Fresher Reception Centre Assistant NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:        Reception Centre Assistant
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Reception Centre Supervisor
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 Reception
Centre Assistant will support the quality, timely implementation of Transit
Centre Management activities in compliance with DRC standards and budgets.
Key Duties and
Implementation and Planning
  • Liaise with URDMC team to ensure that the
    3 days hot meal provision at reception center /settlement level is done
  • Regularly Check the Reception Centre to
    ensure that there is enough space for accommodation for POCs
  • Coordinate with protection staffs of DRC
    OPM and UNHCR in Explaining to the new arrivals the process of relocation
    to settlements Liaise with DRC protection and Community Service staff to
    provide special attention to UAM/SCs and persons with specific needs
    (PSNs) such as Disabled and elderly persons.
  • Coordinate with DRC /LWF Protection
    /Community service staff for the receipt of the relocated Persons of
    Concern at Reception /Settlement, especially PSNs.
  • Recording and Sharing of the Relocation
    Information actual and against target for onward submission.
  • Coordinate with DRC, OPM and UNHCR staff
    to assist the new arrivals to Board BUSES/TRUCKS by calling their names
    and checking their presence as per the relocation list.
  • Supervision of Casual workers especially
    those assisting in Loading of Luggage and Shelter Pole distribution
  • Prepare timely activity, weekly, monthly,
    quarterly and annual reports
  • Contribute to project planning, development
    of proposals and lessons learned processes
  • Prepare and submit weekly action plan to
    the supervisor
Additional tasks
  • On request to perform any other additional
    duties assigned by the supervisor in order to allow the organization to
    function optimally.
  • Adhere to the DRC code of conduct

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Reception Centre Assistant job placement must hold a University
    degree in Social Sciences, Arts and Development studies from recognized
  • At least two years’ experience in
    implementing environmental conservation related activities.
  • Previous experience of managing and
    supervising staff.
  • Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
  • Good communication skills and ability to
    conduct training and awareness.
  • Understanding of gender, protection and
    human rights.
  • Computer skills.
  • Good organizational and people management
  • Ability to work in the field and should
    hold a Valid Riding license
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken in
    the operation area is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring &
    Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.
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 clearly
indicating position name in the subject line.
Deadline: 2nd April 2018
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