Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

  • KAMPALA, UGANDA

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 40 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.   In Uganda, DRC works in North, North-Western, South-Western and North-Eastern regions in a range of emergency and development support for refugees and displacement-affected communities(for more information go to www.drc.dk).  

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Kampala, Uganda
08/07/2019
Contract
Overall purpose of the role: The Finance Assistant will offer day-to-day financial support to the implementation financial policies and guidance according to the New Finance Volume. The position will work in close cooperation with the Finance Officer - Senior Key duties and responsibilities Financial Management Bi monthly Cashbook review of some cashbooks- working closely with Finance officer- Senior Responsible for management of DRC bank accounts. In charge of adding and deleting signatories/Agents and follow up on Bank mandate whenever there is change on DRC bank data base Ensure updated Bank mandate is in place in coordination with Finance Assistant and ensure SVF is signed by new staff Responsible for filling returns by the 15th of the month- PAYE, NSSF, WHT, LST for National staff, expats, casuals, consultants and suppliers Responsible consolidating and filling of VAT by 15th of the month. Maintenance of an updated VAT tracker for the various donors. Responsible for preparing VAT and WHT certificate and sharing with procurement departments in all location for onward submission to Suppliers Verification of scans to ensure correctness and accuracy for all DRC offices Review of voucher scans and responsible for sharing vouchers with HQ. Ensuring proper achieving of voucher scans for DRC Uganda operation with Support from IT Responsible for proper filling of financial documents (Vouchers, Reports (soft and hard copy) and Bank reconciliation) Ensure vouchers are properly archived and there is an updated database of voucher filling Assist the Finance Officer- Senior in the preparation of financial reports for all projects. Assist in preparation and during internal and external audits Assist SFO to Perform BFU set ups and BFU amendments within 3 days of receiving a signed contract/amendment Maintain an updated POA matrix on share point Controlling functions Support Finance officer -senior to Prepare and update open X's register In absence of Finance Officer Senior, responsible for organising BFU review meeting and sharing minutes on Monthly basis Responsible for proper filling of all rebooked transactions Technical Line Management Responsibilities Assists Finance officer- Senior in providing technical guidance and support to field finance staff. Raise with Finance Assistant- Senior non-compliance issues relating to Finance Administration. Experience and technical competencies:  3 years INGO or other international agencies experience in finance and operations management in international humanitarian set up. Proficient in standard computer applications and various accounting and financial management software. Good knowledge Navision financial software will be an added advantage. Strong accounting and analytical skills Professional, courteous and able to work with abroad spectrum of people. Proven ability to manage large and varied workloads, and deal constructively with stress and periods with long hours Proven ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines and work with limited supervision Pro-active, stable and robust character and a good team-player Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humor Flexible, enthusiastic and willingness to learn from others. Education: Degree in Finance or Accounting Part certification in CPA or ACCA Languages: Excellent Communication skills in English required. Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 11th July 2019. Equal Opportunity Gender Equality:  DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap. Equal Opportunity:  DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics. DRC as an employer   By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our: Professionalism, impact & expertise Humanitarian approach & the work we do Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution Culture, values & strong leadership Fair compensation & continuous development Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.  DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.  Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.  If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit  drc.ngo/jobsupport .   https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=156553&uiculture=eng&MediaId=5
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Adjumani, Uganda
16/06/2019
Contract
Team Leader-Shelter and Infrastructure Job title:  Team Leader-Shelter and Infrastructure Reporting to:  Project Support Manager Technical line manager:  Project Support Manager Direct reports:  Project Support Manager Overall purpose of the role: Supervise members in team Deliver technical support and guidance to team Ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of the sector activities being implemented by DRC Develop and maintain good relations with the persons of concern, relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors, to support adequate implementation and coordination of DRC’s sector activities Sector responsibilities : Provision of emergency shelter, emergency cash grants, rehabilitation of housing, provision of physical infrastructure like roads, bridges, community centres, irrigation systems or other community structures, facilitation and training of infrastructure management groups at community level, facilitation and funding of community development plans, initiatives for disaster risk reduction at community level. Responsibilities: Management Lead and manage the team (including people planning, performance, well-being and development) Ensure effective planning and quality implementation of the sector/support activities Ensure daily monitoring of area activities of NURI. Asses the daily quality Provide technical support and inputs. Reporting Programming & Operations Ensure efficient and effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan of NURI Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/reports and proposals and budgets for donors Lead the team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises Coordination and representation Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on sector relevant issues( District local government authorities in the relevant district ,OPM, UNHCR ,CF etc Represent DRC at meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings Ensure integration with other DRC sectors and implementing partners like DFAs in the district of operation. Project development Develop project plans and budgets for funding Work with quality Assistant to develop projects tools Project implementation and reporting Monitor and evaluate projects Logistics/Finance Support the monitoring of financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-up Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different