Danish Refugee Council Recruitment 2019/2020 Application Form

Danish Refugee Council Recruitment 2019/2020 Application Form : he Danish Refugee Council (DRC), a Danish international non-governmental organisation is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions listed below.

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.

Danish Refugee Council Recruitment 2019/2020 Application Form.

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Safety Officer at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title: Safety Officer

Location: Mubi, Adamawa
Contract type: National contract
Availability: ASAP

The Position

  • The Safety Officer serves as the focal person for staff safety and security in the office and in field locations.
  • Supports the preparation of field travel authorisations and maintenance of staff information.
  • Works within the safety procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation.
  • The safety Officer will support the Area Manager in managing staff safety and security in Mubi.

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The role is responsible for supporting the day to day oversight of DRC staff movements and ensuring that key information relevant to staff safety and security is disseminated. Advisories, Alerts and Reports to disseminate to all staff. Administrative and Safety operational tasks that support the day to day running of the Safety Unit’s Operations.
  • The Safety Officer will maintain a high level of contextual awareness and strong coordination with Program and Program support teams at the field level.
  • The Safety Officer will report directly to the Area Manger with Technical support from Safety Coordinator and will be an integral part of DRC’s Safety Unit.

Responsibilities
Staff movement oversight and support:

  • Travel Security Clearances: Prior to any movement complete all security briefings for staff traveling to high risk field locations.
  • Ensure that established movement tracking protocols are adhered to by both the Safety Unit and all DRC staff.
  • Field movement tracking: Coordinate with logistics staff when directed to support Field level movement oversight and support.
  • Ensure that appropriate access controls are in place for all DRC facilities
  • Conduct site assessments and advise on mitigation measures, as required

Security incidents and data management:

  • SMS Advisories: Draft and disseminate as required SMS alert advisories for DRC staff in the Safety Forum Whatsapp group when relevant and significant security incidents occur or elevated threat levels are reported
  • Email Advisories: Draft and disseminate detailed Email advisories for DRC staff when relevant and significant security incidents occur or elevated threat levels are reported.

Administrative and Operational support:

  • Guard force management: Management of the guard force through ensuring standards of readiness are maintained, guard protocols adhered to and coordination with the guard force supervisors is routinely conducted.
  • Ensure that guard payments and other administrative matters that have a direct impact on guard force readiness are completed in a timely manner.
  • Ensuring that the contracted guard force maintains a high standard of guarding for all DRC offices and residences, and when required take corrective action in coordination with the Guard force management
  • Asset management: Maintain the Safety Unit’s current asset register and oversight on all assets that are both utilized and stored (Thuraya phones, radio, etc).Coordinate with the DRC Logistics and Procurement department to ensure that the overall DRC asset register reflects the Safety Unit’s current asset register.
  • Daily-Weekly and Monthly Security Briefing: Responsible for compiling daily, weekly and monthly report for Safety Unit.
  • Staff briefings: Provide DRC staff with current contextual briefings.

Support to International Visitors:

  • Visitor arrival packet compilation: Compile a current visitor arrival packet as directed. Responsible for maintaining the international visitor orientation record.
  • Visitor briefings and orientation: Conducting visitor briefings and orientation on DRC safety systems, and briefing on emergency procedures, and safe rooms etc.
  • Carry out any additional responsibilities and tasks as assigned by Safety Coordinator.

Key Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to humanitarian work or risk management
  • 3 years of working experience with NGOs, other international agencies or multinational business
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Stable, moral and robust character and a good team-player
  • Excellent communication skills, calm and a good sense of humour
  • Proven commitment to accountability practices
  • Strong information technology skills.

Desirable:

  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions.
  • Demonstrative experience in INGO/NGO or UN field (operations) with experience of safety and security.
  • Knowledge of Hausa – an asset

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.

Application Closing Date
10th October, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and the post may be filled before the deadline.
  • 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.
  • Nigerian Nationals Only.

Area Manager at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title: Area Manager

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Designation of Duty Station: Unaccompagnied/non-family duty station
Availability: 1st of December 2019 or earliest hereafter.

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The Area Manager is responsible for the coordination, management, development and representation of DRC programming in Borno State – Nigeria.
  • The role is a key position for DRC Borno and Yobe State. The position is a full member of the extended senior management team.
  • S/he is expected to be able to work independently under the authority delegated by the Country Director, bring solid management and leadership skills to the job, and the ability to engage and represent DRC with local authorities and other stakeholders.
  • The post will be based in Maiduguri – Borno State – with frequent and extended trips to Damaturu. ideally 80% Maiduguri and 20% Damaturu.
  • The Area Manager is also expected to travel to the deep field offices that includes Mafa, Ngala and Bama – occasionally.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management: Provide, coordination and integration, together with the HoPs DRC, DDG and other senior staff, of DRC activities in the area including, but not limited, to protection, emergency response, food security and WASH;
  • Representation: Act as the main DRC representative in the Borno and Yobe States and attend all relevant forums/meetings including active participation in the Humanitarian Regional Team (HRT) with the objective to strengthen DRC’s position in the area; as well as Develop, implement and regularly revise a DRC engagement strategy and acceptance in the area;
  • Safety and Security: Ensure adherence to security procedures and monitoring developments in the security situation;
  • Finance and Administration: Provide budget monitoring of assigned budgets, financial control in compliance with DRC country office requirements and as per the Operations Handbook;
  • Reporting: Ensure compliance with internal reporting requirements and participate in the DRC internal coordination mechanisms as required.
  • Accountability: Guided by the DRC Programme Handbook, continuously monitor and suggest relevant accountability initiatives in the field as well as strengthen the effort to document the impact of DRC activities in the area.

