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Current Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Opportunities

Current Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Opportunities For 2021

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda has published new recruitment opportunities for 2021….See Full details below

Overview of Danish Refugee Council Uganda

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries. DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world; and by advocating on behalf of conflict-affected populations internationally, and in Denmark, on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. In Denmark, DRC assists refugees in all aspects of integration as well as asylum procedures. Internationally, DRC actively participates in supporting the protection of refugees, and promoting durable solutions for conflict-affected populations.

Available Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Opportunities 2021 Positions & Details

The following positions are available at Danish Refugee Council Uganda . Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.

Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Finance Assistant (2)

Overall purpose of the role:

The Finance Assistant will offer day-to-day financial support to the implementation Financial policies and guidance according to DRC financial management procedures. The position will work in close cooperation with the Finance Officers in Adjumani

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Finance and accounting;

  • Daily accounting (bookkeeping) according to DRC financial handbook
  • Manage petty cash and clear cash advances upon request
  • Prepare monthly cash counts
  • Maintain proper filing of all financial documentation (vouchers, contracts, tender documents, etc.)
  • Cash Box counting according to the financial handbook
  • Transferring payments when needed and follows up with partners’ reports
  • Follows a given work plan
  • Routine record keeping
  • Correctly use DRC Dynamics functionalities in area of concern

Reporting;

  • Assist with collecting, reviewing, correcting and filing all financial progress reports from the partners
  • Support financial report preparations
  • Submit progress and status reports”
  • Adhere to DRC Code of Conduct and DRC specific procurement procedures within the Supply Chain department

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • Minimum 2 year of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in administrative tasks, including filing systems.
  • Experience with carrying out admin tasks
  • Good communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Basic proficiency in PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and willingness to learn from others.
  • Well-developed organizational and planning skills in order to meet deadlines
  • NGO experience
  • High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good team-player
  • Highly motivated, results-oriented, and with well-developed problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and negotiation skills
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and work with limited supervision

•     Advanced English proficiency

Education:

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Part certification in CPA or ACCA

Languages

  • Excellent Communication skills in English required.

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. Applications close on 14th April, 2021.

Equal Opportunity

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 Opportunity: 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, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Shelter and Infrastructure Officer – Engineering

Overall purpose of the role:

The Shelter and Infrastructure Officer will be responsible for technical quality assurance and due diligence of all Rural Infrastructure and Water Resources Management activities in Nebbi, Zombo and Pakwach. These include ensuring appropriateness and quality of actual work as well as training of Communities, particularly Project Management Committees. On technical issues, he/she will report to Project Engineer as appropriate.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepare engineering drawings, designs, BOQs and supervise construction of all projects in the area.
  • Conduct technical assessment as and when required and monitor the quality and quantity of materials used for projects
  • Undertake Hydrological assessment for design of Water Resources Management Infrastructure projects within the selected micro-catchments.
  • Coordinate project activities with the District Focal Persons from the Engineering department in the Districts approved by the District Technical Planning Committees (DTPC)
  • Undertake identification and training of competent contractors and masons in order to achieve high quality structures in the operational areas.
  • Supervise the technical aspects of the project.
  • Participate in the identification, planning, designing, and constructing water management infrastructure, soil and water conservation structures and other technologies and practices with the greatest potential to improve water and natural resources management.
  • Assess the activities undertaken and ensure efficient use of resources.
  • Continuously monitor and supervise construction of public works infrastructure projects in close collaboration with the Team leader-shelter and Infrastructure and the Engineering Assistants.
  • Inspect and supervise work for quality and compile inspection report
  • Ensure the right structures for instance vetted drifts and culverts are constructed in the identified bottlenecks and ensure value for money
  • Ensure regular communication between communities as at the project implementation sites and DRC
  • Processing payment certificates for contractors after completion of works
  • Liaise with the District Engineering team, the Projects Engineer and the Project water Engineer to assess the quality of infrastructure Projects.
  • Participate in training Project Management Committees (PMCs) and Project User Committees (PUCs) together with District technical team.
  • Together with the Engineering Assistants, work on Project technical reports.

Staff Development and Management

  • Responsible for engineering staff development, including target setting and performance appraisal.
  • Develop staff performance measurement and targets and appraise them based on the set targets.

Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Identify, document, disseminate relevant project success, challenges, and follow up on implementation of Project’s action points.
  • Participate in quarterly OPM and District monitoring project reviews and evaluations

Reporting

  • Provide engineering data and information for preparation of donor reports, e.g. monthly highlights, quarterly and annual reports.

Additional tasks

  • On request, perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisors in order to allow the organization to function optimally.
  • Adhere to DRC’s code of conduct

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • 5 years of post-graduate relevant work experience
  • Experience from 3 projects as Engineer
  • Broad knowledge of concepts, principles, techniques and practices of IWRM, environment and/or climate change, safe access to energy and biodiversity conservation.
  • Experience with donor funded projects and international Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Relevant work experience from Northern Uganda.

Desirable Experience

  • A good team player
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and negation skills.
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision
  • Knowledge of computer word processing and database management practices.

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.

Languages

  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential
  • Knowledge of one or more of the local languages widely spoken in the covered Districts, preferably Alur, Lugbara, Luo and Madi.

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. Applications close on 14th April, 2021.

Equal Opportunity

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 Opportunity: 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, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

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

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Resilience Coordinator (Project Coordinator)

Overall purpose of the role:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is the DANIDA implementing partner for rural infrastructure (RI) and water resource management (WRM) under the Northern Uganda Resilience Initiative (NURI). As part of the program, DRC is constructing market access roads, rural market infrastructure, dams, protected springs and developing food forests. Unique to the program, DRC implements the aforementioned RI and WRM projects by applying permaculture-based resilience design which supports people’s ability to claim their socioeconomic rights, access markets, have increased water and food security while being buffered from extreme weather events as well as the shocks and stressors caused by climate change and the collapse of local ecological cycles. DRC applies a resilience approach as a means to demonstrate the powerful impact that design thinking can have on resilience and climate change adaptation and that by working in partnership with nature, it is possible to restore abundant, vital food systems that work to heal the land, recover indigenous biodiversity, and restore local natural cycles.

To lead and ensure quality application of resilience design principles throughout the NURI program, DRC is seeking a highly qualified, dynamic and creative Resilience Coordinator to support existing implementing teams across Northern Uganda. Qualified candidates should have a diversity of experience in topics pertaining to the intersection of socioeconomics, market systems, water and food security, climate change and ecology, as well as experience in the practical application of resilience design principles and hands-on training.

This appointment is subject to DRC successfully securing funding from DG-ECHO.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Technical Oversight and Coordination:

  • Advise DRC’s NURI team as well as the NURI Climate Smart Agriculture implementing partner on work planning and budgeting pertaining to the integration of resilience design principles and materials.
  • Provide general technical oversight of the implementation of permaculture-based resilience design elements across the NURI program. This includes ensuring adherence to technical standards and linkages with NURI Climate Smart Agriculture as well as community and local government sensitization and engagement around planting and links to farms, food forestry and the importance of protecting soils and trees for resilience to climate shocks and stresses. This will be achieved through frequent site visits and follow-up to ensure proper implementation and maintenance of systems and through regular engagement with communities to receive feedback and updates, to observe and document.
  • Oversee the integration, application and monitoring of resilience design in swales, dams, check dams, gully plugging and diversion ditches. This includes, but is not limited to, designing earth and stonework and planting with grasses, perennial crops and the integration of bamboo, ensuring spacing and quality of check dams, the monitoring of erosion and subsequent follow-up with local teams to identify means to mitigate damage in earthworks from erosion.
  • Ensure quality control over food forest systems to ensure correct design and construction, including technical correctness of bioswales on contour including size, width, placement, technical standards, spillways, and relationship to other earthworks, and ensuring construction of smile berms are of correct technical standard and spatial relationship to one another. Furthermore, quality control will oversee species composition, relevance to species recovery, ecological restoration with indigenous species, market crops, food and soil security, companion planting and maintenance. This will entail liaising with ecological actors, such as universities and government, to ensure bioregional appropriateness of species as well as a complex and ecologically rich mix of species, particularly in support of hydrological recharge.
  • Contribute to good governance within areas of interventions by supporting planning and budgeting calendars as well as seasonal calendars pertaining to resilience design planning.
  • Support and advise implementing teams on how to ensure meaningful engagement of women in community mobilization and decision-making processes within NURI as well as the role of gender in markets, including farm and off-farm livelihoods.
  • Identify opportunities to support regenerative livelihoods by identifying and overseeing market and needs assessments which link to concepts of regenerative practices and circular development, including resource recovery for food, soil, energy and water security.
  • Identify and support linkages between the NURI program and opportunities to promote and engage in circular bioeconomies through market designs and engagement of private sector actors and small to medium enterprises to engage in and support regenerative practices. This includes working with the broader NURI team to identify opportunities to strengthen opportunities for financial inclusion of women and late adolescent girls, elderly and people with disabilities, particularly as it related to activities pertaining to permaculture and circular bioeconomies.

