Latest Recruitment at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Technical Assistant (Agriculture)

Location: Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa & Monguno, Borno
Slot: 12

Job Description

  • Together with the Livelihoods and Food Security Officer, the Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of Livelihood and food security activities in the field – food vouchers, income generating activities and backyard vegetable gardens.
  • Carry out the selection of project beneficiaries
  • Data collection for project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Coordinate with relevant partners
  • Facilitate the distribution of materials and equipment according to procedures
  • Prepare weekly progress reports and other documents as required

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Agriculture / Crop science/ Agriculture Economics
  • Knowledge of the context of Northeast Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • At least one year experience of working in Food Security humanitarian/recovery context

Education field:

  • Social science
  • Education title: Bachelors’ degree in Agriculture / Crop science/ Agriculture Economics

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Offer

  • Commencement: April 2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.(Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa and Monguno with frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: ICLA Technical Assistant

Location: Dikwa, Borno

Job Description

  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about ICLA activities to ensure accountability.
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Assist the Project officer to ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and are timely and according to procedures
  • Participate and contribute in the development/modification of Housing, Land & Property (HLP)and Community Dispute Resolution (CDR) training modules
  • Participate and contribute in the development of HLP and ID IEC materials
  • Assist in the direct implementation of ICLA project activities
  • Implement the legal assistance programs including HLP , CDR and identity documentation activities innovatively to adapt to location and context, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and optimise opportunities for synergies

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University, and a thorough knowledge of Nigerian law;
  • Work experience in the field of law (e.g. courts, attorney or legal aid agencies), preferably experience in working with clients;
  • Valid membership to the Nigerian Bar Association
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Education field:

  • Education title: University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: April 2018
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: ICLA Technical Assistant

Location: Dikwa, Borno

Job Description

  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about ICLA activities to ensure accountability.
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Assist the Project officer to ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and are timely and according to procedures
  • Participate and contribute in the development/modification of Housing, Land & Property (HLP)and Community Dispute Resolution (CDR) training modules
  • Participate and contribute in the development of HLP and ID IEC materials
  • Assist in the direct implementation of ICLA project activities
  • Implement the legal assistance programs including HLP , CDR and identity documentation activities innovatively to adapt to location and context, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and optimise opportunities for synergies
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Qualifications

  • University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University, and a thorough knowledge of Nigerian law;
  • Work experience in the field of law (e.g. courts, attorney or legal aid agencies), preferably experience in working with clients;
  • Valid membership to the Nigerian Bar Association
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Education field:

  • Education title: University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: April 2018
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: ICLA Technical Assistant

Location: Damasak, Borno

Job Description

  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about ICLA activities to ensure accountability.
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Assist the Project officer to ensure that procurement and distribution of materials and are timely and according to procedures
  • Participate and contribute in the development/modification of Housing, Land & Property (HLP)and Community Dispute Resolution (CDR) training modules
  • Participate and contribute in the development of HLP and ID IEC materials
  • Assist in the direct implementation of ICLA project activities
  • Implement the legal assistance programs including HLP , CDR and identity documentation activities innovatively to adapt to location and context, in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements and optimise opportunities for synergies

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University, and a thorough knowledge of Nigerian law;
  • Work experience in the field of law (e.g. courts, attorney or legal aid agencies), preferably experience in working with clients;
  • Valid membership to the Nigerian Bar Association
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

Education field:

  • Education title: University Degree in Law from a recognized Nigerian University

Personal qualities:

  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environment
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: April 2018
  • Duration: 10 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Livelihood and Food Security Coordinator (Irrigation)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • Line management of Livelihoods & Food Security (Irrigation) Officers and Technical Assistants
  • Contribute to Core Competency strategy development, project proposals and provide input on needs and gaps
  • Manage and implement the Irrigation component of the EU funded project (activities, budget and project documentation) as delegated from Project Manager in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality
  • Supervision of feasibility investigations for smallholder irrigation projects
  • Supervision of production of preliminary designs for irrigation schemes
  • Research and development of irrigation plant and equipment
  • Standards/Specification and quality assurance of irrigation equipment
  • Plan maintenance of electrical installations and equipment on irrigation schemes
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Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Civil, Agricultural, Irrigation Engineering with major in Water and Irrigation or equivalent
  • Work experience from the Northeast of Nigeria
  • Solid experience and minimum 5 years work experience working as Irrigation Engineer developing or rehabilitation of small holder irrigation schemes
  • Experience from working on livelihoods and food security project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal
  • Ability to speak fluent Kanuri and Hausa languages
  • Education field: Engineering sciences & technology, Social science
  • Education title: B.Sc. in Civil, Agricultural, Irrigation Engineering with major in Water and Irrigation or equivalent
  • Education level: College / University, Bachelor’s degree, College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Managing performance and development
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • Ability to work in insecure environments
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

We Offer

  • Commencement: April 2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.(Grade Level 7 Step 1)
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 60% travels to Local Government Areas. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online



Job Title: Livelihoods and Food Security Officer (Business Skills and Vocational Trainings)

Location: Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa & Monguno, Borno
Slot: 6

Job Description

  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Conduct livelihoods assessments to determine most viable income generating activities.
  • Responsible for coordination with all key stakeholders and register project beneficiaries.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and partners in training of beneficiaries on small scale business and income generating activities.
  • Coordinate the food security activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • Break down the annual operational plans into weekly, monthly and quarterly implementation plans
  • Coordinate with relevant partners working in the same implementation areas
  • Ensure that procurement, development and distribution of materials and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Investigate and facilitate introduction of new technology, methods and approaches in order to improve the quality of the activities

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences
  • Work experience from the Borno context preferred
  • Experience and understanding of Selection, Planning and Management (SPM) of Income Generating Activities (IGAs) both farm and off farm.
  • Proven experience in Income Generation Activities and Vocational Skills Trainings
  • Experience in beneficiary skills trainings and distribution of conditional business grants or small business startup kits.
  • Experience from working in livelihoods and food security humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Knowledge of the context in Northeast Nigeria

Education field:

  • Social science
  • Education title: B.Sc. Economics, Agricultural Economics, Social Sciences

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Communicating with impact and respect: All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected

We Offer

  • Commencement: April 2018
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 5 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Maiduguri; Biu; Damasak; Dikwa and Monguno with 5% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.


Deadline: 23rd February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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