Project Manager - Camp Management

Job Description

Title: Project Manager - Camp Management

Company Name: Danish Refugee Council

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ An advanced university degree is an advantage.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 5 year(s)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ General:
∎ Responsible for establishing and maintaining coordination amongst the camp actors, including government representatives, UN agencies, international NGOs and national NGOs, and other service providers and refugee groups by supporting the Site Manager in existing coordination mechanisms. Arranging the weekly Coordination meeting in Camp, sending out the minutes/action points regularly.
∎ Responsible for the overall day-to-day management of DRC's camp coordination activities and directly manage the staff members as listed above, including coaching, coordination between staff, timely recruiting, and tracking of team progress.
∎ Compiling relevant Camp information - writing weekly and fortnightly reporting as required. Update any tools used for coordination purposes or information management as required.
∎ Assist in monitoring, in close collaboration with Protection, Shelter & Site Operations: all technical work carried out in the camp setting, including water, sanitation and hygiene activities, construction activities, and any other activities implemented by DRC, as well as the activities of other organizations. Ensure all activities respect international standards for each sector. Assist in supporting information gathering and participatory assessments undertaken within the camp.
∎ Support the CiC in emergency preparedness and response on the camp level including, planning, reporting, assessments, coordination, messaging, relocations, and any other relevant activity.
∎ Supervises the organization and coordination of capacity building initiatives for community groups, safety unit volunteers, Site Management Support volunteer on emergency preparedness and response.
∎ Works with Protection, Shelter & Site Operation teams in the development of key relationships with camp and government leaders to ensure smooth communication, activity implementation, data collection, and community outreach.
∎ Support communities in site governance processes.
∎ Oversee and support the CS team in the development and support of the different representative committees and community groups, including facilitating the formation of new groups, coordinating meetings and workshops, implementing training and community interventions.
∎ Supervise the implementation of community-led projects and sure projects are created in a participatory manner.
∎ Represent the DRC in external forums as requested by the supervisor.
∎ Provide feedback regarding work plans, contingency plans, and general programme implementation.
∎ Assist in working with the HR department in all HR-related issues in the camp.
∎ Assist with all procurements and logistical arrangements associated with the Camp, in collaboration with DRC procurement and logistics staff.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 5 years of experience in international or national NGOs, specifically in complex emergency contexts.
∎ Experience managing teams preferably in an emergency context.
∎ Substantial experience operating in a refugee camp environment, preferably undertaking Camp Management activities.
∎ Demonstrable and proven skills in written and verbal communication.
∎ Knowledge of logistics and procurement processes required.
∎ Ability to work with large INGO and multi-cultural environments.
∎ Experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities, and UN organizations.

Salary: Negotiable

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 17 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 13 May 2021
∎ Danish Refugee Council

Category: NGO/Development