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Fresher Livelihoods Officer (Market Development) Non-profit Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Livelihoods Coordinator

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 Livelihood Officer (Market development) 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/ Representation:
  • Under the supervision of the Livelihoods Coordinator, coordinate with stakeholders, DRC livelihood related linkages representing the organization within its internal guidelines/standards and those of donors/partners in the districts of jurisdiction.
  • Attend and represent the interests of DRC in all Livelihood related meetings with the District Local Governments, lower local governments, and other stakeholders
  • Actively coordinate within the jurisdiction of your responsibility
  • Contribute and actively participate in internal and sector coordination meetings
Project development, implementation and reporting:
  • Contribute to concept and proposal development in the livelihood thematic areas, with key focus on market development and cash based interventions
  • Contribute to the gap analysis in the areas of Livelihoods and contribute in the development of new thematic areas according to analysis
  • Develop market-based interventions and tools to guide market development
  • Provide key accountability, documentation and assessments to guide cash based interventions
  • Responsible for day to day activity implementation (with cash based interventions being a core activity) through efficient and effective ways
  • Contribute to the design of capacity building syllabi and materials and effectively implement the trainings at all levels
  • Manage the day-to-day livelihood activities, including activity finances while bearing in mind DRC’s/Donor financial regulations.
  • Monitor and document DRC’s livelihood and cash activities, ensuring all processes, results and lessons learnt are documented and shared within the sector and with Management
  • Prepare/contribute to weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports in the area of livelihoods
Staff Management:
  • Supervise and mentor Livelihood Assistants in the district of jurisdiction, providing hands-on and real time training to ensure growth and development in performance of the Assistants
  • Uphold DRC’s code of conduct and principles of accountability. Provide technical and informed programmatic leadership for the livelihood staff members and community based mechanisms in Kyaka II operational area as needed.
  • Develop staff performance measurement and targets for staff under direct supervision and appraise them based on the set targets.
  • Conduct daily field visits to support field staffs - mentoring - through technical back stopping and to train duty bearers
Logistics /Finance:
  • Keenly monitor financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow ups.
  • Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different activity locations.
  • Initiate procurements and ensure their timely execution
  • Ensure the delivery of supplies in the right quantity and quality
  • Contribute to grants management of all livelihood projects through management of day to day project expenditures with strict adherence to internal finance policies and donor guidelines


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Livelihoods Officer (Market Development) job placement should have four years of experience working with market and community development and livelihoods, preferably in a refugee setting
  • Proven experience in developing and implementing cash based interventions
  • Ability to speak local languages (Kiswahili a key asset)
  • Proven experience managing community dialogues and working directly with beneficiaries
  • Desirable: experience working with or implementing ECHO projects

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who wish to join Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 2nd April 2018

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