Ended Mine Risk Education/Non-Technical Survey Officer (4)

The Job

Job title: Mine Risk Education/Non-Technical Survey Officer ( 4 Positions)

Employment category: Band H

Direct reports: N/A

Unit/department: DDG

Location: Mocha, with frequent travels to Hodeida, and occasional travels to Aden.

Authorization level: as per country scheme

Overall purpose of the role:

Ensure the quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of all technical aspects of Risk Education/Non-Technical Survey activities being implemented by DDG. Develop and maintain good relations with the persons of concern, relevant stakeholders and other humanitarian actors, to support adequate implementation and coordination of DDG’s Humanitarian Mine Action activities.

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

Programming & Operations

  • Support the RE/NTS team in carrying out daily RE /survey activities and ensure the quality and compliance with national and international standards through daily supervision and sustained presence in the field
  • Ensure efficient and effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan
  • Prepare weekly, monthly /reports and report to the line manager timely on implementation progress
  • Lead the team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises

Coordination and representation

  • Coordination and representation with local stakeholders
  • Collaborate with relevant internal and external technical experts on sector relevant issues
  • Represent DRC at meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings
  • Ensure integration with other DRC sectors


  • Support the monitoring of financial commitments and expenditures against budgets and provide timely feedback on budget follow-up
  • Plan and coordinate proactively logistics and movements of staff from and to different operational areas
  • Initiate procurements and ensure their execution

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)


  • 2 years of practical experience in sector area working for an INGO
  • Field and technical experience in Humanitarian Mine Action, preferably RE and/or NTS
  • Previous experience with the National Mine Action Authorities (YEMAC) an advantage
  • Excellent skill in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Advanced spoken English proficiency, intermediary English written proficiency
  • Fluency in Arabic, spoken and written

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation to DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment.

Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • Relevant university degree (e.g. political science, international development, or economics) or equivalent professional qualification
  • MRE Level One training
  • Non-Technical Survey course preferable

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • English – fluent – verbal and written
  • Arabic – Fluent – verbal and written

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • DDG Sr Management Team
  • RE/NTS Team Leaders
  • RE/NTS assistants
  • Beneficiaries (host communities, IDPs, returnees, community leaders)
  • Local authorities and security agencies
  • Other INGOs





Striving for excellence


Taking the lead


Demonstrating integrity

Find the definition of DRC’s Core competencies here

¨Basic: I master the essentials, but may at times need help from others

¨Advanced: I can work independently at full professional level.

¨Expert: I am the go-to person when others need help.

The Job description may not exceed two pages

How to Apply

CVs of qualified candidates are invited at the below link by the 18th October 2019. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis, and based on urgency, DRC may fill the position prior to the closing date. Please name your CV before uploading the file. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply. This role is open for National Candidates only.