DRC NGO Armed Violence Reduction - AVR - Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

DRC NGO Armed Violence Reduction - AVR - Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

About DRC

The Danish Refugee Council is an International Non-Governmental organization that promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world.

The Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a Unit in the Danish Refugee Council (DRC).

In Kenya, DDG works to improve safety, strengthen community resilience and build local capacity by taking a community-led approach to its work, involving local stakeholders and duty bearers, as well as national authorities and parties where this is appropriate.

Overall purpose of the role:

The AVR Coordinator will lead the design of the Conflict Sensitive Development (CSD) workstream strategy and activities in the inception and implementation of RE-INVENT program.

He/She will input into the Government Engagement Plan, support the identification of collaborating, downstream and resource partners and provide technical support to partners once on-board throughout the lifetime of the project..


  • Provide constant political and economic analysis of the national context as related to your works tream
  • Develop the work stream strategy and ensure it is updated at all times
  • Support the Chief of Party by inputting into the Government Engagement Plan and supporting linkages with relevant government ministries/departments
  • Provide strategic leadership to deliver work stream results as well as input into the overall programme strategy
  • Support the Deputy Team Leader in harmonizing programme approaches and delivery across the work streams and governance levels
  • Work with the MERL Unit, to design the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Strategy and support the implementation of the strategy
  • Develop and monitor an annual workb stream work plan and budget for national level engagement
  • Work together with the Regional Team to produce an annual regional and county level work plan to ensure vertical integration of interventions and strategies at all levels of governance
  • Work together with the MERL Unit to develop and monitor logframe indicators, intervention logic and a theory of change for the work stream.
  • Take part in the problem-driven iteration approach (PDIA) review process led by the MERL Unit with all collaborating and downstream partners
  • Ensure workstream strategy and interventions are coordinated both with other workstreams and at all governance levels
  • Coordinated by the Deputy Team Leader and the MERL Unit, contribute to the quarterly, annual and other project reports as required
  • Review technical content of downstream partner reports to ensure high quality technical reporting
  • Contribute to programme deliverables as they relate to the relevant work stream
  • Together with the Technical Team and Regional Team, identify potential collaborating and downstream partners for your work stream
  • Be the point of contact for collaborating with national partners under your work stream
  • Provide overall technical management of the delivery of collaboration and
    national partner activities by providing technical assistance and attending activities to ensure set objectives are achieved
  • Provide technical support, direct delivery and training as required to partners on issues related to your workstream

    Experience and technical competencies:
  • At least 4 years’ experience in Project Management and Reporting
  • At least 3 years’ experience in Research (Data Collection and Analysis)
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the ever changing local landscape (including cross border dynamics) as relates to politic, conflict, peace and security are concerned Demonstrate conceptual and practical knowledge on Conflict Sensitive Development

    About you:
  • In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five 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.

  • University Degree, preferably Master's, in International Relations, Programme Management, International Development, Conflict Resolution, Criminology, Law, Management or other relevant field.

  • English - fluent
  • Kiswahili - fluent

  • Contract: One year contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance.
  • Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment.
  • Availability: August, 2019
  • Duty station: The position will be based in Nairobi Kenya, Lower Kabete Office.

    How to Apply
  • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.
  • Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years.
  • One of the referees must be the applicant’s most recent manager.
  • DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies.
  • Please remember to upload both a letter of application and your CV and do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 24th July, 2019
  • 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.
  • For more information and job application details, see; DRC NGO Armed Violence Reduction - AVR - Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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