Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Shelter & Infrastructure Assistant (Voucher)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Description

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), one of the world’s leading NGOs, with a focus on responding to displacement, have been registered in Bangladesh since 2013. In 2017, in response to the Rohingya influx, DRC launched an integrated program of support to the government in site management, shelter/NFI and protection. In 2018 and 2019 DRC implemented aid projects in support of the host communities most affected by the influx of refugees.  As a key part of this, DRC opened a main office in Cox’s Bazar, and a support/liaison office in Dhaka. POSITION PROFILE Overall purpose of the role: Under the supervision of the Cash and Voucher Manager/team leader, the Voucher assistant implements the routine and daily Administration of the Emergency voucher project of the Shelter department at the field-level, including the supervision of the beneficiary distribution team and monitoring in Kutupalong and Balukhali Refugee Camps, Cox Bazar, as required. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES
  • Assist in the Design, setup and implementation of the project;

  • Support in the smooth reception and oversight of materials to the sites of distribution;

  • Daily update and management of data-gathering and tracking tools used to monitor the project;

  • Assist, and where necessary lead, community focus group discussions pertaining to the project in partnership and/or consultation with the Community Engagement team;

  • Daily supervision and management of the project assistants and distribution kiosk locations;

  • Implement the distribution of vouchers to the beneficiaries, and with the Project Manager design and administer the monitoring of voucher distribution;

  • Support the registration of project participants;

  • Support in resolving any emerging problems and issues on field;

  • Implement the supervise, monitor and capacity build the Cash and Vouchers team in partnership with the project manager.

  • Strong adherence to safety and Security protocols always, and along with CoC – dedication to reporting suspected contraventions;

  • Ensure DRC Code of Conduct is understood, acknowledged in writing, and followed by the project staff and all volunteer labour, and infractions are reported in an appropriate and timely manner;

  • Any other duties as assigned by line manager.

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
  • 1 years’ experience working with an NGO in an Emergency Response setting;

  • 1 years’ experience conducting monitoring, evaluation and reporting of distribution and/or NFI and/or shelter and/or WASH programming;/CFRM /CWC

  • Strong experience in community engagement including facilitating focus group discussions and semi-structured interviewing is an advantage.

  • Experience working on projects funded UNHCR, IOM, UNICEF, ECHO an advantage.

  • Problem-solver and results-oriented;

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office Excel;

  • Experience with digital data gathering platforms and tools (such as Kobo), including design of formats and evaluation of data;

  • Experience in cash-voucher programming an advantage;

  • Experience in administration and Logistics an advantage;

  • Commitment to DRC’s overall aims and policies and experience of promoting gender equity and ensuring vulnerable people’s needs are met;

  • Must be willing to work during Friday’s and Holidays if requested.

  • University education in Social Sciences, accounting or statistics.

Languages: (indicate fluency level)
  • English (required - fluent in speaking, reading, and writing).

  • Bengali

  • Chittagonian (required)

All employees are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.

  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.

  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.

  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.

  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values

  • Type of contract: National contract

  • Employment Band: I, Non-Managerial

  • Start date: As soon as possible

  • Duty station: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

  1. Applications must be submitted through the mentioned link page by clicking on Apply Button.

  2. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.

  3. Mentioning three referees' details with CV, preferably present or past employer (If Experienced).

Note: Applications sent by email will not be considered.   In addition, DRC doesn’t charge any fee for any of its recruitment process & believes in equal opportunity in employment regardless. DRC will commit to reach candidates from a variety of backgrounds, i.e. gender, disability, ethnicity etc, thereby ensuring an equal opportunities process. Closing date for applications: January 06, 2020 If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk. Due to the urgency of the position, DRC will review the applications on rolling basis.
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