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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.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters, NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours’ notice when a crisis occurs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Education Specialist – Nigeria

Ref. nr.: 4061152537
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: 9
Duration and type of contract: 12 months (extendable)
Commencement: June 2019
Reports to: Head of Programme
Project number: NGFM 1819

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Core Competence (CC) Specialist position is technical development of the Education CC, strategic direction and quality assurance.
  • The Education Specialist is responsible for mentoring, train, capacity build staff on Education technical capacity. The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • Develop Education CC strategy, technical guidance and Macro LFAs;
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports;
  • Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities;
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within CC, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation;
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support to the implementation team;
  • Ensurethat key learnings are extracted from CC implementation, and incorporate them in CC and staff development processes;
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of Educationstaff;
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors;
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop proposals, project reviews and modifications, including budgets;
  • Consolidate and develop internal and external reports and other materials;
  • Take the lead on quality project deliverables reporting (GORS: output and outcome level), with support from area project teams and M&E team;
  • Ensure workplans and spending plans are developed and maintain by supporting Project Coordinators, Managers and Area Managers;
  • Monitor project implementation, including adherence to developed workplans, and alert PCs, PMs and AMs as required to any deviations (including quality and timeliness);
  • Lead on conducting needs assessments (in collaboration with Area Program teams, Protection team and M&E team), baseline, mid-and end-evaluations;
  • Participate in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings in country;
  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between Education and other NRC programmes;
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

Critical Interfaces:
By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Programme development: Core Competencies section (HO Oslo, Region, in-country), Country Program Department
  • Proposal development: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators, Program Department
  • Quality control/ support: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Capacity development: Project staff

Scale and Scope of Position:

  • Staff: No direct management of staff however close technical support and capacity building of more than 20 persons Education team
  • Stakeholders: UN agencies, Protection Sector and Working Groups, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
  • Budgets: Not budget holder, however support and oversight of Education team financial management and budgeting within new grants development
  • Information: Information resources the postholder is responsible for include GORS, Agresso, Intranet)
  • Legal or compliance: Legal or compliance responsibility : donors contractual obligations, beneficiary personal data

Competencies:

  • Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:

Professional Competencies:

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience within a humanitarian/recovery context;
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Minimum 2 years of Education Core competency expertise (as Specialist or Project Manager);
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the Lake Chad Basin region and northeastern Nigeria context specifically;
  • Experience with start-up or expansion of new programmes;
  • Experience in team capacity building;
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6)

  • These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position:
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing

Performance Management:

The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRCPerformance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

We Offer

  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 40% travel
  • Approved health certificate 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 Core Competency Specialist

Ref. nr.: 4061246532
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: 9
Duration: 12 months
Commencement: August, 2019
Reports to: Head of Programme
Project number: NGFM1902, NGFM1903

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Livelihoods and Food Security (LFS) Core Competence (CC) Specialist position is technical development of the LFS strategic direction and quality assurance.
  • The LFSCC Specialist is also responsible for mentoring, training and capacity building of staff on LFS technical capacity. The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • Develop FSLCC strategy, technical guidance and Macro LFAs;
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports;
  • Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities;
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within CC, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation;
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support to the implementation team;
  • Ensurethat key learnings are extracted from CC implementation, and incorporate them in CC and staff development processes;
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of FSL staff;
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors;
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop proposals, project reviews and modifications, including budgets;
  • Consolidate and develop internal and external reports and other materials;
  • Take the lead on quality project deliverables reporting (GORS: output and outcome level), with support from area project teams and M&E team;
  • Ensure workplans and spending plans are developed and maintain by supporting Project Coordinators, Managers and Area Managers;
  • Monitor project implementation, including adherence to developed workplans, and alert PCs, PMs and AMs as required to any deviations (including quality and timeliness);
  • Lead on conducting needs assessments (in collaboration with Area Program teams, Protection team and M&E team), baseline, mid-and end-evaluations;
  • Participate in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings in country;
  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between FSL and other NRC programmes;
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

Critical Interfaces:

  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Programme development: Core Competencies section (HO Oslo, Region, in-country), Country Program Department
  • Proposal development: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators, Program Department
  • Quality control/ support: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Capacity development: Project staff

Scale and Scope of Position:

  • Staff: No direct management of staff however close technical support and capacity building of more than 35 persons FSL team
  • Stakeholders: UN agencies, Protection Sector and Working Groups, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
  • Budgets: Not budget holder, however support and oversight of FSL team financial management and budgeting within new grants development
  • Information: Information resources the postholder is responsible for include GORS, Agresso, Intranet)
  • Legal or compliance: Legal or compliance responsibility : donors contractual obligations, beneficiary personal data

Competencies 
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:

Professional Competencies
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience within a humanitarian/recovery context;
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Minimum 2 years of LFSCore competency expertise (as Specialist or Project Manager);
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the Lake Chad Basin region and northeastern Nigeria context specifically;
  • Experience with start-up or expansion of new programmes;
  • Experience in team capacity building;
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing

Performance Management:
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRCPerformance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

We Offer

  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 40% travel
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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

 

Job Title: Shelter Core Competency Specialist

Ref. nr.: 4061259060
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: 9
Duration and type of contract: 12 months (extendable)
Commencement: June 2019
Reports to: Head of Programme
Project number: NGFM1903

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Shelter Core Competence (CC) Specialist position is technical development of the Shelter CC, strategic direction and quality assurance,the CC strategy and quality control.
  • The Shelter CC Specialist is responsible for mentoring, training and capacity building of staff on Shelter technical and other aspects. The following is a brief description of the role:

