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5 New Jobs Opportunities at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) April, 2023

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5 New Jobs Opportunities at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) April, 2023
5 New Jobs Opportunities at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) April, 2023

5 New Jobs Opportunities at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) April, 2023

5 New Jobs Opportunities at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) April, 2023

Founded in 1956, The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities – in more than 40 countries around the world. DRC has been implementing emergency response projects in Tanzania since the onset of the Burundi refugee crisis in 2015 in three refugee camps in the Kigoma Region at the border with Burundi. DRC’s integrated projects for refugees, asylum seekers and host communities comprise sectors such as Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Protection (CBP, PSN, GBV, CP and Legal), Shelter and infrastructure, and Economic Recovery.

1.Protection Officer (Psychosocial Support Officer)-GBV

Under the direct line management of the GBV Team Leader, the GBV Case Management Officer is responsible for the provision of case management and psychosocial support to survivors of gender-based violence, particularly women and girls.

Main Responsibilities:

  1. In compliance with best-practice and international standards in GBV response, provide case management services, including direct psychosocial support, for survivors of gender-based violence, particularly women and girls and other vulnerable groups.
  2. Case management services will include assessment of needs, development of an action plan for recovery, conducting referrals to relevant services, implementing the action plan, and ensuring appropriate follow-up and case closure when appropriate;
  3. Provide age-appropriate counseling for vulnerable adolescent girls and boys as well as children following the best practices for caring for child survivors and in the best interest of the child;
  4. Provide age-appropriate quality psychosocial support in mobile and static-safe spaces (including women’s community centers) and child-friendly spaces, including the implementation of emotional support group sessions and awareness/information sessions;
  5. Ensure timely filing and storage of GBV data in the gender-based violence information management system (GBVIMS+) in compliance with the information sharing protocol developed at the inter-agency level;
  6. Prepare and submit weekly and monthly work plans in a timely manner for the GBV Team Leader’s validation; Receive referrals from different agencies, conduct an action plan and appropriate response to each case; and send referrals to different agencies according to the action plan developed with the beneficiary;
  7. Flag the need for case conferences based on needs and attend with relevant key actors when needed with the support of the Protection Team Leader, while ensuring a survivor-cantered approach;
  8. Update the service mapping on a monthly basis and flag the training needs of service providers by calling service providers and visiting their premises.
  9. Work closely with the child protection section when GBV cases involve child survivors, particularly when assessing the best interest of the child;

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/about-us/job-and-career/support-for-job-seekers.

Danish Refugee Council is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply!

Under the direct line management of the Integrated Protection Team Leader, the Integrated Case Management Officer is responsible for the provision of case management and psychosocial support to Persons with specific needs, particularly PWDs and elderly person.

2.Protection Officer (Integrated Protection Case Management Officer)

Under the direct line management of the Integrated Protection Team Leader, the Integrated Case Management Officer is responsible for the provision of case management and psychosocial support to Persons with specific needs, particularly PWDs and elderly person.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Identifying and screening all new PSN arrivals at Nyarugusu refugee camp.
  • Conducting need assessment, of the new PSN when arriving at Nyarugusu refugee camp.
  • In collaboration with IMO updating all new PSN arrivals cases in the database.
  • Develop daily and weekly reports of the new PSN arrivals and submit them to the Integrated Protection Team Leader.
  • Support the distribution of NFI items to the new PSN arrivals in the refugee camp.
  • Conduct visitation and provide palliative counseling to the new PSN arrivals at reception/departure for those who are still waiting for shelter allocation in the camp.
  • Providing linkage and referral services for new PSN arrivals to other agencies.
  • Providing group awareness sessions and one-to-one sessions to the new arrivals about the rights and entitlements of the PSN while living in the camp.
  • Participation in new influx coordination meetings in Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on issues related to the PSN sector, including UNHCR, MOHA, and other partner organizations
  • Conducting daily palliative care and counseling services to new arrivals
  • Providing information and guidance on the work done by the DRC-PSN unit to Persons with specific needs in the camp.

The Protection Officer [community-based] will be responsible for the implementation of community-based protection activities, namely support to leadership structure, community mobilization, feedback and complaints mechanism, community engagement, and information dissemination. He/she will support in developing and maintaining community-based participation mechanisms in the camp and Kigoma, ensuring that the voices of men, women, boys, girls, and groups with specific needs asylum seekers are heard and represented.

