DRC Regional Emergency Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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DRC Regional Emergency Coordinator Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

DRC Kenya looking for “Regional Emergency Coordinator”.

Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 29th February, 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 19th February, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Regional Emergency Coordinator to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support EA countries to ensure they have up-to-date Emergency Preparedness and Response Plans (EPRP);
  • Coordinate closely with the regional emergency response coordinator for Great Lakes to ensure coherence and inter-connectivity of EPRPs in neighbouring countries (particularly Horn of Africa);
  • Support all EA countries to conduct Annual Integrated Emergency Response Needs Assessments and ad-hoc Rapid Needs Assessments where required;
  • Provide emergency response training to RO and CO staff as required/identified;
  • Undertake needs assessments for new emergencies/projects/programmes as required/identified;
  • Support existing/new operations in emergency response – assist in staff recruitment, staff training, setting up systems, and planning and starting activities; and
  • Support in emergency proposal development/review.
  • Conduct humanitarian response capacity assessments in countries/areas as required;
  • Provide trouble-shooting in existing operations facing bottlenecks in implementation;
  • Ensure countries are using and able to use correct emergency MEAL tools, develop new tools where necessary, and ensure coherence of emergency MEAL approaches across EA and GL;
  • Develop and maintain an up-to-date regional EA and GL emergency toolkit and provide required trainings in close coordination with the regional emergency coordinator GL;
  • Work with RO and CO technical staff to ensure integration of emergency response into Strategic Plans, promote sector integration in emergencies, and ensure response activities are appropriate and high quality across all sectors;
  • Provide significant input and advice to strategies to transition emergency operations to recovery, resilience and Durable Solutions approaches;
  • Ensure all emergency response actions are adhering to standards and best practices including HAP/CHS standards, relevant Minimum Standards and SPHERE etc.
  • Ensure that DRC mandate, policies and values in programming is upheld, and DRC’s accountability obligations are delegated and carried out in accordance with standard regulations and operational procedures e.g. Code of Conduct, DRC Programme Handbook,
  • DRC Operations Handbook.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 7 years of INGO or other agency emergency response experience in insecure environments, including at least three years of management experience;
  • Essential experience in RRM/MRT implementation/coordination/emergency response planning in similar contexts;
  • Relevant technical expertise/experience in relevant sectors of humanitarian programming such as WASH, Food Security, CCCM or Protection;
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and management and leadership skills;
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices and knowledge of quality assurance systems in an emergency response;
  • Hands on experience in managing staff in insecure locations and strong human resource management skills in general. Solid experience in staff management in a cross-cultural environment required;
  • Good communicator and proven diplomacy with all types of stakeholders;
  • Experience of managing budgets and multiple donor contracts, particularly with BHA, OFDA, ECHO, SIDA and UN agencies;
  • Fluent and articulate in spoken and written English;
  • Fluent and articulate in spoken FRENCH or SWAHILI is Mandatory
  • Ability to work independently, but also coordinate effectively as part of a team;
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point); and
  • Ability and willingness to work and live in diverse, challenging and potentially unstable environments.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply DRC Regional Emergency Coordinator Jobs 2024

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

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The Closing Date: 29th February, 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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