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  • Posted: Jul 10, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.
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    Supply Chain Officer in Kenya - Nairobi

    Job description

    Do you wish to contribute to the humanitarian sector with your expertise? Are you keen on working in an intercultural environment? And do you want to strengthen your international profile and get hands-on experience by working in a leading international organization? Then a position as a Senior EU Aid Volunteer is your chance.

    About The Eu Aid Volunteer Initiative

    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is leading an exciting new EU project aiming at recruiting and deploying volunteers as part of the European Union Aid Volunteers initiative. The project enables EU citizens and long-term residents of EU countries to get involved in international humanitarian aid projects and develop their career.
    This is a great opportunity for experienced professionals to gain new or more international experience by getting involved in humanitarian aid projects in non-EU countries affected by disaster. As a senior EU Aid Volunteer, you will be able to strengthen and develop your skills within the field of humanitarian aid through in-depth training and hands-on field experience.

    Currently we are looking for a Supply Chain Officer - Senior EU Aid Volunteer to be deployed at DRC’s Office in Nairobi, Kenya for 6 months.

    Eligibility And Exception Criteria

    To read more about the position and specific requirements,

    Candidates applying for a senior EU Aid Volunteer position must:

    • Be citizen of the EU or a long-term resident in an EU Member State.
    • Have more than 5 years of experience in the relevant technical area.

    Please note that candidates must be available for an EU face-to-face training from September 25th to October 9th 2019 to be considered for the position.

    Additionally, all EU Aid Volunteers are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

    • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
    • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
    • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
    • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
    • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.


    As an EU Aid Volunteer your expenses during trainings and deployment will be covered, including travel costs, insurance, and accommodation. In addition, EU Aid Volunteers will receive a monthly subsistence allowance covering everyday expenses during deployment, such as food, local transport, etc.

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    Armed Violence Reduction (AVR) Coordinator

    Overall purpose of the role:

     The AVR Coordinator will lead the design of the Conflict Sensitive Development (CSD) workstream strategy and activities in the inception and implementation of RE-INVENT program. He/She will input into the Government Engagement Plan, support the identification of collaborating, downstream and resource partners and provide technical support to partners once on-board throughout the lifetime of the project.. 



    • Provide constant political and economic analysis of the national context as related to your workstream
    • Develop the workstream strategy and ensure it is updated at all times
    • Support the Chief of Party by inputting into the Government Engagement Plan and supporting linkages with relevant government ministries/departments
    • Provide strategic leadership to deliver workstream results as well as input into the overall programme strategy
    • Support the Deputy Team Leader in harmonizing programme approaches and delivery across the workstreams and governance levels
    • Work with the MERL Unit, to design the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Strategy and support the implementation of the strategy

    Coordination and monitoring

    • Develop and monitor an annual workstream workplan and budget for national level engagement
    • Work together with the Regional Team to produce an annual regional and county level workplan to ensure vertical integration of interventions and strategies at all levels of governance
    • Work together with the MERL Unit to develop and monitor logframe indicators, intervention logic and a theory of change for the  workstream.
    • Take part in the problem-driven iteration approach (PDIA) review process led by the MERL Unit with all collaborating and downstream partners
    • Ensure  workstream strategy and interventions are coordinated both with other workstreams and at all governance levels


    • Coordinated by the Deputy Team Leader and the MERL Unit, contribute to the quarterly, annual and other project reports as required
    • Review technical content of downstream partner reports to ensure high quality technical reporting
    • Contribute to programme deliverables as they relate to the relevant  workstream

    Partner engagement

    • Together with the Technical Team and Regional Team, identify potential collaborating and downstream partners for your workstream
    • Be the point of contact for collaborating with national partners under your workstream
    • Provide overall technical management of the delivery of collaboration and national partner activities by providing technical assistance and attending activities to ensure set objectives are achieved
    • Provide technical support, direct delivery and training as required to partners on issues related to your workstream

    Experience and technical competencies:

    • At least 4 years’ experience in Project Management and Reporting
    • At least 3 years’ experience in Research (Data Collection and Analysis)
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the ever changing local landscape (including cross border dynamics) as relates to politic, conflict, peace and security are concerned Demonstrate conceptual and practical knowledge on Conflict Sensitive Development

    About you:  

    In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:

    Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.   

    Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.   

    Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.   

    Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.   

    Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.   


    • University Degree, preferably Master's, in International Relations, Programme Management, International Development, Conflict Resolution, Criminology, Law, Management or other relevant field.


    • English - fluent
    • Kiswahili - fluent

    Key stakeholders:

    • REINVENT Chief of Party / REINVENT Deputy Team Leader
    • REINVENT Regional TEAM
    • Collaborating, National, Resource and Downstream Partners


    Contract: One year contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment.

    Availability:  August, 2019

    Duty station: The position will be based in Nairobi Kenya, Lower Kabete Office.  

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


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