NTS / EORE Officer at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)


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 recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: NTS / EORE Officer

Location: Michika, Adamawa
Contract Type: National Contract
Employment period: 6 months (potentially renewable)
Reporting to: NTS / EORE Team Leader
Supervised by: NTS / EORE Team Leader
Type of contract (Expat/ National/Trainee): National

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 Execution of the NTS and EORE tasks assigned by the Team Leader and complying with approved DRC safety rules /protocols and the HDP sector’s technical SOPs.
  • This is 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 the team leader in the identification of areas for NTS processes.
  • Assist the team leader and the NTS/CL coordinator in the planning of NTS & EORE tasks when required.
  • Identify and mobilize local targeted communities for NTS tasks base on reported suspected hazardous areas. 
  • Implement NTS & EORE processes in compliance with relevant SOPs and guidelines, including desk research, individual interviews, focus group discussions, key stakeholder’s interviews and reporting
  • Provide basic risk education to affected communities and recommend more advanced risk education intervention by the Risk Education team whenever needed.
  • Conduct explosive ordnance risk education activities and sessions as required.
  • Deliver EORE training alongside other DRC/HDP activities in the communities, ensuring close coordination, collaboration, and programmatic synergies.
  • Be familiar with and follow all safety SOPs in DRC Nigeria and communicate any change on the security situation to the Team Leader and DRC Safety unit.
  • Establish and maintain working relations with local authorities and communities.
  • Carry out all other responsibilities included in the approved NTS and EORE SOPs.

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.

Key Requirements:

  • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Non-Technical Survey Training by recognized INGO.
  • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a EORE (or similar) Training by recognized INGO.
  • Knowledge of local communities; actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred. 
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to gather information using new technologies and APPs.
  • Previous experience in conducting interviews and surveys.
  • At least 2 years of proven previous experience in NTS and EORE.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communicational skills.
  • Excellent ability to work in a team.

Desirable:

  • Proven communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills (Proven EORE, NTS and IED knowledge is essential)
  • Proven experience in addressing groups of people an advantage.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Higgi

Salary and Benefits

  • NM- H SB3 level 1

Application Closing Date
27th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Process and Notice

  • 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 submitted after the specified closing 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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