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  • Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance. It is of utmost importance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and Quality Management system and national legislations. Smooth, reliable and effective operational systems are preconditions for DRC to maintain its position as a trustworthy and reliable partner for our donors and an accountable organisation towards our beneficiaries.



    To drive DRC vehicles safely and efficiently in accordance with DTC policy and national safety rules and regulations, responsible for the vehicle to which he/she is assigned and the completion of log books and fuel, records, under the supervision of the Fleet Officer the Driver shall perform the following Responsibilities:


    • Maintain the vehicle log and fuel consumption documentation
    • Keep the Vehicle Documents Folder up-to-date
    • Support the Head Driver with the Vehicle Usage report, including trip use, mileage and fuel consumption.
    • Maintain a valid driver license, registration and valid permits all the time

    Control of Vehicles:

    • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are authorized in advance by Supervisors.
    • Ensure that all vehicle journeys are to be recorded in the log book at the start and completion of the journey
    • Ensure that the keys and vehicle documents are kept in a secure place when the vehicle is not in use.
    • Ensure that s/he wears the vehicle safety belt and all passengers also wear seat belts before driving the vehicle.

    Vehicle Checks:

    • Check the vehicle prior to its use in the morning and after use
    • Check the vehicle before departing from work.
    • Check, on taking over a vehicle, that the items listed on the Vehicle Check List and the items listed in the Vehicle Tools and Materials Inventory are present and in full functioning order.

    Vehicle Defects:

    • A driver is to check for vehicle defects and damage to the vehicle and ensure that he reports them to his supervisor. After consulting a mechanic, the supervisor will make the decision as to whether the vehicle should be taken off the road for repair.
    • Report and supervise all maintenance and repair needs of assign vehicle.

    Cleanliness & Visibility:

    • The driver is responsible for ensuring that his vehicle is kept clean on the outside and inside at all times. The driver is also to keep the vehicle tidy and ensure that all rubbish is removed from the vehicle after a journey.
    • Driver is to ensure DRC visibility protocols are adhered to at all times.


    • Senior Secondary School Certificate /OND in Relevant field.
    • A full and clean driving license
    • Should have 3-5 years' experience of professional driving.
    • Prior experience as a driver in an international NGO, UN agency or private company
    • Ability to multi-task and work calmly under pressure is essential for this position.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in insecure environments is critical.
    • Some practical experience of user vehicle maintenance.

    Personal Qualities:

    • A proactive and flexible approach to work
    • An ability to work with minimum supervision
    • A systematic approach to work
    • A people orientated person who enjoys working in a team
    • A keen interest in self development


    • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
    • A certificate in Defensive driving from an established driving school/firm is an added advantage.
    • Experience from working in an (I)NGO
    • Hold a certificate in automobile mechanics is an added advantage

    We Offer

    • Availability: ASAP
    • 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


    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    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

    • 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.


    • 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)


    • Availability: May 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.

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV's addressed to "AVR Manager" via: with the position title written in the subject line of the email.
    At the address below:
    No. 5, Azare street,
    Borno State.

    Method of Application

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


    • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
    • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.
    • Please note: Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

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