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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: WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply)

Ref. nr.: 4070191005
Location: Maiduguri, Brono
Job Type: Full time

Job Description

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) for our field office in Maiduguri, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) is to ensure the Implementation and impact of WaSH programme activities in Maiduguri, Borno State
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The WaSH Technical Assistant reports to the WaSH Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Supervision of borehole drilling and construction, ensuring that NRC’s BOQ is strictly adhered to.
  • To assist WASH Technical officer in coordination of the WASH Technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WASH Technical officer in all aspects of WASH Technical programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Technical officer and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of community based WASH committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets

Qualifications

  • BSc or Higher diploma in Civil, Water Resources Engineering or Geology (BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with WASH Technical projects in humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 years’ work experience in community based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable

Education field:

  • Geology / Geophysics
  • Engineering sciences & technology

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: June 2019
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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

 

Job Title: WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply)

Ref. nr.: 4070206226
Location: Monguno, Borno
Job type: Full time
The reports to: the WASH Officer

Summary

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) for our field office in Monguno, Borno State in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Technical Assistant (Water Supply) is to ensure the Implementation and impact of WaSH programme activities in Monguno, Borno State
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WASH); Food Security; and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

  • Supervision of borehole drilling and construction, ensuring that NRC’s BOQ is strictly adhered to
  • To assist WASH Technical officer in coordination of the WASH Technical activities according to strategy, proposals, budgets and plans
  • To assist the WASH Technical officer in all aspects of WASH Technical programs planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Provides technical assistance to the WASH Technical officer and local counterparts on issues of water and sanitation information and communication strategies
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of community based WASH committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets

Qualifications

  • BSc or Higher diploma in Civil, Water Resources Engineering or Geology(BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with WASH Technical projects in humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 years’ work experience in community based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable

Education field:

  • Geology / Geophysics
  • Engineering sciences & technology

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

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.

Language:

  • English

We Offer

  • Commencement: June 2019
  • Duration: 7 months
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Duty station: Monguno, with frequent travels. Travel outside Monguno is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • Approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

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

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Job Title: Media and Communications Coordinator

Project number: NGFM1902, NGFM1903 
Location:
 Maiduguri, Borno State – North East Nigeria
Reports to: Advocacy Manager
Supervision of: None
Travel: 40%
Duration and type of contract: 12 months (with possibility of extension)

Details

  • NRC is looking for a Media and Communications Coordinator for our Country programme based in Maiduguri – North Eastern Nigeria. The purpose of the Media and Communications Coordinator position is to support the development and implementation of the media and communication portfolio in all NRC Nigeria program activities.
  • NRC initiated country operations in Nigeria in June 2015, in order to respond to the critical and increasing needs in the country. NRC currently has a full team based in Maiduguri and a coordination office in Abuja. NRC is currently providing services across various sectors namely; Shelter and Non-Food Items (NFI); Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Promotion (WaSH); Livelihoods and Food Security; Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA), Education and emergency relief response in order to address identified humanitarian needs.
  • The Media and Communications Coordinator reports to the Advocacy Manager.

Job Description

  • Advice and support programs in donor visibility requirements in all publications, prints and social media.
  • Ensure at all times compliance with and adherence to NRC policies.
  • Promote, give input, guidance and advice on general communications work for all staff.
  • Responsible for ensuring production of high quality media and communications materials.
  • Conduct trainings and on the job technical capacity building of programme staff.
  • Manage and implement media and communication delegated portfolio (activities and documentation) from the Advocacy Manager in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements, and ensure high technical quality.
  • Provide regular progress reports to Advocacy Manager.
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Visit on a regular basis the area of implementation as required.
  • In coordination with the Advocacy Manager, represent NRC in coordination meetings with local authorities and NGOs when required.

Qualifications

  • Strong and documented writing skills for humanitarian organisations or comparable.
  • Strong and documented experience in working with social media such as Facebook and Twitter.
  • Knowledge of working with donors, visibility standards, and publications’ writing and production.
  • Previous documented experience in working as a Media or Communication Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal .
  • Fluency in Hausa, both written and verbal, is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria.

Education field:

  • Advertising / Media studies
  • Journalism / Communications
  • Education title: B.Sc., M Sc.

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree
  • College / University, Master / Phd grade

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments.
  • Managing resources to optimize results.
  • Empowering and building trust.
  • Managing performance and development.
  • Planning and delivering results.
  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision.
  • Highest standard of ethics and integrity.
  • 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: June 2019.
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.Grade Level 7 Step 1.
  • Approved health certficate will be requested before contract start.

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

 

Job Title: WASH Technical Assistant (Sanitation)

Project number: NGFM1611/NGFM1802
Location: Monguno, Borno
Commencement: June 2019
Duration: 7 months
Reports to: WASH Officer
Supervision of: WASH Infrastructure Contractors/Foremen
Travel: 25%

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of WASH CC projects. The purpose of the WASH Technical Assistance is to provide support to the WASH Technical Officer in all aspects of NRC WASH Technical programmes planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in Borno state.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities 
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention.

