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The Danish Refugee Council assists refugees and internally displaced persons across the globe: we provide emergency aid, fight for their rights, and strengthen their opportunity for a brighter future. We work in conflict-affected areas, along the displacement routes, and in the countries where refugees settle. In cooperation with local communities, we strive for responsible and sustainable solutions. We work toward successful integration and – whenever possible – for the fulfillment of the wish to return home. The Danish Refugee Council was founded in Denmark in 1956, and has since grown to become an international humanitarian organization with more than 7,000 staff and 8,000 volunteers. Our vision is a dignified life for all displaced. All of our efforts are based on our value compass: humanity, respect, independence and neutrality, participation, and honesty and transparency.
ABOUT THE JOB
Providing mine/ERW risk education to un-documented & deported returnees for the purpose of raising their awareness and promoting behavioral change towards mine/ERW and to reduce the risk of injury from mines and ERW.
- Conduct MRE training in the assigned IOM centre according to MRE SOP in close co-operation with the IOM and MRE team leader and work according to the IOM working plan.
- Keep close coordination with IOM and obtain update information about returnees and share the information with the team leader upon receipt.
- Be responsible for MRE training material condition and quantities designated for the team and distribute in trainees.
- Provide practical presentation of mine/ERW models, marking system, minefield and battlefield and adjust the presentation with the audience.
- Explain the aim of short MRE films to the trainees (if applicable).
- Provide mine/ERW risk awareness in mine/ERW impacted communities in case return process is on hold for more than three days.
- He/she should be able to conduct MRE session both in Pashto and Dari languages.
- He/she will do an evaluation of understanding to ascertain whether returnees have understood the dangers associated with mine and UXO.
- Keep record of daily, weekly and monthly MRE activities.
- Report the progress weekly and monthly to the team leader.
- Report to UNMACA RO on any newly discovered mine accidents, incidents, SHAs, mines and UXOs through the team leader.
- Collect and compile UXO hotline information during community visits, and share it with UNMACA hotline number on the spot.
- Ensure good communication and coordination with IOM, team member and local communities.
- Follow up DDG operational and IOM work plan.
- Brief the visitors, MRE coordinator and internal/external QA with regards to MRE work and any information gathered about returnees.
- Carry out any other tasks assigned by the team leader.
- Liaise, assist and coordinate with other MRE Instructors in the field.
To be successful in this role you must have:
Experience and technical competencies:
- 2 years’ experience in MRE (Mine Risk Education)
- A good knowledge of liaison and communication
- High school
- Pashto and Dari –fluency
- English – preferred
- Computer – preferred
- Salary and conditions will be in accordance with DRC salary scale
- DRC will offer the successful applicant a contract till end of 2020.
Interested? Then apply for this position, all applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered.
Applications close 30 July 2020.