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  • The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

    Cash & Voucher Programme Assistant - (National Contract) - 2 positions

     

    About the Job

    • The Cash Transfer Program (CTP)  Assistant is responsible for assisting the CTP Officer to implementation of DRC CTP activities in the intervention communities in Borno State.

    Main Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist in planning and ensuring the effective implementation of the CTP
    • Assist in all CTP related field work, including community mobilization, beneficiary identification/registration, distributions, and monitoring.
    • Assist in ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
    • Partcipate in trader identification,selection and training
    • Assist in payment procedures, including documentation, approval and actual payment/voucher distribution
    • Assist in maintaining all documentations relating directly to CTP activities required to ensure accountability to DRC and donors, particularly where labor is concerned.
    • Assist in administrative matters relating directly to CTP activities: time-sheets, payment schedules, required paper-work and liaison with finance department.
    • Assist in administrative matters relating directly to cash transfer activities including reconciliation with cash-out agents following distributions.
    • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
    • Work with the Programme Officer to prepare monthly cash requirement forecast for CTP activities.
    • Provide information on CTP activities as requested by the Programme Officer
    • Report on any problems encountered in the field such as project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to DRC staff and activities.
    • Assist DRC Security Officer and Cash Transfer Programme Officer on any threats to DRC staff and activities; promptly reporting incidents/security threats in areas of operation.
    • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DRC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
    • And any other duties assigned to him/her by the Cash and Voucher Programme Officer

    About You
    To be successful in this role we expect you to. All employees should master DRC's core competencies:

    • Prepare and share work plan with the CPT Officer according to the programme detail and implementation plan
    • Provide the CTP Officer with relevant documents, and channel issues.
    • Communicating
    • Taking the lead
    • Collaborating
    • Striving for excellence and
    • Demonstrating integrity.

    Moreover, we also expect the following:
    Required:

    • BA/B.Sc/HND in relevant field required; 2 years of experience working on the development, implementation, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
    • Prior experience implementing CTP with an INGO is preferred.
    • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
    • Experience with running assessments, monitoring and evaluation required.
    • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
    • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
    • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing

    Desirable:

    • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
    • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
    • Fluency in English; fluency in Kanuri or Hausa is required

    We Offer

    • Contract length: 4 Months
    • Level: Designation of Duty Station: Maiduguri,Borno State.
    • Start date: 1st March 2018
    • Salary and conditions: In accordance with 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 the tax returns.

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    Armed Violence Reduction Facilitator (National Contract)

     

    Location: Mubi, Adamawa

    Job Summary
    DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set. DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and planning to run an office in Yobe, besides 50 staff members subject to increase in near future. Since July 2015, DRC/DDG have started up emergency operations in Nigeria in order to respond to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in northeastern Nigeria. DRC/DDG currently have a representational office in Abuja as well as bases in Yola, Mubi and Maiduguri. In 2016, DRC/DDG will commence an EU-funded programme that seeks to promote stability and socio-economic recovery in Borno and Adamawa states. The programme will focus on four key programmatic axes:

    • Promoting socio-economic recovery and sustainable livelihoods
    • Addressing the needs of youth at affected by displacement and at risk of criminality and radicalisation
    • Enhancing community protection and conflict mediation capacities
    • Reducing the risks associated with mines/explosive remnants of war (ERW)

    The Position
    Overall objective:

    • Direct operational implementation of AVR activities in the DRC/DDG areas of operation (community safety planning, conflict management education, dialogue facilitation, youth engagement).
    • The AVR Facilitator is responsible for the implementation of the activities of the project with the level of quality required and in a timely manner.
    • The AVR Facilitator is also in charge of liaising with the project stakeholders, establishing a wide network including the authorities, security services, communities, NGOs, and other possible sources of information.
    • The AVR Facilitator will collect data and report on a daily basis to his/her Supervisor.

