Country Director

  • Contract
  • Myanmar
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Danish Refugee Council


This position has a rustic focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and tips throughout the nation. The position contributes to the event of nation methods, that are translated into motion plans and day-to-day duties. The position gives assist and/or technical steering to nation operations whereas overseeing nation actions.

  • Finally accountable in nation for all facets of DRC’s work in nation
  • Main the consolidation and on the identical time improvement of the programme, persevering with the method of growing stable affect measurement mechanisms, strengthening accountability initiatives
  • Making certain that the monetary administration and organizational setup is customized to the operational context
  • Units route, leads, maintains crew morale, security and welfare, and manages assets
  • Delegates particular duties as mandatory, whereas sustaining oversight and accountability

Duties and Tasks

• Symbolize the programme to authorities, donors, companions, and in varied co-ordination boards
• Strengthen DRC’s place nationally and regionally
• Be certain that DRC maintains glorious and productive relations with all key stakeholders, particularly beneficiaries, native authorities, the humanitarian group and donors

Direct managerial oversight and assist
• Be certain that the members of the Senior Administration Staff have clear and life like efficiency based mostly administration targets
• Total administration of the operation and direct supervisor for senior employees members. This consists of teaching, making certain co-ordination between managers, recruiting, and improvement of employees
• Frequent journey to the sector places of work for direct operational assist and illustration
• Guarantee compliance with inner and exterior reporting necessities together with procurement.

Fundraising and Advocacy
• As the vast majority of the fundraising is completed domestically, the Nation Director will lead the method of making use of for funding and broadening the funding foundation in a difficult funding surroundings
• The Nation Director will lead his/her crew in writing idea papers, mission proposals and budgets consistent with the permitted nation technique;
• Lead within the crew’s advocacy in all DRC key messages.

Safety and Security
• Be accountable for making certain that DRC nation programme is delivered in a secure and safe method
• Present general accountability for safety, together with improvement of and making certain adherence to safety procedures, monitoring of the safety scenario, analysing and provision of suggestions

Help Companies
• Along with the Head of Help Companies, present general price range monitoring, monetary administration and bills management together with compliance with minimal DRC and donor necessities and making certain that mandatory programs are in place
• Handle the assets allotted successfully and transparently by respecting and assembly all authorized necessities in nation
• Oversee finance and administrative companies within the Programmes

Human Sources
• Along with the HR crew, present management assist to employees and promote finest practices in human assets administration
• Present teaching and counselling recommendation to employees when mandatory and lead initiatives to develop employees capability
• Organise common conferences with the senior administration crew and all employees for the aim of exchanging info, coordination and studying
• Be certain that the nation senior administration crew is efficient, mutually supporting and sufficiently concerned in resolution making

Programme improvement
• Lead the event and replace of the programme technique, inside DRC’s general regional and world strategic frameworks
• Lead the event of the programme throughout the strategic goals and never being constrained by the present limitations of present programming
• Be certain that DRC commonplace laws and operational procedures (Code of Conduct, DRC Administration handbooks, HAP requirements and many others.) are adopted

Accountability and High quality
• Be accountable for making certain that programmes adjust to the organisational high quality and accountability commitments
• Guided by the Programme Handbook, repeatedly monitor and develop related accountability initiatives within the area in addition to strengthening the trouble to doc the affect of actions and our presence

Expertise and technical competencies:

• Minimal 10 years’ related work expertise in emergency contexts for a humanitarian company or comparable
• Minimal 8 years’ expertise as individuals supervisor
• Confirmed management expertise and a competence in individuals administration
• Confirmed expertise managing massive and sophisticated humanitarian operations
• Work associated expertise from the area/nation
• Broad organizational expertise
• Expertise in representing a big and main worldwide organisation to donors, exterior companions and authorities
• Expertise with networking, advocacy and coordination
• Expertise in monetary and security administration


  • English (Fluent)

On this place, you might be anticipated to display DRC’s 5 core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You give attention to reaching outcomes whereas making certain an environment friendly course of.
  • Collaborating: You contain related events and encourage suggestions.
  • Taking the lead: You are taking possession and initiative whereas aiming for innovation.
  • Speaking: You pay attention and converse successfully and actually.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and selling the best requirements of moral {and professional} conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, together with safeguarding towards sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.


  • Grasp’s diploma in political science, worldwide improvement, economics or different related area.

We provide

Contract size: (24) Months

Place Band: This place might be positioned at Administration (D) band

Preferable Begin date: Could, 2024

Responsibility station: Yangon, Myanmar

Wage and situations might be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Phrases of Employment for Nationals or Expatriates. For questions concerning the emptiness please contact [email protected]

Methods to apply

Utility course of

Interested to apply? All candidates should add a canopy letter and an up to date CV (now not than 4 pages) in English. Functions despatched by e mail won’t be thought of.

Functions might be reviewed on a rolling foundation, DRC reserves the appropriate of conducting exams and interviews earlier than the time limit, and may shut the commercial earlier in case of discovering an appropriate candidate.

Cut-off date for functions: April 17, 2024

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