Camp Management Team Leader at Danish Refugee Council – Tanzania
Job Description – Camp Management Team Leader (Internal/External)
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an international non-governmental organization which provides assistance and promotes durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced people, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights.
Danish Refugee Council is a humanitarian actor in Tanzania. Since 2015, as part of the Burundian Refugee Response in Tanzania, DRC works in the sectors of camp management, community based protection, livelihoods, protections, WASH, General Food Distributions and shelter/ small infrastructure in Nduta & Mtendeli camps. And starting from January, 2020, DRC will be implementing Camp management, Community based protection and Livelihoods projects in Nyaragusu refugee camp.
Name of the Position: – Camp Management Team Leader
Reports to: – Camp Manager
Supervise: – Camp Management officers, assistants and incentive staffs
Duty Station: – Mtendeli, Nduta & Nyaragusu Refugee Camps
A Camp Management Team Leader, under the management and supervision of the Camp Manager and in close collaboration with UNHCR and the camp-based government coordination bodies will be responsible for direct implementation of camp management activities in the camp.
Tasks and responsibilities of the position
Supervise Camp Management and Information Management officers
Monitor and support the NFI distribution, hot meal for police detainee, wet feeding, reception center, burial and service monitoring activities in the camp.
Monitor and support the Site Management, Labeling, sweeping, Shelter allocation and Maintenance activities in the camp.
Develop and strengthen community governance structures and mechanisms;
Identify gaps in service provision to refugees, proactively referring issues to relevant forums;
Work in close collaboration with refugee stakeholders, and ensure community participation and mobilization in camp management
Ensure diversity and inclusion and ensured that protection considerations are mainstreamed across all sectors;
Receive and handle complaints and feedback from beneficiaries and refer to relevant actors;
Oversee and ensure that NFI distributions are conducted in an accessible and accountable manner;
Work in close collaboration with refugee stakeholders (Community Leaders, Elders, Representative Committees…) to ensure a wide acceptance of camp management activities in particular and facilitate dispute resolutions regarding the provision of humanitarian services in general.
Ensure Camp management implementation is compliant with the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and the DRC Code of Conduct (CoC);
Write reports as required by Manager;
Ensure daily verbal feedback on urgent issues reported;
Participate in camp coordination meetings as well as meetings with refugee leadership committees;
Any other duties to support camp management activities assigned by Manage
Bachelor Degree in any relevant field;
3-5 years of relevant work experience;
Previous experience working with DRC Tanzania preferably in camp management.
Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility;
Flexibility in working hours when needed;
Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel);
Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well ability to engage with community members in an open manner, maintain confidentiality and respect;
Ability to communicate and write reports in English;
Language ability in Kiha, Kirundi and French considered and advantage.
Terms of Employment:
Salary and conditions in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for National Staff in Tanzania and based on UNHCR Tanzania’s salary scale for IP National Staff.
Interested candidates should submit their application including cover letter and updated CV in English only online through www.drc.ngo. No hardcopy application will be accepted
Deadline for applications is 20th of December, 2019
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply irrespective of origin, gender or age.
For further information about Danish Refugee Council, please go to www.drc.ngo
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• Professionalism, impact & expertise
• Humanitarian approach & the work we do
• Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
• Culture, values & strong leadership
• Fair compensation & continuous development
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