DRC NGO Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

DRC NGO Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia



The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants.


The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009. With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.


Responsibilities


Coordination and Management:


  • Overall responsibility for the recruitment and daily management of the field-based DFID program team, including ensuring positive and collaborative working relationships in line with DRC's Code of Conduct and assessing staff capacity to provide or recommend relevant training or coaching as needed.
  • Coordinate the implementation of field-level activities, including: oversee implementation of the programme according to contract objectives, ensuring the programme meets or exceeds agreed targets, annual planning and budgeting processes for the programme with full accountability to the DRC, project partners and to DFID, UK.
  • Identify and effectively manage due diligence and all associated key risks related to the programme in the respective area.
  • Ensure that technical, financial, and operational activities, including reporting, are carried out according to DFID UK’s and DRC's policies and procedures e.g quarterly and annual reports and submission of deliverables and payment by result (PbR) milestones to DFID UK.
  • Identify and effectively manage all key programme risks in the respective area of implementation, including compliance with DFID UK’s International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) and due diligence requirements.
  • Represent the DFID programme publically at the site level, including in coordination fora with other agencies, and for providing the direct link in communications between the respective field office and the Addis Ababa country office.

    Programme and Technical Oversight:

  • Provide technical oversight of all programming in the respective area, ensuring achievement in accordance with targets, on time, within budget, consistent with high impact quality programming and in compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations.
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of the Jijiga component of the DFID programme through active and ongoing participation programme reviews, monitoring
    and lesson learning exercises.
  • Ensure integration of technical inputs from the consortium’s Technical Coordinator and Advisors in all implementation to ensure high quality programming.

    Support Services:

  • Coordinate with the Area Manager and relevant Support Services functions to support financial and operational management of the program according to DFID and DRC standards for compliance
  • Support the establishment of efficient and effective systems and procedures to monitor Payment by Results requirements and demonstration of Value for Money
  • Assume full responsibility over the programme team, with direct line management over Managers as indicated above.
  • Manage all team members and support respectful and positive working relationships for quality programme implementation


    Requirements


  • An advanced degree in a related field, such as international relations, migration, human rights, law, or social sciences;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations, and with at least 3 years in program management.
  • Technical expertise and experience in migration, protection and/or livelihoods programming
  • Robust analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, whilst maintaining technical quality
  • Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding
  • High-level communications and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, partners, local organizations, and other stakeholders
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 1st July, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; DRC NGO Project Manager Jobs in Ethiopia


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