The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization which has been operating in Somalia since 1997. DRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by conflict and natural disaster. DRC programs include Camp Coordinator and Camp Management, WASH, Shelter, Protection, Food security, and Economic Recovery with a large focus on emergency response programming.
About the job
The CCCM/ Site Management Officer is responsible for district level coordination, IDP hosting site management, local stakeholder capacity building, information management, and assisting other DRC field teams with project implementation. This is a field-based position and may require spending extended periods of time in the field.
- Responsibilities: (in bullet points)
- Establish and train representative and inclusive community-based site management committees at sites
- Support site planning in order to ensure that IDP site residents are able to live in dignified conditions
- Monitor sites to identify needs, new arrivals, gaps in service provision [service mapping], and duplication of efforts at IDP sites
- Plan, support, and organize social cohesion building activities at IDP sites
- Support other teams in conducting multi-sectorial assessments of IDP needs
- Support in establishing and training representative and inclusive community committees at sites
- Ensure CCCM programming is community-led and incorporates genuine community feedback and engagement throughout the project cycle
- Weekly monitoring of sites to identify needs, gaps in service provision, and duplication of efforts at IDP sites. Ensure regular service mappings for all sites is completed by CCCM field staff
- Oversee the implementation of the Community Feedback Mechanism (CFM) by the CCCM team in sites
- Participate in multi-sectorial assessments of IDP needs with other DRC teams
- Work closely with the Wash and Infrastructure and Protection team to provide inputs into the development of site plans
- Perform any other duties assigned by the CCCM Coordinator in order to advance DRC’s interventions
- Ensure that referral pathways are functional across DRC managed sites/areas
- Jointly with the protection team take lead to initiate safety audit across the IDP sites
- Support in conducting intention surveys and headcounts as applicable.
Support and Representation:
- Represent DRC with communities, local authorities, site partners, and other stakeholders
- Build and maintain mutually respectful relationships with site management, service providers, local authorities, IDP community members as well as host community members
- Foster collaborative relationships with local authorities to facilitate implementation of activities
- Attend and facilitate meetings with stakeholders, such as local authorities, Clusters, NGOs, INGOs, UN and IDPs, including translation of meeting proceedings and provision of meeting minutes
- Establish, support and aid in the design of site management committees, recognizing influence of ‘Camp Leaders’ in Somali context
- Support representative committees and community groups, ensuring Inclusion is main factor in composition and any community-based targeting
- Supporting and promoting participation of women, youth, people with specific needs and marginalized groups in camp governance mechanisms and CCCM Activities
Experience,Education and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
- Previous experience working of INGO/UN agency and in an emergency setting.
- Min. 2 years of experience in similar job or related Job
- Good computer skill especially in MS Word and MS Excel.
- Knowledge of MS Access desirable.
- Diploma / Bachelor degree desirable.
• Fluency in written and spoken Somali & English
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
Contract length:10 Month
Band: This position is graded as Band H2-Management for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.
Designation of Duty Station: Galkacyo
Start date: 19th March 2023
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered. This position is open only for female Applicants.
Closing date for applications: 6th March 2023
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.