Danish Refugee Council Is Hiring – See Details

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16 Apr, 2018

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Armed Violence Reduction Facilitator

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:

  • 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:

  • 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: 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.

Application Closing Date
27th April, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s addressed to “AVR Manager” via: [email protected] with the position title written in the subject line of the email. Or At the address below:

No. 5, Azare street,  Maiduguri, Borno State. Or Click here to apply online

Application Procedure

  • 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”.
  • Applications can be sent through the email above Please note: The position title must be written in the subject line of the email otherwise not considered or Dropped at DRC office mentioned above:
  • 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.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only.

Note

  • 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.
  • 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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