Overall Purpose of the role
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.
- 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 Team Leader 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.
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)
Previous experience working of INGO/UN agency and in an emergency setting.
Min. 2 years of experience in similar job or related Job
Degree in Social work, 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 H-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!