Apply: DRC Country Programme Manager

Country Programme Manager

Deadline: 10 November, 2023

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has announced a vacancy for the role of Country Programme Manager.

DRC provides direct assistance to conflict-affected populations including refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs). 


  • Take the lead in the representation of the ReDSS Somalia unit (RSU) with all stakeholders
  • Ensure strong leadership and clear communication of vision, strategies, procedures and guidelines
  • Provide overall guidance and support in the process of evidence generation and translation
  • Cultivate and encourage a positive, innovative and mutually supportive team spirit amongst the RSU team
  • Translate the ReDSS strategy into relevant interventions that can be implemented in Somalia
  • Develop, monitor, review, and report on ReDSS Somalia unit’s work plan and key deliverables
  • Advise the ReDSS regional manager of strategic opportunities to further the ReDSS overall goal in Somalia based on the changes in the operating context
  • Take the lead in the review of the results of the implementation of the ReDSS strategy in Somalia and provide actionable recommendations on what needs to be improved
  • Contribute and support the development, implementation, review, and reporting of the RSU’s evidence generation and translation plans
  • Contribute and support the development of concept notes for research and capacity development interventions
  • Support the RSU in conducting learning events and training sessions
  • Support the RSU to develop briefs, reports, and other evidence-generation and translation tools to influence policies and programme interventions relevant to durable solutions


  • Six years, minimum, of experience in similar positions involving knowledge management, research, evidence building; analysis, and coordination of a consortium of partners
  • Strong knowledge of the socio-economic and political dynamics of the region
  • Strong experience in translating evidence and research into programming and policy guidance
  • Solid experience in capacity development of a wide range of actors, including adult learning, mentoring and coaching, training of trainers, and impact monitoring of capacity development activities
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organisation
  • Candidates with lived experience of displacement are encouraged to apply
  • Strong analytical and writing skills with proven experience in producing high-quality research and policy briefs and the ability to present complex information in a simple and accessible manner
  • Excellent coordination, interpersonal facilitation, and communication skills to build trusted relationships with various humanitarian and development partners, donors, government agencies, etc
  • Good I.T. command, close familiarity with the maintenance and management of template-style websites, and experience of applying ICT (information communications technology) to knowledge management
  • Flexibility, proactive engagement, ability to work under pressure, and a high tolerance for change, complexity and unpredictability

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