DRC Camp Manager Jobs in South Sudan

DRC Camp Manager Jobs in South Sudan


Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is operational in South Sudan since 2005, working with the overall aim of achieving durable solutions for displaced populations. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) started Humanitarian Mine Action in 2006.

Responsibilities

Promote beneficiary participation of IDP communities

  • Facilitate establishment of IDP committees whose members are representative of the population, ensuring that representation takes into account Persons with Special Needs – Elderly, Youth, People with Disabilities, etc
    Facilitate and coordinate formal meetings and dialogue sessions with community representatives
  • Develop the capacity of leaders, committee members and interest groups through training, Focus Group Discussions and dialogue sessions.
  • Ensuring that beneficiary feedback procedures and complaints mechanisms are in place, through establishment of service desks and other entry points, and forums are developed for the IDP and host population to contribute and be listened to.
  • In close collaboration with the protection team, facilitate a community action planning process to enhance ownership of solutions

    Promotion and facilitation of humanitarian services

  • Chair weekly site management meetings for humanitarian actors and community leadership
    Document and circulate minutes of regular meetings held at site level
  • In close collaboration with local administration, camp administration and community representatives ensure appropriate site design and planning, access to services
  • Advocate for contextual and culturally appropriate cash for work initiatives that do not negate the Do No Harm (DNH) principle
    Regularly provide accurate information management products (site profiles, service maps) to the humanitarian community for improved service provision
  • Facilitate meaningful communication between IDPs, host community, local authorities and humanitarian agencies
  • Facilitate and advocate for the establishment of culturally and contextually relevant recreational activities for PoC residents
  • Facilitate peace and reconciliation initiatives in the PoCs and camp like settings
  • Coordinate distributions in the site as may be required
  • Facilitate community celebration and commemoration of global, cultural and public events
  • Implement/facilitate a simple address system or registration in order to keep track of population and assistance

    Monitoring and coordination

  • Movement tracking in and out of the sites
    Facilitate a multi-sector and standards driven functional service monitoring system which responds to identified gaps promptly
  • Work with the CCCM cluster lead to advocate for adherence to agreed upon minimum standards of services among stakeholders and partners
  • Identify and formalize roles and responsibilities between agencies providing services in the site as a crucial function to addressing gaps and helping to avoid misunderstandings
  • Gather information about presence and needs of IDP population outside the IDP sites, (as security and access permits and in collaboration with other agencies) and advocate for support to these populations as required
  • Reporting to and coordinating with the CCCM Cluster State Focal Point and to Juba via the DRC CCCM Technical Coordinator
  • Advocate for a functional referral pathway in the PoC and surrounding camp and camp like settings

    Management
    of information and facilitation of communication


  • Receive, conduct and/or facilitate baseline information on the characteristics of the population to inform, additional assistance programmes and the effective coordination of distributions
  • Liaise with Protection Department to identify people with special needs (child headed families, unaccompanied orphans and minors, the elderly, people with disabilities, etc.) in order to facilitate their timely and convenient access to services
  • Operate information dissemination boards and other channels of communicating information between agencies and the residents in the area
  • Coordinate with other partners on dissemination of public announcements and messages

    Budgeting, Budget expenditure and Budget Tracking

  • Disburse and track expenditure of camp management budget component, flagging any over and under expenditures in a timely manner
  • Prepare project procurement plans and order for materials in a timely manner

    Human Resources and Administration

  • Supervise camp management team of contracted and casual staff, ensuring effective staff deployment, performance planning and appraisals for supervisees
  • Manage casual staff contracts and camp service contracts
  • Ensure staff is well versed on the DRC's Code of Conduct, accountability, respectful dialogue with the IDPs, and prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse

    Coordination and Representation

  • Represent DRC and actively participate in coordination meetings relevant to CCCM issues, as per request by the Area Manager
  • Liaise with partners (including IOM CCCM Malakal PoC), local authorities, and local communities whenever it serves the objectives of the program in the area of CCCM;
  • Forge strong information and experience sharing relationships with CCCM teams in other DRC South Sudan locations;
  • Perform other relevant duties assigned by the Area Manager/designate.

    Requirements

  • A masters degree in political/social sciences, management, development studies, international development or equivalent degree qualifications
  • At least 2 years’ camp management experience of which at least 1 year should be at international level and in South Sudan or similar context;
  • Proven technical knowledge of CCCM, project cycle management, SPHERE standards and accountability principles;
  • Experience in proposal and budget development and project implementation (including budget management);
  • Understanding of and experience in engaging the cluster system in IDP camps or coordination mechanisms in refugee camps;
  • Ability for rapid analysis of complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication and ease in managing a multi-ethnic team;
  • Good team leadership and conflict resolution skills, consensus team building, and adaptability;
  • Patience and understanding to work with and develop capacity of national staff.
  • Experience delivering programs on tight deadlines;
  • Good computer and IT skills and strong communication and writing skills;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English language;
  • Ability and willingness to work in very remote and isolated location with limited resources and possible security risks;

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 22nd October, 2019

    For more information and job application details, see; DRC Camp Manager Jobs in South Sudan

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