Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Available Job Vacancy

Posted on :

27 Mar, 2019

Category :

Security Jobs in Nigeria, Supply Chain Jobs in Nigeria

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. We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Protection Assistant
Location: 
Damaturu, Yobe
Slot: 2 Openings

The Position

  • Within the scope of DRC’s Protection projects, the Protection Assistant, under the supervision of the Roving Protection Officers and Protection Manager, is responsible for the day to day implementation of the various protection activities in the field locations under his/her responsibility.
  • This includes conduct Protection Monitoring, referrals and follow up of referrals, (including establishing referral pathways), identification of IPA beneficiaries and follow up of cases, psychosocial support activities, monitor the protection incentive workers’ work and manage them on a daily basis.
  • The Protection Assistant will also be responsible for supporting needs and programmatic assessments, supporting the preparation of activity and protection reports and analysis (information collection, community consultations etc.), identifying and communicating protection concerns in his/her locations, identifying and communicating programmatic needs in targeted locations, supporting the Officers in providing capacity building to key stakeholders, and in collecting and managing project data ensuring the highest standards of data and information protection and confidentiality.

The Protection Assistant responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the organization and the implementation of all protection activities at field level in accordance with the agreed workplan (under the supervision of the Protection Roving Officers and Manager) and the international standards
  • Ensure the management of the field protection incentive workers (team and work management)
  • Prepare necessary activity and protection reports (weekly, monthly, ad hoc)
  • Participate in conducting needs and programmatic assessments in targeted locations

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • 2 years work experience in a humanitarian organization / with displacement affected populations or significant experience as a DRC Protection social or outreach worker
  • Knowledge of protection norms, principles, and activities
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Professional fluency in English and Hausa
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites (remote / field sites) and to work during irregular working hours and in insecure environments
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills – self-motivated individuals, able to take initiative and propose solutions, resilient, positive, and able to work independently.

Desirables:

  • Knowledge of the protection monitoring data collection methods
  • Knowledge / previous experience with Psycho-social support services activities and standards

Conditions:

  • Availability: April 15th, 2019
  • 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:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: GIS Specialist
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno

The Position

  • The role will be a junior position where you’ll work under the supervision of the current GIS Specialist in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting in the capturing, the management of databases and the sharing of spatial data/information related to the MRE and NTS activities of DDG in northeast Nigeria.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to be familiar with industry standard Office, GIS and database software.

Key Roles

  • Extensive knowledge of the ESRI software platform to support project teams in preparing technical specifications, whilst maintaining and updating existing GIS database.
  • Maintain and update the GIS database, reference datasets and layers to reflect key information produced from KAP surveys, need assessments, Non-Technical Surveys with purpose of sharing this information digitally or as printable maps.
  • Knowledgeable of various cartographic techniques to produce maps which meet the requirements of DRC/DDG field operations and other concerned partners.
  • The ability to conceptualize field data collecting methodologies of DRC/DDG field teams to into GIS workflows.
  • Capable of implementing of GIS applications across DRC/DDG operations to analyse data and disseminate information for project reporting purposes.
  • Provide mapping support for supplementary products developed by the field assessment and survey teams.
  • Contribute towards the identification and implementation of effective and adapted technical solutions for assessments and Non-Technical Surveys for DRC/DDG Nigeria. This responsibility may include training on data cleaning and management techniques, support for data analysis, and ad hoc mapping support upon request.
  • Prior experience in organizing and supervising of GIS field data collection missions.
  • Maintain the strictest confidentiality of data and processes. He/she will actively take measures to prevent the unauthorized sharing of information and data.
  • Any other duties assigned by the line manager.
  • Fluency in written and spoken Hausa.

Key Requirements

  • Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)
  • A minimum 1 year of experience in GIS / Database management, preferably in humanitarian context;
  • Willingness to attend both IM and GIS training and an aptitude for self-study;
  • Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the followings: knowledge of
  • Humanitarian Mine Action and Community Safety;
  • Considerable experience analyzing complex data;
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign;
  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility.
  • High-level autonomy and willingness to spend time in DRC/DDG field locations

Desirable:

  • Basic understanding of IM;
  • ESRI certification;
  • Experience in the use other statistical programming languages and packages;
  • Experience in the design and use of data analysis algorithms, photogrammetry, and data products;
  • Previous experience with mobile data collection (Survey123, Collector, ODK, ONA, KOBO);
  • Fluency in Hausa and Kanuri

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • Degree in Geography/GIS and/or related discipline

Conditions

  • Availability: 10th April, 2019
  • 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:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Supply Chain Officer – Fleet
Location
: Damaturu, Yobe
Contract type: National contract

The Position

  • Responsible for running the day-to-day fleet aspect for the various emergency projects in Damaturu.

