Country Director at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago

The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future.

Country Director at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) 1

JOB TITLE: Country Director

JOB LOCATION: Abuja

JOB DETAILS:

  • Represent DRC to authorities, donors, partners, and in selected co-ordination forums
  • Strengthen DRC’s position nationally and regionally
  • Ensure that DRC maintains excellent and productive relations with all key stakeholders, especially beneficiaries, local authorities, the humanitarian community and donors

Direct managerial oversight and support:

  • Ensure that the Senior Management Team (SMT) have clear and realistic performance based management goals
  • Overall management of the operation and direct manager for senior staff members. This includes coaching, ensuring co-ordination between managers, recruiting, and development of staff
  • Frequent travel to the field offices for direct operational support and representation
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements including procurement.

Skills & Qualities:

  • Ability to work in a multinational and multicultural environment
  • Proactivity, with a sound commitment to teamwork and with a spirit of genuine collaboration
  • Excellent communication skills, as well as patience and politeness, are required
  • Multi-tasking and Organizational skills is a must
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Proven analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Exemplary sense of ethics in the workplace
  • Team-oriented & good sense of humor

General Regulations:

  • The employee shall follow DRC instructions on safety, confidentiality and ethical guidelines, including the Code of Conduct and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework

We Offer

  • Contract length: 12 Months
  • Level: D
  • Designation of Duty Station: Accompanied Family Duty Station
  • Start date: As soon as possible   

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Deadline: April 11, 2021

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