Requirements

  • To be successful in this role we expect you to have a high degree of responsibility, flexibility and understanding of complex organizational charts as well as you have a character that can motivate and encourage a positive team spirit.

Moreover, we also expect the following:
Essential:

  • Minimum 5 years’ professional work experience within international humanitarian/development work;
  • Good understanding of displacement issues of both internally displaced and refugees and related international standards/frameworks;
  • Solid project management experience;
  • Extensive experience in representation and networking;
  • Excellent negotiation, advocacy and communication skills;
  • Experience or knowledge of the NE Nigerian context;

Education:

  • University degree in International Relations, Management, Human Rights, Social Science or related field;

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ 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.

We Offer

  • Contract: 1 year contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and Performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for expatriate staff. This position is under Employment band M.E level 2
  • Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to drc.ngo under Vacancies.

Application Closing Date
4th October, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Human Resources Specialist at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title: Human Resources Specialist

Locations: Abuja or Yola ( to be confirmed)
Contract type: National contract
Availability: As soon as possible

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • This role assists the HR Coordinator to ensure compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the country.
  • The role contributes to the development of country strategies (particularly on Learning & Development), which are translated into action plans and day-to-day tasks.
  • The role provides support, research and/or technical guidance on HR issues when requested by the HR Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities
Recruitment, development and people planning:

  • Drive and support recruitment and selection activities ensuring compliance with recruitment process
  • Work with senior management team and senior staff on new staff retention strategies and initiatives
  • Ensure proper onboarding process
  • Ensure oversight and consistency in position titles and grades, across all field locations
  • Catalog training that DRC Nigeria staff participate in and collect and analyze training reports submitted by staff
  • Assist in induction training on Code of Conduct, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, etc. as needed
  • Assist in people planning activities (e.g. ensure job descriptions are in place for all roles)
  • In collaboration with the HR Coordinator, assist with capacity building measures for national HR staff

Performance, well-being and compensations & benefits:

  • Proactively respond to and manage performance counselling, employee grievances and disciplinary issues as required, with a focus on building manager competency and ensuring that documentation is kept
  • In collaboration with the HR Coordinator, ensure that performance appraisals are created and processed according to established timelines
  • Act as an impartial mediator in disciplinary procedures and ensure it is administered in an equitable and fair manner and meets all legal and labor regulations and requirements
  • Develop, launch and manage staff well-being initiatives
  • Lead on the development of the Learning & Development Country Plan for Nigeria
  • Conduct Training Needs Assessments (TNAs) on a regular basis and collaborate with managers to ensure both international and national staff are provided relevant capacity building opportunities

Human Resources Policies and Support:

  • Review Human Resources processes, policies, tools and templates and draft/update as needed, providing feedback on areas for improvement
  • Proactively pursue continuous process improvement in Human Resources related practices in order to enhance the quality and efficiency of output/delivery
  • Manage the Meetings Tracker and disseminate weekly
  • Prepare and submit reports as per the fixed deadlines and provide ad hoc reports as required
  • Assist the HR Coordinator with the monthly payroll
  • Update regularly the visa tracker and follow up with international staff and HR Office Abuja for visa renewal
  • Execute any other tasks as requested by the HR Coordinator and/or Senior Management Team

Essential

  • Minimum 3 years’ working experience in Human Resources with at least 2 years in a senior Human Resources management role within an NGO
  • Knowledge and experience working with relevant sectoral areas implemented by DRC-DDG Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH, shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence reduction;
  • Knowledge of Homere desirable but not essential;
  • Experience delivering trainings and experience with capacitating national staff;
  • Demonstrated commitment and strict adherence to confidentiality;
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities;
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively in a multi-cultural environment with diverse staff;
  • Ability to live and work in an insecure and high-stress environment.

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ 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.

Education

  • Advanced university Degree (or Bachelor level qualification with equivalent years of professional experience) in a relevant field such as Social Sciences, Development Studies, International / Humanitarian Law, Communications or similar;
  • Relevant professional humanitarian qualifications or HR certifications desirable
  • Languages: Fluency in written and spoken English and Knowledge of Hausa and/or other languages used in northeast Nigeria would be a plus.

We Offer

  • Contract: 1 year contract with possibility of extension, subject to funding and Performance. Salary and other conditions are offered in accordance with DRC’s Terms of Employment for national staff. This position is under Employment band N.MG level 2

Application Closing Date
11th October, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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