DRC International NGO Camp Coordination and Camp Management Coordinator - Jobs in South Sudan

DRC International NGO Camp Coordination and Camp Management Coordinator - Jobs in South Sudan

  • We are looking for a highly qualified, self-motivated Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM) Coordinator who is able to coordinate CCCM activities and work with diverse teams of both national and international staff, and equipped with technical skills to develop and strengthen CCCM activities.

  • DRC ‘s 2025 Strategy, focusses on intensifing its fight against systemic inequality and structural discrimination of conflict- and displacement-affected persons by redoubling its focus on the two breakthroughs that guide its work. DRC is focusing on increased protection and enhanced inclusion to be at the centre of all strategic decisions and tactical implementations.

    Purpose of the post
  • Reporting to the Head of Programmes, the CCCM Coordinator will provide strategic vision and overall coordination of DRCs Camp Management and Camp coordination functions including site management and cluster coordination. The CCCM Coordinator will also be responsible for reviewing CCCM approaches, methodologies and programming, supporting camp managers and CCCM teams in developing higher quality programming that is responsive to the needs of those living in camps and camp like settings. The CCCM Coordinator will lead DRC’s engagement with the CCCM cluster and other coordination forums, working collaboratively to ensure harmonized and coordinated responses by all CCCM actors.

  • To achieve the objectives of the position, the Camp Management Technical Coordinator will perform the following tasks and undertake the following responsibilities;

    Technical Advice and Strategy
  • Provide technical advice to programme managers and camp management staff on implementation of CCCM activities;
  • Provide guidance on development of new camp management activities including mobile and urban approaches to site management and coordination.
  • Maintain and revise the CCCM strategy for DRC.
  • Support Camp Managers to strengthen communication with communities, identify beneficiary information needs and provide guidance in developing information and awareness-raising materials and activities, with beneficiary participation, and strengthening communication and complaints mechanisms.
  • Promote a participatory approach (engagement of affected population) to camp management and service provision in the camps/sites.

  • Responsible for supporting the planning, coordination and implementation of project activities related to camp management components of all projects in DRC refugee and emergency response locations.
  • Coordinate information collection and collation across different camps and camp like settings.
  • Ensure that a minimum standard of quality programming is implemented across all DRC camp management activities in all locations.
  • Improve communication and coordination between DRC camp management staff based in different locations.
  • Ensure coordination of camp management activities with other key technical coordinators (Protection, Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Disarmament & Peacebuilding, Durable Solutions)

    Capacity building
  • Identify gaps and weaknesses in technical capacity of DRC staff and prepare a training plan to address these in agreement with Head of Programmes.
  • Ensure roll out of the agreed plan in all sites including preparation of materials, training reports and action planning.
  • Provide sustained training to CCCM staff and development of action plans.
  • Provide induction training for new staff on CCCM portfolio in South Sudan.
  • Support engagement of meaningful, long-term partnerships with national organisations

    External Relations
  • Represent DRC at the CCCM cluster in Juba and field locations on a regular basis and establish strong links with all CCCM actors and stakeholders.
  • Stay up to date with donor strategies and practices within South Sudan and provide technical backstopping to the Head of Programmes in donor relations.
  • Maintain close collaboration and good relations as required with donors and other partners.

    Reporting and information sharing
  • Ensure timely and regular project documentation and reporting on the project – including performance/progress assessments against pre-defined project objectives, outputs, activities and indicators.
  • Promotion of learning from relevant best practices internally and externally.
  • Support preparation and review of donor reports for CCCM components for submission.

    Strategic programme development
  • Identify opportunities to increase scope and quality of DRC CCCM programming in South Sudan.
  • Participate in gathering of information and contributing to CCCM components of proposal development, including working with site teams to ensure accurate assessments, planning of suitable activities and preparation
    of log frames with SMART indicators

    About You

    Experience and technical competencies:
  • Degree in relevant field from a recognized institution, or relevant working experience
  • At least 4 years’ proven and successful track record of humanitarian experience, including in a camp setting;
  • Direct experience and/or broad knowledge of themes relevant to conflict-affected or post-conflict countries;
    Strong knowledge of CCCM and ideally knowledge of mobile, urban and/or area based CCCM approaches
  • Ability to work effectively as an integral part of multi-disciplinary and to work with a wide range of counterparts, and other partners;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication and ease working in multi-ethnic team, with a constructive and cooperative problem-solving approach
  • Proven coordination skills and experience engaging with clusters.
  • Proven experience of preparing project proposals and log frames for CCCM projects for donors;
  • Experience with different donors i.e. BHA, SSHF, UNHCR, ECHO, BPRM, CHF and DANIDA preferred;
  • Understanding of and experience in engaging the cluster system in IDP camps;
  • Experience of information management, information visualisation and/or mapping desirable

    Key stakeholders: (internal and external)
  • Head of Programmes
  • Technical coordinators
  • Area Managers
  • Field programme managers
  • Camp Managers
  • CCCM Cluster
  • INGOs, UN agencies and other humanitarian actors.
  • Local authorities

  • DRC adheres to the Core Humanitarian Standards. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of these standards

  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. This position will be placed at Employment Band – G (Non Management).

    Gender Equality:
  • DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, female candidates and those from minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

    DRC as an employer
  • By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

    Providing equal opportunities
  • We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

    Promoting high standards
  • DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

    How to apply

    Application Process:
  • Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications, which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation, and qualifications and a CV.
  • Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years.
  • One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager.
  • Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.
  • We only accept applications sent via our online-application form.

    For more information and job application details, see; DRC International NGO Camp Coordination and Camp Management Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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