Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Camp Management Manager (Trainee)

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, DRC started implementing 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.


The CCCM Manager Trainee has the overall responsibility for supporting with implementation, technical quality, and harmonization/standardization of CCCM work in all sites where DRC works to support the RRRC in managing refugee camps in Bangladesh. This position will co-exist with the  CCCM Manager position for a transitional period of nine months (April-December 2021) during which the  CCCM Manager will work closely with the trainee to ensure proper Capacity Building by training, coaching and mentoring.

The trainee will be expected to  ensure information flow on CCCM programming to and from the field, ensuring learning across all sites for programme quality. He/She represents DRC on CCCM/ Site Management issues with the IOM field focal person, and Camp in Charges (CiCs) regarding the refugee response.


Programming and Coordination

  • Following the DRC CCCM strategy, provide Management Support and technical guidance to the CCCM team
  • Support the CCCM Team to ensure that DRC is implementing high-quality standardized site management support programming in accordance with international standards, sectoral guidance, and best practices
  • Identify gaps and needs in CCCM programme in DRC sites
  • Contribute to the promotion of a participatory approach (engagement of affected population) to CCCM and service provision in the camps/sites
  • Manage CCCM-related information flow to and from field sites, including updates to and from the sector
  • Deliver necessary advocacy information for relevant operational and coordination needs, working with the CCCM  Manager and other humanitarian partners
  • Support the CCCM  Manager in the production of donor, site and other reports, and advocacy and policy notes
  • Contribute to proposal developments
  • Work closely with the CCCM  Manager to ensure that all CCCM activities are being appropriately monitored and evaluated
  • Support in project management including budget management, updating and monitoring the CCCM internal Project Management Tool (PMT) to ensure quality project management
Staff Management

  • Work in collaboration with 5 national Camp Managers
  • Monitor team staffing and report to the  CCCM Manager
  • Identify and address capacity gaps among CCCM staff

  • Ensure that DRC’s CCCM programming meets accountability obligations and is carried out in accordance with the Core Humanitarian Standards
  • Work with the Protection Manager to ensure protection mainstreaming in CCCM activities
  • Any other duties as agreed with the  CCCM Manager.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant programme experience in Camp Management and significant experience in project management
  • Experience of both the cluster system and the refugee coordination model
  • Strong donor, government and partner influencing experience, and of providing support to government camp management entities (Site Management Support or mentorship)
  • Experience with capacity building, facilitating training sessions and workshops
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in English, Bangla/Chittagonian; knowledge in Rohingya will be an additional advantage
  • Proven commitment to accountability and quality assurance
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions
  • Knowledge of mobile Data Collection (kobo toolbox)
  • Proficiency in common computer packages and financial software e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint Desirable
  • CCCM ToT
  • Experience in working on IOM grants

  • University degree in a relevant field e.g social work, development studies, international relationship, urban planning and Political Science
LANGUAGES   (indicate fluency level)
  • Fluent in spoken English and strong writing/reporting skills in English
  • Fluent in spoken and written Bengali
  • Chittagonian/Burmese an added advantage

  • 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: F2
  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Duty station: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
  • Closing Date for Application:  21st March 2021
What we offer

  1. Two bonuses per year
  2. Relocation allowance
  3. Mobile Allowance
  4. Leave Encashment
  5. Group life Insurance including Family
  6. Dental and Optical benefits
  7. Excellent Working Environment and opportunity to Growth
  8. Various learning and development platforms

  1. Applications must be submitted through the mentioned link on the page by clicking on Apply Button.
  2. All applicants must send a cover letter along with an updated CV (we encourage CV no longer than four pages) in English.
  3. Mentioning three referees' details of your present supervisor and HR along with past employment’s supervisor with CV.
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.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk.

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website:  www.drc.ngo.


It has been brought to the attention of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) that there have been instances of fraudulent job offers, purporting to be from DRC in Bangladesh. These offers reportedly concern fraudulent employment opportunities to applicants asking for money. DRC would like to stipulate that the organisation never charges or accepts any money from job seekers during the recruitment process. DRC recommends that you do not respond to unsolicited offers of employment.

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