Team Lead – Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) / Transhumance Tracking Tool (TTT)

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Overview of position:

  • Disputes which have led to violent conflicts between farmers & herders have been occurring in Nigeria because of competition over natural resources due to demographic growth, the expansion human settlements, privatization of land, year round farming practices, environmental degradation & climate change. These resource based conflicts have been complicated by ethnic, religious & political bias.
  • To contribute to the mitigation of conflict over natural resources, our client, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) & Mercy Corps have designed a comprehensive & integrated approach. This approach will be implemented through a project entitled “contributing to the mitigation of conflict over natural resources between farmer & herder communities in Adamawa & Taraba states, Nigeria” which is commonly referred to as “COMITAS”.
  • The COMITAS project is funded by the European Union (EU) through Neighbourhood, Development & International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The project is being implemented in 22 wards & 9 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Adamawa & Taraba states of Nigeria.
  • Under the overall supervision of the Project Manager – COMITAS, the technical supervision of the DTM Coordinator & the direct supervision of the Project Officer (DTM / TTT), the TTT Team Leads will be responsible for the TTT project activities of the COMITAS project.

Role objectives:

  • Oversee the data collection process for Transhumance Tracking Tool the (TTT) including the baseline mapping, early warning & early response system & flow monitoring.
  • Support in the dissemination of the Early Warning & Early Response (EWER) information to the relevant stakeholders that include the local authorities, the peace architecture dialogue (CRN, CSAD & PAD), natural resource management committees.
  • Maintain effective teamwork & good communication with the DTM / TTT technical team, key informants, partner staff, government agencies & all the other relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely collection & submission of field data using mobile data collections techniques.
  • Ensure data quality & control according to the required standards of the DTM / TTT methodology.
  • Support project activities such as trainings, workshops & donor visits.
  • Respect our clients data protection principles & ethics.
  • Perform any other duties that will be assigned.

Project reporting:

  • This role works under the overall supervision of the Project Manager – COMITAS, the technical supervision of the DTM Coordinator & the direct supervision of the Project Officer (DTM / TTT).

Key competencies:

  • Diploma in / or Degree in Social Science, Geography, IT, Computer Science, or any other relevant field.
  • Experience in data collection & information management, preferably in conflict & natural disaster situations.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in monitoring field data collection teams.
  • Experience working with UN agencies & NGOs.
  • Experience in Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) data collection.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in local languages spoken in Adamawa & Taraba state is desired.
  • Inclusion & respect for diversity respects & promotes individual & cultural differences, encourages diversity & inclusion wherever possible.
  • Maintain high ethical standards & acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles / rules & standards of conduct.
  • Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent & committed manner & exercises careful judgment in meeting day to day challenges.
  • Develops & promotes effective collaboration within & across units to achieve shared goals & optimize results.
  • Delivering results produces & delivers quality results in a service oriented & timely manner, is action oriented & committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing & sharing knowledge continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge & innovate.
  • Takes ownership for achieving the organization’s priorities & assumes responsibility for own action & delegated work.
  • Encourages & contributes to clear & open communication, explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring & motivational way.
  • Knowledge / familiarity of mobile data collection technologies & use of Geographic Positioning System (GPS) is a requirement.
  • Good understanding of the context of Adamawa & Taraba state.
  • Computer use knowledge including Microsoft Office & ability to use internet & email.

Team management:

  • This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information:

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

How to apply

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