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Risk Education Facilitator (National Staff Only)


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.    
DRC has been operating in the West Africa region for over 15 years, running a combination of emergency, livelihood, protection and advocacy programmes through Country Offices (COs) Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Nigeria and a Regional Office (RO) in Abidjan. DRC has 17 offices and more than 500 staff members across the WA region.  
DRC started operating in Nigeria in 2015 where plans to run a combination of emergency, livelihood, WASH, protection and advocacy programmes has been set. DRC currently has offices in Abuja, Yola, Mubi, Maiduguri and Damaturu.  
The position 
The Risk Education Facilitator is mainly responsible for the direct operational implementation of Risk education activities in the DRC/DDG areas of operation. The Risk Education Facilitator delivers daily risk education sessions to IDPs, adults and children, in host communities and IDP camps on the risks associated with mines/Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) as part of efforts to ensure the safe return of IDPs and to reduce the risk of deaths/injuries associated with mines/ERW. The Risk Education Facilitator also supports Risk Education Supervisors and Training Advisor in the development of new educational materials for both adults and children and for the continuous improvement of training methods. The position is based in Maiduguri, and require regular travels to other LGAs in Borno (Bama, Ngala, Monguno, Dikwa). 
Key Requirements 
Knowledge of local communities and languages in the proposed areas of work (Maiduguri, Bama, Dikwa, Monguno, and Ngala) 
Basic computer skills (Word, Excel) 
Educational and/or training skills 
Experience in facilitation with children 
Good spoken and written English 
Artistic capability (e.g. singing, dancing, drama, graphic design) are an advantage. 
Experience in addressing different groups of people an advantage 
Able to take initiative  
Well organized 
Availability: From 21 August 2017 
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. The employee is responsible for the tax returns. 
How to apply 
The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.  
Application method 
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: Marie-Josee Hamel, Deputy Head of Programme 
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.  
Deadline date: August 4th 2017 
Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered. 
Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview. 
For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult: 
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Yola
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2017-08-04

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