|Description||Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified candidate to lead DRC’s Niger country operation through qualified leadership to reach our mandate to support vulnerable people in displacement crisis.|
About the job
DRC/DDG has been operating in Niger since 2014 with a cross-border Border Management and Security program in the Liptako Gourma region – (border region between Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger) with the objective of reducing armed violence, improving community safety and strengthening border management and security in collaboration with communities and border authorities. By the end of 2015, taking into account the growing humanitarian crisis in the Diffa region, DRC/DDG conducted an assessment mission on security and humanitarian needs. The results of this mission have enabled DRC/DDG to establish in the region and implement a Rapid Response Mechanism (RRM) program, with assistance in shelter/NFI kits, protection monitoring, training and sensitization on human rights, and food security through general food distributions. Since 2018, DRC has scaled up it RRM program to include the Tillabéri region, where it implements emergency response activities, as well as a protection monitoring program. In 2019 DRC will implement a challenging access and protection project in this region; including access negociation, special needs funds distribution and protection assessments activities.
. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
To be successful in this role we expect you to have the ability to motivate and guide staff working in complex and unpredictable environments and relish the capacity building side of your job. You are known to be a strong and confident leader; who on the one hand is inclusive, approachable and good at delegating while on the other hand is not afraid to stand alone and take tough decisions, all the while able to focus on managing your country at a strategic level. You have a natural talent for working analytically and find that you excel in tasks concerning negotiation, advocacy and interpersonal communication. Last, but not least, you thrive by working in complex emergency operation within a changing and insecure environment and as a result have a natural ability to work well under pressure – that mirrors your solid personal stamina.
Moreover, we also expect the following:
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 act in line with DRC’s vision and values.
Contract length: 2 years contract
Level: Management Level D
Designation of Duty Station: Accompanied Family Duty Station
Start date: 1st of March 2019
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 regional human resources coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: 23rd of January 2019
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact our job support at drc.ngo/jobsupport.
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.
|Activités||Agriculture, Environnement, Appui institutionnel, Décentralisation, Autre, Droit, Economie, Finance, Administration, Ressources Humaines, Social|
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|Date de fin de validité||23/01/2019|