Fleet Maintenance:

  • Oversee the repair and maintenance operation for all project vehicles in the designated office(s).
  • Oversee assigned fleet’s operations and make direct reports to the supervisors and Area Manager as required on fleet performance and other operational requirements.
  • Coordinate vehicle concerns and issues with the relevant managers as required.
  • Work with the drivers to ensure a regular maintenance schedule for all vehicles and ensure that log books are kept up to date.
  • Manage the service contracts for fuelling of vehicles to ensure proper use of fuel rations; maintain log and account for fuel and oil storage tanks
  • Research and develop specifications for vehicles, equipment, supplies and materials.
  • Plan/develop and execute a vehicle and equipment replacement schedule.
  • Determine the need and benefits of out-sourcing vehicle repairs or services.
  • Negotiate and establish repair cost or parts pricing with commercial vendors.
  • Work with the Safety Officer and Safety Advisor on activities related to dispatching, routing, and tracking vehicles.
  • Obtain and maintain annual inspections by regulatory authorities or in line with contractual obligations from counter-parties.
  • Maintain daily inspections.
  • Conduct local safety meetings.
  • Oversee and schedule fleet maintenance and repairs.
  • Oversee proper maintenance of parts and other consumables’ inventory.
  • Responsible for operations ground safety.

Requirements

  • HND, Degree in Fleet Management or Logistics
  • Trades Certification
  • Minimum of 2 years in Logistics

Essentials:

  • Previous Experience in a Humanitarian NGO in logistics/fleet unit.
  • Practical experience with Microsoft Word and Excel program.
  • Good written and spoken English, knowledge of Hausa is a plus but not essential.
  • Ability to keep clear and concise records.
  • Attention to detail and excellent numeric accuracy.

Desirables:

  • Ability to work and handle pressure.
  • Interpersonal.
  • Service oriented
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player.

Conditions

  • Availability: 15th April 2019
  • 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.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Protection Officer
Location: 
Damaturu, Yobe

The position

  • Within the scope of DRC’s Protection projects, the Protection Officer will be responsible for the supervision of the Protection activities and team on his/her axis of responsibility.
  • The PRO is expected to travel to field office on a regular basis according to the work plan established by the Protection Manager. Responsibilities include the management and direct supervision of the Protection assistants operating in his/her axis of responsibility, the supervision of the protection activities, the representation at local coordination meetings, as well as the liaison with key local stakeholders (partners, authorities etc.).
  • The PRO is also responsible for drafting Protection Monitoring and activity reports (weekly, monthly, ad hoc) based on key finding and achievements.

The Protection Officer responsibilities include:

  • Under the supervision of the Protection Manager, ensure timely and qualitative implementation of the Protection activities at field level, in line with DRC and international standards, and donor agreements. Activities include Protection monitoring, Referrals, IPA (Case management), Capacity building, Community Protection intervention, and advocacy efforts
  • Supervise, mentor, and develop teams of Protection assistants in field locations, as well as teams of Protection volunteers (including workplan, capacity building, and technical support)
  • Draft Protection Monitoring, activity reports, and evidence based advocacy note on a weekly, monthly, and ad hoc basis
  • Represent DRC at local coordination meetings, establish and maintain good working relationship with key stakeholders in areas of responsibilities (I/N/NGO, local authorities, camp officials, etc.)
  • Establish good working relationships and high level of communication with the Protection Manager
  • In collaboration with the PIM Officer, report, manage, and analyze protection monitoring and protection activity data and key achievement

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • 3 years Work experience in a humanitarian organization
  • 2 years Hands on experience in Protection sector
  • Experience with remote management will be considered as an advantage
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing), proven capacity to maintain communication from remote locations
  • High reporting skills
  • Strong ability to multi-tasks and work independently, attention to details, and high level of proactivity
  • Preferred: Previous experience with DRC Protection Programming

Desirables:

  • Knowledge of the protection monitoring data collection methods
  • Knowledge / previous experience with Psychosocial support services activities and standards

Conditions

  • 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.
  • Availability: 15th April 2018

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Safety Officer
Location: 
Damaturu, Yobe

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • The role of the Safety Officer will be responsible for supporting the day to day oversight of DRC staff movements and ensuring that key information relevant to staff safety and security is disseminated. Advisories, Alerts and Reports to disseminate to all staff. Administrative and Safety operational tasks that support the day to day running of the Safety Unit’s Operations. The Safety Officer will maintain a high level of contextual awareness and strong coordination with Program and Program support teams at the field level. The Safety Officer will report directly to the Head of Base or the Area Manger with Technical support from Safety Advisor, and will be an integral part of DRC’s Safety Unit.

