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  • Posted: Nov 14, 2019
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2019
  • The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations - refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the wor...
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    AVR Training Officer

    Michika, Adamawa
    Contract type: National contract

    The Position

    • The primary function for this position is to design and ensure the quality of planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of the training activities being implemented by DRC-DDG.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Determine the training and capacity building needs of NGOs/CBOs/, community leaders and other stakeholders
    • Identify specific capacity building requirements and define the skills needed for the different participating stakeholders
    • Develop and cost capacity building workshops for participating humanitarian actors, DRC staff, Community leaders and NGOs
    • Identify and cost appropriate training materials for target groups
    • Conduct workshops and Training of Trainers (TOT) training and submit training reports to the AVR Supervisor/ Manager
    • Evaluate TOT workshops including recommendations for improvements
    • Ensure efficient and Effective training program implementation while following the budget and work plan.
    • Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights and reports.  
    • Lead the AVR teams in carrying out monitoring and evaluation of training activities. 
    • Develop weekly and monthly plans and budgets for Manager’s approval
    • Ensure quality control during implementation of mediation and dialogue facilitation activities in accordance with DRC-DDG standard
    • Support the Manager to monitor training’s financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-ups. 
    • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution.
    • Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.
    • The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.


    • At least 3-4 years’ experiences in developing training material and conduct workshops
    • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
    • Proven record of training, mentoring and developing the capacity of community leaders, humanitarian actors in the fields of safety and peacebuilding
    • Experience working in diverse and cross-cultural and insecure context.


    • Experience in Mediation and dialogue facilitation training, knowledge of the Youth Safety Planning Process within DDG
    • Previous experiences in Armed Violence reduction programme is an added advantage
    • Experience in working with women and familiar with UNSC Resolution 1325- Women Peace and Security
    • Experience working in emergency response with NGOs, preferably in a humanitarian context.
    • Master qualification in conflict prevention, international relations, law, peace studies


    • Availability: ASAP
    • Salary and conditions: In accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;
    • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for tax returns.

    Method of Application


    • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
    • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for a written test and oral interview
    • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council (DRC) on to apply
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