Danish Refugee Council Vacancy announcement

Danish Refugee Council would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009. With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.

1:Protection officer-PSS

Location: Mekelle

Required No:2

Job Summary:

The protection officer PSS is responsible for providing compassionate, trauma informed psychosocial support and services to individuals, families and group facing challenging life circumstances. The officer work closely with clients to assess their needs, develop care plan and coordinate access to relevant community resources and mental health services. This position plays a crucial role in promoting the overall well-being and resilience of the client.

Skill and educational background

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

2-years work experience in a related field
Experience in providing psychosocial support related activities in humanitarian organizations
Previous experience working with IDPs and returnees – preferable
Full proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel; proficiency in Activity info and other data collection/analysis tools desirable
EDUCATION: (include certificates, licenses, etc.)

Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, sociology, social work or other related fields from recognized institution.
LANGUAGE: (indicate fluency level)

Proficient of English language
Knowledge of local language is an advantage

Application way

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit an updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationForm/SinglePageApplicationForm.aspx?cid=1036&departmentId=19012&ProjectId=171302

Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than June 27, 2024.

We strongly encourage female candidates to apply for the position!

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.ngo

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 gendergap.

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

We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit.

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