Capacity Building and Learning:

  • Provide technical trainings for NURI staff, beneficiaries and stakeholders on the application of resilience design principles to RI, WRM and Climate Smart Agriculture as well as broader shelter, homestead and community-based initiatives.
  • Build the capacity of DRC, NURI staff, beneficiaries and stakeholders by liaising with DRC’s Regional Resilience and Livelihoods Coordinator to identify ways and means to scale-up the application of regional and global guidance on resilience and regenerative and circular approaches.
  • Engage in frequent visits to NURI program sites across Northern Uganda to document and archive the application and integration of resilience design and associated lessons learned. Take learning and best practices and further organize informational and learning events with a diversity of stakeholders including national-level line ministries, donors, other implementing organizations and universities.

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • An advanced degree in a related field, such as ecology, environmental design and planning, international development or the natural and social sciences.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations, and with at least 4 years in resilience design.
  • Demonstrated technical expertise and experience in the application of resilience design principles in humanitarian or development contexts.
  • Robust analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding
  • High-level communications and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, partners, local organizations, and other stakeholders
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Education:

  • Master’s degree or comparable practical experience in ecology, environmental design and planning, international development or the natural and social sciences.

Languages

  • Excellent verbal and written English.

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. Applications close on 18th April, 2021.

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Supply Chain Officer – (procurement & Fleet)

Overall purpose of the role:

The Supply Chain Officer (Fleet & Procurement) main objective is to provide efficient and effective Procurement, asset management and Logistics implementation and smooth running of departmental operations in Arua, with frequent support to field offices according to DRC’s internal and donor procedures, as per the Operations Handbook. He/She will be responsible for procurement of goods & services and coordination of logistical operations ensure fleet and related assets are managed and maintained in a manner that supports operations in an efficient manner. Ensure effective and timely maintenance, servicing and repair of fleet and assets in order to minimize down time. Develops implements and enforces vehicle management best practices, policies and procedures.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Logistics and fleet Management

  • Managing DRC West Nile fleet and ensure that it complies with DRC Operational Manual
  • Supervising drivers and ensure that the fleet is well managed, repaired/serviced ensuring that the drivers keep vehicles clean all time.
  • Ensure fuel invoices are reconciled in accordance to the set time frames by the donors
  • Responsible for assigning vehicles to the programs department to facilitate their day to day work
  • Responsible for hiring vehicles as and when needed to facilitate program activities
  • Ensure that vehicles have adequate fuel for the assigned movements and ensure that a good fuel monitoring tool is in place for usage
  • Liaise with field fleet SC assistants to ensure that all vehicles assigned to the camps are well monitored and tracked
  • Monitor and ensure that all vehicles, including hired ones are serviced on time
  • Monitor contracts for all hired vehicles and request for renew if necessary
  • Prepare and submit to the Area Manager for review the payment of fuel bills and contracts for hired vehicles
  • Ensure Fleet performance reports (fuel consumption, maintenance, running costs etc.) is posted on the SharePoint for review every 5th day of the month
  • Ensure timely renewal of insurance for all vehicles and motorbikes
  • Ensure that all drivers comply with safety measures, including use of seat belts and adherence to set speed limits
  • Monitor and ensure drivers correctly use log sheets to record details of all their movements.
  • Ensure drivers check vehicles every morning using the Vehicle checklist for review by supervisor
  • Ensure an optimum stock of consumables for vehicles and motorcycles are in warehouse
  • Ensure that all motorized assets (vehicles, motorbikes, generators and lawn mowers) are correctly operated and maintained accordance with donor requirements
  • Ensure all vehicle operation policies and systems are up to date and enforced within field operations.
  • Coordinate fleet insurance claims and/ or prepare necessary documents for claims resulting from accidents.
  • Ensure Weekly Movement Plans are implemented and all KISS movements are coordinated to other Area / Field / Country Offices are done in accordance with the DRC Fleet Utilization Policy.

