Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified individual to fill-in the vacancy of Programme Support Officer – Feedback & Response to work in Damascus under employment contract
Who are we?
The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.
The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced.
All of our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.
About the job
The overall purpose of the position is to meet DRC’s commitments under the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) certification and our internal quality Minimum Standards. The Feedback & Response Officer is responsible for overseeing DRC-Syria’s system to receive feedback and suggestions from beneficiaries related to program activities, and provides additional support to program teams for this purpose.
Duties and Responsibilities:
As part of DRC-Syria’s CHS implementation, the Feedback & Response Officer will participate actively in the roll-out and daily management of the stakeholder feedback system and complementary program support.
Specifically the position will be responsible for:
Management of Feedback System (80%)
Program Support (20%)
Desirable: Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field of social science, such as anthropology, humanitarian, or development studies.