Mine Risk Education Facilitator

Employer: DDG

The MRE Facilitator’s purpose is to facilitate the training and education and awareness of landmines, Explosive
Remnants of War (ERW) and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) resulting in reduced risk behaviour within affected  communities.

Reporting lines: Reports to: MRE Team Leader / MRE National Coordinator.

Tasks and Resposibilities:
In accordance with the MRE Standard Operating Procedures, national guidelines for MRE and the MRE activity plan the  MRE Facilitator will provide MRE in designated communities performing the following tasks:

• Conduct MRE in targeted communities following the operational plan as prepared by the MRE Team Leader;
• Train key people in the communities to become MRE trainers;
• Function as interviewer during assessments of targeted communities;
• Function as data collector in targeted communities;
• Function as community liaison between stakeholders/actors;
• Maintain good communication with partner organisations;
• Maintain good relationships with other mine action interventions in the area including those involved in survey,
marking and clearance to ensure good coordination and shared knowledge;
• Any other business as required by DDG.
The MRE Facilitator shall be prepared to participate in on-going training before and during the operational phase:
• Basic MRE course;
• Course on specific Methodologies and tools;
• Any other relevant training as planned by the DDG.

A university degree preferably in sociology/social sciences/teaching.
Experience from working with teaching/education/social work.
Fluency in Arabic and English.
Prior experience from working with an NGO is an asset.

The MRE Facilitator is hired on a three-month contract running with the possibility of extension. Salary and benefits are
subject to DDG standards for Iraq. The contract may be extended depending on performance, project requirements and
funding, and in understanding with the DDG Operations Manager. All DDG contracts are subject to funding.

The MRE Facilitator is based in IDP camps in the Fallujah area, Anbar and may expect to spend long days in the field to
conduct his/her work as described. The MRE Facilitator is expected to conduct his/hers work in a loyal and efficient
manner; show initiative and commitment towards the goals and objectives of the project, and Humanitarian Mine Action
in general. The MRE Facilitator is expected to be familiar with and adhere to the DDG Code of Conduct.

DRC has a Humanitarian Accountability Framework, outlining its global accountability commitments.
All staff are required to contribute to the achievement of this framework.

Need further information?
For more details on this position please contact at jobs@drciraq.dk .Please note that applications
sent directly to jobs@drciraq.dk will not be considered.

Application process:
Interested? Apply for this position by clicking HERE then click Apply for position. All applicants should
send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in English. Your CV should
also include contact details of three professional referees.

Please note: that given the urgency of vacancy the position may be filled before the due date.
Danish Demining Group (DDG) is widely recognised as provider of efficient and community-oriented solutions to human security problems caused by landmines and other explosive remnants of war as well as small arms and light weapons.

DDG is part of the Danish Refugee Council (DRC), which is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 35 countries throughout the world. We are the largest humanitarian NGO in Denmark and consistently ranked as one of the world’s best NGOs according to Global_Geneva.

We fulfil our mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the conflict areas of the world. We also advocate on behalf of conflict-affected populations globally on the basis of humanitarian principles and the Human Rights Declaration. Our work and long-term strategies are guided by our five core values: Humanitarian approach - Respect - Independence & neutrality - Inclusion - Honesty & transparency.

You can read more about our vision and work on drc.ngo.

Application due: 10/3/2016

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