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NTS-EORE Team Leader

Michika

  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Michika
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2021-07-27

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Position Title

 NTS/EORE Team Leader

Supervised by

NTS/CL Coordinator

Reporting to

                                       NTS/CL Coordinator

Duty Station

Michika Adamawa State

Area of Operation

Nigeria

Employment Period

6 months (potentially renewable)

Type of Contract (Expat/National/Trainee)

National

Salary & Benefits

NManagement G- SB2B level 1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home.

The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956 and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Based in Copenhagen (Denmark) and present in forty countries, the Danish Refugee Council is a non-profit-making, politically independent, non-governmental and non-denominational relief organization.

Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.

  1. Background

Danish Refugee Council (DRC), and its Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding technical unit - the Danish Demining Group (DDG), has had an operational presence in Nigeria since 2015. DRC Nigeria is the largest DRC country mission in the West Africa region and one of the largest DRC country missions globally. Currently, DRC delivers life-saving assistance and protection to vulnerable, conflict-affected populations including internally displaced persons, returnees and host communities in the areas of armed violence reduction, humanitarian mine action, livelihoods, nutrition and food security, protection, shelter and non-food items (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in 30+ Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states in northeast Nigeria.

Purpose

The DRC Nigeria is looking to recruit an experienced, highly- qualified and enthusiastic professional to join our great NTS – EORE team in Nigeria.

.   The role includes Supervise and assure the application of the required procedures and technical skills in the implementation of the NTS and EORE activities. Provide timely reports including corrective measures to the NTS/CL Coordinator. 

This position is a technical one, requiring a consistent previous experience in a similar position. This position also requires solid knowledge in NTS – EORE and safeguarding. This position also requires a full professional proficiency in English language.

Duties and Responsibilities

  •  Assist NTS/CL Coordinator in the identification of areas for NTS processes through desk studies
  • Assist the NTS/CL Coordinator in the planning of Community Liaison tasks
  • Implement NTS processes in compliance with relevant SOPs and guidelines, including desk research, individual interviews, focus group discussions, key stakeholders’ interviews, and reporting
  • Directly supervise and QA Community Liaison teams under his/her responsibility and ensure compliance with timelines, deadlines, and quality standards and SOPs
  • Identify needs for training and capacity building of community Liaison teams and share with NTS/CL Coordinator
  • Understand and follow all safety SOPs in Nigeria and communicate any change on the security situation to the NTS/CL Coordinator and Safety team
  • Establish and maintain working relations with local, Ward and LGA authorities and with communities of intervention
  • Establish working relations and regular Communications with security stakeholders (police, military, civil defence, vigilantes) in the areas of operations
  • Ensure and maintain the equipment in good condition and report any damage to the NTS/CL Coordinator
  • All other responsibilities included into the approved NTS/EORE SOPs.

      Key Requirements

  • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Non-Technical Survey Training by recognized INGO.
  • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Mine Risk Education (or similar) Training by recognized INGO.
  • Knowledge of local communities; actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred 
  • Ability to manage and analyse sensitive and confidential information
  • Previous experience in conducting interviews and surveys
  • At Least 3 years of proven previous experience in risk education
  • Basic knowledge in IM/GIS
  • Abilities using new technologies and APPs to gather information
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communicational skills
  • Excellent ability to work in team

Desirables

  • At least 03 year of proven previous experience as NTS/EORE Team Leader.
  • Excellent communication is an asset.
  • Excellent Computer skills. 
  • Fluency in Hausa and Higgi. 
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  • Required Qualifications
  • University degree in social science or tertiary education in any other relevant field will be a recommendation.
  • Knowledge and experience working with relevant sectorial areas implemented by DRC Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH, shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence reduction
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field in volatile and insecure areas;
  • Experience living and working in a cross-cultural, multi-sector, team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions;
  • Demonstrated commitment and strict adherence to confidentiality
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Proficiency in common computer packages i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc
  1. Application Process

Are you interested? Then apply for this position on line: www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies. All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.

DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.

Applications close on the 27th of July 2021 at midnight (GMT-time). Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.      

   

 

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