Employer: Danish Refugee Council
Location: Mosul Iraq
We are looking for a highly qualified office manager in Mosul with at least 3 years of experience.
Who are we?
Danish Refugee Council is a leading protection agency pursuing our mandate to protect and promote durable solutions to displacement-affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), DRC apply a regional approach with operational presence in Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Iraq.
Present in Iraq since 2003, DRC is today operational in the Kurdish governorates, in and around Baghdad and in several South-Central governorates. Focused both on the influx of Syrian refugees and the current IDP crisis, DRC is providing assistance in a range of sectors including Camp Coordination and Camp Management, Protection, Livelihoods, Emergency Response (including food security, cash, and NFIs), WASH, Shelter and Mine Action. The Iraq programme presently employs some 450 national staff and 45 international staff, and is growing to meet new, emerging needs associated with ongoing and recent conflict in multiple locations.
About the job
The office manager will be responsible for managing National Staff at DDG Mosul Office.
Reports to: Operations Manager
Duties and Responsibilities
Be the main point of contact between Mosul Office and Erbil Office for any HR/Finance/Administration/Staff issues that may arise.
Be the main point of contact and resolution for any internal staff issues/disputes within Mosul Office.
Set-up and maintain financial and HR administration according to the DDG Administration SOP.
Supervising all national Finance and HR/Administration staff members and ensure that they understand and comply with DDG policies and procedures.
When relevant, manage the recruitment of staff process in conjunction with other relevant departments and senior management. Ensure all staff contracts and amendments are correct prior to HR processing.
Ensure all staff have a signed labour contract and understand their job description.
Responsible for ensuring that financial deadlines are met (cashbooks/fund requests/reports etc)
Responsible for ensuring any petty cash/operational advances are stored safely and managed responsibly.
Install and maintain filing system for all relevant HR/Finance and Procurement files.
Inform and advise management on all local, legal and financial issues which could affect daily DDG Operations.
Ensure access letters to/from Mosul to areas of operation are kept current so as not to affect daily DDG Operations.
Provide key operational statistics and information to management as requested.
Qualification and Experience:
Previous relevant experience \
Understanding of DDG/DRC or other NGO work
Knowledge of local laws and regulations
Knowledge of property maintenance
Knowledge of surrounding area and community procedures
Punctual, reliable and efficient
Full driving licence.
Three years of relevant experience
Arabic, English. Kurdish preferable.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ 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.
DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract until 30-June-2018, renewable dependent on both funding and performance. You must be available to start work from 13-September-2017.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.ngo under Vacancies. This position will be placed at B2.3
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All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact email@example.com
Applications closes on 3-September-2017. The interviews are expected to take place from 10 to 11 September 2017.
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website www.drc.ngo
Danish Demining Group (DDG) is widely recognised as provider of efficient and community-oriented solutions to human security problems caused by landmines and other explosive remnants of war as well as small arms and light weapons.
DDG is part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), which is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 35 countries throughout the world. We are the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and consistently ranked as one of the world’s best NGOs according to Global_Geneva.
We fulfil our mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. We also advocate on behalf of conflict-affected populations globally on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. Our work and long-term strategies are guided by our five core values: Humanitarian approach – Respect – Independence & neutrality – Inclusion – Honesty & transparency.
You can read more about our vision and work on drc.ngo.