Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified candidate for the position of Head of Programme, DDG, Kenya. The Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a Humanitarian Mine Action Unit in the Danish Refugee Council (DRC). In Kenya, DDG works to improve safety, strengthen community resilience and build local capacity by taking a community-led approach to its work, involving local stakeholders and duty bearers, as well as national authorities and parties where this is appropriate.
About the job
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
To be successful in this role we expect you to take management responsibility for DDG’s work on Conflict Management and Security Governance in Kenya.
You will ensure the timely delivery of planned results to quality, within budget, ensure adherence to applicable policies, oversee the capacity building of DDG project staff, spearhead fundraising and programme development, safeguard staff and assets, represent DDG’s work in Kenya and on cross border initiatives towards internal and external stakeholders, including DDG donors, contribute to planning, coordination and learning within DRC/DDG Kenya and the organisation as a whole.
Moreover, we also expect the following:
In this position, you 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 DRC’s vision and values.
Contract length: 1 Year
Salary Level: E1
Designation of Duty Station: Accompanied (Small Family Package)
Start date: December 2019
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English . Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: 13 October 2019
The screening process for this position is on rolling basis, so early submission of applications is encouraged. DRC remains a right to close the vacancy once a suitable candidate is identified.
For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Pauline.Kagai@drc.ngo.
Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council career website on candidate.hr-manager.net to apply