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  • The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world.
    DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the wor…

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    • Open Jobs
      1. NTS / EORE Officer
      2. NTS / EORE Team Leader
    • Method of Application

    NTS / EORE Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 2 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Michika, Adamawa
    Contract Type: National Contract
    Employment period: 6 months (potentially renewable)
    Reporting to: NTS / EORE Team Leader
    Supervised by: NTS / EORE Team Leader
    Type of contract (Expat/ National/Trainee): National

    Purpose

    • The DRC Nigeria is looking to recruit an experienced, highly qualified and enthusiastic professional to join our great NTS – EORE team in Nigeria.
    • The role includes Execution of the NTS and EORE tasks assigned by the Team Leader and complying with approved DRC safety rules /protocols and the HDP sector’s technical SOPs.
    • This is position is a technical one, requiring a consistent previous experience in a similar position.
    • This position also requires solid knowledge in NTS – EORE and safeguarding.
    • This position also requires a full professional proficiency in English language.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist the team leader in the identification of areas for NTS processes.
    • Assist the team leader and the NTS/CL coordinator in the planning of NTS & EORE tasks when required.
    • Identify and mobilize local targeted communities for NTS tasks base on reported suspected hazardous areas. 
    • Implement NTS & EORE processes in compliance with relevant SOPs and guidelines, including desk research, individual interviews, focus group discussions, key stakeholder’s interviews and reporting
    • Provide basic risk education to affected communities and recommend more advanced risk education intervention by the Risk Education team whenever needed.
    • Conduct explosive ordnance risk education activities and sessions as required.
    • Deliver EORE training alongside other DRC/HDP activities in the communities, ensuring close coordination, collaboration, and programmatic synergies.
    • Be familiar with and follow all safety SOPs in DRC Nigeria and communicate any change on the security situation to the Team Leader and DRC Safety unit.
    • Establish and maintain working relations with local authorities and communities.
    • Carry out all other responsibilities included in the approved NTS and EORE SOPs.

    Required Qualifications

    • University Degree in Social Science or Tertiary Education in any other relevant field will be a recommendation.
    • Knowledge and experience working with relevant sectorial areas implemented by DRC Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH, shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence reduction
    • Experience and willingness to work in the field in volatile and insecure areas;
    • Experience living and working in a cross-cultural, multi-sector, team environment
    • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions;
    • Demonstrated commitment and strict adherence to confidentiality
    • Effective communication skills (written and verbal);
    • Proficiency in common computer packages i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc.

    Key Requirements:

    • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Non-Technical Survey Training by recognized INGO.
    • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a EORE (or similar) Training by recognized INGO.
    • Knowledge of local communities; actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred. 
    • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
    • Ability to gather information using new technologies and APPs.
    • Previous experience in conducting interviews and surveys.
    • At least 2 years of proven previous experience in NTS and EORE.
    • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
    • Excellent communicational skills.
    • Excellent ability to work in a team.

    Desirable:

    • Proven communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills (Proven EORE, NTS and IED knowledge is essential)
    • Proven experience in addressing groups of people an advantage.
    • Fluency in Hausa and Higgi

    Salary and Benefits

    • NM- H SB3 level 1

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    NTS / EORE Team Leader

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification
    • Experience 3 years
    • Location Adamawa
    • Job Field NGO/Non-Profit&nbsp

    Location: Michika, Adamawa
    Contract Type: National Contract
    Employment period: 6 months (potentially renewable)
    Reporting to: NTS / CL Coordinator
    Supervised by: NTS / CL Coordinator
    Type of contract (Expat/ National/Trainee): National

    Purpose

    • The DRC Nigeria is looking to recruit an experienced, highly- qualified and enthusiastic professional to join our great NTS – EORE team in Nigeria.
    • The role includes Supervise and assure the application of the required procedures and technical skills in the implementation of the NTS and EORE activities. Provide timely reports including corrective measures to the NTS/CL Coordinator.
    • This position is a technical one, requiring a consistent previous experience in a similar position. This position also requires solid knowledge in NTS – EORE and safeguarding. This position also requires a full professional proficiency in English language.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Assist NTS/CL Coordinator in the identification of areas for NTS processes through desk studies
    • Assist the NTS/CL Coordinator in the planning of Community Liaison tasks
    • Implement NTS processes in compliance with relevant SOPs and guidelines, including desk research, individual interviews, focus group discussions, key stakeholders’ interviews, and reporting
    • Directly supervise and QA Community Liaison teams under his/her responsibility and ensure compliance with timelines, deadlines, and quality standards and SOPs
    • Identify needs for training and capacity building of community Liaison teams and share with NTS/CL Coordinator
    • Understand and follow all safety SOPs in Nigeria and communicate any change on the security situation to the NTS/CL Coordinator and Safety team
    • Establish and maintain working relations with local, Ward and LGA authorities and with communities of intervention
    • Establish working relations and regular Communications with security stakeholders (police, military, civil defence, vigilantes) in the areas of operations
    • Ensure and maintain the equipment in good condition and report any damage to the NTS/CL Coordinator
    • All other responsibilities included into the approved NTS/EORE SOPs.

    Required Qualifications

    • University Degree in Social Science or Tertiary Education in any other relevant field will be a recommendation.
    • Knowledge and experience working with relevant sectorial areas implemented by DRC Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH, shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence reduction
    • Experience and willingness to work in the field in volatile and insecure areas;
    • Experience living and working in a cross-cultural, multi-sector, team environment
    • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions;
    • Demonstrated commitment and strict adherence to confidentiality
    • Effective communication skills (written and verbal);
    • Proficiency in common computer packages i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc

    Key Requirements:

    • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Non-Technical Survey Training by recognized INGO.
    • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Mine Risk Education (or similar) Training by recognized INGO.
    • Knowledge of local communities; actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred 
    • Ability to manage and analyse sensitive and confidential information
    • Previous experience in conducting interviews and surveys
    • At Least 3 years of proven previous experience in risk education
    • Basic knowledge in IM/GIS
    • Abilities using new technologies and APPs to gather information
    • Excellent planning and organisational skills
    • Excellent communicational skills
    • Excellent ability to work in team

    Desirables:

    • At least 3 years of proven previous experience as NTS/EORE Team Leader.
    • Excellent communication is an asset.
    • Excellent Computer skills. 
    • Fluency in Hausa and Higgi. 

    Salary and Benefits

    • NManagement G- SB2B level 1

    Method of Application

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

     

    Application Process and Notice

    • All applicants must send a Cover Letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.
    • DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
    • DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
    • Applications submitted after the specified closing date will not be considered.
    • Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline. 

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.



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