    Key Requirements
    Essential (+ or - if needed):

    • University Degree in Social Science or tertiary education in any other relevant field will be a preferred
    • Experience in community mobilization, facilitation of workshops or other participative activities (focus groups, mediation processes, etc.) necessary.
    • Knowledge of local communities; actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred
    • Fluency in local language and English language speaking, reading and writing
    • Must be able to remain neutral when working with communities

    Desirables (+ or - if needed):

    • Previous experience working with youth
    • Previous experience working for an international or national NGO/civil society organization
    • Strong facilitation, interpersonal and public speaking skills.
    • Energetic and enthusiastic
    • Willing and able to work for long hours when requested
    • Creative and willing to learn new things
    • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, G-mail)

    Conditions

    • Availability: March 2018
    • Salary and conditions: In accordance with 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 the tax returns.

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    Protection Manager (National Contract)

     

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    About the job

    • Under the supervision of the Protection Coordinator the Protection Manager will manage and lead field level protection programme implementation in Nigeria.
    • His/her primary role will be to provide technical guidance and programmatic supervision of project staff in day to day management of all aspects of the protection programme, overseeing quality programming.
    • The Protection Manager supports the Protection Coordinator in the design of new projects, team management, reporting, representation, project trouble shooting and advice.
    • The position is based in Maiduguri, but covers protection programme activities in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.

    About you

    • To be successful in this role we expect you to be able to work in a multi-cultural team, able to manage a team of protection staff, a good understanding of displacement and protection dynamic in NE Nigeria.
    • You will also have 2-3 years’ experience working in complex emergencies.
    • A sound understanding of the local and cultural dynamic is needed.

    Moreover, we also expect the following:
    Required

    • Lead the conduct of rapid protection assessments to inform program design and strategic direction as well as identify risks and vulnerabilities, including those related to gender, age and diversity. 
    • Support implementation and ensure adherence to grant work plans, spending plans and monitoring and evaluation plans.
    • Ensure all monitoring activities are fully documented, including systematic and timely data collection as required under the grant and for DRC M&E purposes
    • Directly supervise Senior Protection Officers and indirectly manage Protection Officers and Protection Assistants.
    • Coordinate with SEMA/NEMA, UNHCR, UNICEF, protection NGOs, and other key stakeholders on the provision of protection services for refugees and IDPs and relevant contingency planning.

    Desirable

    • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Psychology, Social work, Social Sciences, counselling, Education, Human Rights, Development Studies or relevant equivalent disciplines.
    • 3-5 years of experience in managing/supervising field staff, planning and implementation of activities in complex emergencies
    • Skills and experience in Assessment, , delivery, monitoring, review and evaluation, working with refugees or IDPs
    • Good facilitation/training skills; experience designing and delivering training curricula, preferably focused on adult learning;
    • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites and to work during irregular working hours and in insecure environments.
    • Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation skills Self-motivated, able to take initiative positive attitude, resilient and able to work independently.

    We offer

    • Contract length: 1 year
    • Level: SB2 step 1
    • DRC will offer the successful applicant a 1-year contract, renewable dependent on funding and performance.
    • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s terms of employment for national staff Nigeria, with a competitive salary offer among international humanitarian organizations in the country.

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    Data Entry Officer (National Contract)

     

    About the job

    • Within the scope of DRC’s Food Security CBT project, funded by WFP, the Data Entry Officer will be responsible for the supervision of the CBT data-entry activities: formatting, creating and properly storing of the soft-copies of the beneficiaries data/report.

    Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

    • Responsibilities are to perform all sort of database relative work under the supervision of the AFSM/FSM for collecting of data and information and to ensure and maintain the highest levels of confidentiality.
    • Design and develop data base, record keeping and maintaining the data base.
    • Generate reports on a weekly and monthly basis. (Statistical & Graphical)
    • Modify existing databases and database management systems according to requirements.
    • Monitoring of data entry. After entry of the data the hard copies will be returned to the respective teams. The ambiguous data forms will be returned to the respective community workers for accuracy.
    • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications.
    • Plan, coordinate and implement database security measures to safeguard information in client computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.
    • Train data entry staff and other database users as necessary
    • Answer questions and queries on database use and management
    • Develop user access levels for each segment of database according to programme management specifications.
    • Ensure the participants welfare and their confidentiality during and after data collection.
    • Review procedures in database management system manuals for making any necessary changes to the database, according to protection management needs.
    • Work as part of a project team to coordinate database development, assessment, forms, format and tools development for collection of data and information.
    • Review workflow charts developed by programmer analyst to understand tasks computer will perform, such as updating records.
    • Data entry of the documents including (Baseline, End line data, Intake form, Awareness sessions, record and meetings of the CBT, training attendance and report, Focus group discussion, Key information interview.
    • Develop weekly, monthly and as per need reports and data from the database and needs to be shared with the AFSM/FSM and relevant staff.
    • Tools, formats and trainings necessary for performing the above tasks will be provided by the AFSM/FSM.
    • All activities will be implemented based on the weekly work plan in close coordination with the AFSM/FSM.

