Camp Coordination and Camp Management Assistant at Danish Refugee Council
- Company: Danish Refugee Council
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Kigoma
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Tanzania
Camp Coordination and Camp Management Assistant
Founded in 1956, The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities – in more than 40 countries around the world. DRC has been implementing emergency response projects in Tanzania since the onset of the Burundi refugee crisis in 2015 in three refugee camps in the Kigoma Region at the border with Burundi. DRC’s integrated projects for refugees, asylum seekers and host communities comprise sectors such as Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Protection (CBP, PSN, GBV, CP and Legal), Shelter and infrastructure, and Economic Recovery.
Overall purpose of the role:
A Camp Management Assistant, under the management and supervision of a Camp Management Team Leader and in close collaboration with other government and humanitarian colleagues will be responsible for direct implementation of camp management activities in the camp.
Supervise refugee incentive workers
Monitor and support the coordination of services and Management in the camp
Identify gaps in service provision to refugees, proactively referring issues to relevant forums
Oversee and ensure that NFI distributions are conducted in an accessible and accountable manner
Work in close collaboration with refugee stakeholders (Community Leaders, Elders, Representative Committees) to ensure a wide acceptance of camp management activities in particular and facilitate dispute resolutions regarding the provision of humanitarian services in general
Work in close collaboration with refugee stakeholders, and ensure community participation and mobilization in camp management
Ensure diversity and inclusion and ensured that protection considerations are mainstreamed across all sectors
Receive and handle complaints and feedback from beneficiaries and refer to relevant actors
Ensure Camp management implementation is compliant with the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and the DRC Code of Conduct (CoC)
Write reports as required by Team Leader
Ensure daily verbal feedback on urgent issues reported
Participate in camp coordination meetings as well as meetings with refugee leadership committees
Any other duties to support camp management activities assigned by Manager/Team Leader
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 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 act in line with our vision and values.
Qualifications and Experience
At least 2 years of work experience in humanitarian displacement situation
Demonstrated previous experience working with refugees or other vulnerable populations
Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility
Flexibility in working hours when needed
Excellent Communication skills
Proven computer literacy skills (Microsoft Word and Excel
Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well ability to engage with community members in an open manner, maintain confidentiality and respect
Ability to communicate and write reports in English
Language ability in Kiswahili, kibembe, Kiha and Kirundi are considered and as added advantage
University Degree in areas relevant to Community Organization, Humanitarian Work, Humanitarian Protection
Diploma in any relevant field with experience in Camp Coordination and Camp Management work
English – Fluent, including technical level, Kirundi & Kibembe– Basic
Compliance and Detail-oriented
Strong team player
Excellent interpersonal skills, culturally sensitive and adaptable
Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
Understands humanitarian issues in Tanzania, and the region
Willing to travel to project sites in Tanzania
Employment category: Grade I
Reporting to: CCCM Team leader
Technical line manager: Area Manager
Direct reports: CCCM Team leader
Unit/department: Camp management Department
Providing equal opportunities We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.
DRC strives to attract, motivate and retain qualified national staff within its programs. As such, we strongly encourage national and diaspora candidates to apply for this position. However, candidates should take into consideration that DRC cannot employ, under an international contract, a national of the country in which he or she will be working (in this case, the United Republic of Tanzania)
Promoting high standards : DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.
Application and CV
Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.
DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under JOB.
DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:
Professionalism, impact & expertise
Humanitarian approach & the work we do
Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
Culture, values & strong leadership
Fair compensation & continuous development
DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.
Method of ApplicationSubmit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here
Closing Date : 21st July, 2023.