Friday, 6 August 2021

Nafasi Za Kazi 2 Shirika La Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


Job title: Protection Team Leader (CBP)


Employment Category: Grade D, level 6

Reporting to: Protection Manager

Technical line manager: Protection Manager

Direct reports: Protection Officer, Protection Assistant

Unit/Department: Protection

Location: Kibondo (Nduta/Mtendeli)

The overall purpose of the role: The Protection Team Leader is responsible for the overall management and implementation of activities of the DRC protection program.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)
    Supervise the daily monitoring visits, focus group discussions, participatory assessments, key informant interviews according to the DRC protection program’s information collection and management plan, ensuring appropriate treatment of sensitive information;
    Ensure that community and individual protection issues emerging from protection monitoring are assessed and those appropriate referrals are made to UNHCR or other actors;
    Supervise the Identification of protection cases in need of urgent response; make sure that protection principles, especially do no harm, and the 6 steps of protection case management are adhered to at all times.
    Supervise the assessment of protection cases in need of individual protection assistance (IPA), provide advice to officers and assistants when needed, ensure that IPA is provided safely and confidentially following protection principles.
    Support protection assistants and officers in resolving more complex protection cases as well as family/neighbour conflict where community mediation mechanisms are not sufficient
    Work with Assistants and Officers to create weekly work plans and prioritization of tasks;
    Ensure targets are met under DRC’s agreement with donors, to be accountable to the stated goals of the program;
    Supervise the proper documentation and secure storage of any protection data collected (hard and soft copies);
    Coordination: foster and maintain excellent working relationships with all stakeholders, and participate in coordination meetings including protection workgroup meetings, GBV sub-working group meetings etc.
    Ensure that a community-based protection network is in place in all villages in the camps;
    Supervise training and on-job coaching to community-based protection networks on protection principles, mediation, identification of protection issues etc.
    ensure that a community-based protection network is capacitated and supported to identify protection problems and to come up with solutions at the community level as well as to refer problems that cannot be resolved at the community leve
     lead on organizing community dialogue forums and peaceful coexistence events between refugees and host community in collaboration with Protection Manager
    ensure protection is mainstreamed in all DRC interventions and actively promote protection mainstreaming within DRC
    Work closely with DRC’s community-based protection team and other partners to ensure an understanding of the overall protection issues affecting refugees in the camps and create analyses to be shared with all partners
    Propose new activities according to identified needs and suggest solutions for problems encountered.
    compile weekly and monthly reports on activities implemented, major findings from protection monitoring, needs and challenges faced;
    Keep track of indicators and monitor progress towards targets according to log frame and project proposal;
    Ensure daily verbal feedback on urgent issues is reported to the Protection Manager
    lead a team of protection assistants and protection officers and ensure their performance is evaluated as per DRC procedurefoster a good working environment and good working relationships within the team;
     Prepare purchase requests and monitor the procurement of goods and services in collaboration with the Protection Manager;
     Monitor budget expenditure in collaboration with Protection manager and participate in BFU meetings any other task as assigned by Protection Manager.

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
    at least 2-year work experience in protection work or related field
    at least 2-year experience in international organizations and humanitarian settings

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
University degree preferably in the social sciences such as social work, psychology, law or similar

Languages: (indicate fluency level)
•    English (spoken and written) – excellent

•    Kiha (spoken) – good (desirable)

•    French (spoken) – basic (desirable)

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)
•    other DRC departments

•    UNHCR

•    MHA

•    police

•    other INGOs

•    refugee representatives

•    local authorities (VEO, WEO, VC etc.)


    Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others
    Advanced: I can work independently at a fully professional level.
    Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help

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.

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!

The deadline for submitting the application is 16 August 2021.

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Name of the Position: – Livelihoods Interns – Energy and Environment


Reports to: – Livelihoods Officer

Supervise: – Incentive staffs and Village Agents.

Duty Station: – Kibondo and Kasulu

Introduction
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an international non-governmental organization that provides assistance and promotes durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced people, based on humanitarian principles and human rights.

Danish Refugee Council is a humanitarian actor in Tanzania. Since 2015, as part of the Burundian Refugee Response in Tanzania, DRC works in the sectors of camp management, Community-Based Protection, Livelihoods, Protection, WASH, General Food Distributions and Shelter/ small infrastructure in Nduta & Mtendeli camps. DRC has been implementing Camp management, Community Based Protection and Livelihoods projects in the Nyarugusu refugee camp since January 2020. Since March 2021, DRC is implementing an Energy and Environment Project in refugee-hosting communities and Mtendeli, Nduta and Nyarugusu refugee camps.

A Livelihoods Intern – Energy and Environment, under the management and supervision of the Livelihoods Officer and in close collaboration with UNHCR and the camp-based government coordination bodies will be responsible for supporting the implementation of livelihoods activities in the refugee camp and host community. The Livelihoods intern is therefore expected to be flexible to work in different locations over the course of the programme.

Tasks and responsibilities of the position
    Participate in ensuring targets are met under DRC’s agreement with donors, to be accountable to the stated goals of the programme.
    Participate in the provision of training and technical support to programme participants with a specific focus on energy and environment components. Participate in ensuring documentation and provide inputs for reporting on implementation progress. Participate in suggesting viable project ideas for future interventions.
    Participate in Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Activities.
    Work with established community-based structures in the community and be solution-oriented in terms of challenges arising from individual activities and the programme as a whole.
    Provide inputs for new sustainable livelihoods initiative/proposals and fundraising relating to emergency and longer-term response.
    Contribute to documentation of lessons learned and ensuring that are reflected in program planning and decision making.
    Comply with the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and the DRC’s Code of Conduct (CoC);
    Provide timely and quality field visit reports to assigned supervisor t.
    Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and private sectors.
    Liaise closely with other DRC’s sectors such as; Community Based Protection, protection and camp management to ensure productive coordination and smooth implementation of the programme activities.

Requirements
    University Degree in Forestry, Agriculture, Natural Resources Management, Environmental  Passion in developing a career in the following areas;
    Implementing alternative sources of energy, specifically on bio-briquettes production
    Development and management of tree nurseries
    Afforestation and sustainable forest harvesting techniques.
     Forest and natural resources management policies, guidelines and best practices.
     Formation and Strengthening of Natural Resources/Environmental/Community Based Forest Management Committees at village level.
      Land restoration through resilience design approaches.
      Sustainable agriculture practices including Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA), Good Agriculture Practices (GAP), Resilience farming approaches like Permaculture, Agroecology, Agroforestry among others
     Developing and Implementing environmental friendly Income Generating Activities (IGAs).
    Raising public awareness on forest management and/or environmental conservation.
    Land use planning at village/ward levelMarket-based interventions on sustainable energy
    Implement programme on cooking energy-efficient stoves
    Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel).
    Ability to communicate in English and Swahili.  The ability to communicate in Kiha and/or Kirundi is a plus.
    Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility.  Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well able to engage with community members openly, maintain confidentiality and respect.

Terms of Employment:
Salary and conditions following DRC’s Terms of Employment for National Staff in Tanzania

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.

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!

The deadline for submitting the application is 17 August 2021.

APPLY ON THIS LINK

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