Thursday 22 June 2023

Economic Recovery Officer - Energy and Environment at Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Tanzania

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Economic Recovery Officer - Energy and Environment
Department Tanzania
Nyarugusu/Nduta refugee camps and Host communities.
Contract Type National contract
Founded in 1956, The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organization providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities – in more than 40 countries around the world. DRC has been implementing emergency response projects in Tanzania since the onset of the Burundi refugee crisis in 2015 in three refugee camps in the Kigoma Region at the border with Burundi. DRC’s integrated projects for refugees, asylum seekers and host communities comprise sectors such as Camp Coordination and Camp Management (CCCM), Community Based Protection, Legal, GBV (Gender based violence), Child Protection, People with special needs, and Livelihoods.

Overall purpose of the role:

The Economic Recovery Officer – Energy and Environment under the management and supervision of the Economic Recovery Team Leader - Energy and Environment and in close collaboration with UNHCR and the camp-based government coordination bodies and Local Government Authorities, will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of Energy and Environment activities in Nduta and Nyarugusu refugee camps and host community. The Energy and Environment officer is therefore expected to be flexible to work in different locations throughout the program.

Tasks and responsibilities of the position
  • Ensure targets are met under DRC’s agreement with donors, to be accountable to the stated goals of the program.
  • Identification, assessment, design, and implementation of environmental programs with a specific focus to projects on conservation and management of forest resources, woodlots and tree species, soil erosion control and restoration of degraded areas, tree nursery establishment, and management transplanting, capacity building and awareness raising on environment/forests, access to alternative sources of energy good agriculture practices, climate-smart agriculture among others.
  • Support development, coordination, planning, implementation, monitoring, and reporting on DRC´s Energy and Environment programme.
  • Oversee proper documentation of activities implemented and actors/beneficiaries involved.
  • Undertake regular field/onsite visits to ensure technical support to the environment and proper monitoring of the activities implemented in operation.
  • Produce daily, weekly, and monthly progress reports as directed by respective Team Leaders and Manager.
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  • Foster and ensure Economic Recovery Assistants maintain productive, supportive, and respectful relations with Incentive Workers and/or Village Agents employed in the program to ensure that natural resources and shared environment are better protected.
  • Provide support, daily management, direction, on-job coaching and capacity development to Economic Recovery-Assistants and Incentive Workers and/or Village Agents to ensure timely implementation of project activities.
  • Work with established community-based structures in the community and be solution-oriented in terms of challenges arising from individual activities and the program.
  • Contribute to developing new sustainable Environment initiatives/proposals and fundraising relating to an emergency, protracted displacement, and longer-term response.
  • Ensure lessons learned are documented, shared, and reflected in program planning and decision-making.
  • Ensure implementation of Energy and Environment activities is compliant with the Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS) and the DRC Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Work with respective Team leader(s) and MEAL team to ensure the M&E plan is being implemented, data is being collected from the field and regular reports are being produced.
  • Support budget monitoring and expense control including compliance with minimum DRC and donor requirements.
  • Supporting implementation of the energy and environment project through formulating procedures and processes to have adhered to for better environmental protection.
  • Support the development of environmental monitoring tracking tools and monitoring KPIs to achieve the stated goals of the project(s).
  • Ensuring all engagement messaging/data is consistent among all stakeholders during project implementation.
  • Ensuring that sustainable energy and environmental management methods are identified, surveyed, valued, and proposed for intervention in the refugees as well as in the host community.
  • Document best practices and success stories for sharing with relevant parties involved in the project.
  • Foster and maintain excellent working relationships with key humanitarian actors – local and international, including government authorities and non-state actors, and private sectors through regular attendance at technical meetings and bilateral meetings.
  • Liaise closely with other DRC sectors such as; Protection, Camp management, and WASH etc to ensure productive coordination and smooth implementation of the program activities.
  • Work in the multi-functional team approach and work in close collaboration with Programme and other technical experts, to ensure energy and environment-based interventions are approached from a cross-sectoral perspective.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

About you
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.
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Qualifications and Experience

  • University Degree in Forestry, Environmental planning, Environmental Disaster Management, Environmental engineering, Environmental science and Management, Natural Resources Management, Renewable energy, and other related fields.
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience mainly in energy and environment programs and demonstrate experience in areas such as (i) Development and management of tree nurseries, (ii) Afforestation and sustainable forest harvesting techniques, (iii) Building capacities of community-based energy/environment committees, (iv) Alternative sources of cooking energy - bio-briquettes, biogas production, clean cooking energy and Fuel Efficient Stoves and (v) Soil erosion controls: Gully treatment (vi) Integrated Watershed Management among others.
  • Previous experience working with refugees and Host communities’ members.
  • Previous working experience with international organizations in development and humanitarian settings.
  • Experience in Geographic Information System (GIS) software/tools for Forestry/Environmental management.
  • High level of computer literacy and associated software Microsoft Office-Microsoft Word PowerPoint and Excel, Internet and E-mails.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Gender-sensitive.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity, innovation, and flexibility.
  • Comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well able to engage with community members sincerely and maintain confidentiality and respect.

What we offer
Salary: in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment Management Band/ I.
Availability: 19th July 2023.
Duty station: Nduta and Nyarugusu camps and Host community.
Supervise: - Economic and Recovery, Assistants, IWs, and Village Agents.
Reporting Line: Economic Recovery Team Leader - Energy and Environment.
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DRC as an employer
By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:
  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development.

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

Providing equal opportunities
We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Promoting high standards
DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process.

Application and CV
Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.
DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on under JOB.
Please submit your application and CV in English no later than 05th July 2023. 

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