Regional Enterprise Enhancement Coordinator – Senegal

Place Title : Regional Small business Growth Coordinator

Supervised by : Regional Head of Programme (RHOP)

Reporting to : Regional Head of Programme (RHOP)

Obligation station : Dakar

Location of operation : WANALA Region

Work Period of time : 12 months (renewable)

Kind of Agreement (Expat/Countrywide/Trainee) : Expatriate

Income & Positive aspects : Contractual problems in the emptiness below


The Danish Refugee Council helps refugees and internally displaced individuals across the globe: we give crisis aid, combat for their rights, and fortify their prospect for a brighter potential. We work in conflict-afflicted parts, alongside the displacement routes, and in the nations around the world where by refugees settle. In cooperation with neighborhood communities, we try for liable and sustainable alternatives. We function towards productive integration and – anytime probable – for the fulfillment of the want to return household.

The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has considering the fact that developed to come to be an global humanitarian organization with extra than 7,000 workers and 8,000 volunteers. Primarily based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and current in forty nations, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-revenue-creating, politically unbiased, non-governmental and non-denominational reduction corporation.

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

  1. Context

DRC has been running in West Africa due to the fact 1998 and in Latin The usa and the Caribbean considering that 2011. The DRC West-North Africa & Latin The usa (WANALAC) Regional Place of work is centered in Dakar, Senegal, and addresses several nations. Led by the Regional Government Director, the DRC WANALAC oversees, supports, and provides strategic directions for DRC’s Place Places of work within just the above-talked about areas. From Might 2022, it will incorporate Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Colombia and Venezuela. A office of multi-state grants and functions has been proven at the Regional Business considering that February 2021 with multi country and cross border jobs and regionally held grants.

The placement of Enterprise Progress Coordinator is a new place at the Regional Business office.

  1. Objectives of the position

Liable for supporting the Regional Head of Programmes (RHOP) and Executive Director for the Location (EDR) by leading small business advancement processes at regional stage, including features of partnership engagement, strategic programmatic advancement, and proposal progress. Tasked with anchoring enterprise development in the location to improve existing and identify new partnerships and chances at regional and country amount. Accountable to region programmes for specialized support and professional tips all over engagement and proposal growth. Experiences RHOP with a complex line to the Director of Partnerships, Engagement, and Fundraising (PEF) Division at HQ to align strategic engagement initiatives.

  1. Tasks


  • Create, coordinate, and direct regional procedures for company progress and strategic programme enhancement.
  • Aid donor engagement and the progress and servicing of strategic partnerships in the location.
  • Give business advancement assist to region programmes within the area upon ask for.
  • Coordinate with applicable international features to be certain regional initiatives are in line with organisational strategies.


  • In shut collaboration with sectors lead, determine strategic associates at regional amount and guidance place offices in figuring out strategic kinds.
  • Lead regional reflections on strategic partnerships and exit procedures.
  • Boost the perform with authorities, sustainability and possession in strategies and program progress, and initiate new approaches of partnering with vital stakeholders.
  • Contextualise global fundraising and engagement approaches for the location and create regional donor engagement options to foster and retain constructive, lengthy-term associations with strategic regional donors and partners.
  • Direct regional donor mapping to determine strategic donors and locations of programmatic precedence overlap and alignment.
  • Assistance donor and spouse engagement endeavours of the RHOP and EDR by means of preparation, intelligence, follow up, and common servicing of strategic regional partnerships.
  • Preserve a in depth regional donor database to keep track of donor engagements and coordinate donor outreach and communications throughout the location, in line with global donor databases and tracking initiatives.
  • Proactively watch donor portals and keep track of donor engagements to detect and disseminate new and strategic funding chances throughout the location and coordinate with global and regional organization enhancement colleagues.
  • Deliver qualified guidance to nation programmes around engagement and fundraising procedures and support country programmes in the growth of donor engagement tactics


  • Guide the enhancement of new, strategic, or complex interventions and proposals (these as lengthy-term consortia or professional contracts) at regional amount, which includes external communication with donors or associates and inner coordination and course of action management with related stakeholders, which include world wide advisors.
  • Collaborate with regional programme and support teams to align and adapt strategic programmatic priorities and regional capacity with regional donor approaches and funding options.
  • Below the path of the RHOP, lead or assist region programmes in the development of new, strategic, or complex interventions and proposals outdoors of nation programme capability or assets.

