Danish Refugee Council Training Officer Job in Dadaab Refugee Camp, Kenya

The Danish Refugee Council is an international non-governmental organization that promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. 
DRC has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa region since 1997. 
The DRC Kenya Program is seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Training Officer 
(Based in Dadaab Refugee Camp)


The focus of the role is to design and implement participatory needs assessments and identify appropriate training interventions to increase knowledge and practical skills at different needs levels, identify and select credible training institutions that DRC can partner with to provide training products and serve as the liaison with these educational institutions as well as the relevant government and county education departments and assist in the development of MOUs with the identified training institutions.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education with a minimum 3-years’ working experience both as a professional teacher/tutor in a government institution and/or with INGOs in the field of education and scholarship administration at Graduate Teacher/Officer level with supervisory responsibilities. 
  • Possess a good understanding of the relationship between skills development and general livelihoods, excellent skills in preparing progress reports, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Solid management/leadership skills with multidisciplinary teams; team-player with excellent networking skills and a capacity for intellectual leadership when working with colleagues and collaborators of different nationalities and cultural backgrounds.
Please note that the above position is on a 1-year contract with possibility of extension.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications which should include a 1-page cover letter clearly stating their motivation and qualifications and a CV. 
Applications should include contact details of three professional referees who have supervised the candidate in the last five years. 
One referee must be the applicant’s most recent manager. 
Only applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications will be considered.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies. 
Applications should be sent no later than: 28th January, 2016.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk

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