CCCM trainee Rakhine
DRC is seeking a CCCM Trainee who will be based in Sittwe, Myanmar, with daily travel to field locations. He/She will work as part of a CCCM Team, under the direction and supervision of CCCM Project Coordinator. He/ She will work with the CCCM Community Services Officer, Camp Operations Officer and Field Assistants based in Sittwe, and with camp-based staff, to support on a number of CCCM-led projects. He/she will primarily support with the community mobilization activities in the camp but will also provide assistance in accurate information management and will ensure effective coordination between the Sittwe and field offices.
Who are we?
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has provided humanitarian assistance to people in need in Myanmar since 2009. DRC is currently engaged in humanitarian response in Rakhine, Kachin, and Kayah States.
Waves of inter-communal violence swept through Rakhine in 2012, forcing approximately 140,000 persons to flee their homes and take refuge in IDP camps spread across the state. DRC activities target these IDPs, as well surrounding communities and as other local vulnerable population groups including those in locations prone to natural disasters. DRC implements a multi-sector response, including CCCM, Child Protection, Livelihoods, Protection, and WASH across several townships. DRC conduct CCCM activities across 8 IDP camps (6 in Sittwe rural and 2 in Pauktaw) where we provide a range of services including information management, community engagement and mobilization, monitoring, infrastructure maintenance and DRR.
Duties and Responsibilities
The CCCM Trainee will support the CCCM Coordinator and Community Services Officer with the following responsibilities, in order of priority:
- With oversight from the Community Services Officer, support national staff with the implementation of community mobilization activities such as recreational events, community center activities and livelihood skills training
- In close collaboration with the leadership structures, improve capacity and accountability of Camp Management Committees (CMCs) and other community groups such as Camp Women’s Associations (CWAs), men’s sports clubs and elderly groups.
- Develop training materials for beneficiaries and support national staff in delivering trainings
- Oversee regular data collection in the camps, including monthly monitoring and complaints
- Support with analysis and publication of information products such as site profiles and Complaint and Response Mechanism (CRM) reports
- Coordinate between camp field offices to ensure accurate, timely and harmonized submission of data to the Sittwe office
- Support with design and implementation of ad hoc assessments, such as household surveys, geo-mapping and infrastructure repairs
- Identify beneficiary information needs in collaboration with national staff and work to develop awareness-raising materials and activities, focused on beneficiary participation
- Take an active role in implementing coordination systems for all humanitarian actors in the camps, with participation from beneficiaries
- Participate in camp-level coordination meetings with partners and ensure accurate and timely minutes are produced and shared
To be successful in the position you should meet most/all of the following requirements:
- University degree / Studies in relevant field (master’s degree in international development desirable)
- Experience with NGOs/UN in a developing country
- Demonstrated understanding of humanitarian principles and standards, as well as refugee/displacement issues
- Understanding (preferably experience of) CCCM and its core activities
- Demonstrated intercultural sensitivity and motivation
- Fluency in English
- Systematic mind-set and capability to implementing changes
- Experience in training and capacity building
- Experience of working as part of team, past team leadership an advantage.
- Experience of data management; databases and M&E tools desirable
- Ability to live and work in an unstable environment with basic living conditions
DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract for 6 months, with possible career development, as well as on the job training and support. Envisaged start date is May 2017.
Salary and conditions will be set at level A20 of DRC’s salary grid. No additional per diem will be provided but there will be entitlement to full insurance coverage and R+R allowance/cycle.
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For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.dk
- Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
- Location: Rakhine
- Grade: Junior
- Closing Date: 2017-04-03