About Organization:

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a non-profit, humanitarian, non-governmental organization that works in more than 30 countries worldwide. The DRC adopts a regional approach which unifies our country programs around the Afghan displacement axis in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran and Tajikistan. This decision is based on the premise that there needs to be a national multi-stakeholder response to the massive displacement problem. The DRC approach is consistent with the UNHCR’s drive for a comprehensive regional-based strategy and ‘ Comprehensive Solutions ‘ (2012-2014). The four country programs aim to follow a national approach to activities whenever possible, including livelihood and security services across borders, and organized emergency preparedness and response planning

Job Description:

Team Leader — Emergency must report to the Area Manager — Department Chief, and formally to Emergency System Manger Team Leader — Emergency is responsible for coordinating emergency teams in the Western Zone. He may track and coordinate the operation of emergency management operations in the region; be responsible for monitoring duties relevant to emergencies; and liaise with government in the region. e is closely following and liaising the emergency related issues with DoRR, ANDMA and other stakeholders and shares the gaps in OCT meetings. He is also closely tracking the activities related to mobile data collection with a technical team located in Kabul Office.   Responsibilities: Programme management

  • Team Leader-Emergency is responsible for overseeing the west region emergency teams.
  • Rapid needs assessments
  • Beneficiary selection processes according to ERM Common Rational and DRC mandate
  • Emergency response distributions
  • Planning and implementation of activities
  • Data collection and analysis through Mobile Data Collection
  • Usually mentoring the Emergency Program Officers
  • Post distribution monitoring
  • Community trainings and awareness raising
  • Reporting on emergency project and activities
  • Government liaison, with relevant ministries (particularly ANDMA, PDMC, DORR and Governor’s Office)
  • Participating in humanitarian coordination meetings
  • Travel in and out of the region to support the country 's emergency field


  • Ensure the policies, procedures, and practices of DRC as expressed in the administrative guidelines are fully adhered and followed.
  • Ensure cooperation with admin and adhere the policies
  • Supporting finance procedures and follow DRC
  • Ensure program documents storage

Monitoring and reporting

  • Following DRC monitoring  and reporting policy
  • Constant supervision of the program progress
  • Reporting to line manager

Staff management

  • Delegation of tasks and responsibilities to staffs working directly under supervision
  • Preparing action plan for mobilizing team to the right direction
  • Conducting protection training to staffs
  • Ensure capacity building of staffs
  • Inspiring team to team work for approaching objectives

Key Deliverables:

  • On time, project implementations as per agreed terms and conditions.
  • Ensure all program deliverables are completed with the highest standards and quality.
  • Ensure staff capacity building and capacity development in all areas of the program.

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • Humanitarian actors (IRC, ARRA, WFP PAT, DACAAR & NRC) who are particularly relevant for joint evaluation and humanitarian response
  • Local Communities
  • DRC- DDG programs unit

Job Requirements:

You must have to be successful in this role: Experience and technical competencies: 

  • Good understanding of displacement issues of both internally displaced and refugees
  • Good experience of working directly with Afghan communities and local authorities;
  • Experience of implementing emergency response projects;
  • Experience of managing a team;
  • Experience of external relations;
  • Monitoring and evaluation experience and/or experience of survey and assessment work;
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience for a humanitarian organization


  • Higher education technical training or related social sciences


  • Fluency in written and spoken English; knowledge of Dari and/or Pashto.

Other skills:

  • Proven ability with respect to the design, coordination, monitoring of programs.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and writing skills.
  • Ability to cope with heavy workloads and to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of the team.
  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Good communications skills;
  • Good written and spoken English; and Dari/ Pashto languages
  • Good Computer programming skills (Word , Excel , PowerPoint) and capabilities to write papers

We Offer:

  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with DRC salary scale
  • The DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract until the end of 2020.

How to Apply:

Interested? Then apply for this role by clicking on the following link, all applicants must submit a cover letter and an revised CV (not exceeding four pages)  https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationInit.aspx?cid=1036&ProjectId=159113&uiculture=en&MediaId=5   Both of them must be in the same language as this vacancy note. Only applications for CV will not be considered. Applications close 17 July 2020.

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