Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Job Openings in Nigeria today, July 29th 2016

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.

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) has been operational in West Africa
since 1998. Our aim is to contribute to the peace and stabilization,
protection and promotion of durable solution to crisis affected
populations in the region.

DRC has opened a new country programme in Nigeria focusing on responding to the huge humanitarian

DRC operations was initially focus on Yola and Mubi in Adamawa State,
and has opened base in Maiduguri, Borno State and from there DRC has
focus on meeting the basic needs (protection, WASH, food security and
shelter) of urban caseloads as well as supporting outreach to affected
areas and displacement camps. DRC also maintains a representational
office in Abuja and a larger coordination and field based implementation
office in Yola, Adamawa State. DRC is also currently assessing the
possibility of operationalizing a hub in Yobe State.

We currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Locations:
Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe
Task and Responsibilities

MEAL Systems Development at base level in consultation with the country M&E Manager:

  • Based on the project proposals, implementation plan, and donor
    reporting requirements, support the M&E Manager in the development
    and implementation of a system for capturing and documenting data and
    relevant information on project activities, beneficiaries, outputs,
    outcomes, and impacts
  • Ensure an effective roll-out of M&E collection and reporting
    systems at the base level through training, site visits, manuals, and
    other technical support as needed
  • Conduct training for base project staff on M&E in line with
    identified capacity needs and provide ongoing mentoring support in
    consultation with the M&E Manager.
  • Work with the various project teams to ensure that all
    information and data is collected, documented, and collated in an
    accurate and timely manner
  • Contribute to regular reviews of the M&E system itself,
    making improvements as needed and recommended, in consultation with
    technical managers, M&E manager, staff, and partners.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Lead on compilation of regular monthly and quarterly base level
    reports using data provided by Base project teams and ensure cross
    checking of data.
  • Support the M&E manager to fill monitoring table of projects
  • Support the Head of Base and technical program Managers to
    ensure that planned activities are carried out in a way that is timely,
    cost effective and adheres to quality standards
  • Provide base level project data to help with donor monthly, quarterly and annual reporting.

Research and Evaluation:

  • Coordinate with the donor-contracted Evaluation Team for conducting of activities at base and village levels
  • Support coordination of overall project/s review and evaluation
    activities as required. This includes working with the independent
    Evaluation Team to coordinate mid-term and final evaluations, and
    supporting donor and external reviews as required

Accountability:

  • Support creation of a system for ensuring that information
    obtained is also shared with communities, women, and other stakeholders
    through a regular feedback mechanism
  • Ensure beneficiary accountability mechanism is logging and
    addressing complaints in a timely fashion. Ensure programme managers are
    aware of delays in acting on any complaints or information requests
  • Training beneficiaries, community stakeholders and programme
    participants on DRC complaint response mechanism to promote downward
    accountability.
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Knowledge Management & Learning:

  • In consultation with Head of Base, country M&E Manager and
    technical managers, facilitate and compile case studies, change stories
    and lessons learned reports on a regular basis to share wider programme
    and inform improvements in quality and delivery
  • Analyze information about the base level programme / projects and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ensure key base level lessons and challenges are documented and
    shared with staff and partners to help consolidate lessons learned for
    future proposal development and implementation of best practices.

Key Requirements
Essential:

  • Training in quantitative methodologies, including database management.
  • 3 years of direct experience of monitoring and evaluation
    related to one or more of these fields: Protection, Emergency NFIs,
    WASH, Shelter, Livelihoods and/ or Mine Risk Education initiatives.
  • Strong analytical skills and an understanding of a range of
    methods for monitoring, evaluation and assessment to promote
    evidence-based learning. Demonstrated ability and understanding to
    design, commission, and manage assessment methodologies and techniques
    such as focus group discussions, key informant interviews, observations
    to name a few.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyses data and summarize it for a range of different audiences.
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability
    to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities and evaluate
    progress.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to DRC /DDG’s mission, values and approach.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to travel within DRC offices within Nigeria.

Desirable:

  • Professional qualification at BSc level or above in Social Science, Statistics, Livelihoods, Protection, or Economics.
  • Experience of qualitative research techniques.
  • Experience in international development.

Conditions

  • Availability: End August/Early September 2016
  • Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;


 

Job Title: Risk Facilitation Educator
Locations:
Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and Yobe
Slot: Yola x 2, Mubi x 2, Maiduguri x 6 and Yobe x 4
Task and Responsibilities
To achieve the overall objective, the Risk Education facilitators will
perform the following tasks and undertake the following
responsibilities:

  • Conduct RE activities and sessions as required
  • Assist the Risk Education Supervisor and manager and other
    senior staff in further developing educational content and
    methodologies, presentation materials, monitor materials, etc. suited to
    the needs of the target groups
  • In close coordination with Risk Education Supervisor, collect
    data about possible location of contamination of Mines/ERW and victims
    of mine/ERW/IED-related accidents.
  • Deliver RE alongside other DRC/DDG activities in the
    communities, ensuring close coordination, collaboration and programmatic
    synergies
  • Submit activity records and weekly reports to the Risk Education Supervisor.
  • Provide inputs and participate in the ongoing development of education materials and methods
  • Ensure that all tasks allocated by the Risk Education Supervisor
    and manager are executed promptly, efficiently and in accordance with
    DDG operational guidelines
  • Provide inputs and participate in the ongoing development of RE training and methods.
  • Contribute to the management of safety and security by adhering to established protocols
  • Any other tasks requested by the Risk Education Project manager, Risk Education Supervisor and/or Mine Action
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Key Requirements

  • Knowledge of local communities (i.e. Maiduguri, yobe & Yola and mubi), actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred.
  • Proven communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills.
  • University degree in Social Science or Tertiary Education in any other relevant field will be a recommendation.
  • Must be able to remain neutral when working with communities.
  • Good in English and local language both speaking, reading and writing.
  • Passion for people.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Willing and able to work for long hours.
  • Open and willing to learn new things.
  • Enthusiastic and hard-working.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Administration skills will be a recommendation.

Desirables:

  • Artistic capability (e.g. singing, dancing, drama, graphic design) will be a recommendation.
  • Proven educational and/or training skills an advantage.
  • Proven experience in addressing groups of people an advantage
  • Computer literate.
  • Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
  • Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality programmes.
  • Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability
    to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities and evaluate
    progress.
  • Experience of working within budget constraints.
  • Commitment to DRC /DDG’s mission, values and approach.
  • Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to travel within DRC offices within Nigeria.

Conditions

  • Availability: End August/Early September 2016
  • Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Application with
a Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications and CV in
English to: drc-hr-ng@drc-nigeria.org
Or
Hand delivery to:
The Head of Base,
DRC Maiduguri Office,
No. 548 Ashaka Road Potiskum close,
Off Damboa Road old GRA west,
Maiduguri.
Borno State.

Or
The Head of Base,
DRC Mubi Office,
No. 64 Suleja Street,
State Lowcost,
Lokuwa – Mubi North,
Mubi.

Or
No 49 Karewa GRA,
Karewa,
Yola,
Adamawa State.


Note

  • Candidate should Indicate the position applied.
  • Application to be submitted in English.
  • Names and contact details (email address) of 3 professional non-related references should be provided.
  • 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. Please provide
    references, but do not attach any written recommendations.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals only.
  • Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for (oral and test on presentation skills) interviews

Application Deadline  10th August, 2016.

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