Peace Winds Japan Relocation Officer Jobs in Kenya

Peace Winds Japan Relocation Officer Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Program Engineer, the Relocation Officer shall be responsible for overseeing the entire relocation exercise of refugees from the reception centres to the community. He shall be the custodian of all relocation data and will maintain and update the database on a regular basis. He is expected to be able to manage large number of refugees while issuing token for the shelters at the reception centres.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To train and supervise the incentives staff (shelter monitors) on relocation of refugees from the reception centres to the community

  • Creating awareness to the shelter beneficiaries at the reception centre on the criteria of allocating shelters.

  • Ensure safe custody of relocation data and ensure up to date database is maintained on where PoC have been settled in the camp.

  • Responsible for ensuring issuance of tokens to the PoC at the reception centre and accompanying them for settlement to the community.

  • To prepare weekly and monthly reports detailing the number of PoC settled against the number of shelters constructed within the same period.

  • Attend and Participate in sector and other shelter related meetings at camp level.

  • Provide regular updates on progress of shelter allocation and relocation.

  • Responsible for ensuring proper implementation of funded activities in accordance with approved work plans, budgets and regulations of the organization and her partners and donors.

  • To liaise with UNHCR field office and other implementing partners’ (IP) field staff and refugee representatives in facilitating movement of PoC from the reception center to the community

  • Performs any other related duties as assigned.

    General Employees’ Obligations and Responsibilities

  • The Employer stipulates the right to assign the Employee any other kind of work derived from his/her specialization. In case of urgent work and such like the Employee may be asked to work overtime as well as during public and other holidays.

  • Deliver project objectives within time, resource and budget constraints.

  • Correctness and completeness of given tasks.
    The Employee takes over the responsibility for all entrusted material or cash. The Employee is obligated to cover all damages or losses caused by his carelessness.

  • Maintain confidentiality of
    all information gained from employment within, not publicly.

  • Representing and upholding the values, policies and procedures of PWJ at all times.

  • Your schedule is subject to change at any time according to the organization needs.

  • Behave in a professional manner at all the times with the understanding that the public associates your behavior with PWJ.

    Qualifications & Professional Experience

  • 2 years’ relevant experience with Undergraduate degree in Social Sciences preferably Community Development with relevant experience in a humanitarian environment preferably refugee set up.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and quick response experiences in humanitarian contexts.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to work effectively with staff at all levels.

  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office and Windows products.

  • Possession of negotiation and facilitation skills and experience working in forced migration settings.

  • Working knowledge and experience of humanitarian principles, SPHERE and UNHCR standards in shelter and camp management.

    Other knowledge, additional competences

  • Ability to communicate well in English and prepare technical reports.

  • Ability to work in a team under intense emergency condition while respecting the cultural diversity

  • Ability to work for long hours, and has extensive knowledge of Camp terrain and routing patterns.

  • Reliable, honest and has good organizational skills.

  • Commitment to and understanding of PWJ Vision, Mission and Values.

    Language Skills

  • English: Professional fluency.

  • Kiswahili: Native/Advanced.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates are cordially invited to send a cover letter (1 page) indicating salary expectation and resume (3 pages) as one pdf document no later than 19 January 2023 to: When applying indicate the title this position on the Subject line as ‘RELOCATION OFFICER-KAKUMA’. Due to the urgency to fill this position, shortlisting and interviews will be conducted on rolling basis.

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