June 21, 2019
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Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is recruiting for contract DDG Technical Field Manager.

Job Details

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: Danish Demining Group (DDG) Technical Field Manager (TFM) 

Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno 
Contract type: Expatriate contract 

Overall Purpose of the Role

  • The Danish Demining Group (DDG) Technical Field Manager (TFM) is responsible for overseeing Explosive Ordonnance Disposal training activities of the DDG programme in Nigeria, with a focus on building national capacity of the Nigerian Police force in the Northeast.
  • The TFM will have the overall responsibility of DDG’s EOD training project in the north east.
  • Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Technical Field Manager for tis DDG programme.

Key Responsibilities
Technical Needs assessment of the Nigerian Police EOD teams.

  • The TFM will conduct a in depth needs assessment of the Nigerian Police force EOD capacity in the northeast. This will form the foundation of assessing the training needs of the police.

Team Management:

  • Provide management oversight to any other EOD instructors that come to DDG Nigeria to conduct training.

Training:

  • With the input of the DDG HQ tailor DDG’s EOD training courses to the needs of the Nigerian police force as highlighted by the technical need’s assessment.
  • Conduct regular EOD courses throughout a 12-month period as well as continuously mentoring the Police EOD officers in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states.
  • Oversea the program of first aid training that is scheduled to be delivered to the Nigerian Police EOD teams.
  • In a timely fashion arrange for external trainers to visit Nigeria to assist in you in running EOD courses.

Reporting:

  • Ensure proper and timely financial and narrative donor reporting in compliance with internal and external reporting
  • Regular reporting to the Mine Action Manager and the DDG HoP and other colleagues as required and agreed.

Accountability:

  • Abide by DDG EOD SOP’s at all times and ensure the safety of students attending the EOD course.
  • Ensure compliance with the guidelines, policies, procedures and values of DRC/DDG.

About You
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate each of 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 our vision and values

 

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

5 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Not Specified

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Requirements
Essential:

  • Proven minimum 5 years of experience with program management (planning, implementation and monitoring) from a complex and fragile environment, preferably in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Proven experience working on EOD training project.
  • EOD Level 3, ideally EOD 3+ as well as knowledge of IEDD.
  • Strong on liaison and networking with police, both on a national and local level.
  • Proven ability to mentor and coach others.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy.
  • The capacity and willingness to be flexible and accommodating in difficult and insecure circumstances.

Desirable:

  • Preferable experience working with national partners and capacity building projects.
  • Preferably either police or military experience.

Certificate/licences:

  • EOD 3/EOD 3+/IEDD

Languages:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (writing reports and proposals).
  • Knowledge of local languages (i.e. Hausa, Kanuri, etc.) an asset but not compulsory

We Offer

  • Contract: 1 year 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 conditions in the respective Country. This position is under Employment band M.F level 1
  • Availability: As soon as possible
  • Designation of Duty Station: Non-Family duty station.

Application Closing Date
17th July, 2019.

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About Danish Refugee Council (drc)

  • Type: Nonprofit
  • Headquarters: Borgergade 10, 3rd floor 1300 Copenhagen K.

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries.Formed after the Second World War, and in response to...Know More about Danish Refugee Council (drc)

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