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Current Vacancies at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), 7th June, 2019

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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, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Education Project Manager

Ref. nr.: 4094838102
Location: Maiduguri
Grade: 8
Travel %: 35%
Reports to: Area Manager
Project number: NGFM1902, NGFM1903
Supervision of Central: Education staff in Maiduguri and NRC Field Offices in Borno and Borno North
Duration and type of contract: 8 months, with possibility of extension. Fixed terms

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Education Project Manager position is to implement delegated Area Office Educationproject portfolio.The following is a brief description of the role.

Generic Responsibilities (max 10):

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Education strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant Education projects
  • Coordinate and manage Education project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the Education Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Coordinators) and coordinate across Core Competencies
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific Responsibilities:

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly:
    • Restructuring of the unit, in line with NRC Nigeria strategy
    • Consolidating NRC operations in hard-to-reach areas
    • Capacity building of staff members

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

  • Strategy and project planning: Area Manager and CC Specialists
  • Area operations: Area Manager and Field Office Coordinators
  • Staff capacity building: Area Manager and CC Specialists
  • Implementation: Area Manager, CC Specialists, Field Office Coordinators, Support Coordinators

Scale and Scope of Position
Staff:

  • Stakeholders
  • Budgets
  • Information: Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet)

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 two categories:

Professional Competencies:
Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical Education expertise, including youth programming
  • 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 about the humanitarian situation in Borno State
  • Fluency in Hausa and one other spoken language in Borno Central and/or Borno North
  • Experience in managing projects in Hard-to-Reach areas

Behavioural competencies (max 6):

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

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

Language:

  • English language

We Offer

  • Commencement: July 2019
  • Duration: 6 months (Renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 8 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An 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: Shelter Project Manager

Ref. nr.: 4094729838
Location: Maiduguri
Grade: 8
Travel %: 35%
Reports to: Area Manager
Project number: NGFM1902, NGFM1903
Supervision of: WASH staff in Maiduguri and NRC Field Offices
Duration and type of contract: 8 months, with possibility of extension. Fixed terms

Role and Responsibilities

  • The purpose of the Shelter Project Manager position is to implement delegated Area Office Shelter project portfolio.The following is a brief description of the role:

Generic Responsibilities (max 10)

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and Shelter strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant WaSH projects
  • Coordinate and manage Shelter project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the Shelter Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Coordinators) and coordinate across Core Competencies
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy

Specific Responsibilities:

  • These responsibilities shall be adapted to the particularities of the job location and context, phase of operation, strategic focus and type of intervention. This section shall be revised whenever a new employee is hired or the context changes significantly:
    • Restructuring of the unit, in line with NRC Nigeria strategy
    • Consolidating NRC operations in hard-to-reach areas
    • Capacity building of staff members

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

  • Strategy and project planning: Area Manager and CC Specialists
  • Area operations: Area Manager and Field Office Coordinators
  • Staff capacity building: Area Manager and CC Specialists
  • Implementation: Area Manager, CC Specialists, Field Office Coordinators, Support Coordinators

Scale and Scope of Position
Staff:

  • Stakeholders – UNICEF agencies, Nigerian governmental bodies at state level)
  • Budgets
  • Information – Brief description of the information resources the postholder is responsible for at CO level (e.g. GORS, Agresso, Webcruiter, Intranet)

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 two categories:

Professional Competencies:
Generic professional competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical Shelter expertise
  • 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 about the humanitarian situation in Borno State
  • Fluency in Hausa and one other spoken language in Borno Central and/or Borno North
  • Experience in managing projects in Hard-to-Reach areas

Behavioural competencies (max 6):

  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Managing performance and development
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Handling insecure environments

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

Language:

  • English language

We Offer

  • Commencement: July 2019
  • Duration: 6 months (Renewable)
  • 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.
  • An 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 Project Manager 

Ref. nr.: 4094848294
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full time
Reports to: The Area Manager

Detailed Description

  • NRC is looking for a WaSH Project Manager for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the WaSH Project Manager position is to implement delegated Area Office WaSH project portfolio.
  • 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) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

  • Line management for project staff
  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and WaSH strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant WaSH projects
  • Coordinate and manage WaSH project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the WaSH Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Coordinators) and coordinate across Core Competencies
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Restructuring of the unit, in line with NRC Nigeria strategy Consolidating NRC operations in hard-to-reach areas
  • Capacity building of staff members

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Engineering or any related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical WaSH expertise, including hygiene promotion
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Education Level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • 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: July 2019
  • Duration: 6 months (Renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 8 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An 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: Livelihood and Food Security Project Manager

Ref. nr.: 4094852523
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full time
Reports to: The Area Manager

Detailed Description

  • NRC is looking for an LFS Project Manager for our area office in Maiduguri in Northern Nigeria. The purpose of the LFS Project Manager position is to implement delegated Area Office LFS project portfolio.
  • 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) in order to address identified humanitarian needs.

Job Description

  • Adherence to NRC policies, guidance and procedures
  • Contribute to the development of Country, Area and LFS strategies, initiate and participate in the development of relevant LFS projects
  • Coordinate and manage LFS project implementation (activities, budget and project documentation) in line with proposals, strategies and donor requirements
  • Implement technical direction and ensure high technical quality of projects
  • Provide regular progress reports to the Area Manager and the LFS Specialist
  • Ensure that projects target beneficiaries most in need of protection, explore and asses new and better ways to assist
  • Develop and manage project budget (in cooperation with Coordinators) and coordinate across Core Competencies
  • Ensure capacity building of project staff and transfer key skills
  • Liaise and collaborate with relevant local authorities and other key stakeholders
  • Promote the rights of IDPs/returnees in line with the advocacy strategy
  • Restructuring of the unit, in line with NRC Nigeria strategy
  • Consolidating NRC operations in hard-to-reach areas
  • Capacity building of staff members

Qualifications

  • University Degree in Agriculture or any related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience from a senior level project implementation position in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Technical WaSH expertise, including hygiene promotion
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Education field:

  • Agricultural / Forestry / Aquaculture

Education level:

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities:

  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing resources to optimize results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Managing performance and development
  • Planning and delivering results
  • 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: July 2019
  • Duration: 6 months (Renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general directions.
  • Level: Grade 8 in the NRC grade structure
  • Duty station: Maiduguri, with frequent travels. Travel outside Maiduguri is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before contract start.

Deadline: 20th June, 2019.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Click here for more Information (MS Word)

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.
  • Nigerian nationals only.

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