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Job Vacancies at the Norwegian Refugee Council, 9th October, 2018

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: WASH Technical Assistant
Location:
 Dikwa, Borno
The WaSH Assistant reports to the WaSH Officer.

Summary

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Technical Assistant for our Field Office in Dikwa, Brono State – Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant is to Implement NRC WaSH programme in line with NRC’s WaSH strategy.

Job Description

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Coordinate the Hygiene promotion (HP) and community mobilization (CM) activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WASH Officer Manager in all aspects of HP and CM programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of communities/IDPs Hygiene promotion needs
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Officer and local counterparts on issues Hygiene information and communication strategies
  • Working closely with the Wash Officer to assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly hygiene promotion reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets

Qualifications

  • Higher diploma or Degree in Public Health, Social Science or Communication
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience from working with hygiene promotion/communities mobilization projects in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Must have a good knowledge of hygiene promotion in emergency/recovery context.
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of water, hygiene, sanitation (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)

Education field

  • Social science
  • Education title: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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: October 2018
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1).
  • Duty stations: Dikwa, Brono State – North East Nigeria with 30% frequent travels. Travel outside duty stations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.

Miscellaneous info:

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Job Title: Shelter Technical Assistant
Location:
 Monguno, Borno
The Shelter Technical Assistant reports to the Shelter Officer.

Job Description

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Support in the implementation of shelter construction
  • Distribution of beneficiary handover certificate and other shelter related documents to beneficiaries
  • Pre-evaluation of habitability training needs of the community and support with modules for appropriate training materials (training modules and ToR)
  • support the community base support workers in the implementation of shelter activities and provide report to the shelter officer.
  • Conduct community sensitization, awareness and mobilization to encourage beneficiary commitment to shelter activities
  • Assist in encouraging the participation of female community based workers in the construction / rehabilitation of community infrastructures and other shelter activities.
  • Assist in the formation of beneficiary selection committee and village committee
  • Assist in Routine monitoring of project activities and report feedback from the community and stakeholders to shelter officer
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with local authorities, communities and stakeholders in NRC area of intervention
  • Performs any other duties as requested by the shelter Program Development Manager or Shelter Officer

Qualifications

  • At least 1 year experience in similar positions
  • University Degree in Social Science or its equivalent
  • Knowledge of the context in North Eastern Nigeria
  • Knowledge of the local language Kanuri, Hausa
  • Experience on implementation of emergency shelter activities
  • Experience in household sensitization and training in shelter and infrastructure maintenance
  • High level English language proficiency (speaking, reading, writing)
  • Analytic and computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Knowledge of the context in North East Nigeria
  • Knowledge in Community Mobilization or related field.
  • Knowledge of the Local languages is an advantage.

Education field

  • Social science
  • Education title: Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent.

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor’s Degree

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • 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: June 2018
  • Duration: 2 ½ Months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions (Grade Level 4 Step 1)
  • Duty stations: Munguno, Brono State – North East Nigeria with 30% 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.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.

Miscellaneous info

  • Travel: Some travelling must be expected.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline 21st October, 2018.



Note

  • Kindly indicate position and location applied for as title of your Cover Letter. eg: “Shelter Technical Assistant – Monguno”.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.
  • Application procedures and CV registration: Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV. There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.

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