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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 a 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 is recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Protection Officer

Loaction: Michika, Adamawa
Slot: 2 Openings
Contract type: National contract

The Position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Protection Officer – COVID 19 Response to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Project Manager – COVID 19.
  • The Protection Officer will be part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Protection Team and will work under the guidance of Protection Team leader. She/he will be based in Mubi-Adamawa state to provide the field team constant support.
  • She/he will have an important role in the 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 a constant field visit to project sites.
  • The Protection Officer 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.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Individual & Group Counselling:

  • Conduct individual assessments for possible psychosocial distress and the identification of a therapeutic intervention plan for people directly identified or referred by the community structures or protection team in relation to Covid-19.
  • Conduct individual or group counselling as part of a therapeutic intervention plan for and with people identified or referred
  • Carry out a PSS intervention plan for each individual client after receiving their consent for the same. Consider emotional, behavioural and social factors that affect their psychosocial well-being.
  • Provide continuous psycho-social support via regular follow-up meetings, establishing a relationship built on trust and respecting confidentiality protocols.
  • Close cases when the objectives in the PSS intervention plan have been met and no further needs have been identified.
  • Provide group counselling as part of a therapeutic intervention plan for with people identified and referred by the case management team or social workers following the opening of a CM case file.
  • Document cases and ensure that any progress on the individual therapeutic intervention plan and any significant change in the client’s psychosocial well-being and overall situation is duly recorded in a timely fashion.
  • Participate in individual supervision sessions on a weekly basis with the PSS Team lead, bringing immediate attention to any case of special/emergency needs.
  • Participate in internal case conferences (when relevant), team meetings, training and workshops as scheduled by the
  • supervisory and management team.
  • Document all general PSS activities as per DRC and donor reporting regulations and transmit these on a weekly basis to the PSS Team Lead for compilation.
  • Support the planning, implementation and reporting on all PSS activities via weekly work plans, schedules and people management.
  • Support positive team dynamics and a healthy work environment where our beneficiaries affected by Covid-19 feel comfortable and supported in sharing their experiences, challenges and feelings.
  • Identify gaps in Covid-19 information and PSS training needs and request support from the PSS-Team Lead or Protection Specialist to provide the same.
  • Compile all reporting on Covid-19 PSS activities as per DRC and donor reporting regulations and transmit these on a weekly basis to the PSS Team lead for further handling. Engage in regular feedback and dialogue with the PSS Team lead on quantitative reporting.

Data Protection, Confidentiality & Adherence To Protection Principles:

  • Ensure the proper and safe filing and archiving of PSS client files and activity reports files to maintain data confidentiality as per DRC and international standards.
  • Carry out all tasks respecting key Protection and PSS principles, including but not limited to.
    • Do no harm.
    • Non-discrimination.
    • Confidentiality,
    • Accountability, and.
    • Need-to-know principles

Other Pss Activities:

  • Contribute to regular Covid-19 service mapping, updates to the service directory and support the development of referral systems with different service providers and the local NGO/CSO partners in the deep field.
  • Flag PSS issues and contribute to the identification of appropriate responses.
  • 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.
  • Always liaise with security officers in DRC to keep up to date on the security situation of the field base.
  • Support protection coordinator, a manager with itinerary planning for field visits including donor visits.
  • Provide detailed updates of activities within your designated field site while keeping yourself well informed of Covid-19 new and emerging issues.
  • To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented

Requirements
Essentials:

  • 2-5 years of experience in supervising field staff, planning and implementation of activities in complex emergencies
  • 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 a 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
  • Ability to plan and execute in a timely and quality manner
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law, Psychology, Social work, Social Sciences, counselling, Education, Human Rights, Development Studies or relevant equivalent disciplines.

Desirable:

  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
  • Knowledge in Hausa
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Project Team Leader

Location: Michika, Adamawa
Contract type: National contract

The Position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Project Team Leader – COVID 19 Response to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Project Manager – COVID 19.
  • The Project Team Leader primary function is to support the Project manager in planning and delivery of OFDA funded COVID19 response project; ensuring planning, quality of the implementation and follow up of IPC and COVID19 related PSS activities being implemented by DRC.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
General Programming & Operations:

  • Develop work plans and ensure timely and efficient delivery of all aspect of the project
  • Maintain adequate project records to facilitate timely and quality reporting
  • Coordinate with the MEAL team to conduct assessments and post monitoring activities
  • Incorporate learnings to improve project deliveries
  • Support field teams to build strong community networks that would facilitate every aspect of the project
  • Support the project manager to compile donors and other types of reports

Coordination and Representation:

  • Collaborate with relevant Internal and External health technical experts on issues related to IPC and COVID19 related PSS.
  • Represent DRC at IPC meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings.
  • Ensure integration of IPC activities with other DRC sectors.
  • Coordinate with WASH, Shelter and Protection counterparts in other locations in the implementation of common funded projects.
  • Ensure good representation and reputation of DRC at all levels.
  • Actively participate in an internal coordination meeting
  • Ensure and actively participate in regular sector meetings.

