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 a 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 the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) are presently recruiting to fill the vacant position of Head of Programme and by this notice all qualified members of the public are expected to apply as quick as possible
Job Title: Head of Programme
Location: Yola, Adamawa
Contract length: 12 Month
Start date: As soon as possible.
Designation of Duty Station: Non-family duty station l Yola, Nigeria with significant travel required to DRC Field sites
Danish Refugee Council (DRC), one of the world’s leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified Head of Programme in Nigeria. Danish Refugee Council, and its Humanitarian Disarmament and Peacebuilding technical unit – the Danish Demining Group (DDG), has had an operational presence in Nigeria since 2015.
DRC Nigeria is the largest DRC country mission in the West Africa region and one of the largest DRC country missions globally. Currently, DRC delivers life-saving assistance and protection to vulnerable, conflict-affected populations including internally displaced persons, returnees and host communities in the areas of armed violence reduction, humanitarian mine action, livelihoods, nutrition and food security, protection, shelter and non-food items (NFI) and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in 30+ Local Government Areas (LGAs) across Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states in northeast Nigeria.
About the Job
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Fundraising and Programme Development:
Finance and Administration:
Quality and Accountability:
Representation and Coordination:
Ensures that DRC maintains excellent and productive relations with all key stakeholders, especially beneficiaries, local authorities, the humanitarian community and donors. Tasks include:
Human Resource (HR) Management:
Advocacy and Communication:
To be successful in this role we expect the following:
Skills & Qualities:
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
Salary and Conditions
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates.
Application Closing Date
8th December, 2020 at 4:00 PM Abuja time.
All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English. Applications sent by email will not be considered.
NOTE: Unless specified,Loadedvilla is not in any way affiliated with any of the companies featured in this website and does not recruit or process application for any organization. The material provided here is solely for informational purposes. Visitors are advised to use the information at their own discretion.