Human Resource Intern, Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Human Resource Intern Job Vacancy at Danish Refugee Council

Title: Human Resource Intern

Location:  Addis Ababa

Reports to: HR and Administration Manager

Grade – Internship

Start of Contract & Duration: Three Months

Posting date: November 5, 2021


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997. DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.  With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender-based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.


This internship program is designed to give the learning opportunity to newly graduated candidates by doing the actual work and providing support to the organization.


  • Assist the HR Assistant in making sure of all personnel files are complete and accurate; assuring adherence to highest level of confidentiality.
  • Assist the HR Team in contacting and arranging written exams and interviews for different positions.
  • Follow up with the Insurance Company in the settlements of medical claims from DRC Staff members and update staff members on the status.
  • Assist the HR Team in handling any other insurance related issues of staff in a very organized and professional manner;
  • Assist the other HR Team in organizing orientations.
  • Assist the HR Officer in making sure of all staff in DRC Addis and FOs are registered in the government pension scheme and keep the record in the personal file.
  • Any other assignments as instructed by the immediate supervisor


Any other tasks as assigned by the line manager

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s 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. 
Job Requirements:

·        0-1 year experience

·        High integrity, pro-active, stable, robust character and a good team-player

·        Excellent communication skills

·        Proven commitment to accountability practices.

·        Knowledge of computers: word processing, database management packages.

How To Apply:

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on under Vacancies.

Please note that we receive applications up to November 12, 2021. Applications will be reviewed in a rolling basis and the application date will be closed as soon as we get sufficient number of qualified candidates.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult

Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics

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