Reception Centre Supervisor Non-profit Career Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:        Reception Centre Supervisor
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to:  Protection and Community Services 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 Reception
Centre Supervisor will ensure effective general Management of Transit and
Reception Center and quality implementation of the overall Center Management
and Synergy with other sectors like Protection, Livelihood,Community Services,
WASH and Infrastructure which constitute the Overall DRC programme
Key Duties and
Coordination and Representation:
  • Collaborate with relevant external
    technical experts on issues related to Center Management.
  • Represent DRC with Local Authorities and
    other stakeholders in the district of jurisdiction
  • Coordinate all center management related
    activities in the district of jurisdiction.
Project development, implementation and reporting:
  • Contribute to Concept and proposal
    development in respect to center management Component
  • Contribute to development of project plans
    /budgets and funding proposals
  • Contribute to grants management of all
    center management projects through management of day to day project
  • Provide technical and programmatic
    leadership to the Center Management Team in respect to project activities.
  • Participate in program operational and
    long term Planning
  • Manage the day to day center activities
    including activity finances while bearing in mind DRC‘s /Donor financial
  • Ensure prudent utilization of, and
    accountability for resources allocated to the project.
  • Ensure availability and Provision of
    Firewood for Hot Meal preparation
  • Supervision of Hot meal preparation and
  • Ensure provision of Safety and Security to
    our Persons of Concern
  • Ensure promotion of Water, Sanitation and
  • Carryout Compound Maintenance and
  • Ensure Provision of Clean Safe Drinking
    Water for New arrivals for Kitchen use.
  • Take part in relocation and in
    distribution of core relief items to persons relocated to settlements
  • Ensure General management of the Reception
    Centers respectively.
  • Receive and attend to Donor Missions and
  • In collaboration with the Adjumani Area
    Manager/Head Office and the Protection and Community Services Coordinator,
    proactively contribute to quality and timely, monthly, quarterly and
    annual reports.
  • Attend to any other duties assigned.
Staff development and management:
  • Provide technical and programmatic
    leadership for the Center staff members and security guards in Adjumani
    operational areas
  • Develop staff performance measurement and
    targets and appraise them based on the set targets
  • Conduct daily field visits to support
    field staffs-mentoring-through technical back stopping and train duty
  • Uphold DRC’s code of Conduct and
    principles f accountability.
Logistics/Finance: Support the Protection and Community
Services Coordinator to monitor financial commitments and expenditures

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee
    Council (DRC) Reception Centre Supervisor job placement must hold a
    University degree in Social Sciences, Arts and Development studies from
    recognized Institution.
  • At least three years’ experience in
    implementing environmental conservation related activities.
  • Experience of managing and supervising
  • 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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