Program Manager – Durable Solutions at DRC, Kismayu, Somalia

Deadline: 20 December 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Program Manager – Durable Solutions in Kismayu, Somalia. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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 Program Manager – Durable Solutions will perform the following functions:

  • Contribute to general technical direction, for the design and implementation of project activities.
  • Responsible for day to day delivery and progress against agreed targets of the project across all implementing agencies and areas.
  • Responsible for ensuring the timely and quality completion of all programme technical and financial deliverables and reports in accordance with DANIDA.
  • Support a shared project vision and ‘theory of change’ amongst staff and across all implementing agencies.
  • Serve as a liaison with and build effective working relationships with the donor government counterparts, local partners, communities and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee financial and administrative management of the programme at field level, ensuring compliance with DRC and DANIDA rules and regulations.
  • Support the establishment of effective project reporting, monitoring and evaluation, financial management, and personnel and procurement mechanisms.
  • Develop partnerships in the humanitarian community at local level and coordinate with authorities at regional government levels.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (development, social research preferable with a focus on monitoring and evaluation as well as compliance issues).
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in the livelihoods, solutions, protection or similar programmes.
  • Experience working with international NGOs, UN agencies, line ministries and local authorities in migrants/refugee settings in complex emergencies.
  • Experience in participatory assessment and community-based monitoring approaches.
  • Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).
  • Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops.
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English).
  • Fluency in written and spoken English essential.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Somali language.
  • Nationality of Somalia.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.