Staff Management:

  • Supervise IPC and COVID19 PSS staff.
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the community-based mechanisms in operational areas as needed.
  • Conduct regular field visits or as required to ensure IPC and PSS tasks are going on as planned and mentoring – through technical backstopping and training of duty bearers.

Logistics / Finance:

  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution.
  • Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and report health partners and DRC rational use of PPEs and other supplies
  • To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented

Requirements
Essentials:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an NGO setting.
  • Ability to plan and execute in a timely and quality manner
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environment Health Science, Biological Sciences, Public health or Nursing degrees from a recognized institution
  • Possession of a master’s degree an added advantage

Desirable:

  • Epidemiological experience
  • Experience working in a public health emergency (i.e. Ebola, Lassa Fever, Chorea and etc).
  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
  • Knowledge in Hausa
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Support Services Officer

Location: Michika, Adamawa
Contract Type: National

The position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Support Services Officer – COVID 19 Response to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the HR Team Leader.
  • Provide support to DRC field programmes by undertaking technical and practical tasks to ensure the smooth, safe and efficient operation of supply chain and or support activities in accordance with the Operations Handbook and Program Manual, with adherence to donor guidelines.

The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Assets and Supply Management:

  • Maintain the records of Assets, Equipment for the field office in line with the Assets recording system for the country programme.
  • Ensure that the assets that are issued to staff are authorized, recorded and necessary paper work exists as per the DRC policy.
  • Ensure that all assets are properly maintained and looked after. Any misuse and abuse are reported to the AM and the Supply Chain Coordinator.
  • Ensure day to day management of building, properties and supplies to ensure they are safe and in enough, properly resupplied, and in good working order for use by field staff.

Inventories and Stock Management:

  • To help if required to the Warehouse Assistant and Supply Chain Officer in the field to assure that the stock items are safely stored and correctly recorded as per the guidelines and the warehouse/stores are well maintained.

Power Systems Management:

  • Ensure all power generation equipment, electric appliances and power systems are well maintained
  • Ensure issues related to power systems are timely reported and solutions are sought under the guidance of the Area Manager / Supply Chain Coordinator.
  • Monthly reports of use and maintenance are produced and submitted to the Area Manager and Supply Chain Coordinator.

Safety and Security:

  • Ensure that DRC Safety Protocol and SoPs are observed and respected.
  • Ensure the implementation of the evacuation plan in case of need.
  • Ensure that First Aid Kit and Hibernation kit are available up to standard.
  • Ensure the daily communication with DRC Safety Department.
  • Ensure daily communication to other managers and UNHAS flight focal point to ensure all staff are aware of flight times and are well-prepared.
  • Communicate and act as a focal point in the event of an incident or urgent situation.

General Work and Filing:

  • Implement standard DRC supply chain systems and procedures
  • Ensure health and safety policy is implemented and matters related to are reported to the designated responsible manager.
  • Provide technical inputs on procurements related to vehicles, generators & power systems and other technical items required for supply chain operations.
  • Ensure all paperwork is kept according to DRC’s policies and procedures of and filed neatly with supporting documents in respective files.
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties requested by line manager, where they do contradict the organization’s policies.

To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented.

Requirements
Essentials:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in an NGO setting.
  • Ability to plan and execute in a timely and quality manner
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree or Higher Diploma in Logistics and Supply Chain, Human Resources Management, Administration or any relevant administration related certification.
  • Driving license

Desirables:

  • Understanding and experience of security management.
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO
  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
  • Knowledge in Hausa
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP
  • 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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Protection Assistant

Loaction: Michika, Adamawa
Slot: 5 Openings
Contract type: National contract

The Position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Protection Assistant to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Team Leader. The job requires someone who can provide COVID 19 related health advice to communities
  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Protection Assistant – COVID 19 Response to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Team Leader.
  • The Protection Assistant, under the supervision of the Protection team leader and the Protection Manager, is responsible for the day to day implementation of the various PSS activities in the field locations under his/her responsibility.
  • This includes, in relation to Covid-19, conduct Protection Monitoring, referrals and follow up of referrals, (including establishing referral pathways for those affected by Covid-19), 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.
  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) Officer to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Team Leader. The job requires someone who can provide COVID 19 related health advice to communities

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Individual & Group Counselling:

