• Required No. of Employee's : 1
  • Salary : 0.00
  • Duration of Employment : Full Time
  • Prefered Sex : Male/Female
  • Sector of Vacancy : PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Qualification/Work Experience :

  • About you To be successfull on this role we expect you to posses the following: Required Relevant university degree (Master or Post graduate), in international relations and/or development, political science or similar field. Min. 5 years’ experience overseas in complex emergencies, preferably with refugees and/or IDPs Min. 3 years’ experience in staff management and development Good understanding of displacement issues and related international standards/frameworks Strong experience in programme development and proven program development abilities Experience of leading strategic programming and planning, implementation, monitoring and learning Substantial NGO project management experience, including responsibility for strategy design, staffing, admin/finance management, contract management and donor relations Proven track record of negotiating and advocating with government authorities and donors for solutions that serve the needs of beneficiaries, pursuing values of internationally recognized and universal character in a post-conflict context with a strong respect of local culture and tradition Ability to manage a large workload and multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines Team player with excellent communication and strong participatory leadership skills Excellent written and spoken French and English Desirable Experience in a Central / Western African country Experience with DRC’s main donors in Cameroon: ECHO, SDC, FFP, UNICEF, EuropeAid In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

Job Description:

  • Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Head of Programme to deliver operationally and can strategically drive DRC’s programs in Cameroon. The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been operational in Cameroon since 2017 to support Central African Refugges in the eastern part of the country (Adamawa) and in South-Region region for IDPs and host communities’ victims of the anglophone conflict. DRC Cameroon currently implements Protection, Food Security and Livelihood and Education in Emergency projects. About the job The Head of Programme reports directly to the Country Director and is a member of the Strategic Management Team (SMT). As a Head of Programme, your main duties and responsibilities will be: People Management and internal communication Manage, coordinate and coach members of the programme team, ensuring their professional development and capacity building as needed Oversee and support capacity building for expatriate and national staff on technical issues and program cycle management, based on assessment of the critical program improvement needs of the Cameroon mission Work in close cooperation with programme and support staff in Cameroon, and actively seek support, knowledge and coaching as necessary from colleagues in other regions and HQ Program strategy, business development and Grants management Ensure the development of sector programme strategy in line with the Cameroon programme strategy. Guide Programme teams in the implementation of strategies through collaboration and proactive programme development and implementation Develop, disseminate and implement the Cameroon programme strategy within DRC team Supervise the drafting of project proposals and budgets, ensuring strong cross-departmental coordination between programme and support teams, including field teams, as well as close liaison and timely consultation with RO/HQ. Contribute to the development of a fundraising strategy in line with the Cameroon programme strategy Establish strong and efficient partnerships with organisations, donors and authorities, in line with the Cameroon programme strategy and DRC partnership management policy Design, contribute and/or lead assessments for emergency or longer-term programming in existing or new project locations Quality and accountability of the programs Oversee and support continuous improvement of programme quality standards, including application and harmonisation across field bases Ensure that DRC values and code of conduct are respected and upheld, including through setting a personal example Assess and improve DRC Cameroon’s accountability measures in accordance with DRC’s global Core Humanitarian Standard commitments In supervision of the MEAL team, ensure that DRC Cameroon implements high-quality Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) across all projects, including that learning is captured, capitalized and used in program design and implementation Support the grants team in timely submissions of high-quality donor reports. External relations and representation Together with Country Director, ensure adequate bilateral representation of DRC with government authorities, donors, UN agencies, humanitarian agencies and other partners in regard to programme and participation in coordination meetings as relevant How to apply Application process All applicants must a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than two pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.** Closing date for applications: 30 April 2020 The screening process for this position is on rolling basis, so early submission of applications is encouraged. DRC remains a right to close the vacancy once a suitable candidate is identified. If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit . Country Organization OCHA coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises. We advocate for effective and principled humanitarian action by all, for all. www.reliefweb.int


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