DRC NGO Camp Manager Jobs in South Sudan
DRC NGO 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. Facilitate the establishment of non-camp committees whose members are representative of thepopulation, with a specific technical or cross-cutting sector focus and cutting across agencies: Protection, Shelter, WASH, etc. and ensuring that representation takes into account Persons with Special Needs – Elderly, Youth, Living with Disabilities, etc
Promote beneficiary participation of out-of-camp communities
Facilitate and coordinate formal meetings and dialogue sessions with community representatives
Develop the capacity of leaders, committee members and interest groups through training, Focused Group Discussions, peers’ sessions and dialogue sessions.
Ensuring that non-camp management feedback procedures and complaints mechanisms are in place, and forums are developed for the displaced population to contribute and be listened to.
Promotion and facilitation of humanitarian services
Promote and facilitate community development activities and related cultural events
Facilitate peace and reconciliation initiatives among the displaced population
Coordinate distributions (CRIs, Food) as may be required
Facilitate community celebration and enjoyment of global and public events
Monitoring and coordination
Ensure gaps in assistance to beneficiaries are filled and avoid duplication of activities by conducting regular and systematic monitoring of service delivery in the location, drawing the attention of stakeholders and partners to overarching needs
Conduct service mapping and monitoring across sectors in the location to gain and share a holistic understanding of services and standards in the area
Work with the CCCM cluster lead/State Focal Point to advocate for adherence to agreed-upon minimum standards of services among stakeholders and partners
Sensitive the partners and stakeholders on principles of partnership, roles and responsibilities for a mutual undertaking of assistance and protection services.
Reporting to and coordinating with the CCCM Cluster Lead/ State Focal Point in Bentiu
Management of information and facilitation of communication
Receive, conduct and 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 and register people with special needs (child-headed families, unaccompanied orphans and minors, the elderly, people living with disabilities, etc.) to facilitate their timely and convenient access to services
Liaise with CCCM Sector Lead, UNHCR/OCHA, IOM DTM, and Local Authorities in establishing and maintaining an up to date population database.
Facilitate the establishment of information sharing channels between agencies and displaced populations in the relevant areas.
Coordinate with other partners on the dissemination of public announcements and messages
Budgeting, Budget expenditure, Budget Tracking and Reporting
Track the expenditure of CCCM budget component, flagging any over and under expenditures promptly
Prepare project procurement plans, make follow-ups to ensure that NFIs are delivered on time for the beneficiaries.
Ensure that donor reports are of high quality and shared with the donors within the agreed timelines
Identify gaps to generate ideas for future projects with strong beneficiary impact.
Develop concept notes and proposals and budgets in close cooperation with the Area Manager and the grants department in South Sudan.
Develop budgets for operational CCCM and programme staff lines in conjunction with the CCCM Technical Coordinator
Human Resources and Administration
Supervise camp management/roving team of contracted and casual staff, ensuring effective staff deployment, performance planning and appraisals for supervisees
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
Post-graduate degree in political/Social Sciences, Management, development studies, International development or equivalent degree qualifications; Undergraduate with extensive experience could substitute.
At least 5 (five) years’ camp management experience of which at least three years should be at an international level and in South Sudan or in geographic or conflict context similar to South Sudan;
Proven technical knowledge of CCCM, project cycle management, SPHERE standards, and NFI guidelines;
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;
The ability for rapid analysis of very 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 the capacity of national staff.
Experience delivering programs to tight deadlines;
Good computer and IT skills and strong communication and writing skills;
Fluency in written and spoken the English language;
Ability and willingness to work in a remote and isolated location with ever-changing security scenarios;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Prior experience in South Sudan an added advantage
Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of guidance and supervision
Experience working in security-sensitive environments and enforcement of team security protocols is an asset.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 18th August, 2019
For more information and job application details, see; DRC NGO Camp Manager Jobs in South Sudan
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