Procurement

  • Establish a rigorous, accountable, and transparent procurement system, compliant with the DRC Operations Handbook chapter on Procurement Management, local law, and donor requirements.
  • Advocate with all program teams in the field for procurement planning, in line with DRC Operations Handbook and Area Performance Indicators (APIs), this includes leading the process of procurement planning and convening regular meetings with Program colleagues to provide feedback on planned purchases, committing to realistic timelines for delivery and implementation.
  • In liaison with the supply chain team to supervise procurement processes and implement/reinforce a tracking system for all local and central procurement on behalf of program teams.
  • Responsible for ensuring a weekly Procurement Tracking Table (PRTT) is accurate and updated and posted on the share point every Friday.
  • Ensure suppliers are vetted according to DRC policies and an updated supplier database exists with comments on performance and contract tracking.
  • Ensure framework agreements for frequently consumed goods and services are in place and monitor the FWA agreement Tracked for timely renewals
  • Develop, update and share with program staff price catalogue for items and services consumed within DRC west Nile operations
  • Ensure proper accounting, reporting, internal controls and maintenance/filing of records.
  • Ensure adherence to donor and DRC policies for all procurement processes
  • Ensure that all approved orders are supplied in time and requestors informed.
  • Enforce a zero-tolerance policy regarding corruption and contribute to ensuring complaints are recorded and investigated appropriately, in line with the DRC Code of Conduct and Accountability Framework.
  • Coordinate with Country Supply Chain Manager to ensure that all issues are reported and solutions are realized as the issues arise.

Facilities, Warehouses and Asset Management

  • Ensure all assets are entered into the FA module and Asset Issue Forms are prepared before handing over to Project Manager and the enduser
  • Ensure all assets have service/maintenance records and where necessary that assets are disposed of according to DRC guidelines and local laws.
  • Provide training and management to Supply Chain Assistants with regards to asset management and tracking and ensure implementation of tracking system is in place at each location .
  • Ensure all DRC assets are registered in the FA Module, tracked, and maintained in line with DRC asset management policies.
  • Ensure the implementation of regular asset verification at least on a bi-annual basis.
  • Ensure the inclusion of donor requirements in asset registers to facilitate correct asset transfer/disposal during project liquidation.
  • Implement monitoring and evaluation of stock management systems, including implementation of stock cards and bin cards, as well as regular tracking of receipt and dispatch of items.
  • Ensure Program staff are informed of roles and responsibilities of logistics staff, including making recommendations to the Area Manager regarding approved signatories on standard documentation (waybills, Release Orders, Goods Received Notes, etc.) as per the DRC Operations Handbook.
  • Maintain a comprehensive register for General Programme Equipment (GPEs) in accordance with OH
  • Conduct an analysis of vehicle and asset status and make recommendation for timely replacement
  • Conduct spot checks of warehouse and asset management to ensure implementation and documentation is up to date and produce review reports on areas where improvement is needed.\
  • Ensure warehouse reports are updated on SharePoint by the 5th day of every month.

Program Support

  • Ensure compliance with donor requirements regarding fleet, procurement, inventory, and asset management.
  • Train staff on PR preparations in DYN
  • Train staff on compliance with internal reporting requirements and required contributions to donor and other reporting.

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • At least five years of related experience; two of which supervising Fleet teams
  • Experience of similar services in reputable public organization/NGO
  • Fluent in communication and writing in English.
  • Computer skills for reporting, and communication
  • Driving skills (4*4 manual power); with clean driving license

Education:

  • The Fleet Officer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Fleet/Logistics/Business Administration or related.
  • CILT certification is an added advantage

Languages

  • English-professional Competency
  • Knowledge of Alur, Lugbara, Luo, Madi and other local languages widely spoken in West Nile region is an advantage.

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. Applications close on 18th April, 2021.