The following are some of the specific responsibilities expected from the post holder. These may be revised whenever the context changes significantly:

  • Monitoring NFI distribution within the communities
  • Assist in site planning activities for Water and sanitation activities implementation
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • To assist in ensuring that procurement, development and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Performs any other duties as requested by WaSH technical officer

Critical Interfaces
Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Strategy and project planning and implementation: WASH Program Manager
  • Program Supports: Finance Officer, Administrative officer, Logistics Coordinator and officers, Area Manager

Scale and Scope of Position

  • Staff: TBC
  • Stakeholders:  INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
  • Budgets: None
  • Information: Agresso, Intranet)
  • Legal or compliance: Terms of employment, code of conduct

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

Generic professional competencies:

  • B.Sc or Higher diploma in civil, Water Resources engineering or Geology(BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with WASH Technical projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 years work experience in community based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Must be able to work under pressure

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Experience Hygiene promotion in choleras outbreak context within the host communities and camps

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

  • 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.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • 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

Performance Management:

  • The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance 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

Salary/Benefits
According to NRC’s general directions.

Application Closing Date
9th May, 2019.

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

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

 

Job Title: WASH Technical Assistant (Sanitation)

Project number: 4070231758
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Commencement: June 2019
Duration: 7 months
Reports to: WASH Officer
Supervision of: WASH Infrastructure Contractors/Foremen
Travel: 25%

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of WASH CC projects. The purpose of the WASH Technical Assistance is to provide support to the WASH Technical Officer in all aspects of NRC WASH Technical programmes planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in Borno state.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):
These responsibilities shall be the same for all positions with the same title. The responsibilities shall be short and essential. Details belong in the Work- and Professional Development Plan:

  • Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
  • Assist with the implementation of the support function portfolio according to plan of action
  • Prepare and develop status reports as required by management
  • Ensure proper filing of documents
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement of the support function

Specific Responsibilities 
These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of programme intervention.

The following are some of the specific responsibilities expected from the post holder. These may be revised whenever the context changes significantly:

  • Monitoring NFI distribution within the communities
  • Assist in site planning activities for Water and sanitation activities implementation
  • To develop technical specifications and bills of quantities (BOQ) for works
  • To assist in the identification of community water and sanitation needs
  • To assess the water and sanitation training needs of the community and assists in the development of appropriate training materials and plans
  • Conducts water quality testing and sanitary inspection at water points
  • Assists in the establishment, and training of water point committees as well as monitoring their performance
  • Assists in the compilation of weekly and monthly WASH Technical reports, program documents, project proposals, and budgets
  • Involve and inform communities and community leaders about the activities
  • To assist in ensuring that procurement, development and equipment are timely and according to procedures
  • Performs any other duties as requested by WaSH technical officer

Critical Interfaces
Relevant interfaces for this position are:

  • Strategy and project planning and implementation: WASH Program Manager
  • Program Supports: Finance Officer, Administrative officer, Logistics Coordinator and officers, Area Manager

Scale and Scope of Position

  • Staff: TBC
  • Stakeholders:  INGOs, local NGOs, civil society, governmental bodies
  • Budgets: None
  • Information: Agresso, Intranet)
  • Legal or compliance: Terms of employment, code of conduct

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

Generic professional competencies:

  • B.Sc or Higher diploma in civil, Water Resources engineering or Geology(BAC+5) minimum
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience from working with WASH Technical projects in a humanitarian/recovery context. Experience from working with social work and/or with distribution of humanitarian assistance is an advantage.
  • Previous 2-3 years work experience in community based water, Sanitation programs; Work experience with an NGO is desirable
  • Must have knowledge of emergency Water supply, Hygiene, Sanitation requirements and protocols
  • Familiarity with international minimum standards of Hygiene, Sanitation and shelter service delivery (i.e., SPHERE) is an advantage
  • Must have previous experience in training and Training of Trainers.
  • Excellent communication skills – written and spoken – in English required.
  • Fluency in one or more of the national/regional languages (Hausa and Kanuri preferred)
  • Must be willing to work as a team member, take direction, and share technical skills with colleagues and counterparts
  • Computer literacy in word processing and spreadsheets is required,
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, GPS, ArcGIS and Google Earth is strongly desirable
  • Must be able to work under pressure

Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of the context in Nigeria
  • Experience with start-up activities
  • Experience Hygiene promotion in choleras outbreak context within the host communities and camps

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

  • 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.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity
  • 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

Performance Management:

  • The employee will be accountable for the responsibilities and the competencies, in accordance with the NRC Performance 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

Salary/Benefits
According to NRC’s general directions.

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

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

Deadline: 9th May, 2019.

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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