Ended Camp Management Officer (2)

The Job

Camp Management Officer ( 2 Positions )


Who are we?

 The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.

The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced.

All of our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

DRC has been operating in the Middle East (ME) region for over a decade, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) in Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey with a Regional Office (RO) in Amman.

DRC Yemen’s response

Throughout its nine field offices and a workforce of 450 staff, DRC upholds its main programmatic objectives to provide immediate and life sustaining assistance, to strengthen the protective environment, and to reduce displacement related risks and vulnerabilities by promoting self-reliance at household and community level.

About the job

The CCCM Officer is responsible for implementation of Camp Management (CCCM/SMC) activities in Abs and Al Zurah.

DRC Yemen is seeking a CCCM Officer to carry out Camp Management activities in IDP sites in Abs and Al Zurah. This is a field based position with daily travel between IDP hosting sites.

Key Responsibilities

Facilitating community participation:

  • Establish & train community site committees ensuring that all groups are represented including women and the disabled
  • Monitor sites to identify needs, gaps in service provision, and duplication of efforts at IDP sites
  • Plan, support, and organize social cohesion building activities at IDP sites
  • Identifying and implementing opportunities for community engagement and community ownership in site management

Population monitoring and data collection:

  • Establish and maintain networks of key people in IDP sites
  • Report site movement to designated DRC focal point
  • Ensure the timely registration of IDPs, including identification of protection related needs
  • Maintain a comprehensive database of service and needs related information for each site
  • Draft weekly situation reports and provide other relevant information on site conditions and services
  • Provide, document, and track timely referrals and service requests to key partners
  • Conduct assessments and data collection exercises including supervising casual labour
  • Support other teams in conducting multi-sectorial assessments of IDP needs

Representation of site management:

  • Represent DRC with communities, local authorities, site partners, and other stakeholders
  • Build and maintain mutually respectful relationships with service providers, local authorities, IDP community members as well as host community members
  • Foster collaborative relationships with local authorities to facilitate implementation of activities
  • Attend and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, such as local authorities, Clusters, NGOs, INGOs, UN and IDPs, including translation of meeting proceedings and provision of meeting minutes

Distribution, WASH and Shelter:

  • Provide non-technical supervision and oversight of WASH and Shelter activities including assessments amd beneficiary consultations
  • Prepare for and conduct distributions in line with standard distribution procedures ensuring organized and safe distribution

Capacity building:

  • Support the CCCM team in organizing capacity building trainings for local authorities and partners
  • Train site committees in site monitoring and use of DRC monitoring tools
  • Actively participate in development and implementation of protection and gender mainstreaming

About you

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Proven leadership skills and experience in managing relationships with various stakeholders at the community and district level
  • Experience in collecting data in challenging environments
  • Basic understanding of gender, protection, and human rights
  • Strong communication skills and calm, mature attitude
  • Strong team spirit and ability to work comfortably in multi-cultural contexts
  • Good skills with basic software, such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to write reports in English
  • Ability to spend extended periods of time in field conditions
  • Ability to come up with innovative solutions to unexpected and challenging problems
  • Humanitarian experience preferred.

Moreover we also expect the following:

Required qualifications

Essential qualification:

University education preferred but not required


  • Arabic - Fluent, reading and writing
  • Ability to communicate and write clearly in English is required

We offer

Contract length: 1 Year Contract.

Work place: Abs with frequent travel Al-Zuhra district.

Start date: 01/01/2020

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level (NM-H2).

How to Apply

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV in English. Apply online on our link below. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: Dec 6th, 2019. We expect to conduct interviews on Dec 12th, 2019.

Further information

For questions regarding the vacancy please contact yem-recruitment@drc.ngo. If you are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk

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


  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Hajjah (Abs)
  • Posted on: 26 November 2019
  • Deadline: 6 December 2019