Camp Management Officer Support
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has delivered humanitarian relief and development programming in Yemen since 2008. DRC focuses on supporting refugees, migrants, and people displaced by conflict and natural disasters, working especially in areas with access challenges. DRC engages in protection, emergency, WASH, and mine risk education programming among other sectors, and has hub offices in Sana'a, Aden, Hodeidah, as well as several other locations throughout Yemen.
In response to the critical and constantly evolving humanitarian situation in Yemen, DRC has assumed a leading role in the development and implementation of Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) sector activities. Working in the CCCM sector involves working at IDP hosting sites and working together with other international and local organizations to coordinate implementation of humanitarian activities, support community based site management mechanisms, and monitor IDP hosting sites for international standards as well as service related needs and gaps.
The Camp Management Officer Support is a key role within the team ensuring smooth implementation of activities by supporting the field teams. This position will require a wide range of skills, and a pro-active mindset to meet the various needs of the field teams. This will be mainly based in the office with regular movements outside the office to follow up on various items. In addition, some field presence may be required, an estimated up to 50% to follow up on specific issues.
Job title: Camp Management (CM) Officer Support
Starting date: May 12, 2019
Duration: Dec 31, 2019
- Reports to: CM Team Leader
- Subordinates: none
III.CORE FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Development of basic/simple technical design and BoQ’s for necessary structures- this may include basic technical drawings, developing material lists, developing tool lists and estimated worker costs
- Follow up CCCM logistic orders with logs team- this may require time spent purchasing basic items, following up quotations and checking market prices
- Ensuring delivery of items to field teams on requested dates in coordination with logistic team
- Maintaining asset inventory of CCCM materials in office and in all sites
- Filing and organizing necessary project documents
- Ensuring proper administrative procedures are followed by program staff members
- Organizing and filing necessary payment documents when needed
Liaison & coordination
- Build and maintain mutually respectful relationships with site management, service providers, local authorities, IDP community members as well as host community members
- Support site planning in order to ensure that IDP site residents are able to live in dignified conditions
- Maintain a comprehensive database of services and needs of basic work that has been done in each site
- Draft weekly situation reports and provide other relevant information on site conditions and services
- Assist other DRC teams with conducting assessments, distributions, and sectorial activities
- Perform any other duties assigned by the CCCM Coordinator in order to advance DRC's interventions
- University degree in civil engineering, logistics etc.
- Experience in basic BoQ development, design of simple structures, etc.
- Minimum two years of experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in program or in support functions (logistics, supply etc.)
- Strong organizational skills
- Good conceptual understanding of gender, protection, and human rights
- Excellent representation, negotiation, interpersonal, and communication skills
- 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 and situational briefings in English
- Ability to spend extended periods of time in field conditions
- Ability to come up with innovative solutions to unexpected and challenging problems
V.COMPETENCIES AND VALUES
All DRC staff members are expected to demonstrate the following core competencies:
- Striving for excellence – constantly and actively seeking ways to develop professionally
- Collaborating – working respectfully with DRC staff, partners, beneficiaries, and other stakeholders
- Taking the lead – showing positive initiative in situations where leadership is required
- Communicating – ability to listen, give space, and convey thoughts and ideas to others respectfully
- Demonstrating integrity – adhering to high personal and professional ethical standards
Furthermore, DRC places strong emphasis on staff acting in accordance with the following DRC values:
- Humanitarian approach – right to life with dignity takes precedence over politics and principles
- Respect – belief in the notion that all human beings have equal rights
- Independence and neutrality – fairness and equality through non-affiliation with politics
- Inclusion – all people should have access to, and be included in, DRC interventions
- Honesty and transparency – assuming accountability for our actions
Professional fluency in spoken and written Arabic and English is essential.
CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by the 22nd Apr 2019. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and based on urgency, DRC may fill the position prior to the closing date. Please name your CV before uploading the file. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.