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mardi 26 mai 2020

Career Opportunities : 14 Livelihoods Assistants - Food security, Voucher programming

Career Opportunities : 14 Livelihoods Assistants - Food security, Voucher programming

: Danish Refugee Council

Title of the Position:
Livelihoods Assistant

Number of Positions:

Unit/Department: Livelihoods

Duration of Contract: 11 months (renewable based on performance and availability of funds)

Starting date: 01 July 2020

The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.

The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced.

All of our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

Geographic scope: Area (Buea, Cameroon)

This role has an area focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the area (Buea). The role contributes to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to base operations.

Terms of Reference
Reporting to: Livelihoods Team Leaders

Line Manager for: No direct reports

Sector responsibilities: Food security, voucher programming

Overall purpose of the role:
  • Provides administrative or technical support for DRC’s livelihood programming in southwest Cameroon
  • Assist the sector team leader/officer in ensuring quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of sector activities
  • Administrative and technical support
  • Carry out basic tasks within sector area: data collection, beneficiary registration, distribution
  • Carry out administrative tasks as necessary
  • Support on data entry and reporting related tasks as required
  • Follow given work plans and guidelines
  • Other ad hoc duties as requested
Required experience and competencies
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience and willingness to work in a complex work environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience in administrative tasks
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience with following standard procedures and guidelines
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
  • Striving for Excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment.
Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)
Diploma or equivalent professional qualification

Languages: (indicate fluency level)
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Fluency in local language
Knowledge of context: Minimum 10 years working / studying / living in South West or North West Cameroon. Applications which do not demonstrate this will not be considered.

Application process
Submit your application online to the email address (Include Cover Letter, CV, relevant certificates). The caption of the email should be “Livelihoods Assistant”

Submit your application documents (Cover letter, CV, relevant certificates) at Danish Refugee Council office Buea, Cameroon. Mention on the envelop “Livelihoods Assistant”
Deadline for application: 03 June 2020
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Should DRC select a candidate prior to the deadline, we reserve the right to close the vacancy. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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