Project Team Leader at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

  • Project & Product Management
  • Contract
  • 5 months ago
  • Adamawa
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 3 years

Job Description

Location: Michika, Adamawa
Contract type: National contract

The Position

  • DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Project Team Leader – COVID 19 Response to join the Adamawa Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Project Manager – COVID 19.
  • The Project Team Leader primary function is to support the Project manager in planning and delivery of OFDA funded COVID19 response project; ensuring planning, quality of the implementation and follow up of IPC and COVID19 related PSS activities being implemented by DRC.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
General Programming & Operations:

  • Develop work plans and ensure timely and efficient delivery of all aspect of the project
  • Maintain adequate project records to facilitate timely and quality reporting
  • Coordinate with the MEAL team to conduct assessments and post monitoring activities
  • Incorporate learnings to improve project deliveries
  • Support field teams to build strong community networks that would facilitate every aspect of the project
  • Support the project manager to compile donors and other types of reports

Coordination and Representation:

    • Collaborate with relevant Internal and External health technical experts on issues related to IPC and COVID19 related PSS.
    • Represent DRC at IPC meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings.
    • Ensure integration of IPC activities with other DRC sectors.
    • Coordinate with WASH, Shelter and Protection counterparts in other locations in the implementation of common funded projects.
  • Ensure good representation and reputation of DRC at all levels.
  • Actively participate in an internal coordination meeting
  • Ensure and actively participate in regular sector meetings.

Staff Management:

  • Supervise IPC and COVID19 PSS staff.
  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the community-based mechanisms in operational areas as needed.
  • Conduct regular field visits or as required to ensure IPC and PSS tasks are going on as planned and mentoring – through technical backstopping and training of duty bearers.

Logistics / Finance:

  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution.
  • Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and report health partners and DRC rational use of PPEs and other supplies
  • To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented

Requirements
Essentials:

  • At least 3 years’ experience in an NGO setting.
  • Ability to plan and execute in a timely and quality manner
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
  • Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
  • IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environment Health Science, Biological Sciences, Public health or Nursing degrees from a recognized institution
  • Possession of a master’s degree an added advantage

Desirable:

  • Epidemiological experience
  • Experience working in a public health emergency (i.e. Ebola, Lassa Fever, Chorea and etc).
  • Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
  • Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
  • Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
  • Knowledge in Hausa
  • Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage

Conditions

  • Availability: ASAP

Salary and Conditions:

  • In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment. The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws.

Method of Application

Application Process

  • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
  • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
  • Applications should be addressed to: “the Recruitment Manager”
  • 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.
  • The position is for Nigerian Nationals Only.

Note

  • Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for a written test and oral interview.
  • Please note that applications will be reviewed continuously and interviews will be planned as soon as a suitable candidate is identified – so early submission of applications is encouraged. DRC has the right to close the vacancy once a suitable candidate is identified.
  • NB: DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.

Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council (DRC) on candidate.hr-manager.net to apply

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