Danish Refugee Council
Danish Refugee Council (DRC), one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Protection Specialist (Legal Aid) for Romania. Due to the ongoing conflict that began on Feb 22, Ukraine is experiencing one of the largest humanitarian crises in Europe since World War II. Currently, there are an estimated 6.3 million displaced people who have crossed the international border, with over a million Ukrainians crossing into Romania to date and with between 70 to 90,000 remaining in Romania. DRC Romania will respond in three pillars:
- Establish partnership agreements with national NGOs engaged in the response and enhance their coverage.
- Provide technical support to partners, the wider civil society, and state actors engaged in the response.
- Implementation of humanitarian interventions in various sectors (Protection, Mine Risk Education, and Site Management Support).
About the Job
Reporting to the EORE Programme Manager, the EORE Team Leader will be responsible for leading the deployment of EORE (Explosive Ordnance Risk Education) activities following the procedures outlined in the current HDP GOP and Ukraine EORE SOP. The role will have an area focus and ensure compliance with DRC procedures and guidelines within the area as well as contribute to the development of area strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks.
- Assist the EORE Programme Manager in the planning of EORE tasks.
- Capacity building of Implementing partners and conducting Training of Trainers (ToT).
- Implement EORE activities in compliance with relevant SOPs and guidelines, including desk assessment, individual interviews, focus group discussions, key stakeholder interviews, and reporting.
- Directly supervise and QA EORE teams under his/her responsibility and ensure compliance with timelines, deadlines, and quality standards and SOPs.
- Understand and follow all safety SOPs and communicate any change in the security situation to the EORE Programme Manager and Safety team.
- Establish and maintain working relations with local authorities and with communities of intervention.
- Establish working relations and regular Communications with security stakeholders (police, military, civil defence, vigilantes) in the areas of operations.
- Ensure and maintain the equipment in good condition and report any damage to EORE Programme Manager.
- Keep records of daily, weekly, and monthly activities.
- Report progress daily to the EORE Programme Manager.
To be successful in this position, we expect you to have a minimum of 3 years of proven experience in EORE. Moreover, we also expect you to have the following:
- A University degree in social science or tertiary education in any other relevant field.
- Certificate/Accreditation of participation in Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (or similar) Training (ToT) by recognized INGO.
- Knowledge of local communities.
- Ability to manage and analyse sensitive and confidential information.
- Previous experience in conducting interviews and surveys.
- Basic knowledge of IM/GIS.
- Experience in using new technologies to gather information.
- Excellent planning and organisational skills.
- Excellent communicational skills.
- Excellent ability to work in a team.
- Professional proficiency in English and Romanian. Knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian will be considered an asset.
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: You uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to our values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
Contract Type: National Contract
Contract Length: Contract until 30th June 2023 with possible extension depending on availability of funding
Band: Management, G
Duty Station: Bucharest, Romania
Geographic Scope: Country Romania
Start Date: 1st December 2022
We offer a competitive salary and benefits in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for National Staff.
How to apply
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Please use the link below to submit your application:
Closing date for applications: 6th November 2022
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we, therefore, encourage you to apply as soon as possible. For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo
*Closing date: 6-Nov-22