Camp Management Assistant( Somali National)

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Employer: DRC
Job Title: Camp Management Assistant( Somali National)
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Somalia
Category: Project Management, Program


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organization, founded in 1956, that works in more than 35 countries around the world. DRC has been operating in Somalia for more than twenty years, where we assist returnees, IDPs and displacement-affected communities in all three regions (Somaliland, Puntland, and Central and Southern Somalia) through protection, service delivery and livelihoods activities to enhance their self-reliance and expand opportunities for a dignified life. DRC provides both humanitarian assistance and longer-term development support to respond to the needs of communities affected by acute crisis as well as those in protracted displacement situations. In the past year, DRC’s strategic focus has shifted towards more durable solutions-oriented programming, linking displacement affected communities to longer-term initiatives to build resilience and recovery.

Overall Purpose of the role:

Based in targeted locations in Belet-Hawo, the Camp Management Assistant will be responsible for sharing information on services available in the sites and spreading awareness about referrals and community feedback – through the community centers and other channels.


  • Regular visits to targeted sites each week as per agreed plan in consultation with supervisor
  • Raise awareness about area-level and site-level services, activities and referral pathways in the targeted locations (IDP sites)
  • Organize and lead community forums within community centers or door-to-door communication to ensure that the entire population in the target locations receives regular information
  • Distribute and post relevant IEC materials to increase awareness in the targeted areas
  • Manage the information flows within community centers (once built) and manage public postings
  • Identify vulnerable IDP community members and report to DRC case workers for referrals Regular and open communication with DRC staff and Camp Management Committees on all needs, issues, and gaps identified within the site or affecting the site.
  • Help facilitate site-level meetings with CMC and other stakeholders such as humanitarian actors and government officials to discuss needs, issues, and gaps.
  • Follow and uphold humanitarian principles and centrality of protection at all times and in all functions of the role.
  • Any other duties as directed by the CCCM team.

Education, Experience technical competencies

  • University diploma, preferably in Social Sciences, Human Rights, Community Development or Secondary level certificate is required.
  • 2 years’ Experience in outreach, communications, advocacy, and community mobilization.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, fast learner, must be able to work alone and unsupervised.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills (or “people skills”).
  • Previous experience similar to this position is an asset.


  • Fluency in local(Somali) spoken languages.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills both in Somali
  • Good command in English.


In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You are a strong networker and enjoy working with many different types of stakeholders, you involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen to other stakeholders and staff; and you communicate concisely and persuasively.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values


Availability: April 2019

Duty station: Belet-Hawo

Reporting to: Team Leader-Protection

Duration: 9 Month contract

The position is open to Nationals ONLY

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, color, race, marital status or other protected characteristics


Qualified candidates are invited to access the full job description and the requirements for this position under vacancies at Please submit applications online using this link by 2nd April 2019.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact

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