21 Dec 2022

Guard at Danish Refugee Council

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Job Description


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, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Shelter and infrastructure, General Food Distribution (GFD), Gender Based Violence (GBV), People with Special Need (PSN, Child Protection (CP) and Livelihoods.
Overall purpose of the role:

Provide entry point management of office, monitor the overall safety situation and implement safety regulations and safety plans as designated by the safety team.

Geographic Scope: Base

This role has a base focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines at base level. The role contributes to the development of base strategies, which are translated into action plans and day -to day tasks.

Main Responsibilities:

Ensure security of DRC staff and property
Secure DRC facilities including all the vehicles parked in the area
Patrol facilities regularly when it is not occupied, especially at night
Control access to DRC facilities
Assist in loading/unloading vehicles
Assist in keeping the facility and street outside clean.
Enforce DRC’s no weapons policy
Welcome visitor; ensuring the visitor’s book is signed and direct visitors to the office
Switch on/off generator and water pumps as required
Report any security incident to the safety team
Follow DRC security guidelines
Monitoring the cameras (CCTV)
Qualifications and Experience

Education background:

Form IV or Standard Seven.
Safety or Security Training.
Essential Experience

At least 2 years’ experience in a similar position, ideally in an NGO or UN Agency
Basic English proficiency
Fluency in local language
Competency profile

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional

What we offer

Contract: 1 Year Contract with the possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance.

Salary:  in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment Management Band/ I.

Availability:       15th January 2023.

Duty station:    Kasulu, Tanzania

Reporting Line:  HR&Admin Team Leader Kibondo region

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.

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

A cover letter illustrating your suitability for the position against the listed requirements.
Detailed curriculum vitae showing contact address, email, and day-time mobile phone number(s) and three (3) referees.
ONLY copies of academic and professional certificates are required.
DRC accepts applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under JOB or applications  sent by hand to the nearest DRC Field Office.

Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 30th December 2022. Please note that only short-listed applicants meeting the above requirements will be contacted.

Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/about-us/job-and-career/support-for-job-seekers.

Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. 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!

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Closing Date : 28th December, 2022.







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