The DEEP Project Manager main role and responsibility is to support the strategic development and rollout of DEEP, promote and ensure community engagement, and manage DEEP projects and grants.
The DEEP Project Manager will be based in DRC’s HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark. The DEEP Project Manager will report to the DEEP Governance Board on technical issues and to DRC’s Head of Protection Unit for management issues. The DEEP Project Manager will be assisted by a part time Grants and Finance Officer based in DRC’s HQ in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Senior Technical Analysis Expert main duties and responsibilities will be:
Act as project manager and grant holder for DEEP, which includes ensuring programmatic and financial obligations are adhered to and achieved in accordance with projects undertaken by DRC on behalf of the DEEP Governance Board.
Coordinate and ensure monitoring and evaluation of DEEP activities;
Draft and submit donor narrative reports, and Ensure financial reporting in collaboration with DRC’s Grants and Finance Officer and meet other donor communication requirements;
Provide technical management to the DEEP Secretariat positions (Grant and Finance Officer and JAWS Analysis Expert Lead) while the line management is the responsibility of the Head of the Protection Unit.
Serve as secretariat to the DEEP Governance Board with following duties on behalf of and in collaboration with the Board:
Organize and convene DEEP Governance Board meetings and ensure engagement of DEEP stakeholders.
Develop and maintain a DEEP strategy, including a resource mobilization plan; develop and maintain partnerships and collaboration with relevant organizations and institutions;
Lead DEEP participation in relevant conferences and external events; identify, validate and prioritize use cases of relevance; and oversee and support communication of DEEP including social media, the DEEP website and information material.
Maintain the DEEP technical roadmap and development of the platform; providing support and oversight to the technical implementing partner.
Explore opportunities for direct engagement and use of DEEP within DRC.
Lead donor relations and fundraising efforts, in close collaboration with the DEEP Governance Board.
To be successful in this role we expect you to be able to navigate the complex humanitarian data eco-system, facilitate and coordinate discussions with external relevant stakeholders, develop strategies for continued rollout of DEEP, promote and ensure community engagement, and manage DEEP projects and grants.
Requirements for the position:
At least eight years of field and HQ humanitarian experience with at least three years as an Information Manager or IM related fields (needs assessments and analysis) in field location;
Demonstrated experience in strategy & business plan development and rollout;
Experience in project management and managing innovation projects;
Demonstrated experience in donor relations and fundraising, including in developing fundraising proposals;
Understanding of humanitarian coordination architecture and IM ecosystem, financial
governance and accountability for non-profit organizations
Demonstrated knowledge of quantitative and qualitative analysis methods;
Excellent coordination skills including diplomacy and facilitation of workshops;
Strong inter-personal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment;
Willing to travel to field locations and visit partners abroad.