NFI Project Officer

Danish Refugee Council

Danish Refugee Council,one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is present in Ukraine since 2014 and currently responding to the evolving humanitarian crisis – providing support in the various sectors including Protection, Economic Recovery, Humanitarian Disarmament & Peacebuilding, Shelter & Settlements and others.

Overall purpose of the role:
The NFI Project Officer is in charge of the implementation of NFI activities in Chernihiv city and oblast, including planning and management of distributions, supporting monitoring and evaluation, compliance with relevant NFI SOPs and training of staff.

• Ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of the NFI activities being implemented by DRC
• Closely work with the NFI team to ensure compliance with the Ukrainian legislation for NFI distributions
• Develop and maintain good relations with the persons of concern, relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors, to support adequate implementation and coordination of DRC’s NFI activities

Sector responsibilities: NFI item distribution, hygiene item distribution, facilitation and training on use of items and distribution management.

Main responsibilities:
Programming & Operations
• Ensure efficient and effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan
• Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/reports and proposals and budgets for donors
• Lead the team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises

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

Project development
• Develop project plans and budgets for funding
• Develop projects tools
• Project implementation and reporting
• Monitor and evaluate projects

• Support the monitoring of financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-up
• Ensure all necessary documents required by DRC procedures and the Ukrainian legislation are timely prepared by the team, checked, filed, and provided to the Finance department
• Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different operational areas
• Initiate procurements and ensure their execution
• Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner
• Ensure NFI SOPs are followed

Required experience and competencies
• Experience in NFI area working for an NGO is desirable
• Commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures
• Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Advanced English proficiency preferred
• 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
Relevant university degree (e.g. supply chain, political science, international development, economics, engineering) or equivalent professional qualification

We offer.
Contract length: 3 months renewable depending on performance and funding.
Level: H non-Manager
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