MPCA Project Assistant

Danish Refugee Council

Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs working in 40 countries worldwide, is currently looking for a highly qualified MPCA Project Assistant for Chernihiv Office
DRC has been operating in Ukraine for more than 10 years with emergency and durable solution interventions for assisting IDPs, returnees, Host communities, and conflict-affected populations. With the outbreak of the conflict in February 2022, DRC has shifted its programming to emergency response to meet the urgent needs of conflict-affected population in the country. Current DRC programming is focusing on protection activities such as protection monitoring, information dissemination, Individual protection assistance, and legal aid. DRC is also planning to add to the ongoing emergency protection response activities such as GBV prevention and response, Psychosocial support (PSS), and community-based protection. In addition to protection programming, DRC is currently implementing Multipurpose Cash Assistance (MPCA), NFI and Food distributions, Shelter & WASH interventions, and Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Demining and Explosive Ordnance Risk Education. The organization counts with 6 offices in the country.

Overall purpose of the role:
The Project Assistant is in charge of the implementation of MPCA activities in Chernihiv city and oblast, including participation in distributions, supporting monitoring and evaluation, reporting after each distribution and compliance with relevant MPCA SOPs.

• Provides administrative or technical support within MPCA area
• Assist the MPCA officer in ensuring quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of MPCA activities
• Support distribution activities

Sector responsibilities: MPCA distribution, distribution management

Main responsibilities:
Administrative and technical support
• Carry out basic tasks within MPCA area
• Ensure all necessary MPCA data and documentation are collected and provided timely
• Carry out administrative tasks
• Follow given work plans and guidelines

Programming & Operations
• Support efficient and effective programme implementation
• Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/reports

Coordination and representation
• Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on MPCA relevant issues
• Represent DRC at meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings
• Ensure integration with other DRC sectors

• Support coordination with logistics

Required experience and competencies:
• Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience
• Commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures
• Good skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Advanced English proficiency desirable
• Fluency in local language
• Field experience

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:
• Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
• Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
• Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
• Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
• Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Required education:
Diploma or relevant university degree (e.g. economics, political science, international development, engineering) or equivalent professional qualification

We offer:
Contract length: 3 months renewable depending on performance and funding.
Designation of Duty Stations: Chernihiv
Start date: As soon as possible.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for national staff.

Application process
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: September 25, 2022

How to apply

Closing date: 9/25/2022