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CCCM Team Leader

Tikrit (Salah al-Din Governorate)- National Contract

Who are we?  
Danish Refugee Council is a leading protection agency pursuing our mandate to protect and promote durable solutions to displacement-affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), DRC apply a regional approach with operational presence in Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Iraq.  
Present in Iraq since 2003, DRC is today operational in the Kurdish governorates, in and around Baghdad and in several South-Central governorates. Focused both on the influx of Syrian refugees and the current IDP crisis, DRC is providing assistance in a range of sectors including Camp Coordination and Camp Management, Protection, Livelihoods, Emergency Response (including food security, cash, and NFIs), WASH, Shelter and Mine Action. The Iraq programme presently employs some 450 national staff and 45 international staff, and is growing to meet new, emerging needs associated with ongoing and recent conflict in multiple locations.  
About the job:
The CCCM Team Leader’s main responsibility is to assist the Project Manager in ensuring the timely and effective running of all CCCM team activities in either a formal IDP camp or informal settlements. This will include limited national staff supervision, organising and prioritising day-to-day activities and preparing logistics requests, ensuring information collection and drafting reports as necessary.  
The Team Leader should be able to perform his/her functions with minimal supervision from the Project Manager.
Reporting lines:
a) Reports to: This position reports directly to the International Project Manager. 
b) Subordinates: CCCM Officers and CCCM Assistants.
Overall responsibilities:
Under  the overall responsibilities of the Project Manager, the CCCM Team Leader is responsible of the following: 
  • Under the supervision of the Project manager, lead field team activities including the planning and implementation of activities.  
  • Liaise with government representatives, UN agencies, international/national NGOs and beneficiaries in order to foster coordination and      build trust among all stakeholders. 
  • Maintain excellent relationships with local authorities, IDP community members and host community leaders in order to ensure smooth communication, activity implementation, and community outreach. 
  • Establish or support existing site IDP representative/site managers in developing basic site management tools and methodologies, including the facilitation of stakeholder meetings and minute taking as needed 
  • Support the Project Manager in performing site assessments, service mapping and stakeholder mapping; including documentation. 
  • Support the Project Manager and Technical Advisor with translation as necessary 
  • Monitor service delivery, identify gaps and duplications; document and transmit service requests/referrals to relevant service providers. 
  • Coordinate with all relevant service providers (international or national) as necessary to ensure that delivery of basic needs is addressed and minimal standards are respected.   
  • Assist with all procurements and logistical arrangements associated with the field team, in collaboration with DRC procurement and logistics staff. 
  • Assist in organising the equitable and effective distribution of material in settlements.  
  • Disseminate critical IDP/assistance related information and provide awareness-raising as necessary, in coordination with other service providers. 
  • Liaise with DRC Technical Team to ensure implementation of infrastructural support in informal sites. 
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by line manager. 
Essential Requirements: 
  • Minimum three years of experience in international and/or local NGO; ideally involved in the direct implementation of field level humanitarian assistance to refugees or IDPs. 
  • Demonstrated managerial experience, including leading/supervising subordinate staff, organizing activities and report writing. 
  • Preferable experience operating in a refugee/IDP camp environment. 
  • Preferable knowledge of logistics and procurement processes. 
  • Experience in community services, youth activities, protection support and similar humanitarian programmes highly advantageous. 
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment. 
  • Experience in working with national partners, local/government authorities, and UN organisations highly advantageous. 
  • Fluency in Arabic; proficiency in English, both oral and written. 
Preferred Requirements:
Advanced university degree is an asset.  
Experience in training and capacity-building of staff.  
Commitment to humanitarian principles and values.  
Understanding of gender, protection and human rights.  
Extensive knowledge of the Syrian refugee crisis and Iraqi displacement. 
Competency profile
Analytical Skills 
Planning Skills 
Teamwork Skills 
Initiative (proactive) 
Result-oriented and Accountability 
Need further information? 
For more details on this position please contact at .Please note that applications 
sent directly to will not be considered. 
Application process: 
Interested? Apply for this position by clicking HERE then click Apply for position. All applicants should 
send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in English. Your CV should 
also include contact details of three professional referees. 
Please note: Due to the urgency to fill the position, DRC reserves the right to do the selection the rolling basis and recruit before the deadline. 
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Tikrit (Salah al-Din Governorate)- National Contract
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
  • Closing Date: 2017-05-17

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