Danish Refugee Council recruits 01 Regional Head of Programme
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is seeking an experienced and dedicated Head of Programme to help develop and strengthen DRC programming and operations within the North Africa region.
DRC applies a regional approach in promoting our mandate to protect and promote durable solutions to displacement affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. In 2018, DRC formally established a regional operation for the North Africa region, comprising Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Sudan – and with potential further expansion. DRC has been present in Sudan since 2004, in Libya and Tunisia since 2011, and in Algeria since 2016, addressing humanitarian needs related to armed conflict, persistent insecurity and significant internal and cross-border displacement, including protracted displacement and returns processes. With protection as the foundation, DRC applies an integrated multi-sector approach to address emergency needs, root causes and solutions to displacement. Increasingly, countries in North Africa have also become areas of departure, transit and destination for mixed migration flows, with those on the move facing significant protection concerns.
The North Africa Regional Office (NARO) is based in Tunis, Tunisia. Led by a Regional Director, it provides support, management and strategic leadership to the Country Operations and also hosts the North Africa Mixed Migration Center and a Consortium Coordination Unit.
The Regional Head of Programme (RHOP) reports to and works closely with the Regional Director (RD) in providing and mobilising regional support for the country operations and programme teams hosted within the region. The RHOP supports the RD in ensuring management, leadership and strategic direction for the DRC operations and in promoting and ensuring programme and operational compliance and development.
The RHOP supports the development and implementation of the regional strategy and ensures that relevant advocacy, donor and fundraising strategies are pursued. The role promotes a regional execution of global policies, standards and organisational priorities and ensures that ‘DRC annual cycle’ processes are applied and implemented in the local contexts.
This role has a regional focus on ensuring programmatic development and strategic focus as well as alignment and compliance with DRC’s global processes and procedures within the whole North Africa regional area. The RHOP provides support and technical guidance to country operations while leading key initiatives with regional scope.
Strategy and Programme development
Representation, communication and advocacy
Policies, processes and compliance
Human Resources and Code of Conduct
The successful candidate is expected to have at least 7 years’ experience in similar senior management roles with International NGOs, preferably including complex emergencies, protracted displacement and Mixed Migration contexts.
• 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: 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.
Contract: 1-year contract with possibility of extension dependent on funding and performance.
The position is Management Band E.
Salary and conditions are in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for International staff.
Reports to: Regional Director of North Africa
Duty station:Tunis, Tunisia. The position will require some travel, including to country offices within the region and to DRC’s HQ in Denmark. Tunis is a Family Duty Station but the position in non-accompanied position.
Availability:As soon as possible.
|Experience||5 to 10 years|
|Areas of activity||Advocacy, Human rights, Migration|
|How to apply||All applications must be submitted in English via DRC’s online recruitment system, drc.ngo, under vacancies.Applications submitted via email or post will not be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. For questions concerning this position, please contact James Curtis, Regional Director, North Africa ([email protected]).|
Closing date for applications: Monday 22 April 2019
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.
|On-line application link||https://drc.ngo/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies|
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