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • Develop Shelter CC strategy, technical guidance and Macro LFAs;
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports;
  • Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities;
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within CC, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation;
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support to the implementation team;
  • Ensurethat key learnings are extracted from CC implementation, and incorporate them in CC and staff development processes;
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of Shelterstaff;
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors;
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop proposals, project reviews and modifications, including budgets;
  • Consolidate and develop internal and external reports and other materials;
  • Take the lead on quality project deliverables reporting (GORS: output and outcome level), with support from area project teams and M&E team;
  • Ensure workplans and spending plans are developed and maintain by supporting Project Coordinators, Managers and Area Managers;
  • Monitor project implementation, including adherence to developed workplans, and alert PCs, PMs and AMs as required to any deviations (including quality and timeliness);
  • Lead on conducting needs assessments (in collaboration with Area Program teams, Protection team and M&E team), baseline, mid-and end-evaluations;
  • Participate in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings in country;
  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between Shelter and other NRC programmes;
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

Critical Interfaces:

  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Programme development: Core Competencies section (HO Oslo, Region, in-country), Country Program Department
  • Proposal development: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators, Program Department
  • Quality control/ support: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Capacity development: Project staff

Scale and Scope of Position

  • Staff: No direct management of staff however close technical support and capacity building of more than 30 persons Shelter team
  • Stakeholders: UN agencies,Shelter Sector and Working Groups (NRC is co-leading the sector), INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
  • Budgets: Not budget holder, however support and oversight of SHELTER team financial management and budgeting within new grants development
  • Information: Information resources the postholder is responsible for include GORS, Agresso, Intranet)
  • Legal or compliance: Legal or compliance responsibility : donors contractual obligations, beneficiary personal data

Competencies
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:

Professional Competencies 
These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance:

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience within a humanitarian/recovery context;
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Minimum 2 years of sheltercore competency expertise (as Specialist or Project Manager);
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the Lake Chad Basin region and northeastern Nigeria context specifically;
  • Experience with start-up or expansion of new programmes;
  • Experience in team capacity building;
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing

Performance Management:
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRCPerformance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

We Offer

  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 40% travel
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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

Job Title: Water Sanitation and Hygiene Core Competency Specialist

Ref. nr.: 4061293853
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: 9
Duration and type of contract: 12 months (extendable)
Commencement: June 2019
Reports to: Head of Programme
Project number: NGFM1713, NGFM1902, NGFM1903

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of this Specialist position is technical development of the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Core Competence (CC) strategic direction and quality assurance.
  • The WASHCC Specialist is responsible for mentoring, training and capacity building of staff on CC technical and other aspects. The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • Develop WASHCC strategy, technical guidance and Macro LFAs;
  • Compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures;
  • Contribute to fundraising, develop and revise funding proposal, budgets and donor reports;
  • Identify trends technical standards and donor priorities;
  • Follow up on compliance with contractual commitments within CC, ensure high technical quality and synergies in project implementation;
  • Provide technical direction and project implementation support to the implementation team;
  • Ensurethat key learnings are extracted from CC implementation, and incorporate them in CC and staff development processes;
  • Provide systematic training and build capacity of WASHstaff;
  • Represent NRC in relevant forums/clusters, including with national authorities and donors;
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Develop proposals, project reviews and modifications, including budgets;
  • Consolidate and develop internal and external reports and other materials;
  • Take the lead on quality project deliverables reporting (GORS: output and outcome level), with support from area project teams and M&E team;
  • Ensure workplans and spending plans are developed and maintain by supporting Project Coordinators, Managers and Area Managers;
  • Monitor project implementation, including adherence to developed workplans, and alert PCs, PMs and AMs as required to any deviations (including quality and timeliness);
  • Lead on conducting needs assessments (in collaboration with Area Program teams, Protection team and M&E team), baseline, mid-and end-evaluations;
  • Participate in relevant humanitarian coordination meetings in country;
  • Actively promote and operationalize synergies between WASHand other NRC programmes;
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills.

Critical Interfaces:

  • By interfaces, NRC means processes and projects that are interlinked with other departments/units or persons. Relevant interfaces for this position are:
  • Programme development: Core Competencies section (HO Oslo, Region, in-country), Country Program Department
  • Proposal development: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators, Program Department
  • Quality control/ support: Area Managers, Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Capacity development: Project staff

Scale and Scope of Position

  • Staff: No direct management of staff however close technical support and capacity building of more than 30 persons WASHteam
  • Stakeholders: UN agencies,WASH Sector and Working Groups, INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
  • Budgets: Not budget holder, however support and oversight of WASH team financial management and budgeting within new grants development
  • Information: Information resources the postholder is responsible for include GORS, Agresso, Intranet)
  • Legal or compliance: Legal or compliance responsibility : donors contractual obligations, beneficiary personal data

Competencies 
Competencies are important in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following three categories:

Professional Competencies

These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance:

Generic professional competencies for this position:

  • Minimum 4 years of experience within a humanitarian/recovery context;
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts;
  • Minimum 2 years of WASHcore competency expertise (as Specialist or Project Manager);
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities;
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile;
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

Context/Specific Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the Lake Chad Basin region and northeastern Nigeria context specifically;
  • Experience with start-up or expansion of new programmes;
  • Experience in team capacity building;
  • Advanced computer skills, especially in Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.

Behavioural Competencies (max 6)
These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, the following are essential for this position:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Influencing
  • Initiate action and change
  • Analysing

Performance Management:
The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRCPerformance Management Manual. The following documents will be used for performance reviews:

  • The Job Description
  • The Work and Development Plan
  • The Mid-term/End-of-trial Period Performance Review Template
  • The End-term Performance Review Template
  • The NRC Competency Framework

We Offer

  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions and free housing of moderate standard.
  • Level: Grade 9 in NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with 40% travel
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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

 

Deadline:  22nd April, 2019.

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