Program Manager- Durable Solutions Program( Somali National) 72 views0 applications


Background

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DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC Somalia operations focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrant.

Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes. DDG’s mandate is ‘to create a safe environment free from armed violence and the remnants of conflict’, and DDG does this via a programmatic focus on four key sectors: Security Systems Reform, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) management, Mine Action and Conflict Management.

Overall Purpose of the role:

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The Program Manager will support the PMU and the Chief of Party with guidance and implementation of the DSP grant, and in determining specific programme design, delivery, progress against the approved work plan, reporting against the monitoring plan, and overall performance of implementing agencies. The Program Manager is a key member of the Programme Management Unit and will contribute to ensure overall technical oversight of delivery in all sectoral areas of the programme.

S/he will contribute to timely delivery of planned results, within budget, with adherence to applicable policies, provide capacity building to project staff, represent the project with internal and external stakeholders in field locations, including the donor, and contribute to planning, coordination and learning within the consortium.

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Responsibilities:

The Program Manager works in close collaboration with the senior project staff of each of the implementing agencies. Specific responsibilities include:

· Contribute to general technical direction, for the design and implementation of project activities

· Responsible for day to day delivery and progress against agreed targets of the project across all implementing agencies and areas

· Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all programme technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with DANIDA

· Support a shared project vision and ‘theory of change’ amongst staff and across all implementing agencies

· Serve as a liaison with and build effective working relationships with the donor government counterparts, local partners, communities and other relevant stakeholders

· Oversee financial and administrative management of the programme at field level, ensuring compliance with DRC and DANIDA rules and regulations

· Support the establishment of effective project reporting, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, and personnel and procurement mechanisms

· Develop partnerships in the humanitarian community at local level and coordinate with authorities at regional government levels.

· Participate if needed in consortium Technical Working Group meetings, and ensure implementation of corrective measures.

· Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programmes, capacity building of key project staff, and strengthening community-based organizations and mechanisms

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

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Education, experience & technical competencies

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· A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (development, social research preferable with a focus on monitoring and evaluation as well as compliance issues).

· Minimum of 5 years of work experience in the livelihoods, solutions, protection or similar programmes

· Experience working with international NGOs, UN agencies, line ministries and/or local authorities in migrants/refugee settings in complex emergencies;Experience in participatory assessment and community-based monitoring approaches;

· Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS);

· Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops

· Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English)

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ABOUT YOU

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

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

· Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

· Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership

· Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures

· Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.**

Conditions

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Availability: May 2020

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Duty station: Dolow

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Reporting to: Chief of Party-Durable Solutions

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Duration: 7 Months with Possibility of extension

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Contract: This position is graded as Band M – F1 for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.

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THE POSITION IS OPEN TO NATIONALS ONLY.

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Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

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Commitments

DRC adheres to the Core Humanitarian Standards. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of these standards.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.

For general information about Danish Refugee Council, please visit www.drc.ngo

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies no later than 1st April 2020.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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

Background

**

DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC Somalia operations focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrant.

Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes. DDG’s mandate is ‘to create a safe environment free from armed violence and the remnants of conflict’, and DDG does this via a programmatic focus on four key sectors: Security Systems Reform, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) management, Mine Action and Conflict Management.

Overall Purpose of the role:

**

The Program Manager will support the PMU and the Chief of Party with guidance and implementation of the DSP grant, and in determining specific programme design, delivery, progress against the approved work plan, reporting against the monitoring plan, and overall performance of implementing agencies. The Program Manager is a key member of the Programme Management Unit and will contribute to ensure overall technical oversight of delivery in all sectoral areas of the programme.

S/he will contribute to timely delivery of planned results, within budget, with adherence to applicable policies, provide capacity building to project staff, represent the project with internal and external stakeholders in field locations, including the donor, and contribute to planning, coordination and learning within the consortium.

**

Responsibilities:

The Program Manager works in close collaboration with the senior project staff of each of the implementing agencies. Specific responsibilities include:

· Contribute to general technical direction, for the design and implementation of project activities

· Responsible for day to day delivery and progress against agreed targets of the project across all implementing agencies and areas

· Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all programme technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with DANIDA

· Support a shared project vision and ‘theory of change’ amongst staff and across all implementing agencies

· Serve as a liaison with and build effective working relationships with the donor government counterparts, local partners, communities and other relevant stakeholders

· Oversee financial and administrative management of the programme at field level, ensuring compliance with DRC and DANIDA rules and regulations

· Support the establishment of effective project reporting, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, and personnel and procurement mechanisms

· Develop partnerships in the humanitarian community at local level and coordinate with authorities at regional government levels.

· Participate if needed in consortium Technical Working Group meetings, and ensure implementation of corrective measures.

· Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programmes, capacity building of key project staff, and strengthening community-based organizations and mechanisms

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.

**

Education, experience & technical competencies

**

· A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (development, social research preferable with a focus on monitoring and evaluation as well as compliance issues).

· Minimum of 5 years of work experience in the livelihoods, solutions, protection or similar programmes

· Experience working with international NGOs, UN agencies, line ministries and/or local authorities in migrants/refugee settings in complex emergencies;Experience in participatory assessment and community-based monitoring approaches;

· Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS);

· Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops

· Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English)

**

ABOUT YOU

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

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

· Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

· Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership

· Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures

· Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.**

Conditions

**

Availability: May 2020

**

Duty station: Dolow

**

Reporting to: Chief of Party-Durable Solutions

**

Duration: 7 Months with Possibility of extension

**

Contract: This position is graded as Band M – F1 for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.

**

THE POSITION IS OPEN TO NATIONALS ONLY.

**

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

**

Commitments

DRC adheres to the Core Humanitarian Standards. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of these standards.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.

For general information about Danish Refugee Council, please visit www.drc.ngo

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies no later than 1st April 2020.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

2020-04-02

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