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Current Job Vacancies at Danish Refugee Council (DRC), May, 2019

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Protection Information Specialist

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract type: National contract

The Position
Overall purpose of the role:

  • Within the scope of DRC’s Protection projects, the PIM Specialist will be responsible for the supervision of the protection data collection, entry, and management activities, including formatting, creating and properly storing hard and soft-copies, data forms and data bases.
  • The PIM Specialist will also be responsible for the analysis of the collected protection data and the drafting of relevant reports, under the supervision of the Protection Manager / Coordinator.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the collection of Protection data in line with the PIM process, and the sensitive data management standards
  • Ensure the safe protection data management (create and maintain confidential data bases, manage hard copies in Maiduguri and field offices)
  • Create and maintain relevant data bases and information management systems for the Protection activities
  • Create and maintain adequate information collection systems, in cooperation with the M&E department, the Protection PM, and the Protection Coordinator
  • Analyze the collected data and identify critical protection trends in areas of operation
  • Contribute to relevant protection reports and evidence-based advocacy notes (Protection Monitoring reports, targeted advocacy notes etc.).
  • Oversee the team’s narrative reporting as per updated monthly reporting template including all new donors.
  • Follow up, support in design and procurement of all IEC related materials for protection
  • Updating the referral pathways platform for all field locations
  • Providing teams with IT related technical glitches related to data collection, storage on kobo gadgets
  • Supporting teams with technical use of dynamics when needed.
  • Supporting Protection team leaders, manager and coordinator with relevant activities as per requests.
  • Carry out relevant field visits covering Borno, Yobe, Adamawa as per discussions with protection coordinator and manager.
  • Support in data input, analysis for assessments when called upon
  • Ensure all teams strictly adhere to PIM principles and guidelines and providing the relevant capacity building sessions required for this.
  • Liaise with M&E and create relevant forms when called upon in line with upcoming protection needs.
  • Represent protection in relevant forums as per request by Manager and Coordinator.
  • Support DRC management in all other duties assigned including acting roles when needed.

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Law, Psychology, Social work, Social Sciences, Counselling, Education, Human Rights, Development Studies or relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • 3-5 years of experience in protection, livelihoods and Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning in a humanitarian organization and specifically in humanitarian response.
  • 2 yrs. Hands on experience in data entry, data analysis, and quantitative and narrative report preparation
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and writing)
  • Professional fluency in English and Hausa, Kanuri and other local languages are added advantage.
  • Must have advanced computer skills level.

Desirables:

  • Knowledge of the protection activities
  • Previous experience with Protection Information Management / knowledge of the PIM Process/ PIM certification
  • HAP training and/or certification

Salary and Conditions

  • Availability: June 15th 2019
  • In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;
  • The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Protection Assistant

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Contract type: National contract

Job Description

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Identify and intervene on protection cases in the camps and host communities with technical support from their line manager.
  • Refer protection cases to partner agencies and seek solicit services for them.
  • Ensure all protection activities and cases re individually documented, filed and up to date in Kobo.
  • Engage with communities directly and create awareness on human rights, child protection, SGBV and other protection related topics
  • Train community members, partner staff and other local authorities on protection topics
  • Identify protection trends and bring this to the attention of the line manager for action planning
  • Carry out advocacy and sensitization activities at the field level
  • Represent DRC protection in all partner discussions at the field level
  • Participate and actively recruit casual social workers are needed.
  • Conduct community meetings, FGDs and other direct community activities as part of protection monitoring.
  • Document all protection activities on Kobo.
  • Carry out any delegated activities as assigned by DRC management at the field level including supervision of field bases.
  • Manage DRC protection assets assigned to the field of operation.
  • Liaise with security officers in DRC to keep up to date on security situation of the field base at all times.
  • Support protection coordinator, manager with itinerary planning for field visits including donor visits.
  • Provide detailed updates of activities within your designated field site.

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • Diploma or BA./B.Sc. in relevant field (Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counselling, Human Rights, Development Studies etc.)
  • 2 yrs. 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.
  • Must have basic level computer skills.
  • Language skills – Hausa, English

Desirables:

  • Knowledge of the protection activities
  • Knowledge of North East Nigeria States languages including Kanuri added advantage.

Salary and Conditions

  • Availability: June 15th 2019
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Protection Assistant

Location: Ngala, Borno
Contract type: National contract

Job Description

  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Identify and intervene on protection cases in the camps and host communities with technical support from their line manager.
  • Refer protection cases to partner agencies and seek solicit services for them.
  • Ensure all protection activities and cases re individually documented, filed and up to date in Kobo.
  • Engage with communities directly and create awareness on human rights, child protection, SGBV and other protection related topics
  • Train community members, partner staff and other local authorities on protection topics
  • Identify protection trends and bring this to the attention of the line manager for action planning
  • Carry out advocacy and sensitization activities at the field level
  • Represent DRC protection in all partner discussions at the field level
  • Participate and actively recruit casual social workers are needed.
  • Conduct community meetings, FGDs and other direct community activities as part of protection monitoring.
  • Document all protection activities on Kobo.
  • Carry out any delegated activities as assigned by DRC management at the field level including supervision of field bases.
  • Manage DRC protection assets assigned to the field of operation.
  • Liaise with security officers in DRC to keep up to date on security situation of the field base at all times.
  • Support protection coordinator, manager with itinerary planning for field visits including donor visits.
  • Provide detailed updates of activities within your designated field site.

