Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Recent Available Jobs Opening

Posted on :

6 May, 2019

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Human Resources Jobs Nigeria, Information Technology Jobs, International Jobs in Nigeria, Training

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: Risk and Compliance Officer
Maiduguri, Borno
Contract type: National contract

Job Descriptions

  • The Risk and Compliance Officer is responsible for supporting his/her direct line manager with the implementation of the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS)/Code of Conduct (CoC) strategy in DRC/DDG areas of operation in Borno/Yobe states.
  • In particular, the Risk and Compliance Officer will train DRC/DDG staff on the internal and external complaints reporting mechanisms and ensure their function in all programme project sites.
  • With specific regards to the Code of Conduct, the Risk and Compliance Officer will liaise closely with heads of departments, other Quality Assurance units, and the CoC Registrar and Authorising Officer.

Key Roles 

  • Elaborate a strategy to implement the CHS and the DRC/DDG Code of Conduct
  • Ensure internal compliance with the CHS and Code of Conduct at DRC/DDG Nigeria;
  • Conduct an annual self-assessment on compliance with the CHS and Code of Conduct and define an action plan for the following year. Following the CHS self-assessment, a realistic compliance rate should be defined over the next 12 months;
  • Regularly update the CHS monitoring table based on the self-assessment and share the table with the PDQM on a monthly basis;
  • Oversee the conduct of an annual CHS community evaluation;
  • Strengthen the methodology and follow-up of internal and external feedback and complaints;
  • Disseminate the CHS and DRC/DDG Code of Conduct and ensure they are effectively upheld
  • Organise training sessions for all DRC/DDG staff on the CHS, Code of Conduct and complaints reporting mechanism so that all DRC/DDG staff members understand what the implementation of the CHS and Code of Conduct means;
  • All DRC/DDG beneficiaries and stakeholders should know how to report a violation of the Code of Conduct and should be aware about the standards of conduct that they can expect from DRC/DDG staff. They should also know about their right to report a violation of the Code of Conduct anonymously and safely.
  • Implement and support all departments (HR, Finance, Administration, Logistics, Programmes, etc) with the implementation of the CHS strategy and to uphold the Code of Conduct;
  • With respect to the CHS, provide every programme and support unit manager with a CHS package comprising tools needed to understand and implement the CHS, including information to be disseminated to the field teams (including casual workers), beneficiaries, DRC/DDG partners, and local stakeholders;
  • Ensure the CHS is included in project kick-off and close-out meetings and that CHS indicators and activities are included in the monitoring tables;
  • Develop tools and documentation required to ensure compliance with the CHS and Code of Conduct.

Key Requirements 
Education – (include certificates, licenses etc.):

  • University degree in Economics, Administration, Business, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Law or other relevant fields;


  • Experience in Audit and Finance
  • Ability to conduct trainings
  • Strong command of oral and written English
  • Fluency in Hausa required (local languages spoken in DRC/DDG

Experience and technical competencies:

  • Professional experience of at least two years, including one year working with a humanitarian organisation;
  • Proficient with standard software tools (Microsoft Word, Excel and Power-Point);
  • Ability to work in a team, independently and under minimal supervision;
  • Good communication, analysis and writing skills;
  • Excellent negotiation and diplomacy skills;
  • Ability to work in complex environments and under pressure;
  • Methodical, autonomous and rigorous.


  • Availability: 1st June, 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: IT Assistant
 Damaturu, Yobe
Contract type: National contract

Job Descriptions

  • Responsible for the day to day support of the IT infrastructure, including providing technical support.
  • Geographic scope: Base (Damaturu)
  • This role has a base focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines at base level. The role contributes to the development of base strategies, which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform software installations and maintain day-to-day systems operations.
  • Support e-mail and Internet functionality.
  • Trouble shooting the LAN and wireless connections
  • Hardware and software support.
  • Oversee software and network security and ensure that the anti-virus within the organization is updated on a timely basis.
  • Perform preventive maintenance service on the IT equipment on a scheduled basis.
  • Perform general repairs on some IT equipment and peripherals.
  • Ensure that internet and Thuraya bills are paid on timely basis.
  • Reinforce IT policies to end users.
  • Document network problems and resolution for future reference while monitoring system performance and implementing performance tuning.
  • Administer domains and email creation of users.
  • Prepare an inventory schedule of all IT equipment and software in use and in storage.
  • Carry out capacity building and on the job training for staff as required.
  • Travel to Field Offices and provide IT related support.

Required Experience, Education and Competencies 
Required Education:

  • Diploma or professional degree in Information Technology, Computer Systems, or a related field.


  • At least 1 year of experience in similar positions
  • Advanced English proficiency
  • Fluency in local language

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.


  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to work under pressure to deadlines and stress.
  • Ability to work independently on his or her own initiative with problems solving skills
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills.


  • Availability: As soon as possible
  • 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

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: 17th May, 2019.



  • 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.

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