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Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified emergency manager who can support the successful implementation of DRC’s emergency programming in NW/SW Cameroon. Successful candidates will have a least 4 years of emergency program implementation experience in complex humanitarian contexts.

About the job

DRC has been active in Cameroon’s NW/SW region response since 2018. At present, programming includes protection, child protection, and emergency shelter and NFI response. DRC is looking to expand current programming and is looking for an emergency manager to support in the implementation of DRC’s emergency portfolio. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

· Manage the successful implemention of DRC’s emergency programming in the NW/SW region of Cameroon

· Manage a team of at least 3 people including 2 Emergency Project Assistants and 1 Emergency Project Officer.

· Support the devleopment of new DRC emergency projects in line with DRC’s program strategy for the region/country program

· Produce timely internal and external reporting in line with donor requirements

· Collaborate with DRC’s information management officer to successful monitor and evaluate DRC’s emergency programming outputs/outcomes

· Build program staff technical capacity in line with project requirements.

· Manage DRC’s emergency project budget’s in coordination with the area and support service managers in line with donor requirements.

· Attend relevant external coordination meetings when necessary.

About you

To be successful in this role we expect you to have extensive experience in a complex crisis environment and be willing to adapt to a challenging security context. Candidates should have experience with managing largescale multi-sector emergency distributions, and have experience with emergency program development. Moreover, we also expect the following:

Required

· Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field, master’s degree preferred.

· 4 years of experience managing emergency projects in complex crises

· Proficiency in common computer packages and financial software i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc.

· Fluent English speaker

· Solid experience in staff management in a cross-cultural environment required.

· Demonstrated ability to manage and support multi-sector programmes including operational planning and problem solving.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer

Contract length: 6 months with possibility of extension

Band: F-manager

Designation of Duty Station: Unaccompanied/Non-family duty station

Start date: ASAP

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Katrina Zacharewski, Area Manager, [email protected].

How to apply:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.**

Closing date for applications: 15/01/2020

*Applications will be reviewd on a rolling basis.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.

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The Danish Refugee Council is currently implementing a broad range of activities relevant to conflict affected communities and persons. The activities are categorized in ten sectors:

Shelter and Non-food Items, Food Security, Protection, Income Generation, Coordination & Operational Services, Community Infrastructure & Services, Humanitarian Mine Action, Armed Violence Reduction (AVR), Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH), and Education.

Here you can read some short exemplifications of what types of activities the respective sectors include:

Shelter and Non-food Items: Provision of emergency shelter, emergency cash grants, rehabilitation of housing, distribution of non-food items (NFIs) and provision of return and repatriation kits.

Food Security: Emergency food provision or food voucher programmes. Training and capacity development in agriculture, agricultural inputs (e.g. tools and seeds), agricultural grants.

Protection: Advocacy for the rights of displaced people in their context of displacement, child protection initiatives, individual protection assistance based on vulnerability, legal aid, land & property rights, sexual and gender-based violence prevention, registration services for the internally displaced and refugees, monitoring of rights and rights awareness-raising, facilitation of return and repatriation processes.

Income Generation: Business training and SME development, business grants, life-skills training, literacy and numeracy training, vocational training, micro-credit loans, savings groups, group enterprise development and facilitation.

Coordination & Operational Services: Coordination and management of refugee and IDP camps, active participation in UN cluster coordination, humanitarian surveys and studies, facilitation of NGO Networks focused on displacement solutions, capacity development, training and support to local NGOs, secondment of experts to UN emergency operations worldwide

Community Infrastructure & Services: Provision of physical infrastructure like roads, bridges, community centres, irrigation systems or other community structures, facilitation and training of infrastructure management groups at community level, facilitation and funding of community development plans, initiatives for disaster risk reduction at community level.

Humanitarian Mine Action: Manual or mechanical mine clearance, clearance of former battle areas, education for affected communities – with special focus on children on how to avoid harm from mines and UXO, surveys of expected and confirmed mined or UXO areas, explosive ordnance disposal and stockpile destruction, capacity building of national demining institutions.

Armed Violence Reduction (AVR): Education in procedures for safe storage and safe handling of small arms and light weapons (SALW), capacity building of institutions for safety, local and community level conflict management and mitigation.

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH): Emergency water supply, hygiene item distribution, hygiene information and education, construction of latrines, installation water points, wells and water storage. Water purification.

Education: Education grants and fee support, school feeding programmes, teacher training and support, school materials provision and construction or rehabilitation of school structures.

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0 USD Buea CF 3201 Abc road Full Time , 40 hours per week Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified emergency manager who can support the successful implementation of DRC’s emergency programming in NW/SW Cameroon. Successful candidates will have a least 4 years of emergency program implementation experience in complex humanitarian contexts.

About the job

DRC has been active in Cameroon’s NW/SW region response since 2018. At present, programming includes protection, child protection, and emergency shelter and NFI response. DRC is looking to expand current programming and is looking for an emergency manager to support in the implementation of DRC’s emergency portfolio. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

· Manage the successful implemention of DRC’s emergency programming in the NW/SW region of Cameroon

· Manage a team of at least 3 people including 2 Emergency Project Assistants and 1 Emergency Project Officer.

· Support the devleopment of new DRC emergency projects in line with DRC’s program strategy for the region/country program

· Produce timely internal and external reporting in line with donor requirements

· Collaborate with DRC’s information management officer to successful monitor and evaluate DRC’s emergency programming outputs/outcomes

· Build program staff technical capacity in line with project requirements.

· Manage DRC’s emergency project budget’s in coordination with the area and support service managers in line with donor requirements.

· Attend relevant external coordination meetings when necessary.

About you

To be successful in this role we expect you to have extensive experience in a complex crisis environment and be willing to adapt to a challenging security context. Candidates should have experience with managing largescale multi-sector emergency distributions, and have experience with emergency program development. Moreover, we also expect the following:

Required

· Minimum Bachelor’s degree in a related field, master’s degree preferred.

· 4 years of experience managing emergency projects in complex crises

· Proficiency in common computer packages and financial software i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc.

· Fluent English speaker

· Solid experience in staff management in a cross-cultural environment required.

· Demonstrated ability to manage and support multi-sector programmes including operational planning and problem solving.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer

Contract length: 6 months with possibility of extension

Band: F-manager

Designation of Duty Station: Unaccompanied/Non-family duty station

Start date: ASAP

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies. For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Katrina Zacharewski, Area Manager, [email protected].

How to apply:

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.**

Closing date for applications: 15/01/2020

*Applications will be reviewd on a rolling basis.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.

2020-01-16

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