operational areas Initiate procurements and ensure their execution Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner As Team Leader the post-holder is responsible for the following: Accountable for people management of employees, usually working in the same area of work Accountable for ensuring that agreed work plans and tasks set by the next-level up Manager are implemented on time Initiating the hiring and firing of employees and conducting performance appraisals are permitted at this level, but are closely overseen by the Project Support Manager. Experience and technical competencies: Minimum 3 years of management experience at a mid to senior level, preferably with experience in the field of humanitarian response and refugee protection working for an international NGO, UN agency, relevant ministry, or local authority. Minimum 3 years of practical experience in sector area working for an INGO Proven management skills and a competence in people management Commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures. Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Full professional proficiency in English Field experience All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies: Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes. Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback. Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly. Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. Education: Degree in Development Studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture  other relevant fields, A Master's degree in political science, international development, economics will be an added advantage Languages: Fluency in Lugbara, Madi ,Alur ,Kakwa, Acholi and other Languages spoken in West Nile will be an added advantage Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 27 th  June 2019. Equal Opportunity Gender Equality:  DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap. Equal Opportunity:  DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics. DRC as an employer   By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our: Professionalism, impact & expertise Humanitarian approach & the work we do Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution Culture, values & strong leadership Fair compensation & continuous development Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.  DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.  Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.  If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit  drc.ngo/jobsupport . https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=156334&uiculture=eng&MediaId=5
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Adjumani, Uganda
16/06/2019
Contract
Shelter and infrastructure Assistant-Public Works Job title:  Shelter and Infrastructure Assistant- Public Works Reporting to:  Team Leader-Shelter and Infrastructure Technical line manager:  Project Support Manager Direct reports:  Team Leader -Shelter and Infrastructure Overall purpose of the role: The Infrastructure Assistant will be purely responsible for strategic intervention and supervision of the labour intensive infrastructure activities in the areas assigned. Responsibilities: Coordination and Representation Report to the Shelter and Infrastructure Team Leader while executing out programmed activities in all the sub counties assigned. Related linkages representing the organization within its internal guidelines/standards and those of donor partners. Attend and represent the interests of DRC in all infrastructure related meetings with the Lower Local Governments and Coordination Function. Represent DRC to the Local Authorities and other stakeholders in the district of operation as assigned. Mobilize and sensitize communities on NURI project activities Participate in radio talk shows on public works activities in area assigned Project Implementation Mobilize and sensitize communities within the project operation areas assigned to you. Supervise delivery of materials to project sites in Sub County of assignment. Supervise the implementation of infrastructure projects/Public works in area of jurisdiction. Ensure that proper groups’ attendance registers are accurately logged, updated and displayed to facilitate cash payment to NURI project beneficiaries. Ensure that DRC program/activities are carried out with pace, effectiveness, efficiency and in compliance with Internal/Donor and National policies/Operational Standards/Rural infrastructure/water resources management manual. Ensure all relevant local stakeholders are involved in the planning, implementation and monitoring of the infrastructure projects. Ensure safe custody of tools and other assets of organization in his/her possession. Uphold DRC code of conduct. Organize trainings for Project Management Committee (PMC), Project User Committee (PUC) Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time Attend to any other duties assigned Experience and technical competencies:                                                             Minimum 2 year of relevant work experience in the field of public works. Experience in public works in northern Uganda and West Nile Excellent Computer skills in MS word, excel Experience with following standard procedures and guidelines Advanced English proficiency Fluency in English and local languages is a must Must have a valid ridding permit  All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:    Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.   Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.   Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.   Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.   Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. "                                                                                                                Education: Diploma or degree in the following areas: - Development studies, Social Sciences, Agriculture/ Forestry, Engineering and any other related field Languages: Fluency in Madi, Lugbara, kakwa, Nubian and Arabic are a must. Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. Applications close on 27 th  June 2019. Equal Opportunity Gender Equality:  DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels in light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap. Equal Opportunity:  DRC is an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethinic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics. DRC as an employer   By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our: Professionalism, impact & expertise Humanitarian approach & the work we do Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution Culture, values & strong leadership Fair compensation & continuous development Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.  DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.  Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.  If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit  drc.ngo/jobsupport . https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=156335&uiculture=eng&MediaId=5