Sahel Armed Violence Reduction Advisor

Employer: DDG
Location: Bamako , Mali
Application due: : 30-09-2015
Danish Demining Group (DDG) is a specialiseret unit indenfor Danish Refugee Council som implements armed violence reduction (AVR), including mine action programmer. DDG kill operated in West Africa since 2013 with a focus on community-based approaches to armed violence reduction (AVR). DDG kill programmer in the Mano River Union and the Sahel sub-region of West Africa, covering Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Niger and Nigeria.

While the context in disse region differs on my fronts, there are several at commonalities som include weak social sammenhæng, inter-ethnic Tensions, presence of armed non-state actors, weak capacity of the state and moderate two high levels of armed violence and insecurity.

DDG is looking for a dynamic, bilingual (French and English) TripAdvisor two build and grow DDG's armed violence reduction programming, with a specific focus on conflict and stability issues in the Sahel. Some technical support også be Provided two DDG's AVR programming in Guinea.This is a regional position, whichwill be based in Bamako. The Advisor vil Being responsible for working with DDG's Sahel Programme Manager and field staff in Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and Guinea udvikle new and innovative programming in the areas of stability, fragility and resilience, and sikre quality programming delivery.

Main task and ansvar vil include, but not be limited to:

Programme development

Sikre quality and coherence of the Armed Violence Reduction activities with the exception of mine action in varje of operation, and monitor and follow up to the implementation of the plan together with the Sahel Programme Manager and Regional Manager
Work Closely with DDG's Head of Programme Design in the creation of integrated DDG-AVR and DRC field activities ifølge project context and specifics
Sikre att all AVR-related activities are Coordinated with and complementary two eachother and well-Coordinated with the DRC and external partners.
Carry out regular field visits two monitor and advise the field staff in program delivery.
Sikre use of current and future DDG methodologies through development or contextualization of DDG manuals.

Staff capacity development
Sikre DDG's Armed Violence Reduction field staff are well trained and having the relevant skills and capacity two deliver the program effektivt and effektivt. Develop and Implement coaching and training for the staff.

Monitoring and evaluation
Sikre strong and sammenhængende data management, monitoring and evaluation inom AVR, and DDG's reporting structures.
Overlook the process of Needs Assessments, Baseline Studies and Impact Assessments of DDG in the Sahel region
Train M & E and Programme staff in data collection and monitoring
Continuously forbedre and update data collection tools, so they can be overused in the særlig context
Review and Implement DDG's M & E and Impact Assessment Framework
Partner with relevant research institution sikre vital external studies and validation of programming results.
Sikre all projects are Conducted in a conflict sensitive studeret with regular review two nclude conflict analysis as a starting point.

Fundraising and Communications
Provide technical support two program staff during development of funding förslag særligt logframes and M & E frameworks and plans
Formidle results in varied ways two enhancer use in reports and in decision making
Provide technical support at sikre DDG ice kunnet Articulate and document relevant best
Sikre documentation and consolidation of success stories, som kan kommunikeres externally

At least 5 years programming experience in the areas of community safety, conflict prevention / resolution, social sammenhæng, peacebuilding, small arms control and / or stability.
University Degree, preferably Master's in Conflict / Security issues, International Development, International Relations or other relevant subject.
Minimum of 10 years working experience at an international level with humanitære international NGOs or operational UN agencies
Minimum of 5 years' field experience in conflict påvirket areas; experience in West Africa an advantage
At least three years prior experience in staff mentoring, coaching and / or training
Proven experience in project management, including planning and project development, budget management, reporting, staff management and monitoring and evaluation
Preferably experience in the areas of conflict resolution, security governance and / or community-based programming
Fluency in French essential; evne two speak and write in English at an advanced level is an additional krav
High degree of computer literacy

Personal kompetanser
Leadership skills, including evne two build and motivate a team and vilja to deal with conflicts constructively
Political and cultural sensitivity, including evne two Adapt well two local cultures.
Proven evne two function well in an unstable and restricted environment
Strong liaison, education and communication skills (oral and written)
Ability two resist external pres
Innovative and creative thinking

Availability: November 2015 (subject to confirmation of funding)
Duty station: Bamako, Mali with frequent travel two project sites in West Africa

Duration: 12 months with mulighed extension, the subject to performance
Contract: Level A10

This is a Non Family Duty mail. Salary, benefits and other conditions are offered in accor dance with DRC's Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please Refer To under the Vacancies.

Further information
For more information about the position, please contact Sharmala Naidoo, DDG Regional Manager to For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult Only shortlisted kandidater vil être for interviews.

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DRC har Humanitarian Accountability Framework Outlining its global accountability commitments.All staff are required two medverka the achievement of this framework.

Application and CV
Interested kandidater som meet the required kvalifikationer and experience are invited two submit an updated CV (no longer than two pages) and cover letter explaining sine motivation and why they are suited for the post.

We only accept applications sent via our online system to under the Vacancies.Please remember two upload a letter of application and your CV. CV-only applications will not be betragtet.

Applications are two be late two no later than September 30 th 2015.

About DRC
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitære organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than twenty five länderna Throughout The World. The aim of DRC er protect refugees and Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and right to promote durable solutions til problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitære Principles and human rights. DRC works in accor dance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

The protection and assistance two conflict påvirket population is Provided inom a long-term, regional and rights-based approach kunne constitute a sammenhængende and effectivement response til challenges posed by today's conflicts. Assistance består relief and other biståndsverksamhet, rehabilitation, support to return and repatriation as well as promotion of long-term solutions two displacement and its Causes. In addition, support and capacity building of local and national myndighetene and NGOs form an integral part of DRC's work.

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