iş ilanı,DRC is looking for a Migration Officer Research
DRC is implementing a migration focussed project in Turkey in 2016. The objective of the project is to provide humanitarian assistance to mixed migrants where needed in Turkey; work with local partners to strengthen responses to migration; and to monitor / research migration and protection issues for refugees, asylum seekers, and mixed migrants inside Turkey.
Who are we?
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organization, founded in 1956, that works in more than 35 countries around the world. DRC has been operating in Turkey since early 2013, working with by and large with non-camp Syrian refugees and affected host communities. DRC is committed to basic humanitarian principles; including impartiality and neutrality, and offers the highest standards of accountability to the people it serves. The overall objective for DRC in Turkey is the protection and promotion of durable solutions to displacement affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights with more immediate objectives focusing both on the immediate subsistence needs, protection and self-reliance support as well as a more long term focus on capacity building. In Turkey, DRC works partially through partners, also providing intensive capacity building support, while also conducting direct implementation.
About the Job
DRC is looking for a Migration Officer Research for its program in Turkey. In close cooperation with the Protection and Migration Advisor and Country Director, the Migration Officer Research is responsible for
Duties and Responsibilities:
Conduct high quality (primarily secondary, but also primary) research into the protection and migration issues in Turkey and the Mediterranean region: trends, push and pull factors, legislative changes, legal considerations, regional developments, needs, etc.
Production of internal briefs, reports, status updates and situation reports. Contribution to external thematic reports.
Act as focal point for migration research related issues and legal; support to other DRC teams for research issues when needed.
Liaison with other DRC departments (particularly Protection Monitoring, Protection, and M&E teams) for consolidation of data, verification of information and primary research.
Contribution to DRC Regional Mixed Migration Team for the production of reports; ensuring that DRC Turkey research is in line with DRC Regional / Mediterranean priorities.
Review of GoT official policy announcements and legislation, with translation to English for SMT when necessary.
Look to make linkages with relevant universities / institutions when directed by supervisor.
Conduct media monitoring of Protection and Migration related news articles, with weekly dissemination of relevant news articles and reports.
Reviewing and editing of draft reports.
Build and maintain an easily accessible digital library of research and reports into migration and research.
Support the Protection and Migration Advisor and Senior Management Team (SMT) in the drafting, researching and editing of reports.
Support and training to DRC Turkey field teams on research and use of field data for research purposes.
Liaison with DRC’s partner organisations for the accumulation of data and shared report writing.
Input and support to advocacy activities.
Keep abreast of policy and legislation changes affecting refugees, asylum seekers and mixed migrants. Investigation into legal rights when requested by SMT.
Review regular Protection Monitoring data and reports, to inform DRC research priorities.
Support the Protection and Migration Advisor in sector coordination and representation meetings.
To be successful in this role, you must have the following qualifications:
University degree in Social Sciences, Law, Social Work, Journalism, or other relevant degree.
At least 3+ years relevant professional experience in research, academia, journalism humanitarian report writing, or other relevant field.
Solid understanding of protection, and threats and issues that refugees, asylum seekers and mixed migrants face.
Sound knowledge of relevant international treaties and conventions, EU law, and domestic Turkish law relating to migration, asylum and temporary protection.
Experience receiving and writing qualitative and quantitative reports.
Strong communication skills and diplomacy.
Strong web and computer skills to conduct secondary research.
Experience working within a team.
Fluent English and Turkish (spoken and written). Arabic language skills highly desirable.
** Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply for this position**
You have to hold a Turkish citizenship or residency or valid passport with valid visa (the residency application will be required at the moment of the recruitment)
Other Essential Competencies:
Flexible, enthusiastic and willingness to learn from others;
Ability to multi-task and cope with competing demands under tight deadlines;
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary environment;
What we offer:
DRC Turkey offers an employment contract of 8 months with the possibility of extension (depending on funding). The position will be based in Ankara with regular travel to other DRC Turkey offices in the country as directed. We offer a fair compensation package depending on your qualification and experiences as well as additional allowances such as relocation allowance and living allowances, if applicable. DRC Turkey is income tax exempted. Furthermore, DRC Turkey provides training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of its services as well as its staff members’ professional and personal development.
Start date: 16th May 2016
Need further information?
You are welcome to contact the HR team, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the position.
Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or Apply HERE. Please note that application are not to be sent to HR team; we only accept applications sent online via www.drc.ngo.
For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.ngo.
All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in the same language as the job vacancy. Your CV should also include contact details of three professional referees as well as your salary expectations.
Applications close 25th April 2016.
The interviews are expected to take place within 1 week to 10 days after the application closing.
DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments. All staff members are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework (http://www.drc.ngo/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies).