Programme and Operations Coordinator at DRC, Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline: 24 February 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme and Operations Coordinator in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Programme and Operations Coordinator is responsible for providing and mobilising HQ support to country operations and regional office hosted within the Division in general and to Asia region in particular.

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 Programme and Operations Coordinator will perform the following functions:

  • Promote and help ensuring that communication with donors in particular related to grants is timely, compliant and characterised by high quality.
  • Organisational risks are systematically and comprehensively identified as well as properly managed.
  • Oversee the annual cycle and related processes and tools are applied in the local context.
  • Constitute the contextualising link between HQ and field that helps translate and apply global policies and procedures to the operational context of his/her geographical responsibility and visa versa.
  • Maintain overall knowledge as to what happens in the Country Operations of his/her focus allowing him/her to respond in general terms to internal and external country specific inquiries.
  • Engage in various workgroups and strategic initiatives at HQ levels and in particular where the operational and contextual perspective is required and/or Operations are lead or co-lead.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Relevant and qualifying educational background.
  • At least 3 years of full-time employment applying tasks related to the above.
  • At least 5 years of experience within the international humanitarian sphere preferable from both HQ and field employments.
  • Experience in planning, co-ordinating and leading processes that include multiple stakeholder.
  • Familiarity with programming related to Danish Demining Group (mine action, security governance and conflict management) would be an advantage.
  • Strong writing credentials and experience in reviewing proposals and reports.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.
  • Experience in developing and applying tools and systems.
  • Systematic and analytical approach with a high degree of attention to details.
  • Good command and interest in reviewing financial data and compliance.
  • A certain analytical capacity within Finance and risk management in general an advantage.
  • Nationality of Denmark.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.