Danish Refugee Council DRC Job Recruitment

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.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) in 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, besides 50 staff members subject to increase in the near future.

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Selected JobsJob Title:  Livelihoods Officer | Danish Refugee Council (DRC) | Location: Michika, Adamawa | Slot: 2 Openings Contract type: National contractRead more about the company and view other existing opportunitiesThe Position
  • DRC is seeking a committed and competent Livelihoods Officers (2) to join the Mubi Programme based in Michika LGA. Interested persons will be reporting to the Team Leader.
  • The overall purpose of the role is to facilitate the implementation of DRC’s Food Security and Livelihoods programme in Borno State through liaising with stakeholders and integrating with other departments.
  • Support in enhancing the livelihoods of beneficiaries through the provision of information, business skills training, business support, Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA), Nutrition trainings and agricultural interventions.
Responsibilities The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:Supporting CVA, SME Development, Agricultural Inputs Distributions and Nutrition Activities:
  • Ensure beneficiaries are screened, selected and verified through use of developed targeting criteria in operational areas.
  • Facilitate the implementation of CVA mainly but not limited to Unconditional Cash Grants, Conditional Cash Grants, Cash for Work, Vouchers and Business Grants in the operational areas through liaison with line manager.
  • Ensure monthly cash distributions conducted in the operational areas through ensuring beneficiaries are verified, registered and sensitized.
  • Manage cash distribution process and ensure minimum standards are met.
  • Facilitate the implementation of agricultural production, small business development, financial inclusion and complementary nutrition programming through liaison with line manager.
  • Assist beneficiaries in the establishment of home gardens/poultry production and continued support throughout the project timeframe.
  • Work with line manager to plan for agricultural inputs distributions and ensuring inputs distributed accountably.
  • Work closely with Ministry of Agriculture Extension workers in facilitating vegetable farming/poultry production trainings for beneficiaries.
  • Organize small business training and business planning activities with beneficiaries.
  • Provide information to beneficiaries about livelihood and business development opportunities.
  • Provide livelihood guidance, on an individual or group basis, to increase beneficiaries’ awareness of different business options based on market assessment and beneficiary interests.
  • Conduct training and sensitisation activities related to complementary nutrition activities.
  • Supervision of nutrition related activities such as trainings, malnutrition monitoring and screening, referral pathways and reporting.
  • Supervision of community volunteers implementing Nutrition, Agro-based Programmes, Cash for Work and other livelihood initiatives
  • Coordinate 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).
  • Support the organization of trainings and other events related to the project.
  • Submit weekly reports and contribute to compilation of the monthly report and submit to line manager.
  • Assist in Maintaining records of all activities, in order to complete timely reports for DRC and for external actors, including donors.
  • Assist the livelihoods Team Leader in project documentation.
  • Any other duties assigned by line manager.
Capacity building:
  • Support the Livelihoods Team Leader to enhance capacity of Livelihood Assistants.
Stakeholder Coordination:
  • Coordination of Ward level stakeholders in consultation with line manager.
  • Ensure that protocol is followed through stakeholder consultation at all stages of project implementation.
Monitoring & Evaluation:
  • Work closely with the monitoring team on monitoring and evaluation tools for livelihoods activities in coordination with the M & E team
  • Facilitate the qualitative and quantitative monitoring of projects through team meetings, post-assistance visits, regular reporting and any other monitoring tools.
  • Participate in internal evaluations of programmes.
Representation:
  • If requested by the Livelihoods Program Manager represent DRC in livelihood working groups and interagency planning workshops.
  • Represent, and where necessary, advocate on behalf of DRC with local authorities.
N.B: The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.Experience and Technical Competencies – (Include years of experience) Essential:
  • Experience in Livelihood Programming and trainings.
  • At least 2 years working experience in Cash and Voucher Assistance Programming is required
  • Experience of humanitarian work with displaced populations in Borno, Adamawa or Yobe is essential
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of North-East Nigeria context
  • Good IT skills (especially Ms. Office)
Education – (include certificates, licenses etc.)
  • University Degree in Agriculture, Social Sciences, Economics, Business Studies, Languages or any other related field
Languages – (indicate fluency level):
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Fluency in local spoken languages.
Key Stakeholders – (Internal and External) Internal:
  • Other programme staff
External:
  • Relevant stakeholders
  • Other NGOs
Conditions:
  • Availability: ASAP
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 13th August, 2021.How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to applyImprotant Information and Notice
  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide 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.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “the Recruitment Manager”
  • All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.
  • 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.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals 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 Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.
Job Title: HR / Admin Officer | Location: Maiduguri, Borno Availability: ASAP | Contract type: National contract
The Position
  • Supports HR Admin Officer in the preparation of HR tasks and maintenance of staff information.
  • Works within the HR administration procedures of DRC, municipal policies and procedures and in compliance with all national acts and legislation.
  • The HR Admin Assistant supports the HR Admin Officer with reports for senior management in country.
Responsibilities The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:General Human Resources tasks:
  • Assist in ensuring staff compliance with human resources polices, as per DRC’s Operations Handbook and local HR Handbook
  • Assist management and employees in Human Resources related issues and concerns
  • Support in reviewing Human Resources processes and suggests improvements
  • Responsible for ensuring the following are accurate, complete and up to date: -personnel files, administration of health insurance scheme, social security.
  • Focal point for the liaison on Health Insurance matters at the Area level & serve as the focal point in scaling up with HR Team Leader
  • Ensure updating of all personal staff files in the Area
  • Ensure clearance and debriefing is carried out for exiting staff and all documentation is on file
  • Support in updating of HR reports for decision making
Compensations & benefits:
  • Assist in updating, and processing the staff payrolls in close collaboration with the HR Team Leader, and ensure onward submission to HR Coordinator
  • Ensure that all relevant deductions are effected on a monthly basis
  • Prepare and submit required reports on a monthly basis for auditing purposes
  • Ensure that records of all Human Resources related information is kept and sent on timely basis to relevant parties
Development, people planning, recruitment and well-being:
  • Assist in people planning activities (e.g. ensure job descriptions are on file for all roles)
  • Support the HR Team Leader with all phases of recruitment
  • Ensure new staff receive an appropriate orientation and induction
  • Support HR Team Leader to prepare and update briefing/induction packages for new staff and oversee/coordinate the induction process
  • Assist in inducting training on Code of Conduct, Confidentiality, Conflict of Interest, HR related topics etc. as needed
  • Assist managers and staff on effective performance management and administer the collation of performance management documentation
  • Support staff development activities including promoting the DRC Learning Catalogue
N.B: The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.Job Requirements Education:
  • University degree in Human Resources / Administration, Business Administration and other related discipline
Other Requirements: Essentials:
  • Minimum 2 year work experience in field of Human Resources and Administration in an NGO/Commercial sector.
  • Thorough knowledge of HR functions
  • Highly self-driven while striving for perfection under minimum supervision.
Desirable:
  • Hands-on experience/skills in MS Office applications (Excellent computer skill)
  • Knowledge of Dynamics, Homere or related HR platforms
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel to deep field locations to support in recruitments and other admin functions.
  • Ability to work independently on his or her own initiative with problems solving skills
  • Strong team and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
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 25th June, 2021.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should: Click here to apply Application Method
  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide 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.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “the Recruitment Manager”
  • Applications can be sent through www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies please note: The position title must be written in the subject line of the email otherwise not considered.
  • 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 sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.
Note
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals only.
  • DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.