AVR Assistant will play a key role in implementing DDG’s ICSP project in Turkana. He /she will work directly with local communities and local authorities to strengthen their capacity to improve safety at the community level. This includes, but is not limited to, facilitating community engagement and participation in the programme; mapping key local actors; engaging local authorities and supporting capacity building training; training local communities; supporting dialogue between communities and local authorities and security providers.
Act as primary link and channel for communication between communities, local authorities and DDG
Supporting the mapping and identification of project locations and key stakeholders in accordance with DRC / DDG selection criteria and process
Facilitate the engagement and participation of communities and local authorities in the programme
Ensure good cooperation with partners and other organisations working in the project areas
Provide inputs and participate in the baseline study and other research activities
Facilitate awareness, dialogue and other activities aimed at reducing armed violence and improving border management, including activities to strengthen local conflict management capacity and to promote better collaboration between local communities and formal security providers
Support the regular monitoring project activities
Take good care of all assigned equipment including vehicles, motorcycles, computers and communication equipment
Ensure that all project resources are well managed and DDG financial procedures are adhered to
Fully adhere to DDG’s procedures for security, financial management, logistics, human resources and administration
Uphold DDG/DRC’s Code of Conduct
Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience
: 3 years
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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