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Supply Chain Officer – (procurement & Fleet)

Overall purpose of the role:

The Supply Chain Officer (Fleet & Procurement) main objective is to provide efficient and effective Procurement, asset management and Logistics implementation and smooth running of departmental operations in Arua, with frequent support to field offices according to DRC’s internal and donor procedures, as per the Operations Handbook. He/She will be responsible for procurement of goods & services and coordination of logistical operations ensure fleet and related assets are managed and maintained in a manner that supports operations in an efficient manner. Ensure effective and timely maintenance, servicing and repair of fleet and assets in order to minimize down time. Develops implements and enforces vehicle management best practices, policies and procedures.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Logistics and fleet Management

  • Managing DRC West Nile fleet and ensure that it complies with DRC Operational Manual
  • Supervising drivers and ensure that the fleet is well managed, repaired/serviced ensuring that the drivers keep vehicles clean all time.
  • Ensure fuel invoices are reconciled in accordance to the set time frames by the donors
  • Responsible for assigning vehicles to the programs department to facilitate their day to day work
  • Responsible for hiring vehicles as and when needed to facilitate program activities
  • Ensure that vehicles have adequate fuel for the assigned movements and ensure that a good fuel monitoring tool is in place for usage
  • Liaise with field fleet SC assistants to ensure that all vehicles assigned to the camps are well monitored and tracked
  • Monitor and ensure that all vehicles, including hired ones are serviced on time
  • Monitor contracts for all hired vehicles and request for renew if necessary
  • Prepare and submit to the Area Manager for review the payment of fuel bills and contracts for hired vehicles
  • Ensure Fleet performance reports (fuel consumption, maintenance, running costs etc.) is posted on the SharePoint for review every 5th day of the month
  • Ensure timely renewal of insurance for all vehicles and motorbikes
  • Ensure that all drivers comply with safety measures, including use of seat belts and adherence to set speed limits
  • Monitor and ensure drivers correctly use log sheets to record details of all their movements.
  • Ensure drivers check vehicles every morning using the Vehicle checklist for review by supervisor
  • Ensure an optimum stock of consumables for vehicles and motorcycles are in warehouse
  • Ensure that all motorized assets (vehicles, motorbikes, generators and lawn mowers) are correctly operated and maintained accordance with donor requirements
  • Ensure all vehicle operation policies and systems are up to date and enforced within field operations.
  • Coordinate fleet insurance claims and/ or prepare necessary documents for claims resulting from accidents.
  • Ensure Weekly Movement Plans are implemented and all KISS movements are coordinated to other Area / Field / Country Offices are done in accordance with the DRC Fleet Utilization Policy.

Procurement

  • Establish a rigorous, accountable, and transparent procurement system, compliant with the DRC Operations Handbook chapter on Procurement Management, local law, and donor requirements.
  • Advocate with all program teams in the field for procurement planning, in line with DRC Operations Handbook and Area Performance Indicators (APIs), this includes leading the process of procurement planning and convening regular meetings with Program colleagues to provide feedback on planned purchases, committing to realistic timelines for delivery and implementation.
  • In liaison with the supply chain team to supervise procurement processes and implement/reinforce a tracking system for all local and central procurement on behalf of program teams.
  • Responsible for ensuring a weekly Procurement Tracking Table (PRTT) is accurate and updated and posted on the share point every Friday.
  • Ensure suppliers are vetted according to DRC policies and an updated supplier database exists with comments on performance and contract tracking.
  • Ensure framework agreements for frequently consumed goods and services are in place and monitor the FWA agreement Tracked for timely renewals
  • Develop, update and share with program staff price catalogue for items and services consumed within DRC west Nile operations
  • Ensure proper accounting, reporting, internal controls and maintenance/filing of records.
  • Ensure adherence to donor and DRC policies for all procurement processes
  • Ensure that all approved orders are supplied in time and requestors informed.
  • Enforce a zero-tolerance policy regarding corruption and contribute to ensuring complaints are recorded and investigated appropriately, in line with the DRC Code of Conduct and Accountability Framework.
  • Coordinate with Country Supply Chain Manager to ensure that all issues are reported and solutions are realized as the issues arise.

