Danish Refugee Council Job Vacancies in Nigeria, April 13th 2016

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) 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 and planning to run an office in Maiduguri and Yobe, besides 20 staff members subject to increase in near future.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

Job Title: Human Resource Officer
Locations:
Yola, Mubi and Maiduguri
Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Business administration/HR or Higher Diploma from Government Technical College in HR/Administration with 3-4-year experience in field of HR/Administration in (I)NGO/commercial sector.
  • Experience in preparing employment contracts, maintain personal files, manage recruitments, leave records, manage office administrations etc.,
  • Knowledge of Nigerian Labor, tax requirements.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English is a must.
  • Working experience in MS Office 2013.
  • Hands-on experience/skills in MS Excel (experience in working with formulas), Power Point, Word and Outlook.

General Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to travel within DRC offices within Nigeria.
  • Excellent knowledge in English, reading and writing and local languages.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.

Job Title: Protection Assistant
Locations:
Mubi and Maiduguri
Requirements

  • Graduate degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Law or a relevant equivalent.
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in a social service, psychology, education, or development sector; Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies will be considered as a strong advantage;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude and resilience.
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Fluency in English and Hausa.
  • Good understanding of international human rights and principles of humanitarian work.
  • Good facilitation skills; experience designing and delivering training curricula, preferably focused on adult learning;
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites and to work during irregular working hours and in insecure environments.

General Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Excellent knowledge in English, reading and writing and local languages.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to travel within DRC offices within Nigeria.

Job Title: Protection Officer
Locations:
Mubi and Maiduguri
Requirements

  • Graduate degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, Law or a relevant equivalent.
  • 3-5 years of experience in managing/supervising staff
  • At least 2-3 years of working experience in a social service, psychology, education, or development sector; Previous working experience with humanitarian agencies will be considered as a strong advantage;
  • Good understanding of international human rights and principles of humanitarian work.
  • Good facilitation skills; experience designing and delivering training curricula, preferably focused on adult learning;
  • Ability and willingness to maintain regular presence at project sites and to work during irregular working hours and in insecure environments.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude and resilience.
  • Good computer skills (Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Fluency in English is required.

General Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to travel within DRC offices within Nigeria.
  • Excellent knowledge in English, reading and writing and local languages.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.

Job Title: Finance Officer & Finance Assistant
Locations:
Yola, Mubi and Maiduguri
Requirements

  • University degree in Accounting/Commerce.
  • At least Two year work experience in field of finance/accounting/book keeping in (I)NGO/commercial sector.
  • Experience in managing daily ledgers, bank reconciliations, handling supplier payments, documentation, scanning of documents, budget follow up, forecast, prepare monthly financial/expenditure reports etc.,
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English is a must.
  • Working experience in MS Office 2013 and excellent knowledge in Excel.

General Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.
  • Willing to meet short deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Willing to travel within DRC offices within Nigeria.
  • Excellent knowledge in English, reading and writing and local languages.
  • Excellent organizational skills, self-motivated, proactive and able to accomplish set deadlines.

Salary and Conditions
In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidate should submit a Cover Letter outlining your interest and qualifications and CV in English marked “The position you are applying for & area of work preference” to the DRC Office (Human Resources department), and sent if by email to:
[email protected]

Note:

  • Names and contact details of 3 professional references should be provided.
  • Applications sent directly to DRC Office or other way will not be 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. Please provide references, but do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for (written and oral) interviews.

Application Deadline 20th April, 2016.

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