Danish Refugee Council
Position: Resilience and Integration Coordinator
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Application Deadline: Submition date is over
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is implementing the Ethiopia Migration Programme (EMP), a UK-funded programme to make migration safer and protect would-be migrants and refugees from unsafe irregular migration through and from Ethiopia.
Employment Category: G1
Reporting To: Component Lead (Resilience and Integration), Ethiopia Migration Programme (EMP)
Direct Reports: N/A
Start of Contract & Duration: 12 Months
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:
The Resilience and Integration Coordinator (R&I Coordinator) will design, develop and manage the resilience and integration component of the programme under the supervision of the Component Lead (CL). The R&I Coordinator will be responsible for designing, contextualizing and managing the delivery of the activities under his/her portfolio, ensuring excellent quality and Value for Money in all activities. The R&I Coordinator will coordinate field team staff in the delivery of activities. Furthermore, the R&I Coordinator oversees the work of technical experts, including short-term technical assistance (STTA) to enhance the design and delivery of EMP activities.
- Under the direction of the Component Lead (Resilience and Integration) develop activity sheets, workplan and associated activity-based budgets (ABB) for the Resilience and Integration Component activities.
- Design and develop new programme activities under the integration component under the supervision of the Component lead. The R&I Coordinator will be the “go-to” person within EMP on several activities, especially mentorship with refugees and returnees.
- Implement and continually improve appropriate monitoring and evaluation systems; analyzing results to ensure and enhance programme effectiveness and quality.
- Ensure the quality, clarity and consistency of technical components of internal and external reports (e.g. programme reports, sit-reps, internal updates).
- Provide technical assistance to programme implementation team to achieve the greatest impact toward programme goals and objectives
- Manage a team of technical experts, including STTA, in the design and delivery of programme activities.
- Contribute to cross-cutting themes of learning and adaptive management, documenting learning and adjusting programming to reflect an evolving context.
- Prepare quarterly programmatic reports on all resilience and integration outputs of the programme.
- Maintain good working relationships with officials, government ministries, implementing partners and international and local NGO community, where necessary; and
- Represent the programme at internal and external meetings and different fora as requested by the COP and CL.
Experience and Technical Competencies: (include years of experience)
- A minimum of 5 years experience working in international development and/or humanitarian programming particularly in the area of livelihoods, resilience building and integration of returnees and refugees with host communities
- Excellent understanding of the migration sector in Ethiopia, particularly in the area of refugee and returnees integration/reintegration.
- Experience in working with government counterparts and other partners at various levels - federal to the district. This includes technical support, capacity-building and coordination.
- Strong project management experience, including resource management, work planning, implementation oversight and periodic review, and compliance management
- Significant experience in training, capacity building, and mentoring
- Experience working on DFID and/or FCDO funded programs
- Robust analytical and problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated experience of diverse team management
- Highly diplomatic with excellent political awareness and understanding
- High-level communications and interpersonal skills
- A demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with governments, donors, partners, local organizations, and other stakeholders
Education (include certificates, licenses, etc.):
- Degree in development studies, sociology, international development, economics or other relevant fields.
Languages: (indicate fluency level)
- Excellent verbal and written English.
- Fluency in Amharic
- Other local languages a plus
All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
- Striving for Excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
- Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
- Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity: Acting in line with DRC's vision and values