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • Diploma or BA./B.Sc. in relevant field (Sociology, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Counselling, Human Rights, Development Studies etc.)
  • 2 yrs. 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.
  • Must have basic level computer skills.
  • Language skills – Hausa, English

Desirables:

  • Knowledge of the protection activities
  • Knowledge of North East Nigeria States languages including Kanuri added advantage.

Salary and Conditions

  • Availability: June 15th 2019
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Job Title: Roving Protection Team Leader

Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Slot: 3 Openings
Contract type: National contract

Job Description

  • The Protection Team Leader will be part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Team and will work under the guidance and supervision of Protection Manager. She/he will be based in Maiduguri or Damaturu to provide the field team constant support.
  • She/he will have an important role in implementation of protection activities including protection monitoring, protection awareness, referral pathways, provision of individual protection assistance, support to displaced communities as well as conducting training and capacity building for duty bearers.
  • Close coordination with the different protection actors and represent the organizations at the PSWG meetings.
  • She/he will assist in the establishment of effective community-based structures in support of the protection programme.
  • He/she will support the field team through constant field visit to project sites.
  • The Protection Team Leader is also responsible for the design and implementation of rapid protection assessments in their areas of responsibility, analysis of protection monitoring information and report writing.
  • Finally, the Protection Team Leader supervises Protection Officers and Protection Assistants. This is a roving field position.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and supervise the implementation of Project activities at the field level, including appropriate documentation and management of protection cases (recorded incidents), protection concern forms, IPA, Activity reports and all other protection related forms.
  • Ensure that all protection documentation is inputted on Kobo by assistants and officers.
  • Develop together with the team clear work plans on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Merge protection activity plans with fleet movement plans and ensure relevant security clearance by liaising with safety.
  • Prepare and compile weekly, monthly donor reports on project activities on a timely manner and share this with the relevant managers including the Protection Coordinator/Manager.
  • Ensure case management procedures are followed including IPA review and case conferencing.
  • Ensure Management of individual cases and appropriate documentation and filling including inputted in Kobo and case trackers.
  • Follow up all referrals and track effective referrals. Liaise with relevant partners to procure services for cases by initiating communication with the concerned agencies for further assistant to the affected communities.
  • Ensure proper protection monitoring activities informed by protection trends. Coordinate the entire protection monitoring exercise, analyze and compile report and liaise with the protection coordinator for technical support.
  • Provide trainings/capacity building to duty bearers, international and local NGOs and IDP communities on protection related issues (guiding principles of IDP protection; child protection; SGBV etc.);
  • Collect and maintain project data ensuring the highest standards of data protection and confidentiality;
  • Support with occasional document translation and provide interpretation support to Protection Manager/Coordinator during meetings, trainings, and other project activities.
  • Represent protection department in various partner coordination meetings including PSWG, MHPSS and government line ministries as relevant.
  • Coordinate with other DRC sectors to strengthen the protection response in your area of responsibility.
  • Be the protection mainstreaming focal point for your area of responsibility and all funds in relation to this are included in spending plans and workplans.
  • Be the gender mainstreaming and PSEA focal point if and when needed.
  • Ensure appropriate donor visits are well planned for, logistics and activities set up when required.
  • Ensure specific donor activities are implemented as required. (WFP, ECHO, DFID, SDC, Danish TV).
  • Actively analyze protection risks trends and link this with emerging needs of the community, inform relevant management for technical support.
  • Carry out advocacy activities within protection spectrum in collaboration with protection coordinator.
  • Coordinate all protection activities in your area of responsibility as per agreed outcomes with the Area Programme Manager and Protection Coordinator.
  • Support Management in carrying out all other duties assigned including acting roles

Key Requirements
Essentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Psychology, Social work, Social Sciences, Counselling, Education, Human Rights, Development Studies or relevant equivalent disciplines.
  • 2 yrs. 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.
  • Skills and experience in Assessment, delivery, monitoring, review and evaluation, working with refugees or IDPs
  • Good facilitation/training skills; experience designing and delivering training curricula, preferably focused on adult learning;
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites and to work during irregular working hours and in insecure environments.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation skills Self-motivated, able to take initiative positive attitude, resilient and able to work independently.
  • English (professional fluency)
  • Hausa (professional fluency)

Desirables:

  • 3-5 years of experience in managing/supervising field staff, planning and implementation of activities in complex emergencies
  • Must have basic to intermittent computer skills level.
  • Other local languages spoken in North East Nigerian states.

Salary and Conditions

  • Availability: June 15th 2019
  • 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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Deadline: 29th May, 2019.

Note

  • 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.”

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