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MMC is a leading source for independent and high-quality data, information, research and analysis on mixed migration. Through the provision of credible evidence and expertise on mixed migration, MMC aims to support agencies, policy makers and practitioners to make well-informed decisions, to positively impact global and regional migration policies, to contribute to protection and assistance responses for people on the move and to stimulate forward thinking in the sector responding to mixed migration. MMC’s overarching focus is on human rights, protection and assistance.

MMC is part of and governed by DRC. While its institutional link to DRC ensures MMC’s work is grounded in operational reality, it acts as an independent source of data, research, analysis and policy development on mixed migration for policy makers, practitioners

Overall purpose of the role

Under the management of the 4Mi Project Manager for Eastern & Southern Africa| Egypt and Yemen, and the supervision of the 4Mi... Project Specialist in Nairobi, the officer supports data collection activities by 4Mi enumerators and supports project implementation in East and Southern Africa, Egypt and Yemen. The officer ensures daily communication and support to field-based 4Mi enumerators and various project partners, and takes on administrative tasks and record-keeping, and supports the team with supply chain and procurement procedures.

• Contribute to the 4Mi strategy in the East & Horn of Africa;
• Daily coordination of 4Mi enumerator teams;
• Train and provide daily support to 4Mi Enumerators;
• Supervise 4Mi data collection activities ensuring the quality of data submitted;
• Work closely with support departments to make timely payments to all field-based enumerators;
• Daily monitoring and reporting of relevant information that might affect the smooth implementation of project activities;
• Supply chain and procurement support for all MMC activities, including supporting in event planning for 4Mi events;
• Any additional tasks in support of the 4Mi project.

About you

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
• Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
• Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
• Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
• Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
• Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

Experience and technical competencies:
• At least 2-year experience in data collection, conducting surveys and other research activities;
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of humanitarian issues and stakeholders within the East & Horn of Africa context
• Proficiency in IT systems, including android-based applications;
• Outstanding organizational skills;
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
• Enthusiastic about learning
• Strong verbal and written communication.

• Preferably Master’s degree in a relevant field, including but not limited to research methods, international development, migration studies or business administration

• Written and verbal fluency in English and Swahili;
• Other regional languages an asset (Somali, Afar, Arabic)

We offer:

Contract length: 6 months, with possibility of extension, subject to funding and performance.

Salary: Band NM H2

Start date: June 1, 2024

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Reporting Line: 4Mi Project Manager

Providing equal opportunities: We are committed to creating an inclusive and positive work environment based on mutual respect for all employees. All applicants are considered for employment without attention to race, age, ability, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other factor. At DRC we celebrate diversity and appreciate our employees for the people they are and their unique skills, backgrounds, and perspectives. We encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Promoting high standards: DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process

Application and CV

Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered.

DRC only accepts applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.ngo under Job / view vacancies

Those who had applied need not to re-apply.

Please submit your application and CV in English no later than May 17, 2024
Nairobi Kenya


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