DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. Using a human rights framework, the DRC Somalia operations focuses mainly on people who are affected by displacement, including refugees, internally displaced, and migrant.
Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialized unit within DRC which implements mine action and armed violence reduction (AVR) programmes. DDG’s mandate is ‘to create a safe environment free from armed violence and the remnants of conflict’, and DDG does this via a programmatic focus on four key sectors: Security Systems Reform, Small Arms and Light Weapons (SALW) management, Mine Action and Conflict Management.
Overall purpose of the role:
Under the supervision of Area Managers (AM), the safety team leader will be responsible in developing, implementing and evaluating procedures that support the safe and efficient delivery of program activities in Southwest State especially in all areas of operation including current locations in Baidoa, Hudur and Wajid.
Experience, education and technical competencies:
Languages: •Strong proficiency in English, both written and spoken. •Fluency in spoken and written Somali is required.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
•Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. •Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. •Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. • Communicating: You listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and persuasively. •Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values
Availability: 1st January 2020 Duty station: Baidoa Reporting to: Area Manager.
Duration: 12 months.
The position is open to Somali Nationals ONLY
Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly 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 Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at www.drc.dk. Please submit applications online using this link latest by 23rd December, 2019.
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