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Danish Refugee Council Tanzania Hiring Economic Recovery Officer – Engineer

Danish Refugee Council Tanzania Hiring Economic Recovery Officer - Engineer

Employment is a dream for many, but often, the Failure to be called for an Interview can be a significant barrier. Danish Refugee Council Tanzania Hiring Economic Recovery Officer – Engineer who wish to pursue their dreams job at DRC. Here, With substantial opportunity available for all qualified applicants, the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is inviting applications to fill mentioned vacant below;

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Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), which was established in 1956, is a humanitarian non-governmental non-profit organization that offers direct help to populations impacted by violence in more than 40 countries worldwide, including refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and host communities. Since the beginning of the Burundi refugee crisis in 2015, Danish Refugee Council has been carrying out emergency response initiatives in Tanzania in three camps for refugees in the Kigoma Region near the Burundian border.

In close coordination with the World Food Program, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, Local Government Authorities, and other partners, the Economic Recovery Officer – Engineer will oversee and manage the smooth design and implementation of activities on asset creation and/or land restoration for increased community resilience against a variety of challenges, including food security, climate change, shocks and stresses, land degradation, and livelihoods.


  • Make sure that the DRC meets its obligations with donors to meet the program’s stated objectives in order to be held accountable.
  • Identification, evaluation, design, and implementation of livelihood and environmental programs with an emphasis on soil erosion control through resilient farming practices, preservation and management of water harvesting and storage structures, and restoration of degraded areas, including gully treatment with gabions and checkdams.
  • Contribute to the development, planning, execution, oversight, and reporting of the DRC’s economic recovery program.
  • Ensure that the actors and/or beneficiaries involved in the activities are properly documented.
  • Make routine field or onsite visits to guarantee technical assistance for asset generation and appropriate oversight of the operations being carried out in the operational region.
  • Create daily, weekly, and monthly progress reports in accordance with the manager’s and team leaders’ instructions.
  • Encourage and guarantee that the Livelihoods, Environment, Food Security, and Economic Recovery Assistants maintain positive, cooperative, and courteous relationships with the Incentive Workers and/or Village Agents who work for the program.
  • To guarantee that project activities are implemented on time, support, daily management, guidance, and on-the-job coaching should be given to Economic Recovery-Livelihoods/Environment/Food security Assistants, Incentive Workers, and/or Village Agents.
  • Collaborate with well-established community-based organizations and approach problems resulting from both individual and program-wide activities with a solution-focused approach.


  • A university degree, an advanced diploma, or postgraduate work in agricultural engineering, irrigation and water resource engineering, or similar subjects.
  • At least two years of relevant work experience in climate resilience assessments, design, and implementation of projects including building livestock dams and irrigation systems using rainwater harvesting techniques, applying techniques to boost agricultural productivity through climate resilient farming practices like terracing, digging trenches and ridges, building irrigation canals and related projects, and restoring landscapes through gully treatment, soil erosion control, irrigation, integrated watershed management, and related fields.
  • Good knowledge of how farming systems, natural resources, land degradation, and food security and livelihoods are affected by climate change.
  • Knowledge of various environmental issues, trends, and ongoing national and international initiatives to conserve the environment and natural resources.
  • An additional benefit is prior expertise in gender-sensitive programs, nutrition, and food security.
  • Prior experience empowering communities by working with beneficiaries from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, including the most vulnerable people and households in rural areas.
  • Prior knowledge of using Auto/Arch Computer Aided Design, QGIS, and Geographic Information System (GIS) software for land restoration or the building of comparable assets is advantageous.
  • High degree of computer proficiency in terms of email, internet, and Microsoft Office use.
  • Prior experience working on related projects with members of the host community, refugees, or internally displaced people.
  • Prior experience working in development and humanitarian settings in international organizations, carrying out related projects and initiatives.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication abilities in Swahili and English.
  • Outstanding communication, problem-solving, inventive, and adaptable abilities.
  • Adaptable, capable of handling pressure, able to interact with community members while maintaining discretion and respect, and at ease in a multicultural setting.

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Application Process

The deadline for submitting job applications is 17th May, 2024;

Applications with a CV that are motivated, address the specified obligations, and meet the necessary qualifications will only be taken into consideration.

All applications must be submitted through the DRC Recruitment Portal at for any new positions.

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