DRC International NGO Enumerator - Daily Labor (Emergency Roster) - Jobs in Kenya

DRC International NGO Enumerator - Daily Labor (Emergency Roster) - Jobs in Kenya

  • Are you an experienced emergency practitioner looking for a challenging new role? Looking to work with and for affected people in ensuring their rights are respected and protected in crisis situations?

  • Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for new colleagues to join our Emergency, Protection, Assistance and Coordination Team, a multifunctional team of senior Emergency Response Practioners deployable within 72 hours to support DRC Country Offices respond to emergency situations.

    Overall purpose of the role:
  • Provide temporary / daily work support to the implementation of field and desk activities for DRC MEAL and/or Programmes in field locations in Mandera / Garissa / Turkana.
  • This may include data collection, data entry, conducting surveys, assisting with registration, assisting with community mobilization and organizing meetings, and assisting with organizing and documenting Focus Group Discussions.

    Key responsibilities:
  • Under the supervision of the Manager / Officer, the Daily Worker will be responsible for:
  • Using tablet/app platforms or paper forms, collecting data as per the requirements and the clarification give on the data enumerators training.
  • Contact and interview / register respondents based on lists provided by the Manager / Officer
  • Collect and accurately record responses on questionnaires/mobile application provided by DRC
  • Ensure that questionnaires have been thoroughly checked and completed
  • Submit completed questionnaires and other equipment (mobile/tablet) used in fieldwork to data collection when data collection is completed
  • Manually enter data from paper forms or other documents into excel or word file templates, as per the guidance and supervision of the Manager / Officer
  • Participate in briefings / de-briefings, introductory or other sessions as required, and provide honest, clear feedback on challenges and successes.
  • Work according to the time-frames and deadlines provided by the Manager / Officer
  • Under the supervision of the Manager / Officer, assist with community engagement or mobilization activities, such as awareness sessions, focus group discussions and distributions
  • Deliver awareness messages
  • Travel to field locations as required by activity / Manager / Officer
  • Treat all data collected / discussed with beneficiaries and DRC staff with confidentiality and sensitivity
  • Treat community members and other key stakeholders with respect
  • Attend and actively participate in trainings, inductions

    Experience and Technical Competencies:
  • At least 6 months of experience of humanitarian work (UN/NGO/government).
  • Previous experience with electronic or mobile data collection and/or data entry.
  • At least one year of experience in a relevant sector (Livelihoods, Livestock, Agriculture, Protection, WASH, nutrition, health, DRR)
  • Ability to use smartphones and PC (word, excel).
  • Experience in data collection, administering questionnaires and conducting interviews, data collection and data entry.
  • Experience in collecting data using mobile/tablets to collect data is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with DRC implementing areas
  • Familiarity with the SPHERE Project and Minimum Standards
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values

  • Grade 8 or above necessary tertiary education (university degree) in relevant subject (social work, health, agriculture etc) preferred

  • Fluent skills in speaking, reading and writing Somali.
  • Excellent skills in speaking, reading and writing English.

    DRC’s Core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: you focus on reaching
    results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: you take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: you act in line with our vision and values.

  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council terms of employment for National staff.
  • Availability: September 2022
  • Duty station: Mandera / Garissa / Turkana.

    Key stakeholders:
  • Internal & External: DRC Beneficiaries, Programme/MEAL Team Leaders / Officers

    General 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)

    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 Enumerator - Daily Labor (Emergency Roster) Jobs in Kenya

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