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Dataville Research LLC Humanitarian Leadership in Complex Emergencies Fellowship 2021

Dataville Research LLC is a consortium of global development professionals and public policy think-tank with head office in Abuja, Nigeria and field offices in Jos, Lagos, Maiduguri, Nairobi, Johannesburg and New Delhi.We work with a wide range of clients, including international NGOs, national governments, regional organizations, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations and philanthropies.

In the last decade, we have worked across the African continent, delivering results across the spectrum of international development contexts, from relatively stable societies to challenging political space. Our diverse team works closely with international and local organizations to deliver projects. We are trusted implementation partners to UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), World Bank and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

Founded in 2007, Dataville Research leverages many years of experience in international development and data science to provide solutions for organizations in the NGO/non-profit, health, education, agriculture and conflict resolution. We aim to help our clients succeed in fragile and challenging environments while building trust and giving a voice to local people.

Applications are invited for:

Title: Fellowship in Humanitarian Leadership in Complex Emergencies

Location: Nationwide

Description

  • The humanitarian field is growing and changing quickly. The increasing numbers of people in need, humanitarian workers and budgets have resulted in massive growth of and demand on the system. These shifts mean we need new models of effective humanitarian assistance and more capable humanitarian leaders to develop and implement them.
  • The Humanitarian Leadership in Complex Emergencies Fellowship is a rigorous professional development programme that prepares young humanitarian practitioners to address today’s humanitarian challenges as leaders in the evolving landscape.
  • The drivers of displacement in Nigeria are multi-faceted and complex and often overlap. The militant Islamist group Boko Haram has triggered significant displacement in the marginalised north-east of the country since 2014. Competition between pastoralists and farmers has caused tensions in the central region, culminating in significant levels of violence and displacement. Long-standing ethnic conflict between Fulani pastoralists and Hausa farmers in north-western Katsina, Sokoto and Zamfara states also triggers displacement. Flooding displaces thousands of people every year.
  • This programme is jointly delivered by Dataville Research and a diverse team of humanitarian action practitioners drawn from the International Association of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection. The theoretical aspects of this fellowship are informed by key leadership behaviours, designed for practical application in a humanitarian response.

Programme Content

  • A First Look at Complex Emergencies
  • Humanitarian Principles, Values and Ethics
  • Humanitarian Systems and Actors
  • International Conventions on Armed Conflict
  • Sources of Internal Displacement Data
  • Career Opportunities in Humanitarian Aid
  • Research Methodology for Humanitarian Action
  • Mobile Data Collection
  • Templates for Aid Work
  • Personal Security for Aid Workers
  • Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Education in Complex Emergencies
  • Humanitarian Communications
  • Shelter and Settlements in Emergency Situation
  • Human Rights at Sea
  • Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) Prevention and Response
  • GPS Mapping of Intervention Locations
  • Community Protection Action Groups
  • Early Warning and Early Response (EWER) Systems
  • Writing Policy Briefs

Methodology

  • Participatory, problem-based learning approaches using facilitated discussions.
  • Theoretical sessions with practical application.
  • Practice sessions to allow for application of information and concepts presented.
  • Drawing on participants’ individual experience and subject matter expertise.
  • Hypothetical scenario exercise.

Who Should Participate

  • Volunteers, first responders and entry-level professionals in the humanitarian sector from developing and developed countries.
  • Young graduates wanting to break into the humanitarian sector.
  • Medical Officers working in challenging political space.
  • International civilians and military personnel preparing to serve at UN/AU/ECOWAS/NATO/EU-Mission.
  • Postgraduate students of peace and conflict studies, disaster management, gender and development and other fields of humanities.

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

Deadline: 20th June, 2021.

Note: We are an equal opportunity and affirmative organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply to this programme.

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