Uganda: Infrastructure Assistant

Organization: Danish Refugee Council
Country: Uganda
Closing date: 19 Apr 2017

Duty Station:

This position is based in Kyaka II and will be providing support for the implementation of DRC Program with periodic travel to the project areas.

Position and Reporting Line:

The BID Assistant is responsible and reports to the Child Protection Officer and in his absence to the Protection and community service Coordinator.

General Objective:

  1. The BID Assistant is directly responsible for the implementation of quality BIA/ BID processes as a tool for child protection and ensure that the following outputs under child protection are met; Best Interest deternation processes in place and functional, Prevention and Response Services for children at risk.

He/ She is responsible for complying with donors and internal DRC reporting and accountability policies and procedures.

He/She also supports the protection sector in quality implementation of child protection thematic areas in synergy with larger protection and community services components which constitute the overall DRC program in Kyaka.

Specific Tasks:

  1. Oversee Identification of children at risk

  2. Conducting BIAs and BIDs

  3. Follow up on BID Panels recommendations

  4. Conduct case management

  5. Provide Psycho social support through counselling

  6. Up hold principles and ethical considerations and legal frame works for child protection.

  7. I identification of alternative /care arrangement; fostering etc.

  8. Advocating for children’s rights.

  9. Support protection, community services activities and other sectors when called upon

  10. Any other duties assigned.

How to apply:

Applications should be in English and include the following:

  1. A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria and salary expectations.

  2. Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

The application should be sent to administrator@drcuganda.org and the subject line should read Infrastructure Assistant .**The deadline for submission of applications is the 19th April 2017.**

We thank applicants for their interest in the position however; only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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