Safety Officer (Gwoza) at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish worldwide non-governmental organisation, which promotes and helps sturdy options to the issues confronted by refugees and internally displaced folks everywhere in the world. DRC is current in additional than 30 battle territories world wide aiding displaced folks with shelter, meals, income-generating actions, and a variety of different help. It’s of utmost significance for DRC to work in compliance with the DRC Accountability and High quality Administration system and nationwide legislations. Clean, dependable and efficient operational methods are preconditions for DRC to take care of its place as a reliable and dependable associate for our donors and an accountable organisation in the direction of our beneficiaries.
We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Safety Officer

Location: Gwoza, Borno

Contract Kind: Nationwide Contract

The Place

  • DRC is in search of the providers of a dedicated and competent Safety Officer – COVID 19 Response to hitch the Borno Workforce. individuals might be reporting to the Mission Supervisor – COVID 19. The Safety Officer might be a part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) Safety Workforce and can work below the steerage of Safety Workforce chief
  • She/he might be primarily based in Dikwa or Gwoza-Borno state to supply the sphere workforce fixed assist
  • She/he may have an essential function within the implementation of safety actions together with safety monitoring, safety consciousness, referral pathways, provision of particular person safety help, assist to displaced communities in addition to conducting coaching and capability constructing for obligation bearers
  • Shut coordination with the completely different safety actors and symbolize the organizations on the PSWG conferences
  • She/he’ll help within the institution of efficient community-based buildings in assist of the safety Programme
  • He/she is going to assist the sphere workforce by a relentless discipline go to to undertaking websites
  • The Safety Officer can be chargeable for the design and implementation of fast safety assessments of their areas of accountability, evaluation of safety monitoring info and report writing.

Duties and Duties

The principle duties and obligations will embrace however not restricted to:

Particular person & Group Counselling:

  • Conduct particular person assessments for doable psychosocial misery and the identification of a therapeutic intervention plan for folks immediately recognized or referred by the group buildings or safety workforce in relation to Covid-19.
  • Conduct particular person or group counselling as a part of a therapeutic intervention plan for and with folks recognized or referred
  • Perform a PSS intervention plan for every particular person consumer after receiving their consent for a similar. Think about emotional, behavioural and social components that have an effect on their psychosocial well-being.
  • Present steady psycho-social assist through common follow-up conferences, establishing a relationship constructed on belief and respecting confidentiality protocols.
  • Shut instances when the targets within the PSS intervention plan have been met and no additional wants have been recognized.
  • Present group counselling as a part of a therapeutic intervention plan for with folks recognized and referred by the case administration workforce or social staff following the opening of a CM case file.
  • Doc instances and be sure that any progress on the person therapeutic intervention plan and any vital change within the consumer’s psychosocial well-being and general scenario is duly recorded in a well timed style.
  • Take part in particular person supervision classes on a weekly foundation with the PSS Workforce lead, bringing quick consideration to any case of particular/emergency wants.
  • Take part in inside case conferences (when related), workforce conferences, coaching and workshops as scheduled by the supervisory and administration workforce.
  • Doc all basic PSS actions as per DRC and donor reporting laws and transmit these on a weekly foundation to the PSS Workforce Lead for compilation.
  • Help the planning, implementation and reporting on all PSS actions through weekly work plans, schedules and folks administration.
  • Help constructive workforce dynamics and a wholesome work setting the place our beneficiaries affected by Covid-19 really feel comfy and supported in sharing their experiences, challenges and emotions.
  • Determine gaps in Covid-19 info and PSS coaching wants and request assist from the PSS-Workforce Lead or Safety Specialist to supply the identical.
  • Compile all reporting on Covid-19 PSS actions as per DRC and donor reporting laws and transmit these on a weekly foundation to the PSS Workforce lead for additional dealing with. Have interaction in common suggestions and dialogue with the PSS Workforce lead on quantitative reporting.