    Designation of Duty Station: Maiduguri, Borno State

    Start date: 1ST MARCH 2018

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    Sites Officer (National Contract)

     

    Location: Mubi, Adamawa

    The Position

    • Sites Officer’s primary function is to ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of the construction activities being implemented by DRC in accordance with the local regulations

    Key Requirements
    Essential (+ or - if needed):

    • University degree in engineering with minimum 2 years of experience in a relevant field
    • Experience from working within technical expertise area in a humanitarian/ recovery context
    • Fluency in local language (Hausa, Kanuri etc) and English language speaking, reading and writing
    • Must be able to remain neutral when working with communities
    • Proficient in Autocad or suitable design software.

    Desirables (+ or - if needed):

    • Previous experience working with construction work
    • Previous experience working for an international or national NGO/civil society organization
    • Strong facilitation, interpersonal and public speaking skills.
    • Project Planning and Management is an added advantage
    • Willing and able to work for long hours when requested
    • Creative and willing to learn new things
    • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Gmail)

    Conditions:

    • Availability: March 2018

    Salary and Conditions

    • In accordance with 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 the tax returns.

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    Cash & Voucher Programme Officer - 2 positions

     

    About the Job

    • The Cash & Voucher Officer is responsible for coordination and implementation of DRC CBT (Cash Based Transfer ) activities in the intervention communities in Borno State.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

    • Plan and ensure the effective implementation of the CBT
    • Contribute to all CBT related field work, including community mobilization, beneficiary identification/registration, distributions, and monitoring.
    • Ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
    • Coordinate payment procedures, including documentation, approval and actual payment/voucher distribution
    • Maintain all documentation relating directly to CBT activities required to ensure accountability to DRC and donors, particularly where labor is concerned.
    • Oversee administrative matters relating directly to CBT activities: time-sheets, payment schedules, required paper-work and liaison with finance department.
    • Oversee administrative matters relating directly to cash transfer activities including reconciliation with cash-out agents following distributions.
    • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
    • Work with the AFSM/FSM to prepare monthly cash requirement forecast for CBT activities.
    • Provide information on CBT activities as requested by the FSM and AFSM.
    • Support orientation for all new staff on CBT.
    • Report on any problems encountered in the field such as project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to DRC staff and activities.
    • Coordinate with DRC Security Officer and Food Security Manager on any threats to DRC staff and activities; promptly reporting incidents/security threats in areas of operation.
    • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DRC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
    • And any other duties assigned to him/her by the AFSM/FSM

    About You
    To be successful in this role we expect you to. All employees should master DRC's core competencies:

    • Prepare and share work plan with the AFSM/FSM according to the programme detail and implementation plan
    • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to AFSM/FSM.
    • Provide the AFSM/FSM with relevant documents, and channel issues.
    • Communicating
    • Taking the lead
    • Collaborating
    • Striving for excellence and
    • Demonstrating integrity.

    Moreover, we also expect the following:
    Required:

    • B.A/B.Sc in relevant field required; 3 years of experience working on the development, implementation, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
    • Prior experience implementing CBT with an INGO is preferred.
    • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
    • Experience with running assessments, monitoring and evaluation required.
    • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
    • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
    • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing

    Desirable:

    • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
    • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
    • Fluency in English; fluency in Kanuri or Hausa is required

    We Offer

    • Contract length: 4 months
    • Level:SB2
    • Designation of Duty Station:Maiduguri,Borno State
    • Start Date: 1st March, 2018
    • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

    Note

    • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
    • “DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.”

     

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