CCCM Project Manager


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 PM is responsible for implementing project activities in the assigned area relating to direct camp management and leading mobile site management operations, including supervising implementation of technical activities, e.g. site maintenance/repairs.   
Duties and Responsibilities 
General Project Management 
  • Recruit, train, and supervise DRC national CCCM staff in area of responsibility. 
  • Undertake regular field/onsite visits to ensure technical support to CCCM staff and proper monitoring of the activities’ implementation in area of operation. 
  • Coordinate with DRC Units and external partners for referral and follow up to identified needs.  
  • Contribute to the development and/or maintenance of the CCCM cluster IM framework and project databases/assessment tools. 
  • Maintain close contacts with Government, international agencies and NGOs in the CCCM response in order to provide timely information and analysis of the situation and activities. 
  • Attend all CCCM cluster meetings and facilitate site visits of cluster members and national authorities. 
  • Prepare regular and timely updates and reports for the Head of Office and other colleagues as needed. 
  • Ensure Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) approach to CCCM is consistently applied through community and rights based participatory methods.  
  • Contribute to the development of new CCCM project proposals. 
  • Prepare and maintain up to date work plan and expenditures plans, in line with project and budget documents. 
  • Prepare and submit regular qualitative and analytical reports within the given timeframe. 
  • Any other duties as directed by the Head of Office and/or CCCM Coordinator. 
CCCM in formal camps 
  • Support government CCCM staff in setting up quality camp management in IDP Camp(s).  
  • Develop and implement cash for work systems in IDP camps. 
  • Identify beneficiaries for cash and NFI assistance by DRC and other service providers. 
  • Assist in establishing and facilitating regular coordination meetings with relevant stakeholders and affected populations. 
  • Ensure government CCCM site management staff are able to use agreed upon CCCM working and communication tools. 
  • Establish camp leadership structures including women and youth to ensure effective participation in IDP camp management. 
CCCM in informal collective settlements  
  • Support and build capacity of IDP representatives in managing informal settlements through mobile CCCM teams.  
  • Develop and implement cash for work systems and site grants in informal settlements. 
  • Identify beneficiaries in informal settlements for cash and NFI assistance by DRC and other service providers. 
  • Assist in establishing and facilitating regular coordination meetings with relevant stakeholders, MoDM and affected populations. 
  • Establish community based leadership structures including women and youth to ensure effective participation in informal site management. 
  • Supervise the implementation of safety maintenance interventions and site level safety trainings and awareness raising in coordination with relevant stakeholders. 
About you
To be successful in this role you must have: 
  • University degree or higher education relevant to humanitarian work: preferably in law, social sciences or humanitarian aid; 
  • Significant professional or practical knowledge of CCCM strategies, policies and implementation modalities 
  • Certified CCCM trainer (TOT preferred) 
  • Cultural and gender sensitivity, adaptability 
  • Proven experience of at least 2 years in CCCM programming or similar related areas (e.g. community mobilization, community driven development, etc), preferably in an emergency or early recovery setting 
  • Experience in international humanitarian work and refugee and/or IDP complex emergencies  
  • Experience with managing teams and providing technical guidance and training 
  • Experience in capacity building of national staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops. 
  • Fluency in English, Arabic is a plus 
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: You act in line with our vision and values.  
We offer
DRC will offer the successful applicant a 6 months contract. You must be available to start work on January 1st 2017 and be willing to live and work in Baghdad, Iraq. 
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to  under Vacancies. This position will be placed at A15-A14 of DRC’s salary scale, depending on qualifications and experience. The R&R cycle for Baghdad is every 6 weeks. 
Application process 
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button.  All applications must include a cover letter explaining your motivation for applying for this position and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Applications without a cover/motivation letter will not be considered. 
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact  
Applications close 22 November 2016. 
Need further information? 
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website 
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: Baghdad
  • Grade: USG, Under-Secretary-General
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
  • Closing Date: 2016-12-06

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