Knowledge Safety, Confidentiality & Adherence to Safety Ideas:

  • Guarantee the correct and secure submitting and archiving of PSS consumer recordsdata and exercise experiences recordsdata to take care of knowledge confidentiality as per DRC and worldwide requirements.
  • Perform all duties respecting key Safety and PSS ideas, together with however not restricted to.
    • Do no hurt.
    • Non-discrimination.
    • Confidentiality,
    • Accountability, and.
    • Want-to-know ideas.

Different PSS Actions:

  • Contribute to common Covid-19 service mapping, updates to the service listing and assist the event of referral methods with completely different service suppliers and the native NGO/CSO companions in a deep discipline.
  • Flag PSS points and contribute to the identification of acceptable responses.
  • Perform any delegated actions as assigned by DRC administration on the discipline stage together with:
    • Supervision of discipline bases.
    • Handle DRC safety belongings assigned to the sphere of operation.
    • At all times liaise with safety officers in DRC to maintain updated on the safety scenario of the sphere base.
    • Help safety coordinator, a supervisor with itinerary planning for discipline visits together with donor visits.
    • Present detailed updates of actions inside your designated discipline website whereas maintaining your self properly knowledgeable of Covid-19 new and rising points.


To achieve success on this function, the candidate is predicted to be sincere, strongly motivated and show a excessive customary of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented

Schooling (Embody Certificates, Licenses and many others.):

  • Bachelor’s Diploma in Legislation, Psychology, Social work, Social Sciences, Counselling, Schooling, Human Rights, Growth Research or related equal disciplines.


  • 2-5 years of expertise in supervising discipline employees, planning and implementation of actions in complicated emergencies
  • Abilities and expertise in evaluation, supply, monitoring, assessment and analysis, working with refugees or IDPs
  • Good facilitation/coaching abilities; expertise designing and delivering coaching curricula, ideally centered on grownup studying.
  • Capacity and willingness to take care of an everyday presence at undertaking websites and to work throughout irregular working hours and in insecure environments.
  • Sturdy interpersonal, communication, negotiation abilities
  • Self-motivated, in a position to take initiative constructive perspective, resilient and in a position to work independently
  • Capacity to plan and execute in a well timed and high quality method
  • Glorious laptop abilities, together with Microsoft Workplace Suite (Phrase, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the flexibility to work successfully with others in any respect ranges
  • Sturdy evaluation, analysis, evaluation and strategic planning abilities
  • IT literate, MS – Phrase, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and confirmed written / presentation abilities
  • Demonstrated means to handle below irritating situations.


  • Versatile & keen to work in a distant setting & to journey to different discipline places.
  • Capacity to multitask and work comfortably below stress
  • Expertise from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
  • Data in Hausa
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound information of technical expressions, any native talking language might be a bonus


Wage and Situations:

  • In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Phrases of Employment
  • The revenue might be topic to statutory deductions as per relevant Nigeria legal guidelines.
Software Closing Date

26th Could, 2020.
Learn how to Apply

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Software Methodology

  • CV and Cowl Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the place utilized.
  • Present contact particulars (identify, place, e mail deal with and tel. no.) of three skilled non-related references, whereas 1 should be for the newest employer. Please don’t connect any written suggestions.
  • Purposes needs to be addressed to: “the Recruitment Supervisor”
  • Solely motivated functions that deal with the stipulated duties and meet the required {qualifications}, despatched along with a CV, might be thought of. CV-only functions is not going to be thought of.

Be aware

  • Purposes despatched/obtained after the deadline is not going to be thought of.
  • Solely short-listed candidates might be invited for a written check and oral interview.
  • Because of the urgency for the deployment of this/these positions, recruitment might be accomplished on a rolling foundation
  • DRC-DDG Nigeria doesn’t cost any charges for recruitment and doesn’t use any employment mediator.
  • The place is for Nigerian nationals solely.
  • For basic details about the Danish Refugee Council, please seek the advice of:

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