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3 Human Rights Vacancies with the Danish Refugee Council


Protection Monitoring Officer
The Danish Refugee Council has a vacancy for a Protection Monitoring Officer in Kahramanmaraş, Turkey. Specific duties of this position include overseeing the planning and scheduling of programs, implementing and reporting online field-based data that is released weekly, supervising various program teams to ensure quality control, analyzing and reporting changes to the protection situation in many field sites, traveling to field sites to monitor activities, being a proper representative of the institution, and many other tasks that will be required of the Danish Refugee Council. A university degree in sociology, social work, international affairs, or any relevant field is required. Advanced training courses will be accepted as a substitute for education. The Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of professional experience in protection or outreach for a humanitarian organization, as well as experience in leading or managing teams, interviews, or focus groups. Knowledge of basic computer programs like Word, Excel, and Outlook is required to be successful in this position. The Candidate must be fluent in written and spoken English, along with proficiency in either Arabic or Turkish. The Candidate must have a valid passport or Turkish citizenship to be considered. Deadline to apply for this position is April 25, 2016.

Migration Officer – Coordination
The Danish Refugee Council is hiring a Migration Officer based in Ankara, Turkey. The duties of this position include advocating with local partners to support efforts towards mixed migration, providing support as a key contact for funding and project management issues, intercepting and processing reports from the DRC sub-grantees, identifying and contacting local organizations that have a focus on migration issues, developing an efficient and well maintained referral dictionary, contacting Turkish government officials when necessary, keeping steady contacts with a variety of organizations, and overseeing many other migration focused tasks that will need to be accomplished. The Applicant must have a University Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Journalism, or any related field. At least 3 years’ experience in planning and problem solving, especially in the humanitarian field, is required to be accepted. An up to date knowledge on socio economic issues in the area, as well as a full understanding of migration patterns is required. Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required for the Migration Officer. Language skills in Arabic would be an advantage. The contract length for this role is 8 months. Only turkish nationals will be accepted for this position. Deadline to apply for this role is April 25, 2016.

Regional Grants Coordinator
The DFID has a vacancy for a Regional Grants Coordinator in Beirut. The specific duties of the Regional Grants Coordinator include managing grant reporting processes, monitoring program implementation, advocating towards the implementation of grants with DFID representatives, monitoring and coordinating with country offices on developments in external relations and their compliance with guidelines, reporting and supervising country programs, managing the production of project revisions, narrative overview, and updates, as well as supporting capacity and knowledge building. A Master’s Degree in international development, social science, or any human rights related field is required. Experience in the process of designing and implementing regional integrated programs, working knowledge of monitoring tools, as well as experience in grant management and working in DFID funded programs is a requirement. The candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills, although the working language is not specified. The Candidate must be able to work by May 1, 2016. The duration of this position is 4 months with possibility of extension. Deadline to apply for Regional Grants Coordinator is April 25, 2016.

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