DRC Community Engagement Officer Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs

DRC Community Engagement Officer Jobs 2021 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. DRC Nigeria programme looking for “Community Engagement Officer”. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution may apply on or before 11th May 2021.

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a Danish international non-governmental organisation, which promotes and supports durable solutions to the problems faced by refugees and internally displaced people all over the world. DRC is present in more than 30 conflict territories around the world assisting displaced people with shelter, food, income generating activities, and wide range of other assistance.

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DRC Community Engagement Officer Jobs 2021

The DRC has published a job vacancy announcement on 01st May, 2021 for qualified Nigeriaese to fill in the vacant post of Community Engagement Officer to be based in Michika, Adamawa State, Nigeria.

Recruiter Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Position Community Engagement Officer
Location Michika, Adamawa State, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution
Experience Required Minimum seven years
Application Deadline 05th May 2021 @05:00 PM

DRC Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: In consultation with Area Manager with support from supply chain manager, plan and manage the capacity building of all staff, in addition to providing support to programme staff on relevant procedures and processes. 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.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

  • Mobilize project participants and key stakeholders at the state, local government and community level and introduce them to the concept of community engagement and safety.
  • Determine the training and capacity building needs of community leaders and other key project stakeholders on community engagement and safety.
  • Interact and collaborate with members of the community to create and maintain comfortable and safe living conditions in the communities.
  • Play a preventive role by making their presence felt in the community through creating a sense of security to community members, deter crimes, support crime victims, and offer information when necessary.

The responsibilities listed in the JD are not exhaustive and may be readjusted according to operational needs but will remain in line with the overall purpose of the role.



  • At least a Bachelor’s degree from a recognised institution of higher learning in Nigeria. Specialised training in criminal justice, law, mediation and dispute resolution is an added advantage.
  • At least 7-10 years of service in Nigeria National Police Service.
  • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria.
  • Proven record of working with local communities in maintaining law and order.
  • Experience working in diverse and cross-cultural and insecure context.


  • Previous experiences in community engagement and safety program is an added advantage.
  • Experience working with NGOs, preferably in a humanitarian context.
  • Master qualification in conflict prevention, international relations, law, peace studies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: National contract
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment
  • Application Process: Online or Postal

How to Apply DRC Community Engagement Officer Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining suitability for 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 can be sent through online www.drc.dk/about-drc/vacancies/current-vacancies Please note: The position title must be written in the subject line of the email otherwise not considered.

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.

Interested Candidates May also Apply Online Mode through Using This Link

The closing date: 11th May 2021 at 5 PM.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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