Regional DDG WAM Project Manager (Mine Action) at Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 30 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Regional DDG WAM Project Manager (Mine Action)Location: Abuja, NigeriaJob SummaryDanish Demining Group (DDG) is looking for a dynamic, bilingual (French and English) Project Manager to implement and expand DDG’s programming portfolio in the West Africa region.About the jobYour main duties and responsibilities as Project Manager will be: To ensure that our existing programming is delivered to a high standard and help to identify opportunities and develop new DDG programming in the region in response to emerging needs. This is a demanding position which requires a highly motivated, driven, self-starter.This is a regional position, which will be based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire or Abuja, Nigeria. The Project Manager will be responsible for the business development and implementation of DDG’s PSSM and SALW work in the region and ensure quality programming design and delivery.The Project Manager is line managed by the DDG Regional Manager, and works in close collaboration with DDG’s Global Advisors.Project management and development:Identify programming opportunities and work with the DDG Regional Manager and DDG Programme Managers to mobilise resources and capacityAdvise on programme design and implementation of DDG programming in the regionWork closely with DRC Country Directors and programme advisors to develop and implement integrated DRC/DDG programmingEnsure use of current and future DDG methodologies through development or contextualization of DDG standards, frameworks and manuals.Prepare and deliver SALW / ammunition training courses to relevant stakeholders in line with DDG frameworks and standards.Analyse and recommend improvements to DDG HQ following assessments and training coursesTechnical Line Management and responsibilities:Conduct technical risk assessments of weapons and ammunition storage facilities and prepare a technical evaluation reports.Provide technical support on equipment and materials to improve physical security and management of storage facilities.Liaise with relevant stakeholders with regards to planning and implementation of physical security and management improvements.Communication:Liaise with national authorities, ministries and security providers for business developmentCoordinate and manage additional resources during implementation of physical security and management projects.Develop concept notes, project proposals and budgets as required, in coordination with the DDG Regional ManagerRepresent DDG and liaise with donors as delegated by the DDG Regional ManagerEnsure DDG’s PSSM activities and deliverables are meeting the necessary quality requirements.Provide technical support in business development and meetings with external stakeholders.Conduct timely reporting on DDG PSSM activities.Provide the necessary support to DRC and DDG programs globally on physical security and management of storage facilities upon request.

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