DRC Economic Recovery Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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DRC Economic Recovery Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

DRC Kenya looking for “Economic Recovery Officer”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 17th May, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 07th May, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Economic Recovery Officer to be based in Dadaab, Kenya.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024


  • Participate in project planning & implementation including activity, budgeting and procurement/logistics planning
  • Develop and maintain detailed implementation plans to deliver program to agreed timeline and milestones
  • Ensure all project activities are implemented on time and in line with the set-out work-plans
  • Promote collaboration and synergy between refugee focused interventions and the host communities
  • Prepare and conduct community sensitization forums/meetings with community leaders and beneficiaries in the refugee and host community set up
  • Document lessons learned from training activities, community meeting and assist in preparing training reports
  • Promoting business/farm group development through support, coaching, mentoring, regular feedback and identification of investment needs and opportunities.
  • Keep accurate records of events and activities including meeting/class/training attendance.
  • Collect and analyze livelihoods data on a monthly basis
  • Participate in periodic field level programme review and planning meetings
  • Support with weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual donor/internal reporting
  • Develop case studies, human interest stories, et cetera, for use in communications and monitoring reports
  • Ensure project staff supervised adhere to CHS Principles in the day-to-day project implementation and participate in CHS audits
    Support in implementing M&E plans.
  • Serve as the liaison with stakeholders and relevant Government of Kenya departments from the location to divisional levels
  • Promote collaboration and synergy between the DRC host community projects and the similar projects/groups in the Dadaab refugee camps
  • Ensure and maintain mutual linkages with the County and Sub-county offices especially with any related line ministries to enhance their understanding of program needs in the assigned area of operation.
  • Monitor the related budget-lines in order to maintain programme expenditure within budget parameters, ensuring adherence to DRC financial procedures and donor requirements with the support of the Team Leader
  • Take parts in periodic budget review meetings to ensure effective budget implementation.
  • Line supervision of national and incentive livelihoods staff
  • Staff performance monitoring.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Economic Recovery Officer
  • Employment Category: Band H2
  • Reporting to: Team Leader- Economic Recovery
  • Direct reports: Community Engagement Facilitators
  • Availability: June 2024
  • Location: Dadaab
  • Application due: 5/17/2024
  • Department/Country: Kenya
  • Contract type: National contract

Minimum Requirement:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, Commerce, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Sociology, International Development/Relations or Economics
  • Further short trainings in drylands agriculture, entrepreneurship, technical education, value-chain development, making markets work for the poor (M4P), community-managed microfinance/savings groups, MIS for savings groups or agricultural production highly desirable for this role.


  • 4 or more years’ experience working with I/NGOs within humanitarian/development contexts
  • Demonstrable experience in livelihoods/food security programming within refugee/host community settings
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of Project Cycle Management
  • Has excellent communication (spoken and written) skills.


  • English – Advanced
  • Kiswahili – Intermediate
  • Somali (added advantage)

How to Apply DRC Economic Recovery Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=170926&DepartmentId=19013&MediaId=5

The Closing Date: 17th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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