We are looking for a highly qualified Head of Programme to have overall management responsibility of Danish Demining Group (DDG) work in Somalia.
The DRC/DDG Somalia Programme is the largest programmes in East Africa region. DRC/DDG is among the INGOs with the largest presence in Somalia, with country-wide programmes implemented through six main sub offices in Somaliland, Puntland, Hirran Region, Gedo Region, Bay Region and Banadir Region. DDG, a specialized unit within DRC, has been operational in Somalia since 1999 and has established itself as one of the main international actors engaged in bottom-up community safety, conflict management and security and justice reform as well as humanitarian mine action (HMA) in the country.
About the job
The DDG Head of Programme must ensure high quality and timely implementation of planned results, strategically grow DDG’s programme and portfolio and ensure adherence to applicable donor and organizational policies and requirements. S/He leads DDG’s team of national, international staff and works closely with the DDG Regional Technical Manager, and DDG’s regional and HQ team of technical advisers specialized in different aspects of security and justice, community safety and conflict management, and Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA).
In more details, your main duties and responsibilities will be:
Fundraising, Representation and Donor engagement
Finance and administration
Reporting & Accountability
To be successful in this role we expect the following experience and technical competencies:
Required technical competencies:
Required personal competencies
Moreover, in this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Contract length: 1 Year renewable subject to Performance and Funding.
Band: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies graded as Band M.E level 1. For qualified Somalia nationals’ terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff in Somalia.
Duty Station: Mogadishu – Somalia l Non-family duty station
Start Date: 1 August 2020
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 ). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.
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.
Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.
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:
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. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.