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
Name of the Position: – Protection Team Leader – community-based
Reports to: – Protection Manager
Supervise: – Protection officers, assistants and incentive staffs
Duty Station: – Nyarugusu Refugee Camp
The Protection Team Leader – community based, under the management and supervision of the Protection Manager and in close collaboration with UNHCR and the camp-based government coordination bodies, will be responsible for managing the overall implementation of DRC Community Based Protection activities in the camp.
Tasks and responsibilities of the position
Ensure that the refugee leadership structures are in place and functioning at all levels throughout the camp
ensure that regular and ad-hoc meetings with refugee representatives/committees are conducted and any issues/concerns identified are reported to UNHCR and relevant partners
ensure information is being disseminated to all camp residents and feedback on access to and gaps in services is being collected
Ensure that refugees have safe and meaningful access to feedback and complaints mechanism and that they receive a timely response to their concerns (help desk, mobile desk, service desk)
Organize and conduct trainings and workshops to ensure all staff and incentive workers are informed and demonstrate understanding of the Code of Conduct and values required, with particular attention to accountability, respectful dialogue with the refugees, and prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse
Participate in camp coordination meetings, community based-protection working group meetings and any other relevant meetings;
Facilitate/chair meetings with refugees including visits of external delegations in consultation with UNHCR, MHA
Prepare monthly work plans in collaboration with CBP team;
Prepare purchase requisitions and monitor the procurement of goods and services in collaboration with the Protection Manager;
Monitor budget expenditure in collaboration with Protection manager and participate in Budget follow up meetings;
Conduct assessments and contribute to developing concept notes and/or proposals and budgets, as requested by the Protection Manager;
Keep track of indicators and monitor progress towards targets according to logframe and project proposal;
Write monthly reports for local authorities and donors
lead a team of protection assistants and protection officers and ensure their performance is evaluated as per DRC procedures
foster a good working environment and good working relationships within the team;
Any other tasks assigned by the Protection Manager to ensure effective implementation of community based protection activities
At least 3-year experience in working in refugee context
At least 2-year work experience in implementing community-based protection activities
Previous experience in international NGO
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 an advantage.
The position is open to Tanzanian citizens only.
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 22nd December 2019.
We encourage all qualified candidates to apply irrespective of origin, gender or age.