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Human Resources Coordinator vacancy at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

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Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Human Resources Coordinator vacancy at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income-generating activities, and a wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator
Company: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Location: Yola-Adamawa with frequent travels
Contract type: Expatriate
Application Deadline  26th December, 2019.

Start Date: 1st February 2020

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The HR Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that DRC Human Resources Management strategy and functions are carried out effectively across the country through optimized service delivery.
  • The most senior HR role in country, it advises management team on strategic and operational HR stakes key to the achievement of the country programmatic objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • People planning: Ensure that the country have included human capital planning as part of annual planning and budgeting. Support managers to design and manage staff forecasts and succession plannings
  • Capacity development : Build the capacities of HR staff in country  to effectively perform their duties and partner with managers
  • Recruitment :  Support management and Regional/ HQ HR with recruitment for selected business-critical positions while using proper
  • Onboarding : Ensure adequate induction and onboarding is provided for new staff at country level based on relevant DRC policies and guidelines as well as other regional specific requirements
  • Well-Being: Ensure that all staff have access to an Employee Support Service when and where needed. Keep a watch and lead the change for all well-being aspects (R&R, working & living arrangements, etc)

About You

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


  • A master’s degree in a relevant field (HR, Business Administration, etc.)
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ working experience in Human Resources within an international humanitarian or development organization
  • Demonstrable strategic HR experience (global workforce planning, development of HR processes);


  • Previous work experience with DRC
  • Have knowledge of ERP applications

We Offer

  • Contract length: 12 months with possibility of extension, subject to funding and Performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for expatriate staff. This position is under Employment band N.MG level 1
  • Duty Station: Yola, Non-family, Unaccompanied Position
  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates;Please refer to under Vacancies.


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