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Position: Regional Business and Partnerships Development Manager

About you
To be successful in this role we expect the following experience and technical competencies: 

  • At least 7 years’ experience and success in engaging with bilateral and multilateral donors for an international agency;
  • University degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Law, Economics, or International Development or other relevant experience. An Advanced degree is preferred.
  • Experience leading a PDQM, fundraising or business development department;
  • Demonstrable experience working in business development in EAGL countries;
  • Demonstrated ability to devise and implement resource mobilisation strategies;
  • Proven ability to secure new business opportunities and partnerships;
  • Experience working with technical teams to develop program proposals that are funded by institutional donors;
  • Strong networking, representation, and negotiation skills; 
  • Superior computer skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and preferably in French as well    

Moreover, in this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: 

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. 
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. 
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
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We offer

  • Duration:    1-year renewable subject to Performance and Funding.
  • Contract:    Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for National staff as per terms and conditions of the specific country. The position is graded at Employment Band M.F.
  • Start Date:    1st April 2020 
  • Duty Station:     Position to be based in any of the following countries Kenya, Congo, Burundi, Ethiopia or Uganda with frequent travel within East Africa and Great Lakes Region
  • Reporting:         This position reports to Regional Head of Programme DDG 
  • Direct Reports:     PIBE Advisor, Regional Knowledge Management Specialist, Regional Conflict Analysis Coordinator, and Communications intern
  • 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.
  • 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, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.

Applications 
All applicants must send a cover letter (max 1 page) and an updated CV (max 3 pages) in English. The cover letter should outline your personal motivation for applying and your key qualifications for the position. Apply online on our page Current Vacancies at www.drc.ngo. Applications sent by email will not be considered. 

Closing date for applications: 10th March 2020.

Position: Regional Age, Gender and Inclusion Coordinator

About you

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To be successful in this role we expect the following:
Experience and technical competencies: 

  •  At least 10 years’ proven experience in design, implementing and/or evaluating gender and human rights related programmes/projects
  • Masters’ degree in relevant social sciences with expertise in gender analysis and policy;
  • International development experience
  • Experience in working in fragile and conflict contexts  
  • Proven experience with assessing and strengthening institutional, organizational and technical gender capacity 
  • Experience with implementing gender, inclusion and diversity mainstreaming agendas across a variety of sectors, 
  • Ability to work under pressure and with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;
  • Excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills;
  • Strong links with international, regional and national networks on gender equality and women’s rights;
  • Experience in East Africa Region & Great Lakes region will be seen as an advantage
  • Highly experienced and skilled drafter;
  • Demonstrated cultural sensitivity and adaptability; 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and French.
  • Experience working in insecure environments and willingness to travel within the region

Moreover, in this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: 

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. 
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. 
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer

  • Duration: 1-year renewable subject to Performance and Funding.
  • Contract: Salary and conditions in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Kenyan National Staff under Band NM. F.
  • Start Date: 15th April 2020 
  • Duty Station:Nairobi with frequent travel within the East Africa and Great Lakes Region.
  • Reporting: his position reports to Deputy Regional Director.
  • 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.
  • 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, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics.


Applications 
All applicants must send a cover letter (max 1 page) and an updated CV (max 3 pages) in English. The cover letter should outline your personal motivation for applying and your key qualifications for the position. Apply online on our page Current Vacancies at www.drc.ngo. Applications sent by email will not be considered. 

Closing date for applications: 10th March 2020.

Position: Country Director

About you

To be successful in this role we expect the following:

  • At least ten years’ management experience, as head or senior member of humanitarian or development programme/organisation; at least five years in East Africa region 
  • Demonstrated experienced with conflict related displacement issues
  • Good communicator and proven diplomacy with all types of stakeholders
  • Proven commitment to accountable practices and knowledgeable of quality assurance systems
  • Hands on experience in managing staff in insecure and remote locations with strong human resource management skills in general.
  • Experience of managing budgets and multiple donor contracts
  • Demonstrated experience in donor contact, fundraising and networking
  • Fluency in English (speaking, writing, reading) is essential
  • Fluency in Swahili preferred

Moreover, in this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies: 

Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process. 
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback. 
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation. 
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly. 
Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

We offer

Contract length: 2 years
Level: D
Designation of Duty Station: Nairobi with frequent travel to field locations; Family – non-accompanied
Start date: 7 June 2020

Please note this is a national contract. And is open only to Kenyan nationals both within and external to DRC.

For questions regarding the vacancy please contact Heather Amstutz, heather.amstutz@drc.ngo.

Application process

All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 2 March 2020
DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

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