Danish Refugee Council Program Quality Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

Danish Refugee Council Program Quality Intern Jobs in Ethiopia

DRC has been operating in Ethiopia since 2009, supporting various refugee populations and host communities and has also working on mixed migration issues in the country.

DRC has a country programme office in Addis Ababa and a liaison office in the capital of the Somali region Jijiga, but direct project activities are carried out from three areas of operation in the Gambella, Dolo Ado, Filtu region


  • An internship provides a student pursuing graduate studies, or a recent graduate, with entry-level work experience in his/her field of study. The intern will contribute to strengthening program quality while gaining experience and knowledge on programming for displacement-affected communities.

    Report Writing

  • Conduct research, review and revise reports according to donor requirements and
  • DRC’s standards
  • Provide training to staff members on report writing in terms of logic, internal consistency, flow, grammar and presentation

    Support to Grants Management: Provide support to the grants management unit as needed, with responsibilities including, but not exclusive to:

  • Supporting field teams to ensure quality and timeliness of report delivery
  • Maintaining grants management-related documents
  • Assessing process flows to recommend improved efficiencies and needs for capacity development

    Support to Program Units:

  • Support field teams in all documentation-related aspects of project implementation
  • Develop case studies and success stories for external communication

    Support New Business Development

  • Maintain and update new business development tracker, analyzing trends leading to successful and unsuccessful proposals
  • Conduct donor and partner mapping
  • Support development, revision, presentation and final packaging of proposals

    About you

    In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of DRC’ five 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: Acting in line with DRC's vision and values

    Moreover, we also expect the following:

    Essential qualifications:

  • He/she should have completed University Degree or post graduate education qualification in social sciences.
  • He/she should have Skills in report presentation and analysis
  • He/she should have Ability to manage diverse activities, meet deadlines and adapt
    to shifts in priorities
  • He/she should have ability to work well independently and in groups
  • He/ She should be fluent in English language skills
  • He/she should possess a High degree of computer literacy Desirable:

  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principles.

  • Ability to multi-task and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines.

  • Identify priority activities and assignments, adjust priorities as required.

  • Aptitude and openness to change, with an ability to lead change management


    Availability: 1st June 2019

    Duty station: Addis Ababa, up to 70% travel to field offices, including Djibouti Nairobi, this is a non-family and unaccompanied positon.

    Reporting: Head of Programme

    Duration: 6 Months.

    Contract: Interns will not be entitled to field allowance or salary. Per Diem will not be provided while in Addis but will be provided out of Addis as per national policy. This is Opportunity for coaching, mentoring and/or training to facilitate professional development

    Commitments: DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.

    Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

    Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees.

    We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

    How to Apply:
    All applicants must send a cover letter (max 1 page) and an updated CV (max 3 pages) in English. The cover letter should outline your personal motivation for applying and your key qualifications for the position. Apply online on our page Current Vacancies at www.drc.ngo. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

    Closing date for applications: 6th May 2019

    If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport

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