Deadline: 27 December 2019
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Shelter and Infrastructure Technical Coordinator in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
The Shelter and Infrastructure Technical Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating with the internal DRC sector teams, including protection, camp management, WASH, and MEAL; as well as the external communication including the Inter Sectoral Coordination Groups (ISCG), sector technical working groups, donors and relevant UN agencies.
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.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Shelter and Infrastructure Technical Coordinator will perform the following functions-
- Develop the Shelter and Infrastructure Strategy and guidance for the programme teams in consultation with HOP and other technical coordinators.
- Oversee and assure all aspects of shelter and infrastructure works undertaken by DRC Bangladesh, including voucher and cash-based approaches to infrastructural maintenance.
- Represent DRC in the shelter and site planning sector (cluster) coordination meetings and technical working groups.
- In partnership with the departmental implementation teams and the shelter coordination units develop SOPs for working with the refugee and host community incentive workers – and support the development of distribution materials using voucher and cash-based modalities.
- In coordination with the MEAL teams develop a monitoring scheme which includes process, performance and impact indicators for all infrastructures related activities.
- Conduct regular technical monitoring for the teams.
- Ensure project accomplishments according to specifications and targets.
- With the Project Manager and Head of Programmes – embed accountability and transparency into programme delivery.
- Design and facilitate capacity building of teams as required, ensuring high quality service delivery and achievement of technical standards at all team levels.
- In coordination with the infrastructure and shelter implementation teams support all DRC camps, host community project areas emergency responses as required.
- Responsible for the development of concept notes, project plans, budgets, funding proposals and reports in relation to Shelter, Infrastructure and Cash and Voucher based modalities.
- Support field team to undertake gap analysis in the areas of infrastructure and shelter, with the support of the Site Management department.
- With the support of DRC MEAL and grants teams: develop proper and solid data collection, management and analysis methods for verifying progress on shelter and infrastructure works, both for results and process.
- Review and contribute to the writing of weekly, monthly, quarterly, annual, donor and other reports in the areas of infrastructure and shelter.
- Work with all of DRC’s programme and support staff to ensure smooth introduction and adoption of operational systems.
Applicants must have:
- Tertiary qualification in relevant field (Engineering, Architecture, Site Planning or similar).
- 5+ year’s experience in engineering or similar technical sector – proven experience in construction, infrastructure O&M and/or cash-based approaches.
- 3+ year’s field experience in similar position in refugee or IDP settlements.
- Field experience in site planning, DRR, CCCM and/or Shelter and WASH works.
- Prior evidence of high-quality training delivery, including to multinational teams; with excellent leadership skills including challenging, motivating and developing a team.
- Ability to take the initiative and work independently as well work as a team player – supporting other departments is essential.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to write clear, concise reports.
- Proven ability to work creatively, innovatively and effectively with limited direct supervision.
- Excellent organizational, problem-solving and negotiation skills.
- The ability to remain calm whilst deal with conflicting priorities/work under pressure is essential.
- Flexibility and capacity of adaptation to a changing and high pressure working environment.
- Willingness to live and work in a challenging environment with limited resources.
- Proven capacity of coordinating with other humanitarian agencies and local authorities.
- Fluency in English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than 4 pages) in English through online process.
For more information, please visit DRC.