Protection Information Management Coordinator
We are looking for three highly motivated and qualified individuals to support DRC and the inter-agency Protection Working Group (PWG) in coordination affairs in South-east Turkey.
Who are we?
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is an International non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people worldwide. DRC has been operating in Turkey since early 2013, working with by and large with non-camp Syrian refugees and affected host communities. DRC Turkey program, headquartered in Ankara, have more than 200 employees – based at the DRC offices located in SanliUrfa, Hatay and Kilis with expansion plan to Karaman-marash. DRC also works with partners in Sanliurfa, Izmir and Bodrum.
The country funding for 2016 is expected between USD 10 and 15 million, funded by DANIDA, ECHO, UNHCR and PRM.
About the job
As the humanitarian sector continues to grow in Turkey in response to the Syrian crisis and large refugee population inside Turkey, the position holder will support DRC and the inter-agency Protection Working Group (PWG) in coordination affairs. Initially, the role will support the growing coordination information management needs of the PWG, UN/NGO liaison within the PWG, and represent DRC to various audiences. The role will collaborate closely with relevant UNHCR staff to strengthen the PWG, and act as focal point for NGOs within existing and new protection related coordination mechanisms within Turkey. A 2017 Work-plan for the PWG represents the key deliverables of the position-holder.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Contribute to the DRC’s national protection strategy through the successful coordination of DRC and other agency humanitarian affairs inside Turkey.
- Facilitate reporting and information sharing within the Protection Working Group.
- Continuous liaison and communication with PWG members for coordination and the accumulation of information.
- Ensure that the Protection Working Group has a functional information management strategy and mechanism
- Ensure that the PWG produces regular updates and briefing notes on the protection concerns in the affected population, response activities, challenges and recommendations.
- Ensuring PWG work-plan targets are met, in collaboration with UNHCR and other PWG members.
- Oversee and carryout information management needs for the PWG and DRC, such as service mappings, 4Ws, accumulation and consolidation of data, document management
- Support development of PWG information sharing portal, as based on leading examples from the region.
- Develop and distribute shared training plans within the WG to support capacity development within the sector.
- To provide advice and support to DRC teams and other WG members concerning information management best practice.
- Liaise with WG members to receive regular activity and necessary updates, with dissemination and updating to WG when necessary.
- Support UNHCR and NGO PWG co-lead agencies for the coordination of WG meetings
- Collaboration with PWG sub Task-forces for the development of ToRs, work-plans, etc.
- Coordinate initiatives to build the protection capacity of partners, and civil society.
- Support protection mainstreaming efforts within the PWG and externally.
- Provide strategic support to PWG for the harmonisation of systems, processes, vulnerability criteria, etc.
To be successful in this role you must have:
- University degree or higher in relevant discipline related to international relations, information management, humanitarian affairs, to law, statistics, social sciences, or related field;
- At least 5 years of proven experience in coordination of humanitarian activities, and / or information management
- Excellent analysis and report writing skills;
- High level communication skills with various audiences.
- Knowledge of data and information reporting systems,
- Fluency in the English language, both written and verbal (knowledge of Turkish or Arabic an advantage).
- Above average computer literacy;
- Strong organisation skills;
- Ability to quickly develop good insight and understanding of the conflict, the human rights situation and the political environment of the program country;
- Arabic/Turkish language proficiency.
DRC will offer the successful applicants, a six months contract, and renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from July 15, 2016.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at A15.
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Applications close June 28, 2016. The interviews are expected to take place in last week of June 2016.
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For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo
- Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
- Location: Hatay
- Grade: P-3, International Professional
- Legal - International Law
- Legal - Broad
- Human Rights
- Management, Administration and Finance
- Civil Society
- Closing Date: 2016-07-08