Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) Facilitator (Readvertised)
Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a qualified and motivated Explosive Ordnance Risk Education (EORE) Facilitator who will provide regular support to the Team Leader and conduct EORE sessions in communities in order to raise awareness of the dangers posed by Explosive Hazards and reduce the number of accidents caused by these hazards.
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a leading protection agency with a mandate to promote and protect durable solutions to conflict and displacement-affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC is implementing a multi-sector response to support Ukraine refugees, IDPs, and host populations both within Ukraine and in the neighboring countries of Poland, Romania and Moldova, and wider Europe. Since late February 2022, nearly 4 million Ukrainians and third-country nationals have crossed the border to Poland. As part of its neighboring country response, DRC is establishing an operational presence in Poland to support displaced populations through direct implementation, partnership with civil society organizations and national NGOs, duty bearers, and other actors.
About the Job
The role of the EORE (Explosive Ordnance Risk Education) Facilitator/Assistant will be to conduct EORE sessions in communities to raise awareness of the dangers posed by Explosive Hazards and reduce the number of accidents caused by these hazards. Under the general guidance and coordination of the EORE Programme Manager and the immediate supervision of the EORE Team Leader, the EORE Facilitator will be tasked and responsible for:
- Provide EORE sessions in affected communities, with a focus on returnees, taking into account religion, age, sex, education, and other considerations.
- Function as an interviewer during assessments of targeted communities and/or locations.
- Provide support to the EORE Team Leader on the implementation of the Project and focusing on EORE sessions in communities and locations in accordance with Project objectives;
- Support the development of EORE and mine-awareness training package to raise awareness about the risks associated with Explosive Hazards.
- Function as a data collector in targeted communities and/or locations.
- Before any EORE team deploys, ensure that the information specific to the area is provided by the EORE Team Leader/EORE Programme Manager.
- Obtain (If available) all appropriate survey data from official government bodies (Government /Police/Military/Other) and community key informants in operations.
- Keep records of daily, weekly, and monthly activities, ensuring the provision of updated information on EORE sessions conducted and planned activities.
- Report progress daily to the Team Leader and contribute to the reporting.
- Establish and maintain liaison with local authorities and the community.
- Maintain good discipline within the team and coordinate duties/tasks with other DRC (DANISH REFUGEE COUNCIL) colleagues.
- Be responsible for equipment and EORE training material condition and quantities designated for the team.
- During the EORE sessions and other specific tasks, ensure the distribution of EORE materials as required, keeping data and records of the distributed materials.
- Undertake any other tasks as assigned by the Team Leader.
- Act as the Team Leader as and when directed.
- Perform other duties as assigned and when required.
- Ensure and maintain the equipment in good condition and report any damage to EORE PM.
- Conduct any other relevant training planned by the organization.
To be successful in this role we expect you to have a minimum of 1 year of relevant, proven work experience within an international humanitarian or development organization in a complex, fast-changing, and volatile context. Moreover, we also expect the following:
- University degree, preferably in sociology/social sciences/teaching.
- Experience in working in complex, fast-changing, and volatile contexts.
- Experience in designing and implementing awareness campaigns for diverse target groups (including men, women, and children).
- Knowledge and/or experience in International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) is desirable.
- Experience working in teaching/education/social work or/and within mine action portfolio.
- Possession of a valid automobile driving license and the ability to drive using a manual transmission is desirable.
- Experience in mine action, and humanitarian portfolio is desirable.
- Experience in liaising with governmental and local authorities is desirable.
- Good IT skills in Microsoft Office (especially Word, Excel, and Outlook).
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Prior experience working with NGOs would be an asset.
- Knowledge of Ukrainian and/or Russian is mandatory.
- Knowledge of the local language will be considered an asset.
- Fluency in English will be considered an asset.
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’s five core competencies:
- Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
- Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
- Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
- Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
- Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with DRC’s vision and values.
Contract length: November 2022 - June 2023, with the possibility of extension depending on funding.
Band: Non-Management, I
Duty base: 2 in Warsaw, 2 in Lublin (with travel across the country)
Start date: ASAP
Number of positions: 4
We offer a competitive salary and benefits in accordance with the Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for National Staff.
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: November 8th, 2022.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and we, therefore, encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.