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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 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: Livelihoods Assistant (GFD)
Location:
 Mafa and Bama – Borno
Slots: 3 Openings (Mafa X2 & Bama X1)

Background

  • 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 Yobe, with more than 100 staff members subject to increase in the near future

About the Job

  • The Livelihoods Assistant – GFD is to assist the Livelihoods Officers – GFD in the implementation of Food distribution activities in Bama and Mafa IDPs camps.

Your Main Duties and Responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in all the beneficiary identification, registration, verification and distribution of food.
  • Supervise casual labourers
  • Conduct training and sensitisation activities related to food distributions and nutrition.
  • Assist in Planning, supervising and monitoring training, awareness and sensitisation activities, including maintenance and verification of all supporting documentation and activities (e.g. pre- and post-tests).
  • Assist in Maintaining records of all activities, in order to complete timely reports for DRC and for external actors, including donors.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor all food distribution related activities, including screening, referrals and follow up.
  • Assist the Livelihoods officer in project documentation.
  • Promote the rights of displaced people and affected populations, and explore and assess new and better ways to provide timely, effective and appropriate assistance.
  • Assist in gap analysis, needs assessment, conducting registration, receiving commodities and distributing to beneficiaries in locations adversely affected by the conflict.
  • Other responsibilities as required by line management.

The Position

  • Relevant higher education at college level in nutrition and/or health.
  • Experience working as a Nutrition Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Minimum 1 year work experience in a humanitarian/recovery context within Nutrition programmes, preferably with an international NGO.
  • Proven experience of registration, verification and distribution in emergency relief operations is a strong advantage
  • Computer skills (primarily MS Office applications), especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge of the context in rural Nigeria
  • Strong understanding of protection principles and likely protection concerns arising in the Nigerian context as well as conflict sensitivity
  • Experience in complex emergencies and the ability to live and work in a very remote environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure and without daily supervision
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Fluency in Hausa. Competency in Kanuri and/or other local languages appropriate to the target population.

Requirements

  • Relevant higher education at college level in nutrition, food science or realted.
  • Computer skills (primarily MS Office applications), especially Microsoft Excel.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Fluency in Hausa. Competency in Kanuri and/or other local languages appropriate to the target population.

Desirable:

  • B.Sc in Agriculture and Food Science or any related field
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Fluency in Hausa.
  • Competency in Kanuri and/or other local languages appropriate to the target population.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 9 Months
  • Level: IPE BAND NM-I
  • Designation of Duty Station: Mafa & Bama
  • Start Date: 1st February, 2019.

Remuneration

  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Livelihoods Assistant (CBT)
Location:
 Ngala, Borno State
Contract length: 8 Months
Level: IPE BAND-NM-I
Start date: 1st February 2019
Slot: 2 Openings

Job Descrptions

  • 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 Yobe, with more than 100 staff members subject to increase in the near future

About the Job

  • The Cash Base Transfer Assistant is responsible for assisting the Cash Based Transfer Officer in the implementation of DRC CBT activities in the intervention communities in Borno State (Ngala)

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in planning and ensuring the effective implementation of the CBT (Cash Based Transfer)
  • Assist in all CBT related field work, including community mobilization, beneficiary identification/registration, distributions, and monitoring.
  • Assist in ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
  • Partcipate in trader identification,selection and training
  • Assist in payment procedures, including documentation, approval and actual payment/voucher distribution
  • Assist in maintaining all documentations relating directly to CBT activities required to ensure accountability to DRC and donors, particularly where labor is concerned.
  • Assist in administrative matters relating directly to CBT activities: time-sheets, payment schedules, required paper-work and liaison with finance department.
  • Assist in administrative matters relating directly to cash transfer activities including reconciliation with cash-out agents following distributions.
  • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
  • Work with the Programme Officer to prepare monthly cash requirement forecast for CBT activities.
  • Provide information on CBT activities as requested by the Programme Officer
  • Report on any problems encountered in the field such as project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to DRC staff and activities.
  • Assist DRC Security Officer and Cash Based Transferme Officer on any threats to DRC staff and activities; promptly reporting incidents/security threats in areas of operation.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DRC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • And any other duties assigned to him/her by the Cash Based Transfer Officer

About You
To be successful in this role we expect you to. All employees should master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Prepare and share work plan with the CPT Officer according to the programme detail and implementation plan
  • Provide the Cash Based Transfer Officer with relevant documents, and channel issues.
  • Communicating
  • Taking the lead
  • Collaborating
  • Striving for excellence and
  • Demonstrating integrity.

Moreover, we also expect the following:
Required:

  • BA/B.Sc/HND in relevant field required; 2 years of experience working on the development, implementation, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
  • Prior experience implementing CBT with an INGO is preferred.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
  • Experience with running assessments, monitoring and evaluation required.
  • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
  • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing

Desirable:

  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Kanuri or Hausa is required

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 3rd January, 2019.

 

 

Job Title: Livelihoods Officer (CBT)
Locations:
 Ngala, Bama – Borno
Contract type: National contract
Slot: 2

About the Job

  • The Cash Based Transfer (CBT) Officer is responsible for coordination and implementation of DRC CBT (Cash Based Transfer ) activities in the intervention communities in Borno State (Ngala & Bama).

Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Plan and ensure the effective implementation of the CBT
  • Contribute to all CBT related field work, including community mobilization, beneficiary identification/registration, distributions, and monitoring.
  • Ensure that beneficiaries are effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
  • Coordinate payment procedures, including documentation, approval and actual payment/voucher distribution
  • Maintain all documentation relating directly to CBT activities required to ensure accountability to DRC and donors, particularly where labor is concerned.
  • Oversee administrative matters relating directly to CBT activities: time-sheets, payment schedules, required paper-work and liaison with finance department.
  • Oversee administrative matters relating directly to cash transfer activities including reconciliation with cash-out agents following distributions.
  • Contribute to effective program reporting, monitoring and evaluation systems for both internal and external use in coordination with the other program staff.
  • Work with the Team Leader/Food Security Manager to prepare monthly cash requirement forecast for CBT activities.
  • Provide information on CBT activities as requested by the FSM and Team Leader.
  • Support orientation for all new staff on CBT.
  • Report on any problems encountered in the field such as project participant complaints, local authority interference, and security threats to DRC staff and activities.
  • Coordinate with DRC Security Officer and Food Security Manager on any threats to DRC staff and activities; promptly reporting incidents/security threats in areas of operation.
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DRC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • And any other duties assigned to him/her by the Team leader/Food Security Manager.

About you
To be successful in this role we expect you to. All employees should master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Prepare and share work plan with the Team Leader/Food Security Manager according to the programme detail and implementation plan
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to Team Leader/Food Security Manager.
  • Provide the Team Leader/Food Security Manager with relevant documents, and channel issues.
  • Communicating
  • Taking the lead
  • Collaborating
  • Striving for excellence and
  • Demonstrating integrity.

Required
Moreover, we also expect the following:

  • BA/B.Sc in relevant field required; 3 years of experience working on the development, implementation, administration and compliance of a field-based international development or humanitarian program; general program management experience required.
  • Prior experience implementing CBT with an INGO is preferred.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
  • Experience with running assessments, monitoring and evaluation required.
  • Experience representing the organization and its interests to a diverse range of local and international government officials, local civil society organizations, other international organizations, the media and the public.
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
  • Demonstrated training and facilitation experience
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing

Desirable:

  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills and computer skills
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Kanuri or Hausa is required

We Offer

  • Contract length: 8 MONTHS
  • Level: IPE BAND NM-H
  • Designation of Duty Station: 1 Ngala & 1 Bama
  • Start date: 1st February 2019

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Livelihoods Assistant – Nutrition
Locations:
 Bama, Mafa – Borno
Contract type: National contract
Slot: 2

About the job

  • The Livelihoods Assistant – Nutrition is responsible to assist the Livelihoods Officer – Nutrition in the implementation of DRC activities within the scope WFP programme in Borno State (Mafa & Bama)

Your main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Assist in all the Nutrition activities including nutrition screening and distribution.
  • Supervise Nutrition Workers.
  • Conduct training and sensitisation activities related to food distributions and nutrition.
  • Assist in Planning, supervising and monitoring training, awareness and sensitisation activities, including maintenance and verification of all supporting documentation and activities (e.g. pre- and post-tests).
  • Assist in Maintaining records of all activities, in order to complete timely reports for DRC and for external actors, including donors.
  • Plan, coordinate and monitor all nutrition-related activities, including screening, referrals and follow up.
  • Assist the Nutrition Officer in project documentation.
  • Promote the rights of displaced people and affected populations, and explore and assess new and better ways to provide timely, effective and appropriate assistance.
  • Assist in gap analysis, needs assessment, conducting registration, receiving commodities and distributing to beneficiaries in locations adversely affected by the conflict.
  • Ensuring quality MUAC screening takes place at all team registrations: children are accurately recorded in terms of their nutrition status;
  • Assist in Ensuring appropriate implementation of Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme (BSFP) for children 6- 59 months and the Pregnant and Lactating Women
  • Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to DRC and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
  • And any other duties assigned to him/her by the Food Security Manager

About you
To be successful in this role we expect you to. All employees should master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Prepare and share work plan with the CPT Officer according to the programme detail and implementation plan
  • Provide the CTP Officer with relevant documents, and channel issues.
  • Communicating
  • Taking the lead
  • Collaborating
  • Striving for excellence and
  • Demonstrating integrity.

Moreover, we also expect the following:
Required:

  • BA/B.Sc/HND in Health or Nutrition related field;
  • 1 year of experience working on the implementation of a nutrition program
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders to identify beneficiaries according to criteria required.
  • Experience with carrying out assessments, nutrition case management, monitoring and evaluation required.
  • Commitment to renewing and maintaining knowledge of best practices
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Demonstrated strengths in analytical skills, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing

Desirable:

  • Strong interpersonal, intercultural and communication skills
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Fluency in English and Hausa; fluency in other languages spoken in Borno will be a plus.

We Offer

  • Contract length: 9 MONTHS
  • Level: IPE BAND NM-I
  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Nationals
  • Start date: 1st February 2019

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Applications should include:

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position .
  • 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.

 

Application Deadline 5th January, 2019.

 

Note

  • 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.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • The position is for Nigerian National Only.
  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
  • DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.