The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs. DRC is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization which has been operating in Somalia since 1997. DRC has mainly focused on Somalis who are displaced by conflict and natural disaster. DRC programs include Protection, Food Security & Livelihoods, Shelter/NFI and Water & Sanitation.
Overall purpose of the role:
The Partnerships and Compliance Specialist will be responsible for establishing and managing effective working relationships with DRC core sub-grantees in Somalia, government, consortia, academic institutions and private sector. In consultation with the Grants and Compliance Manager, he/she will ensure implementation of DRC’s Partnership Policy and donors Rules & Regulations. The post holder will facilitate partners’/sub-grantees institutional capacity building and strengthening and ensure compliance with contractual obligations. This position will ensure that DRC operations in Somalia comply with DRC internal policies as well as Donor rules and regulations.
Experience, Education and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: • 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 innovation. • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
Availability: October 2022
Duty station: Mogadishu
Reporting to: Program Manager (Grants & Compliance)
Duration: 6 Month with possibility of extension based on performance and funding
Contract: This position is graded as Band G-Non-Management for qualified national staff and the terms of employment will be in accordance with DRC terms for national staff.
The position is open to Nationals ONLY
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap. Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.
Commitments DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.dk/HAF.4265.0.html). All DRC staff must be committed to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, as well as the Core Humanitarian Standards.
Application Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV in English. The cover letter should outline your personal motivation for applying and your key qualifications for the position. We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=165672&DepartmentId=19011&MediaId=5 under Vacancies. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Please submit your applications and CV in English no later than 16 September 2022.