Ended Risk Education/NTS Assistant (7)

The Job

Job title: Risk Education/NTS Assistant ( 7 Positions)

Employment category: Band I

Direct reports: N/A

Unit/department: DDG

Location: Mokha, Taiz, with frequent travels to Hodeida, and occasional travels to Aden

Authorization level: as per authorization scheme

Overall purpose of the role:

Provides technical support within Risk Education (RE) and Non-Technical Survey (NTS) teams; assist the RE and NTS teams in ensuring quality of the planning, implementation and follow up of RE and NTS activities

Responsibilities: (in bullet points)

  • Carry out daily risk education sessions for affected communities – with special focus on children on how to avoid harm from mines and UXO
  • Carry out non-technical surveys of suspected and confirmed hazardous areas
  • Contribute to the reporting requirements by keeping record of daily activities, by entering the information in the relevant data collection tools and as requested by line manager
  • Support the conduct of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) survey and other assessment when needed
  • Collect and compile information on mine/ERW survivors, include in reporting and ensure referrals are made timely to Protection department when relevant
  • Report on any newly discovered mine/ERW accidents, incidents, contaminated/suspected hazardous areas in the operation area, which are reported by local community members.
  • Carry out any other tasks assigned by the line manager
  • Adhere to all SOPs and Safety regulations adopted by the organisation

Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)


  • Minimum 1 year of relevant work experience (Risk Education and/or Non-Technical Survey an asset, education, facilitation, experience with children education/animation)
  • Experience in administrative tasks
  • Excellent knowledge of area of work (local community culture, administrative division, context, etc.)
  • Basic IT skills
  • Experience with following standard procedures and guidelines
  • Intermediate English proficiency, spoken and written
  • 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.)

  • Diploma or equivalent professional qualification in education, social sciences or any other relevant field

Languages: (indicate fluency level)

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

Key stakeholders: (internal and external)

  • Head of Base Mokha
  • MRE/NTS facilitators/officers
  • MRE/NTS Team Leaders
  • 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.  


  • Employer: DRC
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Taiz, Mokha
  • Posted on: 7 October 2019
  • Deadline: 18 October 2019