The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, humanitarian organization covering all aspects of the refugee cause.
Position’s Overall Objective
The Conflict Analysis Advisor (CAA) leads DDG’s efforts to strengthen its organisational capacity to systematically conduct and make use of conflict analysis to inform programming and advocacy. This will be done by supporting programmes to identify conflict analysis needs, develop appropriate conflict analysis tools and guidelines, develop training materials for staff, support country programmes to plan and manage the implementation of conflict analysis and to make use of conflict analysis for programme strategy development, project design, advocacy and fundraising. The CAA may recruit and manage additional staff and consultants if necessitated by demand and the availability of project funding.
Initial geographical focus will be in the Horn of Africa where experience has been generated in recent years and where several conflict analysis activities are ongoing, as well as MENA, which has the most pressing need for conflict analysis.
Responsibilities and Tasks
Specific Responsibilities Include
The CAA is responsible for leading the development of an approach to carrying out conflict analysis and supporting programmes to carry out conflict analysis and making use of them for programme and project design and advocacy. The CAA will play the central role in developing a clear approach to conflict analysis tailored to the focus, mandate and operational realities of current programming. The CAA reports to the Head of DDG and works in close co-ordination with the Global Specialist Lead for Armed Violence Reduction and DRC programmatic platform focal points. The CAA will support DRC regional and country management on planning, management and quality assurance of conflict analysis, ensure formulation of actionable recommendations and provide advice on how utilise conflict analysis for ensuring conflict sensitivity, programme/project development and advocacy.
Development of guidelines and tools for implementing conflict analysis and making use of these for programming, advocacy and fundraising.
Planning and implementation of conflict analysis
Programme design and fundraising
Duty station: The duty station is expected to be Nairobi however; this may be subject to change. The CAA should expect frequent travels to various DRC/DDG field operations in other countries.
Contract: 12 months with a possibility for extension, subject to funding and performance. Salary and conditions in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates and Appendix 11 as posted at www.drc.dk under Vacancies grade A11. This position offers five weeks of paid annual leave per annum. Expected date of deployment in Nairobi is 1st January 2017.
For further information, please contact the Head of Danish Demining Group, Tammy Hall, at firstname.lastname@example.org. For general information about the Danish Demining Group and the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.danishdeminingroup.dk and www.drc.dk. Applications sent directly to Tammy Hall will not be considered.
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework. (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html).
Please submit your application through the link below no later than 23rd November 2016. Please annex both a CV and a letter of motivation as part of your application. CV-only applications will not be considered.
Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council career website on candidate.hr-manager.net to apply