  • Conduct individual assessments for possible psychosocial distress and the identification of a therapeutic intervention plan for people directly identified or referred by the community structures or protection team in relation to Covid-19.
  • Conduct individual or group counselling as part of a therapeutic intervention plan for and with people identified or referred
  • Carry out a PSS intervention plan for each individual client after receiving their consent for the same. Consider emotional, behavioural and social factors that affect their psychosocial well-being.
  • Provide continuous psycho-social support via regular follow-up meetings, establishing a relationship built on trust and respecting confidentiality protocols.
  • Close cases when the objectives in the PSS intervention plan have been met and no further needs have been identified.
  • Provide group counselling as part of a therapeutic intervention plan for with people identified and referred by the case management team or social workers following the opening of a CM case file.
  • Document cases and ensure that any progress on the individual therapeutic intervention plan and any significant change in the client’s psychosocial well-being and overall situation is duly recorded in a timely fashion.
  • Participate in individual supervision sessions on a weekly basis with the PSS Team lead, bringing immediate attention to any case of special/emergency needs.
  • Participate in internal case conferences (when relevant), team meetings, training and workshops as scheduled by the supervisory and management team.
  • Document all general PSS activities as per DRC and donor reporting regulations and transmit these on a weekly basis to the PSS Team Lead for compilation.
  • Support the planning, implementation and reporting on all PSS activities via weekly work plans, schedules and people management.
  • Support positive team dynamics and a healthy work environment where our beneficiaries affected by Covid-19 feel comfortable and supported in sharing their experiences, challenges and feelings.
  • Identify gaps in Covid-19 information and PSS training needs and request support from the PSS-Team Lead or Protection Specialist to provide the same.
  • Compile all reporting on Covid-19 PSS activities as per DRC and donor reporting regulations and transmit these on a weekly basis to the PSS Team lead for further handling. Engage in regular feedback and dialogue with the PSS Team lead on quantitative reporting.

Data Protection, Confidentiality & Adherence To Protection Principles:

  • Ensure the proper and safe filing and archiving of PSS client files and activity reports files to maintain data confidentiality as per DRC and international standards.
  • Carry out all tasks respecting key Protection and PSS principles, including but not limited to.
    •  Do no harm.
    • Non-discrimination.
    • Confidentiality,
    • Accountability, and.
    • Need-to-know principles

Other Pss Activities:

  • Contribute to regular Covid-19 service mapping, updates to the service directory and support the development of referral systems with different service providers and the local NGO/CSO partners in a deep field.
  • Flag PSS issues and contribute to the identification of appropriate responses.
  • 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.
  • Always liaise with security officers in DRC to keep up to date on the security situation of the field base.
  • Support protection coordinator, the manager with itinerary planning for field visits including donor visits.
  • Provide detailed updates of activities within your designated field site while keeping yourself well informed of Covid-19 new and emerging issues.

Requirements
Essentials:

  • 2 years’ work experience in a humanitarian organization / with displacement affected populations or significant experience as a DRC Protection social or outreach worker or previous experience in PSS.
  • Knowledge of protection and PSS 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.

Education:

  • Diploma or degree in community development, psychology, sociology, and other relevant social sciences qualifications.

Desirables:

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

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

 

 

 

Job Title: Infection Prevention Control Officer

Loaction: Michika, Adamawa
Slot: 2 Openings
Contract type: National contract

The position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) Officer to join the Adamawa Team.
  • Interested persons will be reporting to the Team Leader. The job requires someone who can provide COVID 19 related health advice to communities

The main Duties and Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

General Programming & Operations:

  • Facilitate formation of community structures in IPC and strengthening of the existing structures such as WASH Committees through trainings sensitization workshops and other IPC awareness campaigns.
  • Design, develop and implement appropriate IPC mobilization strategies for DRC’s IPC projects.
  • Develop IPC work plans for multi-funded projects.
  • Ensure efficient and Effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan.
  • Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/ reports and proposals and budgets for donors.
  • Lead the IPC team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises.

Coordination and representation:

  • Collaborate with relevant Internal and External health technical experts on issues related to IPC.
  • Represent DRC at IPC meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings.
  • Ensure integration of IPC activities with other DRC sectors.
  • Coordinate with WASH, Shelter and Protection counterparts in other locations in the implementation of common funded projects.
  • Ensure good representation and reputation of IPC sector at all levels.
  • Actively participate in internal coordination meeting
  • Ensure and actively participate in regular sector meetings.

Staff Management:

  • Supervise IPC field-based casuals’ workers.
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the community-based mechanisms in operational areas as needed.
  • Conduct daily field visits or as required to ensure IPC tasks are going on as planned and mentoring – through technical backstopping and training of duty bearers.

Logistics / Finance:

  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution.
  • Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and report health partners and DRC rational use of PPEs and other supplies
  • To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented

Essentials

  • At least 2-year clinical experience with combination of trainings and practical IPC experience.
  • Thorough knowledge of IPC Approaches, training of trainers and facilitating menstrual hygiene sessions for women and girls.
  • Knowledge & experience of dealing with commercial transporters and coordinating supply delivery to remote and insecure areas
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions

Education (including certification, licenses etc.):

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree Environment Health Science, Biological Sciences, Public Health or Nursing degrees from recognized institution

Desirables:

  • Epidemiological experience
  • Experience working in a public health emergency (i.e. Ebola, Lassa Fever, Chorea and etc).
  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
  • Knowledge in Hausa
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP

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.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

 

Application Process

  • 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: “the Recruitment Manager”
  • 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

  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for a written test and oral interview.
  • Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified – so early submission of applications is encouraged. DRC has the right to close the vacancy once a suitable candidate is identified.
  • NB: DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator

Application Deadline  20th May, 2020.

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