NTS / EORE Officer at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

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Job Title: NTS / EORE Officer

Location: Michika, Adamawa
Contract Type: National Contract
Employment period: 6 months (potentially renewable)
Reporting to: NTS / EORE Team Leader
Supervised by: NTS / EORE Team Leader
Type of contract (Expat/ National/Trainee): National


  • The DRC Nigeria is looking to recruit an experienced, highly qualified and enthusiastic professional to join our great NTS – EORE team in Nigeria.
  • The role includes Execution of the NTS and EORE tasks assigned by the Team Leader and complying with approved DRC safety rules /protocols and the HDP sector’s technical SOPs.
  • This is position is a technical one, requiring a consistent previous experience in a similar position.
  • This position also requires solid knowledge in NTS – EORE and safeguarding.
  • This position also requires a full professional proficiency in English language.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist the team leader in the identification of areas for NTS processes.
  • Assist the team leader and the NTS/CL coordinator in the planning of NTS & EORE tasks when required.
  • Identify and mobilize local 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.

Required Qualifications

  • University Degree in Social Science or Tertiary Education in any other relevant field will be a recommendation.
  • Knowledge and experience working with relevant sectorial areas implemented by DRC Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH, shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence reduction
  • Experience and willingness to work in the field in volatile and insecure areas;
  • Experience living and working in a cross-cultural, multi-sector, team environment
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in adverse conditions;
  • Demonstrated commitment and strict adherence to confidentiality
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Proficiency in common computer packages i.e. Word, Excel, Power point etc.

Key Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Knowledge of local communities; actual inhabitants of these areas are preferred.
  • 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 2 years of proven previous experience in NTS and EORE.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communicational skills.
  • Excellent ability to work in a team.


  • Proven communication, interpersonal and facilitation skills (Proven EORE, NTS and IED knowledge is essential)
  • Proven experience in addressing groups of people an advantage.
  • Fluency in Hausa and Higgi

Salary and Benefits

  • NM- H SB3 level 1

Application Closing Date
27th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Process and Notice

  • All applicants must send a Cover Letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.
  • DRC provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
  • DRC encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
  • Applications submitted after the specified closing date will not be considered.
  • Due to the urgency of the position, DRC has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.
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