Dec 22, 2018
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997.
DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants.
The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.
With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.
The Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) is a coalition of 13 NGOs working in the search of durable solutions in East Africa. ReDSS Secretariat is hosted by DRC and based in Nairobi with country units in Somalia and Ethiopia.
ReDSS is a coordination and information hub that focuses on research and knowledge management, program support, capacity development, learning, and policy influencing. ReDSS Steering committee is composed of DRC, IRC and NRC.
This role will be seconded to the government-led CRRF coordination mechanisms in Jijiga providing knowledge management expertise in support of the implementation of the comprehensive refugee response.
The candidate will work directly with Government of Ethiopia’s National Coordination Office (NCO), ARRA, UNHCR, and regional and local government authorities – including with a particular focus on Jijiga’s Bureau of Finance and Ecomomic Development (BoFED) Directorate of Partnerships and other substantive sectoral bureaus.
The KM Specialistwill bring together a wide range of local, national, and international actors to support the government-led vision of supporting Displacement-Affected Communities (DACs) towards greater integration and self-reliance.
The Knowledge Management (KM) Specialist role is open to nationals of Ethiopia and will be based in Jijiga, ESRS, Ethiopia.
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