The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and its sister organization DDG has been providing relief, humanitarian community safety, and early recovery/development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a protection of human rights framework, DRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by conflict and other natural disasters in the region. Programs include protection, food security and livelihoods, shelter and NFI distribution, water and sanitation and advocacy amongst others.
Danish Demining Group aims to recreate a safe environment where people can live without the threat of landmines, unexploded ordinances and small arms and light weapons. These goals can be effectively advanced through cooperation and joint action with other organization as well as with integration of operations and programs with its sister organization, the DRC.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
The DRC/DDG Operations Director is responsible for all ‘Logistical, Administrative/Human Resources, IT, and Finance’ functions in Somaliland/Somalia. This also includes supervising, supporting and directing the Head of Finance and Head of Support. The DRC/DDG Finance and Support Department s ensure compliance, rules and regulations, as well as adherence to local government laws, regulations and procedures. In the role of support and verification to the programs, the finance and support unit provides timely reports on all support and finance functions to the Country Directors for DRC and DDG, and ensure that resources are used efficiently and effectively. The Operations Director will provide timely technical support to the Country Finance and Support teams of the Somalia Programme, and requests to directly support the site levels in Somaliland, Puntland and South Central
Procurement and Logistics
Human Resources Management/Administration and IT
Coordination and Management
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability committments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework into the work of DRC
Availability: 1st July 2016
Duty station: Hargeisa-Somaliland,with frequent travel to the other offices ,at least 30% in each location, namely, Puntland, South Central and Somaliland.
Reporting: This position works directly under the supervison of DRC Country Director and DDG Country Director.
Contract: 1 year contract dependent on both funding and performance. Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Global Expatriates (available at www.drc.dk under Vacancies). This position is graded as A6.
For qualified National staff the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for National staff
How to apply:
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.
We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies.
Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.dk under vacancies no later than 6th June 2016
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact [email protected].
For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk .