purpose of the role
for the overall operational and programmatic planning, reporting, and
implementation to enable DRC to achieve its objectives
Supervising the base and ensure that DRC procedures are streamlined in the
Building relationships with key humanitarian partners and civil and military
scope: Base (Mocha)
role has a base focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines
within the base. The role contributes to the development of base 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 base
People management of direct reports (incl.
development, performance & recruitment)
Support and mentor staff members by
identifying clear deliverables and providing training
Support and monitor programme staff
planning of activities
Supervise finance, admin, Human Resources,
procurement and logistics ensuring that expenditure is compliant with DRC
procedures, donors’ regulation and national legislation
- Development, coordination, planning,
implementation, monitoring and reporting to donors and other relevant
- Supervision and coordination of programme
and support staff
- Monitoring of project(s) expenditures
- Conduct assessments and fact-finding
missions to set up new or follow-up projects
- Assisting in the preparation of project
proposals for external donors and negotiate/defend them, conceptualizing
and developing sectoral and local strategies in close co-operation with
the Country Director
- Assisting in developing new programme
initiatives and fundraising
- Ensure that the programmes are implemented
in accordance with DRC standard regulations and operational procedures
- Ensure that at all times contact with
beneficiaries, target groups and representatives of authorities is
conducted in a sensitive and respectful manner
- Supervise implementation of the projects
via monitoring and evaluation
- Ensure coherence in program implementation
and integration between sectors
- Ensure adherence to DRC Security
procedures according to the DRC Operations Handbook and local security
- Cultivate good relations with key
humanitarian actors, including UNHCR, INGOs and donors, through regular
attendance at technical meetings/clusters and bilateral meetings
- Liaison and close coordination with UN
agencies, NGOs, government authorities and non-state actors
- Ensure that timely and quality project
narrative reports are provided to the donors on time according to donors
- Represent DRC as required
- Promote sector or area meetings with other
stakeholders in order to ensure a proper coordination in the
implementation of DRC programs.
As Manager the post-holder is responsible for the following:
- Accountable for achieving DRC’s strategic
goals and objectives within the area of responsibility
- Accountable for making significant
decisions on what the unit does: its purpose, functions and role, and for
making commitments and decisions that require the expenditure of
significant unit resources.
- Accountable for people management of direct
reports, generally at least 3 employees. This includes hiring &
firing, objective setting, probation, performance appraisal, development
of staff, managing performance, including poor performance, etc.
- Accountable for making sound decisions
based on DRC policies, MOPs, standards, and the advice of technical
experts in DRC
- Coordinates the daily activities of small
teams, often comprised of subordinates and/or employees carrying out
- Does not have direct line management
responsibility for staff, but may contribute to recruitment and/or
performance appraisal of members of the team
- Implements the manager’s decisions through
the work of subordinate employees, often playing a role in deciding how to
do it; and how to achieve the objective set by the manager.
reporting to this position
and support staff
experience and competencies
- At least 5 years' experience in relevant
field in an INGO
- At least 3 years' experience with people
- Substantial work experience in the areas
of emergency, camp management, development sector, especially with
displaced/refugees communities is an asset
- Experience managing field offices
- Experience in project management and
proven organizational skills
- Experience dealing with national partners
and local/government authorities
- Professional background in working with
internally displaced persons and/or refugees
- Good experience in training and liaising
with national NGOs
- Experience working in multicultural work
- Full professional proficiency in English
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: Acting in line
with DRC's vision and values.
degree in political science, international development, economics or other
this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core
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
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our
vision and values.
we also expect the following:
- English – fluent.
- Knowledge of Arabic is a plus
but not required.