Site Management Support Assistant
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Position title :

Reporting to : SMS Manager

Duty Station : Larissa / Central Greece

Introduction :

The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe : we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future.

We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions.

We work toward successful integration and whenever possible for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.

The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers.

Based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and present in forty countries, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profit-making, politically independent, non-

governmental and non-denominational relief organization.

Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value compass : humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.


DRC has been operating in Greece since November 2015, providing support to the Greek Ministry of Migration Policy in ensuring dignified reception conditions for refugees and migrants arriving on Lesvos island.

In March 2016, DRC expanded its operations in Athens, in response to the changing context and the build-up of refugee population on mainland Greece.

Purpose :

Under the supervision of the SMS Team Leader, the Site Management Support Assistant will support the implementation of all DRC activities in the sites in DRC’s area of responsibility and contribute to ensuring an integrated approach to site management support, including site operations, shelter interventions, NFI distributions (welcome kits for new arrivals), community mobilization and general protection activities.

Duties and Responsibilities :

Responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited, to the following :

  • Monitoring of activities and services provision in sites where DRC is SMS agency, to identify existing or potential gaps and report for follow-up
  • Develop and maintain extensive contacts with the community present on site as well as good working relations with other humanitarian actors
  • Promote a participatory approach to site management and service provision in the sites and support community mobilization activities with refugees
  • Contribute to the dissemination of various communications for the refugees, based on agreed key messages
  • Participate in needs assessments as required
  • Support data collection and drafting relevant SMS information products, e.g. site reports / profiles, 4Ws, briefing notes
  • Participate in distributions of food and non-food items and support the development and implementation of standard operating procedures for food and NFI distributions in the emergency reception sites, in close coordination with other DRC field units
  • Ensure the observance of the DRC Code of Conduct throughout activity implementation
  • Community outreach in collaboration with the camp management team
  • Any other tasks assigned by the SMS Manager and / or Team Leader to support the implementation of DRC’s SMS activities
  • Required Qualifications :

  • Diploma or Certificate in a related field
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered as a strong advantage
  • Strong computer skills (Strong Excel skills needed)
  • High professional ethics
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Working knowledge (verbal and written skills) of Arabic and / or French and / or Farsi and or Sorani / Kourmanji
  • Skills & Qualities :

  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills, working with different groups, partners and nationalities
  • Strong initiative and self-motivated, with a strong commitment to teamwork and humanitarian principle
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from others
  • Ability to multitask and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines
  • Ability to cope with high workload and stress and identify priority activities and assignments, and adjust priorities as required
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment
  • Terms and conditions :

  • The contract will be under the Greek Labor Law
  • All allowances will be provided to the employees (Christmas, Easter, Vacation bonus)
  • DRC provides training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of its services as well as its staff members’ professional and personal development.
  • The position will be based in Larisa (Central Greece)and national terms and conditions apply
  • Application Process : Are you interested? Then apply for this position on line :

    All applicants must send acover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Applications close on the29th of January 2019.

    Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

    Due to the urgency of the position DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.

    DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process. However, applicants must be aware that DRC cannot systemically sponsor non-

    EU citizen or non-Greek resident for all the steps of legal process to get a work permit and / or a residency permit in Greece.

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