3.Protection Officer (Community-Based Protection) 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the establishment and capacity building of active and efficient temporary refugee leadership structures at the reception centers in consultation with MoHA and UNHCR.
  • Lead the development and facilitation of a two-way information flow between asylum seekers and key stakeholders through the dissemination, collection, and analysis of information.
  • Ensure timely response is provided to asylum seekers’ complaints and concerns.
  • Conduct mobilization of different activities carried out by MoHA and UNHCR at the reception centers.
  • Disseminate various information collected from MoHA, UNHCR, and partners to new arrivals at reception centers.
  • Participate in coordination meetings for influx response.
  • Identify Protection gaps at the reception centers and in the zone where new arrivals are allocated and share to Protection Team Leader for further action.
  • Prepare a daily and weekly report on the activities carried out at the reception centers and share it with Protection Team Leader.
  • Ensure work plans are prepared and implemented timely
  • Attend the community-based protection, and other working groups to ensure coordination of activities.
  • Act as a focal point for community engagement and messaging from humanitarian agencies to asylum seekers in the camp and Kigoma.
  •  Support Protection Team Leader [community-based] to write monthly reports for local authorities and donors regarding activities of supporting Congolese influx.
  • Develop, support, and manage a team of refugee incentive workers.

4.Protection Officer (Child Protection Case Management Officer) 

Under the direct line management of the Child Protection Team Leader, the Case Management Officer is responsible for the provision of case management and psychosocial support to children.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for identifying, screening and conducting assessments for unaccompanied and separated children and provide an appropriate case management service inline with the revised CPMS and other inter-agency standards and operating SOPs.
  • Prepare and submit case records/ documents for case conferencing/ BID panels in close collaboration with BID Specialist at field level.
  • Supporting in analysis of case management caseload, assigning cases to case workers,   coaching and raising complex cases to child protection team leader and or BDI specialist and manager for support.
  • Ensuring close coordination and tracking of children receiving case management including regular follow up as per prioritization and vulnerability criteria.
  • Work closely with Information Management Officer to produce weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Provide technical support to Case Management-case workers.
  • Develop work plan and oversee the implementation of case management activities including PROGres V4 activities.
  • Conduct necessary capacity building to case workers including information sharing and data protection protocol and report any identified bridge to CP team leader/coordinator.
  • Develop capacity building for children, parents and community members to strengthen prevention and protection of vulnerable children and adolescents.
  • Ensure all staff understand different needs of children and youth and respond appropriately.
  • Responsible for identifying child protection in emergence (CPIE) needs to support case management team.

5.Protection Officer (Case Management Orthopedic Technician) 

The Case Management Orthopedic Technician is responsible for formulating a coordinated, comprehensive plan for individuals who need long-term functional rehabilitation care supervision as well as potential additional basic needs.

The Case Management Orthopedic technician will work with people with disabilities and their families to determine their needs for assistive devices facilitate access to assistive devices and ensure maintenance, repair, and replacement when necessary which includes

leading fabrication of wheelchairs and special seating techniques in the camp and the surrounding host communities. He/she will also be responsible for ensuring their work respects the Minimum Standards for Age and Disability Inclusion (HIS) in ensuring people of all ages with special needs are included and involved in the activities. It will also be the

responsibility of the Case Management Orthopedic Technician to build capacity of the Incentive workers to mid-level Orthopaedic technicians. The Case management Orthopaedic Technician will also work with the TL and PSNs protection  team to ensure that Persons with Specific Needs are prioritised in the various sectors.

Geographic scope: Tanzania-Kigoma Region

This role has a focus on Tanzania and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the country. The role contributes to the development of country strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks. The role provides support and/or technical guidance to country operations while overseeing country activities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead the identification and assessment of people with mobility challenges and register them for support
  • Provide technical support to Rehabilitation and protection teams,
  • Fabricate and install simple home adaptations including assessment of mobility devices in the camps in the homestead of Persons with specific needs to ensure improvement of function and independence
  • Conduct regular follow up and monitoring visits to home bound PSN to ensure the fabricated assistive devices are used according to the intended course
  • Lead and Participate in recreational activities and sports events for PSN and in collaboration with the physiotherapist organize and recommend the environmental and disability friendly activities for PSN.

Method of Application

1.Protection Officer (Psychosocial Support Officer)-GBV

2.Protection Officer (Integrated Protection Case Management Officer)

3.Protection Officer (Community-Based Protection)

4.Protection Officer (Child Protection Case Management Officer) 

5.Protection Officer (Case Management Orthopedic Technician) 

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