Humanitarian Mine Action Officer at DRC, Maiduguri, Nigeria


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Deadline: 09 August 2022

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Humanitarian Mine Action Officer in Maiduguri, Nigeria. The duration of this post is 7 months.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Humanitarian Mine Action Officer will perform the following functions:

  • Assist the HMA team leader in the identification of areas for NTS processes.
  • Assist the HMA team leader and the HMA manager in the planning of NTS & EORE tasks when required.
  • Identify and mobilize targeted communities for NTS tasks base on reported suspected hazardous areas.
  • Implement NTS & EORE processes in compliance with relevant SOPs and guidelines, including desk research, individual interviews, focus group discussions, key stakeholder’s interviews, and reporting
  • Provide basic risk education to affected communities and recommend more advanced risk education intervention by the Risk Education team whenever needed.
  • Conduct explosive ordnance risk education activities and sessions as required.
  • Deliver EORE training alongside other DRC/HDP activities in the communities, ensuring close coordination, collaboration, and programmatic synergies.
  • Be familiar with and follow all safety SOPs in DRC Nigeria and communicate any change on the security situation to the Team Leader and DRC Safety unit.
  • Establish and maintain working relations with local authorities and communities.
  • Carry out all other responsibilities included in the approved NTS and EORE SOPs.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University degree or equivalent in education, social sciences or any other relevant field.
  • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a Non-Technical Survey Training by recognized INGO.
  • Certificate/Accreditation of participation in a EORE (or similar) Training by recognized INGO.
  • Experience living and working in a cross-cultural, multi-sector team environment especially North East Nigeria
  • Ability to manage sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability to gather information using new technologies and Apps.
  • Previous experience in conducting interviews and surveys.
  • At least 3 years of proven previous experience in NTS and EORE.
  • Fluency in English and Hausa (and/or Kanuri)
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent ability to work in a team.

Howto Apply

Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.

For more information, visit DRC.

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