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- Coordination of the COFREP Consortium comprising of two INGOs and one LNGO;
- Spearhead and oversee the implementation of the Community Flood Resilience Project (CFRP) in Kakuma
- Supervise and provide management, leadership and technical support to the CFRP partners in Kakuma
- Represent CFRP in Kakuma and liaise with national and county government authorities as well as international and national NGOs in Kakuma
- Ensure CFRP visibility in Kakuma through sharing of information on CFRP work with stakeholders, attend and participate in community meetings as needed
- Strengthen communication channels and networking with local authorities and any other stakeholders; ensure good relations are maintained
- Review project progress reports with work plans and budget spending and give early recommendations and updates to Team Steering Unit (TSU) on deadlines met and burn rates
- Regularly monitor project implementation, related expenditure, and periodic reporting
- Ensure proper understanding and compliance to donor grant policies by all CFRP partners through constant coaching and mentoring of staff
- Oversee administrative, human resources, logistics, and fiscal management of project operations
- Prepare and submit progress reports and other reporting material to the Area Manager, TSU and other senior staff; assist in preparation of quarterly and bi-annual reports
- Prepare, monitor and review CFRP partner action plans
- Build a united and cohesive team and facilitate staff development through identification of gaps in staff performance and identification of opportunities for staff development
- Ensure, in consultation with finance and logistics assistants – that all local expenditure is accounted for and proper records are kept of all cash movements as per DRC finance and procurement procedures
- Ensure universal standards (CHS, Sphere) are upheld and the project meets DRC accountability framework standards
- Relevant Advanced or Bachelor degree level qualification e.g. Agriculture, Environment and Community Resilience, Agricultural Engineering, or other fields related Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience;
- At least 5 years of work experience in at management level with extensive knowledge and experience in the areas of Drought, Flood and Livelihoods Resilience programming;
- Proven experience in management of consortia and partnerships;
- Excellent proven leadership, team-building, and negotiation skills;
- Proven experience in training using participatory adult learning methodologies in dry land farming and flood management systems
- Excellent report writing and documentation skills in English
- Self-motivated to remain updated with new flood trends and technology, willingness to learn latest resilience techniques
- Ability to set up systems and procedures and to ensure effective implementation;
- Demonstrated communication and presentation skills;
- Previous work experience with refugees and in the ASAL areas of Kenya is an added advantage;
- Striving for excellence: focus on reaching results in a fast paced environment
- Collaborating: lead initiatives and processes by involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
- Taking the lead: take ownership and initiative while setting high standards
- Communicating: listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and persuasively
- Demonstrating integrity: act in line with DRC’s vision and values.
DDG is part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), which is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 35 countries throughout the world. We are the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and consistently ranked as one of the world’s best NGOs according to Global_Geneva.
We fulfil our mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. We also advocate on behalf of conflict-affected populations globally on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. Our work and long-term strategies are guided by our five core values: Humanitarian approach – Respect – Independence & neutrality – Inclusion – Honesty & transparency.
You can read more about our vision and work on drc.ngo.