PROPOSAL Development

  • Lead the progress of multi-region and regional proposals and tasks, such as convening appropriate programmatic, grants and aid colleagues in the location and at HQ and managing processes to supply high quality and well timed submissions.

Upon ask for and beneath the way of the RHOP, supply proposal enhancement assist to country programmes, and skilled assistance all-around thought/programme structure and narrative proposal improvement.

  1. Skills expected

The success in this situation involves that you listen to teams and partners, that you are capable to supply remote specialized administration to DRC teams and regional companions, and that you know how to display management in your field of responsibility. In addition:

Practical experience and technical competencies: (include things like a long time of experience)

  • At minimum 5 a long time of working experience at a senior amount leading strategic new small business development, strategic engagement, and fundraising endeavours.
  • Master’s degree in political science, global progress, economics or other relevant field
  • Shown encounter primary the growth of large-value and complex proposals to humanitarian or advancement donors.
  • Shown practical experience in participating, coordinating, and maintaining networks with donors, companions, and community actors.
  • Demonstrated understanding of humanitarian and advancement programming in the WANALA context.
  • Political and cultural sensitivity, patience, tact, diplomacy, persistence, and a workforce-oriented attitude.
  • Willingness to travel throughout WANALA, at times on small discover.
  • Total expert proficiency in English


  • Practical experience with non-common donors / alternative funding mechanisms is a distinct advantage.
  • Experience operating in a regional business office
  • Performing proficiency in French
  1. Necessary abilities and attributes

All DRC roles demand the write-up-holder to learn DRC’s main competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching benefits while making sure productive processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving applicable get-togethers and encouraging feed-back.
  • Getting the guide: Taking ownership and initiative though aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and talking correctly and actually.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and advertising the greatest criteria of moral and specialist conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Perform, which includes safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.
  1. Contractual disorders
  • Expatriate contract or beneath Senegalese rules for Senegalese Nationals
  • Period : 12 months
  • Classification DRC : Non Management F (F1 : 39.200 DKK/month)
  1. Common polices

The personnel shall stick to :

  • DRC restrictions on safety, well being, COVID-19 norms and hygiene
  • The Code of Carry out and all moral recommendations, such as the Code of Carry out and the Humanitarian Accountability Framework
  • Policies for the use of the DRC guesthouse, which is a functioning lodging

In addition :

  • Staff must not engage in any other paid out action during the DRC agreement period of time without the need of prior authorization
  • Employee really should not have interaction in any activity that could hurt DRC or the implementation of any task during the DRC contract time period
  • Staff need to not give interviews to the media or publish job-linked shots or other product with no prior authorization
  • Employee shall return all borrowed machines for the challenge to DRC just after the end of the agreement period or upon ask for
  1. Application Process

Are you fascinated? Then implement for this position on the internet**:** All candidates need to add a address letter and an up-to-date CV (no more time than 4 pages). Each have to be in English**. Programs can only be created on-line, on the web page indicated earlier mentioned.**

DRC encourages all candidates to apply and does not follow any discrimination in any recruitment procedure. DRC delivers equal option in employment and prohibits discrimination in work on the foundation of race, sexual intercourse, colour, faith, sexual orientation, age, marital standing or disability.

Closing date for apps: 31 January 2023. Purposes submitted soon after this date will not be regarded.

Because of to the urgency of the situation, DRC has the proper to recruit a prospect who matches the expected profile ahead of the earlier mentioned deadline.

How to apply