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Hygiene Promotion Assistant at The Danish Refugee Council

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The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.

DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world; and by advocating on behalf of conflict-affected populations internationally, and in Denmark, on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration.

HYGIENE PROMOTION ASSISTANT

The Hygiene Promotion (HP) Assistant's primary function is to ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up Hygiene Promotion activities being implemented by DRC. Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

General Programming & Operations
Facilitate formation of community structures in hygiene promotion and strengthening of the existing structures such as WASH Committees through trainings sensitization workshops and other hygiene promotion awareness campaigns.
Design, develop and implement appropriate HP mobilization strategies for DRC’s WASH projects.
Develop hygiene promotion work plans for multi-funded projects.
Ensure efficient and Effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan.
Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/ reports and proposals and budgets for donors. 
Mobilization of beneficiary communities to maintain the established/rehabilitated/ protected water sources.
Lead the WASH team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises. 

Coordination and representation
Collaborate with relevant Internal and External technical experts on issues related to Hygiene Promotion.
Represent DRC at WASH meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings.
Ensure integration of WASH activities with other DRC sectors.
Coordinate with WASH and Shelter counterparts in other locations in the implementation of common funded projects.
Ensure good representation and reputation of WASH and Shelter sector at all levels.
Actively participate in internal coordination meeting
Ensure and actively participate in regular sector meetings.
Project development

Develop project plans and budgets for funding
Develop the projects’ M&E tools 
Project implementation and reporting 
Ensure management of WASH project grants through budget control.
Monitor and Evaluate WASH Projects. 
Ensure quality control during implementation of WASH activities in accordance to Sphere and National standards.
Prepare WASH weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports to relevant authorities as per need.
Staff management

Conduct daily field visits or as required to ensure WASH tasks are going on as planned and mentoring - through technical back stopping and training of duty bearers.
Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.
Contribute to grants management of all WASH projects through management of day to day project expenditures.

ABOUT YOU

All employees should master DRC's core competencies: Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, Striving for excellence and Demonstrating integrity.

 Moreover, we also expect the following:

ESSENTIAL
At least 2 years’ experience in planning, implementing and evaluating hygiene promotion projects preferably in a humanitarian context with an INGO.
Thorough knowledge of Hygiene Promotion Approaches and facilitating menstrual hygiene sessions for women and girls.
Understanding of humanitarian/civil society issues in the country and the region.
Good IT skills (especially Ms. Office)
Bachelor’s Degree in Environment Health Science, Biological Sciences, Public health or Nursing degrees from recognized institution.

DESIRABLE

Understanding of rights and protection issues of refugees, children and women
Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages. 
Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
Experience working with displaced populations. 
Experiencing of managing teams

WE OFFER
Contract length:  6 months with possibility of extension
Level: SB4 (national contract)
Start date: As soon as possible

TO APPLY
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.

CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.

Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.

Applications should be addressed to: The Recruitment Manager.

Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered. Please note: The position title must be written in the subject line of the e-mail otherwise not considered.

Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

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

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 35 countries throughout the world. We are the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and consistently ranked as one of the world’s best NGOs according to Global_Geneva.

We fulfil our mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. We also advocate on behalf of conflict-affected populations globally on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. Our work and long-term strategies are guided by our five core values: Humanitarian approach - Respect - Independence & neutrality - Inclusion - Honesty & transparency.

You can read more about our vision and work on www.drc.dk

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