Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Protection Team Leader New Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) - Tanzania 2020

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Jobs in Tanzania 2020: New Job Vacancies at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) - Tanzania, 2020
Protection Team Leader 
Danish Refugee Council - Tanzania
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Protection Team Leader - community based – NATIONAL POSITION
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an international non-governmental organization which provides assistance and promotes durable solutions for refugees and internally displaced people, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights.

Danish Refugee Council is a humanitarian actor in Tanzania. Since 2015, as part of the Burundian Refugee Response in Tanzania, DRC works in the sectors of camp management, community based protection, livelihoods, protections, WASH, General Food Distributions and shelter/ small infrastructure in Nduta & Mtendeli camps. Starting from January, 2020, DRC will be implementing Camp management, Community based protection and Livelihoods projects in Nyarugusu refugee camp.

Name of the Position: - Protection Team Leader – community based
Reports to:
- Protection Manager
Supervise: - Protection officers, assistants and incentive staffs
Duty Station: - Nyarugusu Refugee Camp
The Protection Team Leader – community based, under the management and supervision of the Protection Manager and in close collaboration with UNHCR and the camp-based government coordination bodies, will be responsible for managing the overall implementation of DRC Community Based Protection activities in the camp.

Tasks and responsibilities of the position
  • Ensure that the refugee leadership structures are in place and functioning at all levels throughout the camp
  • ensure that regular and ad-hoc meetings with refugee representatives/committees are conducted and any issues/concerns identified are reported to UNHCR and relevant partners
  • ensure information is being disseminated to all camp residents and feedback on access to and gaps in services is being collected
  • Ensure that refugees have safe and meaningful access to feedback and complaints mechanism and that they receive a timely response to their concerns (help desk, mobile desk, service desk)
  • Organize and conduct trainings and workshops to ensure all staff and incentive workers are informed and demonstrate understanding of the Code of Conduct and values required, with particular attention to accountability, respectful dialogue with the refugees, and prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse
  • Participate in camp coordination meetings, community based-protection working group meetings and any other relevant meetings;
  • Facilitate/chair meetings with refugees including visits of external delegations in consultation with UNHCR, MHA
  • Prepare monthly work plans in collaboration with CBP team;
  • Prepare purchase requisitions and monitor the procurement of goods and services in collaboration with the Protection Manager;
  • Monitor budget expenditure in collaboration with Protection manager and participate in Budget follow up meetings;
  • Conduct assessments and contribute to developing concept notes and/or proposals and budgets, as requested by the Protection Manager;
  • Keep track of indicators and monitor progress towards targets according to logframe and project proposal;
  • Write monthly reports for local authorities and donors
  • lead a team of protection assistants and protection officers and ensure their performance is evaluated as per DRC procedures
  • foster a good working environment and good working relationships within the team;
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Protection Manager to ensure effective implementation of community based protection activities

  • At least 3-year experience in working in refugee context
  • At least 2-year work experience in implementing community-based protection activities
  • Previous experience in international NGO
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity and flexibility;
  • Flexibility in working hours when needed;
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Word and Excel);
  • Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well;
  • ability to engage with community members in an open manner, maintain confidentiality and respect;
  • Ability to communicate and write reports in English;
  • Language ability in Kiha, Kirundi and French considered an advantage.
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The position is open to Tanzanian citizens only.

Terms of Employment:
Salary and conditions in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for National Staff in Tanzania and based on UNHCR Tanzania’s salary scale for IP National Staff.

Application Instructions:
Interested candidates should submit their application including cover letter and updated CV in English only online, No hardcopy application will be accepted
Deadline for applications is 22nd December 2019
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We encourage all qualified candidates to apply irrespective of origin, gender or age.
For further information about Danish Refugee Council, please go to
Closing Date: 22 December, 2019

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