Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract type: Expatriate contract
Job Summary
    Danish Refugee Council, one of the world’s
leading humanitarian NGOs, is currently looking for a highly qualified
Communications and Reporting Specialist to take the lead on ensuring
internal and external reporting requirements are coordinated and develop
creative approaches to communicating the fantastic results and achievements
of the DRC-DDG Nigeria country programme.
About the Job
    DRC-DDG Nigeria is seeking a Communications and
Reporting Specialist is responsible to ensure that all information and data
collected from the field is compiled, documented, analysed and reported in
a results-based and timely manner for DRC-DDG Nigeria internal purposes and
as per donor requirements.
    The Communication and Reporting Specialist is also
responsible to develop high-quality communication products, highlighting
DRC-DDG Nigeria programme activities for external audiences.
Duties and Responsibilities
Your main duties and responsibilities will be:
    Under the direction of the PDQM and in coordination
with programme sector managers and the M and E Manager, ensure timely
compilation of programme and project data to meet internal, donor, and
sector coordination reporting requirements by deadline;
    Ensure templates and processes are fit for purpose
to collect relevant quantitative and qualitative information required for
reporting to a range of stakeholders;
    Conduct capacity building with programme and
support unit staff to ensure reporting requirements and toolkits are used
    Provide editing and quality assurance of all
internal and external reports for review by the PDQM prior to
    Under the direction of the PDQM, develop,
implement, and monitor a communication and visibility plan to facilitate
better understanding among partners, donors, beneficiaries and host
communities, media, the general public, and government stakeholders about
DRC-DDG as an organisation and programme achievements and progress;
    Act as the focal point for collecting and compiling
information to produce external communication products promoting the
contribution of DRC-DDG Nigeria to the crisis response, ensuring protection
principles and standards are adhered to in all products disseminated publicly;
    Undertake field visits to produce creative and
engaging communications products to raise awareness of the crisis in
northeast Nigeria and the humanitarian response efforts of DRC-DDG;
    Provide high-quality editing of text and visual
materials and products to the standard required for public dissemination;
    Maintain and update DRC-DDG Nigeria country profile
documents, fact sheets, and presentations for external audiences;
    Ensure all DRC-DDG and donor visibility
requirements and communications commitments are implemented.
About you
    To be successful in this role we expect you to have
at least 2-3 years of professional experience working with humanitarian /
development organisations with responsibilities for reporting and/or
    You should have a demonstrated capacity to work
collaboratively with a multicultural staff team to achieve results in your
areas of responsibility.
    All employees should master DRC’s core
competencies: Communicating, Taking the lead, Collaborating, Striving for
excellence and Demonstrating integrity.
Moreover, we also expect the following:
    University Degree in a relevant field such as
Social Sciences, Development Studies, Journalism, Communications or
    Certification or equivalent professional experience
in graphic design, publishing, or similar;
    English – fluent with capacity to produce
high-quality written products for formal reporting and public communication
    Knowledge of relevant sectoral areas implemented by
DRC-DDG Nigeria programmes – including protection, food security, WASH,
shelter, NFIs, mine action, mine risk education, and armed violence
    Highly developed skills and demonstrated capacity
in editing of written and audio-visual reporting and communication products
to the quality required for submission and dissemination to external
    Advanced computer literacy in publishing and design
software (Office suite, Adobe, InDesign, etc), evidenced by a portfolio of
communications products produced by the candidate;
    Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively in a
multi-cultural environment with competing priorities, tight deadlines, and
in a complex emergency context;
    Ability to live and work in an insecure and high
stress environment.
    Hausa and other languages used in northeast Nigeria
an asset, but not essential to the position
We Offer
    Contract length: 6 months with the possibility to
extend based on performance and funding availability
    Level: A16
    Designation of Duty Station:
Unaccompanied/non-family duty station
    Start date: ASAP
    Salary and conditions will be in accordance with
Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates;
Application Closing Date
9th February, 2018.

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