer.
  • Provide technical support, and link DRC Kyaka II programme to relevant protection standards, protection mainstreaming and ensuring a rights-based approach to all programming.
  • Ensure that a common strategy, approach and tools are developed for all protection components across DRC’s multi-sectoral programmes in Kyaka II/ Rhino Camp
  • Work in liaison with Project Manager/Programme Managers to maximize programme output and impact.
  • Coordinate planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of protection- related projects in Kyaka II/ Rhino Camp
  • Make sure that projects adhere to protection standards and principles as well as DRC guidelines and accountability standards.
  • Develop and implement advocacy strategy based on assessment of protection situation and risks.
  • Work in close collaboration with the Project Manager/Head of Office prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
Grants Management and Reporting:
  • Manage and oversee all protection grants in Kyaka II; develop and maintain implementation and procurement plans for all projects.
  • In collaboration with the Project Manager/Head of Office prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Ensuring effective implementation of M&E systems throughout the lifetime of the project.
  • Manage the project budget; oversee all budget expenditures and ensure they are allowable according to donor regulations; review monthly Budget Follow Up (BFU) and implementation tracking tool and collaborate with the Finance department to ensure accurate expenditures and reporting.
  • Actively participate and prepare all documents in advance of the BFU and implementation tracking meetings.
Staff Development and Management:
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the protection and community services staff in Kyaka II.
  • Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set targets.
  • Conduct training needs assessments of all protection-related staff and make recommendations.
  • Conduct periodic field visits to support field staffs through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers.
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct, Values, and principles of accountability.
Logistics /Finance:
  • Monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups.
  • Liaise with DRC Administration, Logistics, and Finance Departments and the Project Manager/Head of Office to ensure smooth operation of the field office.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection and Community Services Coordinator job placement must hold a University degree in Law, social sciences, development studies, guidance and counseling or relevant fields;
  • Possession of a post graduate training in project planning and management;
  • At least eight years’ experience working with refugees, vulnerable communities, basic needs and distribution programming experience, and/or advocacy programs;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of protection information management to improve protection outcomes;
  • Understanding of gender, protection and human rights;
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology;
  • Previous experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations;
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Good organizational and management skills.

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 administrator@drcuganda.org clearly indicating position name in the subject line.

Deadline: 29th May 2017


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