DRC Area Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

DRC Area Manager Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

DRC Ethiopia looking for “Area Manager”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 14th May, 2024.

Founded in 1956, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is Denmark’s largest, and a leading international NGO – one of the few with a specific expertise in forced displacement. In 40 countries 9,000 employees protect, advocate and build sustainable futures for refugees and other displacement affected people and communities. DRC works during displacement at all stages: In the acute crisis, in exile, when settling and integrating in a new place, or upon return.

DRC Area Manager Jobs 2024

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 30th April, 2024 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Area Manager to be based in Dollo Ado, Ethiopia.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Area Manager
Location Dollo Ado, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum of Six (06) year’s
Application Deadline 14th May, 2024

DRC Job Vacancy 2024

Main Responsibilities:

  • Line manage area support and program staff ensuring inter-department co-ordination.
  • Closely coordinate with the Senior Management Team (SMT) ensuring regular information flows.
  • People management of direct reports (including development, people planning and performance).
  • With project managers/team leaders manage the programme activities budget lines; ensuring effective and efficient use of resources including financial, human and all assets.
  • Ensure overall provision of and adherence to DRC policies, procedures, guidelines, systems, and standard practices.
  • Primary DRC representative in the area of operation and attend all relevant fora/meetings in order to strengthen DRC’s position.
  • Foster relationships with Government authorities and other relevant stakeholders in the area of operation.
  • Maintain close working relationships with donors, national and international organizations and local counterparts.
  • Comply with internal reporting requirements, contribute to, and provide quality assurance of external reports from area of operation.
  • Provide oversight of all programming in the area of operation in compliance with core humanitarian and protection principles and best practices, and DRC and donor regulations, while upholding rigorous project cycle management (PCM) standards.
  • Continuously monitor the context and in consultation with the CO Emergency Response Coordinator ensure DRC’s preparedness to respond to shocks.
  • Provide regular analysis on the context and humanitarian situation in the area for the development of project proposals and safety assessments in cooperation with the Head of Programme.
  • Identify initiatives to respond to needs of climate/conflict-affected communities as well as specific strategies which build upon existing assets within the population.
  • Ensure a safe and secure environment for DRC staff, beneficiaries and assets by ensuring the local security procedures are up to date and SOPs are being followed in line with the SMP and DRC policy.
  • Accountable for achieving DRC’s strategic goals and objectives within the area of responsibility.
  • Accountable for making significant decisions on what the Area Office does: its purpose, functions and role, and for making commitments and decisions that require the expenditure of significant unit resources.
  • Accountable for people management of direct reports, generally at least 3 employees. This includes hiring & firing, objective setting, probation, performance appraisal, development of staff, managing performance, including poor performance, etc.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Area Manager
  • Location: Dolo Ado
  • Employment Category: E2
  • Salary Range: 2,466 – 2,999 per month which specific amount will be determined up on candidates experience and educational relevancy.
  • Reporting To: Head of Operations (HoO)
  • Contract Duration: 12 months.
  • Required Employee: 1

Minimum Requirement:


  • Master’s degree in law, social sciences, international development, or other relevant field


  • Minimum 6-8 years of work experience in a similar or equivalent role in an INGO in areas of humanitarian/development sector, in a conflict & post conflict environment, experience within the field of protection, particularly within the field of humanitarian response and refugee/IDP protection.
  • At least 5 years of experience in a senior project management position and managing large and diversified teams consisting national & international staff.
  • Strong hands-on experience of managing safety & security in a high intensity conflict zone.
  • Demonstrated experience in fundraising and proposal development for Humanitarian and Development focused projects.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of the local language is an Advantage

How to Apply DRC Area Manager Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://job.drc.ngo/jobs/job?id=170903

The Closing Date: 14th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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