Overall Purpose of the role
The CCCM/ Site Management Assistant is responsible for IDP hosting site management, local stakeholder, 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.
- Regular visits to the CCCM and protection targeted sites each week as per agreed plan in consultation with supervisor and share site report.
- Facilitate CCCM trainings including government/local authorities on CCCM/ SMC
- Support in the creation and strengthening of Site Management Committees (SMCs); build capacity of SMC members through coaching on CCCM principles and practice and reinforce adherence to the TOR and Code of Conduct
- Ensure regular contact (visits and phone calls) and collect information and updates from SMC and IDP representatives and share with relevant line managers
- Assist in identifying needs, service gaps and duplications in all targeted sites, and report such issues through Cluster reporting tools and flag for action through appropriate coordination channels
- Facilitate site-level meetings with SMCs and other stakeholders such as humanitarian actors and government officials to discuss needs, issues, and gaps
- Attend all relevant CCCM coordination meetings, representing DRC, as well as attend meetings with various stakeholders, including clusters, local authorities and IDPs as requested.
- Provide accurate and timely information for drafting the weekly CCCM reports and other updates.
- Support in efforts to disseminate information to IDP populations
- Help conduct site verification, detailed site assessments, safety audits, and eviction risk mapping by providing information and collecting data as requested.
- Follow and uphold humanitarian principles and centrality of protection at all times.
- Excellent liaison with other Site Team Members, ensuring consistency and coordination of activities in the site
- Any other tasks as requested by CCCM Team Leader.
Site Management Coordination 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
Community participation and representation:
- 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
- Establish, maintain, and actively utilize networks of key informants at IDP sites
- Ensure the timely registration of new IDPs, including identification of protection related needs
- Support in the drafting of weekly situation reports and provide other relevant information on site conditions and services
- Provide, document, and track timely referrals and service requests to key partners
- Update public information boards with site management and partner information. Ensure that the information on the boards are accessible to everybody, include non-literate populations.
Experience, Education and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
- Minimum One-year experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation and supervision of field level humanitarian assistance to IDPs
- Diploma in social or political sciences, engineering, urban planning or relevant discipline
- Good computer skills specially in Ms
- Knowledge of MS Access 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 are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while balancing the role of advisor and taking leadership
Communicating: You write and speak effectively and honestly and display political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures• Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.
Contract length: 6 Months
Band: This position is graded as Band I-Non-Management for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.
Designation of Duty Station: Galkayo
Start date: 1 January 2023
Reporting to: CCCM Team Leader
The position is open to Nationals ONLY
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, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.
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.
Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV in English. The cover letter should outline your personal motivation for applying and your key qualifications for the position. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Please forward the application and CV, in English through the online application on www.drc.ngo under Vacancies no later than 18th December 2022.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/job support
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:
- Professionalism, impact & expertise
- Humanitarian approach & the work we do
- Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
- Culture, values & strong leadership
- Fair compensation & continuous development
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.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/about-us/job-and-career/support-for-job-seekers.
Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!