Facilities, Warehouses and Asset Management

  • Ensure all assets are entered into the FA module and Asset Issue Forms are prepared before handing over to Project Manager and the enduser
  • Ensure all assets have service/maintenance records and where necessary that assets are disposed of according to DRC guidelines and local laws.
  • Provide training and management to Supply Chain Assistants with regards to asset management and tracking and ensure implementation of tracking system is in place at each location .
  • Ensure all DRC assets are registered in the FA Module, tracked, and maintained in line with DRC asset management policies.
  • Ensure the implementation of regular asset verification at least on a bi-annual basis.
  • Ensure the inclusion of donor requirements in asset registers to facilitate correct asset transfer/disposal during project liquidation.
  • Implement monitoring and evaluation of stock management systems, including implementation of stock cards and bin cards, as well as regular tracking of receipt and dispatch of items.
  • Ensure Program staff are informed of roles and responsibilities of logistics staff, including making recommendations to the Area Manager regarding approved signatories on standard documentation (waybills, Release Orders, Goods Received Notes, etc.) as per the DRC Operations Handbook.
  • Maintain a comprehensive register for General Programme Equipment (GPEs) in accordance with OH
  • Conduct an analysis of vehicle and asset status and make recommendation for timely replacement
  • Conduct spot checks of warehouse and asset management to ensure implementation and documentation is up to date and produce review reports on areas where improvement is needed.\
  • Ensure warehouse reports are updated on SharePoint by the 5th day of every month.

Program Support

  • Ensure compliance with donor requirements regarding fleet, procurement, inventory, and asset management.
  • Train staff on PR preparations in DYN
  • Train staff on compliance with internal reporting requirements and required contributions to donor and other reporting.

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • At least five years of related experience; two of which supervising Fleet teams
  • Experience of similar services in reputable public organization/NGO
  • Fluent in communication and writing in English.
  • Computer skills for reporting, and communication
  • Driving skills (4*4 manual power); with clean driving license

Education:

  • The Fleet Officer should preferably hold a Bachelor’s degree in Fleet/Logistics/Business Administration or related.
  • CILT certification is an added advantage

Languages

  • English-professional Competency
  • Knowledge of Alur, Lugbara, Luo, Madi and other local languages widely spoken in West Nile region is an advantage.

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. Applications close on 18th April, 2021.

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Cash Assistant

Overall purpose of the role:

Contributing to the Uganda Refugee Response Plan’s 2020 – 2021 strategic objective of transitioning from in-kind to cash-based assistance and in line with the inter-agency objective of providing household-level assistance to refugees through a people-centered, basic needs approach, the Uganda Cash Consortium (UCC), led by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), assists newly arrived as well as the most vulnerable long-term refugees in Uganda’s South West and West Nile regions through the provision of multi-purpose cash transfers (MPCT) as a means to address immediate, basic non-food needs.

The Cash Assistant is a key member of DRC’s field-based implementing teams for the aforementioned ECHO-funded cash project. The Cash Assistant will be 100% dedicated to the project and responsible for supporting the Team Leader and Officers with site-specific project implementation of the cash project. Under the guidance of the Team Leader and Officers, the Cash Assistant will support implementation of DRC’s ECHO-funded cash intervention in line with agreed standard operating procedures, guidance and best practices. Furthermore, the Cash Assistant will contribute to ensuring that all activities in a respective area of implementation are comprehensively planned, implemented and adapted based on ongoing monitoring and learning.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Programme and Technical Oversight:

  • Contribute to ensuring technical compliance in activities, achievement of activities in accordance with targets, timeliness of implementation, and compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations.
  • Support in organizing and facilitating cash and market-related assessments, price monitoring and post-distribution monitoring exercises.
  • Support in undertaking targeting and verification exercises. T
  • Support the organization and facilitation of cash transfers, including cash-on-wheels, mobile money and bank transfers. This entails ensuring all logistical arrangements are in place for both cash recipients as well as the distributing financial service provider, coordination with other key stakeholders such as the Office of the Prime Minister, UNHCR and WFP, and ensuring help desk and monitoring functions are in place and responsive.
  • Support monitoring, evaluation and learning exercises agreed upon by the DRC and UCC MEAL teams.
  • Collaborate with the Team Leader to design and roll-out of trainings targeting both DRC and UCC staff as well as the project’s beneficiary communities.
  • Contribute to field-level inputs for internal and external reporting.

Support Services:

  • Coordinate with Area Managers and relevant Support Services functions to support financial and operational management of the project according to DG-ECHO and DRC standards for compliance.
  • Support the establishment of efficient and effective systems and procedures to monitor and demonstration of Value for Money.

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • Degree in a related field, such as economics, international development or the social sciences.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations.
  • Technical expertise and experience in cash programming
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, whilst maintaining technical quality
  • Highly diplomatic with political awareness and understanding
  • High-level communications and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Additional preferred background experience:

  • Experience managing DG-ECHO projects

Education:

  • Degree in economics, international development or social sciences, or comparable demonstrated practical experience.

