Project Assistant – Social Cohesion Job at Danish Refugee Council

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Project Assistant – Social Cohesion Job at Danish Refugee Council… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Danish Refugee Council.


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.


  • Act as primary link between the assigned target communities and DRC;
  • Coordinate with local authorities/community leaders during identification of project beneficiaries in target areas in accordance with DRC selection criteria and process;
  • Support in mobilization of community leaders to UNHCR and agency meetings
  • Conduct conflict assessment/analysis when required and provide sufficient recommendations.
  • Work closely with the SGBV and Child Protection departments in supporting mediation dialogues.
  • Facilitate routine review and coordination meetings for community leaders and peace committees
  • Facilitate peace club sessions at the target schools within the project area.
  • Ensure good cooperation with partners and other organizations working in the project target areas;
  • Demonstrate excellent collaboration with DRC staff and partners from other target areas irrespective of their tribal identity;
  • Compile the required monitoring forms and reports using the prescribed HDP formats and submit reports to the Project Officer Weekly and on Monthly basis.
  • Provide inputs and participate in the development of community Safety Concept;
  • Ensure that all tasks allocated by the Area Manager and Social Cohesion Project Officer or their delegates are executed promptly, efficiently and in accordance with DRC operational guidelines;
  • Take good care of all assigned equipment including communication equipment;
  • Ensure that there are receipts for all expenses and compile all receipts according to DRC financial guidelines by the end of each week financial reporting period and submit to the Kakuma DRC Finance officer.
  • Fully adhere to DRC procedures for security, financial management, logistics, human resources and administration;
  • Uphold DRC’s Code of Conduct;
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.


  • A university degree/Diploma or equivalent work experience, preferably in peace studies, Conflict management, political science or related fiel
  • 2 -3 Years’ Experience with community peace and/or development work.
  • Experience of working in insecure environments is an added advantage;

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 26th January 2022.


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