The Safety Officer responsibilities include:

Staff movement oversight and support:

  • Travel Security Clearances: Prior to any movement complete all security briefings for staff traveling to high risk field locations. Ensure that established movement tracking protocols are adhered to by both the Safety Unit and all DRC staff.
  • Field movement tracking: Coordinate with logistics staff when directed to support Field level movement oversight and support.
  • Maintain car folders: Maintain car folders and all DRC vehicles and support logistics staff in maintaining the car folders.
  • Driver orientation: Responsible to orient drivers on current context and road conditions. Train drivers on regulations and road safety.

Security incidents and data management:

  • Incident database: Maintain a current database from various sources of all security incidents relevant to DRC operations in Nigeria
  • Contextual reporting: Utilizing the security incident database, develop weekly contextual assessment reports and share it with Safety Advisor for review.
  • SMS Advisories: Draft and disseminate as required SMS alert advisories for DRC staff when relevant and significant security incidents occur or elevated threat levels are reported
  • Email Advisories: Draft and disseminate detailed Email advisories for DRC staff when relevant and significant security incidents occur or elevated threat levels are reported.
  • Additional information dissemination: Ensure non-DRC support staff (Guards) is kept up to date on current advisories through face to face briefings and coordination with the Guard force management.
  • Safety Unit documents: Prepare/Translate Safety documents in local languages and coordinate with field office for their support. Maintaining a central folder for all Safety documents.
  • Contextual monitoring: Responsible for monitoring the security environment of operational areas and disseminate information in consultation with Safety Advisor. Continuously monitoring the security environment in all DRS’s operational areas and consolidating feedback from the Field Safety Officer.

Administrative and Operational support:

  • Guard force management: Management of the guard force through ensuring standards of readiness are maintained, guard protocols adhered to and coordination with the guard force supervisors is routinely conducted.  Ensure that guard payments and other administrative matters that have a direct impact on guard force readiness are completed in a timely manner. Ensuring that the contracted guard force maintains a high standard of guarding for all DRC offices and residences, and when required take corrective action in coordination with the Guard force management
  • Procurement: Planning of quarterly and annual procurement plan through initiating/follow Order Requests (ORs) and coordination with the DRC Logistics and Procurement Unit to ensure all goods and services are delivered in a timely manner.
  • Asset management: Maintain the Safety Unit’s current asset register and oversight on all assets that are both utilized and stored.  Coordinate with the DRC Logistics and Procurement department to ensure that the overall DRC asset register reflects the Safety Unit’s current asset register.
  • Physical security readiness: Conduct quarterly reviews of DRC facility physical security readiness within Damaturu and developing and implementing required repair or upgrade plans to currently installed physical security measures.
  • Weekly and Monthly report: Responsible for compiling a weekly and monthly report for Safety Unit.
  • Staff briefings: Provide DRC staff with current contextual briefings.
  • Translation: Translate Safety documents (where required) in local languages and coordinate with field office for their support. Maintaining a central folder for all Safety documents.

Support to International Visitors:

  • Visitor arrival packet compilation: Compile a current visitor arrival packet as directed. Responsible for maintaining the international visitor orientation record.
  • Visitor briefings and orientation: Conducting visitor briefings and orientation on DRC safety systems, and briefing on emergency procedures, and safe rooms etc.
  • Carry out any additional responsibilities and tasks as assigned by Safety Advisor.

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.

Requirements
Essential:

  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels.
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills.
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in developing security related technical tools guidelines and systems.
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the historical and socio-political context of Nigeria.

Desirables:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to Humanitarian Work or Risk Management
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions.
  • Demonstrative experience in INGO/NGO or UN field (operations) with experience of safety and security.

Conditions

  • 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.
  • Availability: 15th April 2018

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application method

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • 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.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “Recruitment Manager”.
  • 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.

 

Application Deadline: 3rd April, 2019.

 

Note

  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and/or oral interview.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals only.
  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
  • “DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator’’.