Languages

  • Excellent verbal and written English.

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. Applications close on 23rd April, 2021.

Please Note:

 When applying, Candidates are requested to indicate their preferred location of work from the above listed. Clearly indicate this in your application letter when applying for the job.

Recruitment/Selection will be done on a rolling basis

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Cash Officer

Overall purpose of the role:

Contributing to the Uganda Refugee Response Plan’s 2020 – 2021 strategic objective of transitioning from in-kind to cash-based assistance and in line with the inter-agency objective of providing household-level assistance to refugees through a people-centered, basic needs approach, the Uganda Cash Consortium (UCC), led by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), assists newly arrived as well as the most vulnerable long-term refugees in Uganda’s South West and West Nile regions through the provision of multi-purpose cash transfers (MPCT) as a means to address immediate, basic non-food needs.

The Cash Officer is a key member of DRC’s field-based implementing teams for the aforementioned ECHO-funded cash project. The Cash Officer will be 100% dedicated to the project and responsible for supporting the Team Leader with site-specific project implementation of the cash project. Under the guidance of the Team Leader, the Cash Officer will be responsible for the implementation of DRC’s ECHO-funded cash intervention in line with agreed standard operating procedures, guidance and best practices. Furthermore, the Cash Officer will support the Team Leader to ensure that all activities in a respective area of implementation are comprehensively planned, implemented and adapted based on ongoing monitoring and learning. The Officer will also contribute to reporting processes.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Programme and Technical Oversight:

  • Ensure technical compliance in activities, achievement of activities in accordance with targets, timeliness of implementation, and compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations.
  • Support in organizing and facilitating cash and market-related assessments, price monitoring and post-distribution monitoring exercises.
  • Support in undertaking targeting and verification exercises. This task requires regular coordination with key stakeholders including the Office of the Prime Minister, UNHCR and refugee committees.
  • Support the organization and facilitation of cash transfers, including cash-on-wheels, mobile money and bank transfers. This entails ensuring all logistical arrangements are in place for both cash recipients as well as the distributing financial service provider, coordination with other key stakeholders such as the Office of the Prime Minister, UNHCR and WFP, and ensuring help desk and monitoring functions are in place and responsive.
  • Support monitoring, evaluation and learning exercises agreed upon by the DRC and UCC MEAL teams.
  • Collaborate with the Team Leader to design and roll-out of trainings targeting both DRC and UCC staff as well as the project’s beneficiary communities.
  • Contribute to field-level inputs for internal and external reporting.
  • Support the integration of technical inputs from other sector specialists, such as DRC’s Global Cash Advisor and country Protection Coordinator to ensure high quality programming.

Support Services:

  • Coordinate with Area Managers and relevant Support Services functions to support financial and operational management of the project according to DG-ECHO and DRC standards for compliance.
  • Support the establishment of efficient and effective systems and procedures to monitor and demonstration of Value for Money.

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • Degree in a related field, such as economics, international development or the social sciences.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations.
  • Technical expertise and experience in cash programming
  • Analytical and planning skills
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, whilst maintaining technical quality
  • Highly diplomatic with political awareness and understanding
  • High-level communications and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Additional preferred background experience:

  • Experience managing DG-ECHO projects

Education:

  • Degree in economics, international development or social sciences, or comparable demonstrated practical experience.

Languages

  • Excellent verbal and written English.

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. Applications close on 23rd April, 2021.

Please Note:

 When applying, Candidates are requested to indicate their preferred location of work from the above listed. Clearly indicate this in your application letter when applying for the job.

Recruitment/Selection will be done on a rolling basis

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Danish Refugee Council Uganda Job Vacancy For Cash Team Leader

Overall purpose of the role:

Contributing to the Uganda Refugee Response Plan’s 2020 – 2021 strategic objective of transitioning from in-kind to cash-based assistance and in line with the inter-agency objective of providing household-level assistance to refugees through a people-centered, basic needs approach, the Uganda Cash Consortium (UCC), led by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), assists newly arrived as well as the most vulnerable long-term refugees in Uganda’s South West and West Nile regions through the provision of multi-purpose cash transfers (MPCT) as a means to address immediate, basic non-food needs.

