Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Project Manager (Gender Based Violence)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Description

Duty Station: Sittwe Office, Rakhine State Report to     : Integrated Protection Manager Job Responsibilities The Protection Project Manager-GBV shall conduct regular field visits including by boat and will be expected to perform the following duties: Project Management And Leadership:
  • Coordinate, plan and monitor GBV project activities.

  • Ensure the highest quality of the sectoral interventions, and the coherence between all projects, ongoing and proposed, according to the overall protection strategy and taking into account remote monitoring modalities

  • Take leadership of GBV projects in terms of high quality and timely deliverables, narrative reporting and financial overviews, close cooperation with donors, Government counterparts and Coordination mechanisms on site, and in synergy with other DRC interventions in the area.

  • Formalize and develop project related operational tools and training modules, with support from the Integrated Protection Manager

  • Provide input for monthly, quarterly, interim, and annual donor reports as well as ad hoc donor requests

  • Provide overall budget monitoring, Financial Management and expenses control for the project activities, including compliance with minimum DRC and donor requirements

Program Development, Strategy And External Relations
  • Representation of DRC and active participation in GBV sector meetings and relevant sub sectors/working groups

  • Oversee knowledge sharing across teams, and ensure that monitoring and evaluation results are understood and used to improve programs

  • Drive the development and growth of the relevant programs within the DRC program objectives, including proposal development, and feed into country-wide strategy development

  • Ensure adaptiveness of programming with the ongoing Emergency response, in coordination with and supported by the Integrated Protection Manager

  • Ensure cooperation and integration with GP and Child Protection programmes through working with the other project managers and team leaders

Accountability And Reporting:
  • Guided by the DRC Programme Handbook, continuously monitor and develop relevant accountability initiatives within the protection program as well as strengthening the effort to document the impact of activities

  • Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements as well as DRC policies and procedures, particularly with respect to GBV and the code of conduct.

People Management:
  • Lead and manage DRC’s GBV team including mentoring, ensuring coordination, recruitment, and Capacity Development

  • Provide on the job training as required and adapt trainings/coaching to specific staff needs

As Manager The Post-Holder Is Responsible For The Following:
  • Accountable for achieving DRC’s strategic goals and objectives within the area of responsibility

  • Accountable for making significant decisions on what the child protection team does: its purpose, functions and role, and for making commitments and decisions that require the expenditure of significant unit resources.

  • Accountable for people management of direct reports, generally at least 3 employees. This includes hiring & firing, objective setting, probation, performance appraisal, development of staff, managing performance, including poor performance, etc

  • Accountable for making sound decisions based on DRC policies, MOPs, standards, and the advice of technical experts in DRC

Qualifications and minimum requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in NGO projects, particularly in managing/leading protection projects.

  • At least 2 years' experience with people management

  • Master’s degree desirable

  • Undergraduate degree in relevant subject (gender studies, nursing, counselling/mental health, social sciences etc) is required

  • Experience in producing high-quality technical material (training material, programme tools, proposals, strategic documents etc.).

  • Professional proficiency in English and Burmese

  • Excellent communication skills for external audiences (including governments and donors)

  • Experience working in conflict contexts or Humanitarian Response

  • Experience working with Monitoring and Evaluation

  • Starting date of employment: (as soon as possible).

  • Salary: Competitive salary according to DRC Myanmar salary scale.

This position is open for Myanmar Nationals only. Women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. DRC strongly advocates for equal opportunity and promotes a diversified and inspiring working environment. Application process: Applicants who meet the above-mentioned requirements should apply by submitting their applications in English (consisting of Cover Letter and CV of no more than 4 pages, including contact details of 3 professional references) and CV only applications will not be considered. Apply button.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for a written test in English and a face to face interview.

  • After the closing date, applications are not to be considered. Please note that due to the urgency of this position, applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis and DRC reserves the right to initiate the recruitment process before the deadline for application.

Deadline for submission of applications: 10-August-2020
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