Leading DRC’s field-based implementing teams will be the Cash Team Leader. The Cash Team Leader will be 100% dedicated to the project and, therefore, will be responsible for site-specific project management and implementation of the cash project. Technically managed and supported by DRC’s Cash Project Coordinator, the Team Leader will be responsible for maintaining technical rigor within DRC’s ECHO-funded cash intervention and  ensuring adherence to best practices in cash programming. Furthermore, the Team Leader will ensure that all activities in a respective area of implementation are comprehensively planned, implemented and adapted based on ongoing monitoring and learning. The Team Leader will also assume responsibility for contributing to reporting processes, reviewing and revising project documents, and contributing to programmatic coordination efforts with the UCC’s project management unit and partners.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Supervision:

  • Overall responsibility and technical supervision of field-based Cash Project Officers and Assistants, including ensuring positive and collaborative working relationships in line with DRC’s Code of Conduct and assessing staff capacity to provide or recommend relevant training or coaching as needed.
  • Coordination of activities and leading field-level implementation of the project activities according to contract objectives, ensuring the project meets or exceeds agreed targets, annual planning and budgeting processes for the project with full accountability to the DRC and DG-ECHO.
  • Support the Area Manager and Cash Project Coordinator to ensure that technical, financial, and operational activities, including reporting, are carried out according to DG-ECHO’s and DRC’s policies and procedures.
  • Represent the DG-ECHO project at the site level, including in working groups, coordination fora with other agencies, and in providing a direct link in communications between the respective field office and the Cash Project Coordinator.

Programme and Technical Oversight:

  • Provide technical oversight in the assigned field location, ensuring achievement in accordance with targets, timeliness of implementation, responsible budget management, and compliance with core protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations.
  • Co-design, organize and facilitate cash and market-related assessments, price monitoring and post-distribution monitoring exercises.
  • Lead the assigned field team in undertaking targeting and verification exercises. This task requires regular coordination with key stakeholders including the Office of the Prime Minister, UNHCR and refugee committees.
  • Organize and facilitate cash transfers, including cash-on-wheels, mobile money and bank transfers. This entails ensuring all logistical arrangements are in place for both cash recipients as well as the distributing financial service provider, coordination with other key stakeholders such as the Office of the Prime Minister, UNHCR and WFP, and ensuring help desk and monitoring functions are in place and responsive.
  • Support monitoring, evaluation and learning exercises agreed upon by the DRC and UCC MEAL teams.
  • Support collaboration with the Uganda Red Cross Society, specifically assist in their initiatives to promote accountability across the project and in the topical areas of digital and financial literacy.
  • Collaborate with the Cash Project Coordinator to design and roll-out of trainings targeting both DRC and UCC staff as well as the project’s beneficiary communities.
  • Lead the development of and provide quality control of field-level inputs for internal and external reporting.
  • Support the Cash Project Coordinator by contributing to the strategic direction of the DG-ECHO project through active and ongoing participation in regular program reviews, monitoring and lesson learning exercises. This entails contributing to strategic exercises to identify opportunities to strengthen cash programming and to create linkages with other programming and services.
  • Ensure integration of technical inputs from other sector specialists, such as DRC’s Global Cash Advisor and country Protection Coordinator to ensure high quality programming.

Support Services:

  • Coordinate with Area Managers and relevant Support Services functions to support financial and operational management of the project according to DG-ECHO and DRC standards for compliance.
  • Support the establishment of efficient and effective systems and procedures to monitor and demonstration of Value for Money.

Experience and technical competencies: 

  • Degree in a related field, such as economics, international development or the social sciences, or comparable practical experience.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience working in international humanitarian and/or development aid, preferably with displaced populations, and with at least 2 years in project management
  • Technical expertise and experience in cash programming
  • Robust analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Demonstrable track record of meeting or exceeding programme targets, whilst maintaining technical quality
  • Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding
  • High-level communications and interpersonal skills
  • A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, partners, localorganizations, and other stakeholders
  • Fluent in written and spoken English

Additional preferred background experience:

  • Experience managing DG-ECHO projects

Education:

  • Degree in economics, international development or social sciences, or comparable demonstrated practical experience

Languages

  • Excellent verbal and written English.

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. Applications close on 23rd April, 2021.

Please Note:

 When applying, Candidates are requested to indicate their preferred location of work from the above listed. Clearly indicate this in your application letter when applying for the job.

Recruitment/Selection will be done on a rolling basis

APPLY FOR THIS JOB >>>

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